The Conch, June 2, 2015 Theme was “summer Vacation” with featured storyteller Shannon Cason

We had a great night of stories and storytellers June 2. And we want to thank Satchel for bringing Shannon Cason and his family to Gainesville from their home in Detroit so that we could enjoy Shannon’s stories and they could experience our hometown.

You can find out more about Shannon and find his podcast  here

You can see more from the Conch on our Facebook page

photos by Bruce Proctor

DSC_2810

DSC_2803-c DSC_2803 DSC_2782 DSC_2776 DSC_2774 DSC_2765 DSC_2757 DSC_2744 DSC_2734 DSC_2725 DSC_2716 DSC_2699 DSC_2655 DSC_2646 DSC_2641 DSC_2586 DSC_2584 DSC_2574 DSC_2564 DSC_2549 DSC_2542 DSC_2528 DSC_2523 DSC_2514 DSC_2495 DSC_2487 DSC_2480 DSC_2474 DSC_2471

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Conch, May 5, 2015 “Viva Mexico!”

The Conch in May featured storytellers telling their stories based on the theme, “Viva Mexico!”
You can check out the podcast here
Don’t forget to come to the next Conch, June 2 when the theme will be, “Summer Vacation”
We’re excited to bring featured storyteller, Shannon Cason, to tell a story at The Conch in June

Check out Shannon’s podcast, Homemade Stories, at his website, www.shannoncason.com
H
e made a nice shout out to Satchel and The Conch in episode #64

check it out here!

DSC_0626 (1000x667) DSC_0645 (1000x731) DSC_0666 (1000x636) DSC_0668 (828x1000) DSC_0692 (1000x711) DSC_0701 (1000x882) DSC_0702 (1000x705) DSC_0709 (1000x592) DSC_0710 (1000x625) DSC_0725 (1000x536) DSC_0734 (1000x667) DSC_0754 (1000x829) DSC_0776 (1000x826) DSC_0787 (1000x718) DSC_0799 (1000x889) DSC_0807 (1000x722) DSC_0826 (1000x768) DSC_0837 (1000x585) DSC_0847 (1000x927) DSC_0855 (1000x736) DSC_0860 (1000x652) DSC_0867 (1000x640) DSC_0894 (1000x766)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Conch, April 7, 2015 “The Great Outdoors”

DSC_9114 (1024x677) DSC_9062 (1024x787) DSC_9102 (937x1024) DSC_9096 (1024x727) DSC_9109 (1024x725) DSC_9066 (1024x871) DSC_9082 (1024x654) DSC_9070 (1024x892) DSC_9072 (1024x987) DSC_9075 (1024x747) DSC_9057 (1024x958)

The Conch in April had the theme, “The Great Outdoors.”

It was sponsored by Alachua Conservation Trust and Alachua Audubon

You can check out the podcast here

You can find out more about The Conch on our Facebook page

Don’t miss the Conch on May 5 when the theme will be, “Viva Mexico!”

Posted in The Conch, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Conch, March 2, 2015 “Gardening and Farming”

10947459_957761747587881_4460142728923530655_o 11021047_957761680921221_7286844837848847765_o 11043465_957760850921304_8508478766926248277_o 11046763_957760717587984_3392003319709875899_o 11036263_957760630921326_8920183995488980335_o

The Conch in March had the theme, “Gardening and Farming.”
We were proud to partner with Forage Farm, Swallowtail Farm and Porters Community Farm

Enjoy our new podcast format which features some of the best stories from the night

The Conch Podcast

Find us on Facebook and check the schedule for upcoming Conch events

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Conch, Feb 3, 2015

We had a great Conch event February 3 at Lightnin’ Salvage. The theme was. “Weird Florida” and the tales were entertaining and…weird. Enjoy the podcast here and we hope to see you March 3 at Lightnin Salvage when the theme will be “Gardening and Farming” and we’ll be partnering with Forage Farm, Swallowtail Farm, The Porters Community Garden and Florida Organic Growers

Check out the podcast here

Photos by Rick Stepp

Photos by Rick Stepp

2Z4A0950 2Z4A0956 2Z4A0991 2Z4A1012 2Z4A1041 2Z4A0910 2Z4A0918 2Z4A0948 2Z4A0959 2Z4A0962 2Z4A0968 2Z4A1005 2Z4A1014 2Z4A1027 2Z4A1030 2Z4A1035 2Z4A1038 2Z4A1047 2Z4A1064 2Z4A1059

Posted in The Conch | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Grow Radio Transitioning to Podcast-Only Format

Originally posted on gainesville observed:

Written by Noel Neff

grow-radio-gainesville-observed-2Ever evolving with the times, Grow Radio has recognized the shift in listener preference toward specialized selection with regard to internet-based content. That’s why Gainesville’s community internet radio station has decided to switch to a podcast-based format.

“I’m hopeful that the new format will enable community members to create new and engaging programming that will have appeal locally and possibly outside our community,” said Grow Radio founder Bill Bryson.

Grow Radio was established in 2009 in response to the community’s desire for an alternative to FM radio programming available locally. Since then, Grow Radio has programmed a lively schedule of freeform radio following a hybridized format of the best college and community radio models.

Grow Radio has engaged an active and loyal listenership, turned on a community of volunteers and listeners to a plethora of music never before programmed in the area, and offered student and…

View original 347 more words

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Grow Radio: Ch Ch Ch Changes

TowerlogoGrow Radio, Gainesville’s first community internet radio station, will be changing format in 2015, moving from live-streaming, freeform programming to a podcast-only format. Always moving forward with the changing times, Grow Radio has recognized the shift in listener preference towards podcast-based listening and specialized selection with regard to internet-based content.

Grow Radio was established in 2009 in response to a broad community desire for an alternative to the then-existing FM programming available locally. In the following five years Grow Radio programmed a lively schedule of freeform radio following a hybridized format of the best college and community radio models. Grow Radio has engaged an active and loyal listenership, turned on a community of volunteers and listeners to a plethora of music never before programmed in the area, and offered student and community members the unique opportunity to create progressive and original programming. In those five years we have observed the station take shape and identity, gaining recognition and support within and outside the Gainesville community.

With the transition from a live streaming station to a podcast-only format, the majority of existing programs will end, but new programs will emerge in the coming year. The Conch storytelling podcast will continue as will the Homebrew Talk podcast. A new show, I Am Gainesville, will be produced to shine the light on unique community members who bring something special to Gainesville. Other programming will be added as it is developed.

The podcast format will enable Grow Radio to continue to simultaneously add value to, to invigorate and to celebrate the culture of Gainesville that exists and thrives within and outside the mainstream.

Grow Radio is seeking new podcast programming, generated by you, the community, that will be engaging and provocative. If you have a show idea that you would like to develop please contact the station at growradio@gmail.com and we can discuss your show ideas and assist with the development and production.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Show Your Grow!

10700349_704461829640725_6391893538423497021_o

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The October Conch Podcast

Podcast of the Conch stories in October. the theme was “On Tour” and a wide variety of tales were told
Come out November 9 for the November Conch, the theme will be “Pets and Companions”
10703824_870675509629839_900421836003514873_o10631134_870675472963176_4406673175860677652_o 10700289_870675399629850_8172277818803602_o
Posted in The Conch, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Clips from the Grow Radio Pizza Eating Contest

Clips from the day & the contest itself:
http://youtu.be/Cgpzus2BSQ8

Bligh:
http://youtu.be/l6B0Fw-Rns4

Toph:
http://youtu.be/_I37w17isYs

Betty, Betty Blackfoot:
http://youtu.be/u9p804eBOfA

thanks to the sponsors:
http://youtu.be/DV11v-fQkrA

The Sun came out to cover the event
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20141011/ARTICLES/141019919

good times! thanks to all involved.

Thanks tomAndrew Chadwick for the footage

Posted in Show Your Grow | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment