Northern Spirit Radio
Illuminating the connections between the roots and fruits of the Spirit
 From Eau Claire, Wisconsin


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Spirit In Action
Each week, Spirit In Action brings you stories of people living lives of fruitful service, of peace, community, compassion, creative action and progressive efforts. We'll trace the spiritual roots that support and nourish them in their service. Above all, we'll seek out Light, Love and Helping Hands, being shared between our many neighbors on this planet, hoping to inspire and encourage you to sink deep roots and produce sacred fruit in your own life.

Spirit In Action is an hour of interviews with those providing leadership in peace, justice and "good works", interspersed with relevant music.

The theme music is "The Turning of the World" performed by Sara Thomsen (written by Ruth Pellham) and "I Have No Hands But Yours" by Carol Johnson

Private Eye/Organic Eye - Watchdog For Us All (4/3/2021)

Many Spirit In Action listeners eat consciously, maybe natural foods, local foods, or organic foods. Maybe you grow a portion of your own foods, or buy from CSAs and local farms, but if you can't verify the quality of your food first-hand, you may depend on the official federal Organic certification for that assurance. Unfortunately, big business and big money will tend to dilute organic standards and practices, if we let them, so we need help from a public-interest private eye, and that's the role of Organic Eye, an organic industry watchdog, and Mark Kastel is one of its founders. Mark has been through the system, first working for some of the agribusiness giants, before having his eyes and mind opened to vital importance of organic foods and farming, for the consumers, plants, animals, & the planet. He even had his important role in the forming of the Organic Valley Farm Cooperative, helping the coop grow from 7 members to over 2000 now.  
Past/current religious/spiritual influences:
Jewish, Non-affiliated

Featured Music:
Working In My Garden - by Peanut Butter Jellyfish/Lisa Wildman on
Clean Living and Organic Farming - from Organic Meadow - watch the video
Say No To GMO - by Pasha - watch the video