Historically Colorado has always been a breeding ground for risk takers and rugged individualism. Reminiscent of the pioneering gold rush era our state is experiencing a tech boom that is changing the entrepreneurial game for Colorado and the world. This season we take an in-depth look at Colorado’s thriving startup scene! Hosted by Katie O’Block.
As a nurse, Daniel Rose saw countless cases of ill health that he felt could have been avoided through a better diet. Consequently, he decided to change the course of his life and create a source of real food. So Daniel left healthcare, found a plot of land in northeast Tulsa, Oklahoma and opened Grassroots Ranch.
Set in Colorado, this series traces a family's efforts to lead a more eco-friendly, environmentally-conscious lifestyle. In this episode, they begin work with their architect to design a USGBC LEED Certified Home, and try their hand at small-scale lavender and cut flower farming.
The episode follows host Cat Neville to the tiny town of Saxapahaw, North Carolina, where Ross Flynn works directly with Eliza MacLean of Cane Creek Farms and Charles Syndor of Braeburn Farm to source sustainably-raised heritage pork and grass-fed beef for his butcher shop, LeftBank Butchery.
Hosted by Jane Goodall, this episode profiles American shelter dogs that have been trained to help protect endangered elephants and rhinos in Africa; shows teens reading to dogs and cats at an animal shelter; and looks at a cross-country team that runs with shelter dogs, providing exercise, fun and a chance to find their forever homes!
This award-winning film chronicles two unlikely heroes – octogenarian Edie Windsor and her attorney, Roberta Kaplan, on their quest for justice: Edie had been forced to pay a huge estate tax bill upon the death of her spouse because the federal government denied federal benefits to same-sex couples – and Edie’s spouse was a woman.
"What makes someone family?" Director Sara Lamm asks relatives near and far after finding out that she was conceived via sperm donor. Tracing clues and navigating DNA relationships, she combines genealogical detective work with funny, bittersweet observations on the heartbreak of loss and the hope of friendship.
CRAZY follows Eric, a diagnosed schizophrenic, faced with a critical choice – whether to comply with traditional mental-health treatment or follow his own path to wellness. Eric’s doctors want to medicate him for his own protection, but after eight years of anti-psychotic meds, Eric wants to refuse the drugs he believes cause more harm than good.
This innovative news, business & entertainment series focuses on issues of social responsibility and sustainability. In this episode, PLAYBACK explores issues of social responsibility in ridesharing, with a focus on the disabled and seniors.