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This edition: Year in Review

Episode Details

Original tape date: January 2, 2013.

First aired: January 2, 2013.

On this edition of Independent Sources we look back on some of our favorite stories from 2012. From “The Invisible Population” of New York City’s homeless to urban farming projects in East New York as well as issues facing the large Polish community in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and more.

Guest List

Rose Agyepomah Textile Shot Keeper (Ghana)

Colin Allsopp Volunteer Farmer, East New York Farms

Gideon Ashiaghor Textile Technician, Akosombo Textile Limited (Ghana)

Prof. Nevin Cohen Food Policy Expert, The New School

Judith R. Escalona Independent Sources

Julia Grob Creator/Actor, East WillyB

Arvernetta Henry Former NYC Public School Teacher

Ige Faraouk Idris Patron, Oyiza Orphanage (Ibadan, Nigeria)

Joy Idris Matron, Oyiza Orphanage (Ibadan, Nigeria)

Abi Ishola Independent Sources

Gina Keatley Founder, NourishingNYC.org

Abraham Koomson General Secretary, Textiles, Garment, and Leather Workers Union (Ghana)

Zyphus Lebrun Host; Producer, Study With the Best; Independent Sources

Margaret Mlodnicka Greenpoint Resident

Flaco Navaja Actor

Christopher H. Olechowski Chair, Community Board No. 1 (Greenpoint, Brooklyn)

Atinuke Osunkoya Oyo State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Social Welfare Community Development and Poverty Alleviation, (Nigeria)

Marlene Peralta Host/Producer, Independent Sources/Science & U!

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Yamin Segal Creator/Director, East WillyB

Cándido Tirado Playwright

David Vigil Farm Manager, East New York Farms

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Lucyna Wierzbicki Manager, Polam International Meat Market

  • Women in Food Works
  • Tuesday, July 17 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, July 19 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Affordable Housing in New York
  • Friday, July 20 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, July 21 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, July 24 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, July 26 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, July 28 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, July 31 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, August 2 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Friday, August 3 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 4 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, August 7 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, August 9 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, August 11 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, August 14 - 4:30pm
  • Women in Food Works
  • Friday, June 22 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, June 23 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, June 26 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, June 28 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, June 30 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, July 3 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, July 5 - 7:00am, 1:00pm
  • Friday, July 6 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, July 7 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, July 10 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, July 12 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, July 14 - 8:30am
  • Transportation Frustration
  • Tuesday, June 19 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, June 21 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm