Back To The Future

Al Letson is a poet/playwright/comic book writer/storyteller and public radio host. Al’s manifesto for Transom, “Back to the Future,” is about diversity and its discontents, focused specifically on public radio. He tracks his experience through “State of the ReUnion” to “Reveal,” sometimes calling himself out for narrow thinking and calling on the rest of us[…..]

Grey Barn Farm

In 2009, Eric Glasgow and his wife retired from city life and bought a defunct dairy farm on Martha’s Vineyard. Ever since, they’ve been learning how to make dairy farming as low waste and low impact as possible.

Transom Story Workshop News Application Deadline 5/29

The Spring 2015 Transom Story Workshop session began on March 30 and will end with a public listening event on Thursday, May 21. Guest teachers this session include This American Life’s Ira Glass, and NPR’s Middle East correspondent Deborah Amos. Applications for the Fall 2015 Transom Story Workshop are now available. The deadline for application[…..]

Spring Brings Rhubarb Back into the Kitchen: 12 Recipes from Chutney to Pie

In many local gardens, rhubarb is the first plant ready to harvest. This week on the Local Food Report, Elspeth talks with her mother, Liz Pierson, about their favorite family rhubarb recipes. Favorites include spicy rhubarb chutney to serve with Indian food, a rhubarb custard pie similar to lemon meringue, and a sweet, tender rhubarb cake.

You can find a complete list of the recipes mentioned in this piece on Elspeth’s blog, Diary of a Locavore.

Story Workshop Spring 2015: Listening Event

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7 p.m., Community Hall, 68 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA Nine Transom Story Workshop students have spent eight weeks learning the craft of telling stories with sound. Join us for a public listening event on Thursday, May 21 at 7:00 at The Community Hall in Woods Hole to celebrate their[…..]