26 episodes

Highlighting the positive side of life and youth culture in Antigua & Barbuda through interviews with exceptional young Antiguans.

This podcast is a project of The New Grassroots.

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Highlighting the positive side of life and youth culture in Antigua & Barbuda through interviews with exceptional young Antiguans.

This podcast is a project of The New Grassroots.

    S3E5: A Sense of Place & History

    S3E5: A Sense of Place & History

    Aaron Nibbs has spent most of his life moving between Antigua and the United Kingdom. He lived, worked and earned his Masters of Architecture in London, before moving back to Antigua where he now works for Andrew Goodenough, Architect in English Harbour.

    • 51 min
    S3E4: The Cannabis Connoisseur

    S3E4: The Cannabis Connoisseur

    Eden Bird is an up and coming cannabis connoisseur, massage therapist, and laboratory technician employed at the Department of Analytical Services in Ministry of Agriculture. With mixed social reactions to cannabis use and the recent decriminalization, Eden hopes to enlighten the general public on the many uses and benefits of the medicinal herb.

    • 48 min
    S3E3: Reasonments Must Happen

    S3E3: Reasonments Must Happen

    Hempress Divine is an artist in all forms, born and raised in the island of Wadadli (Antigua). Her head and heart mission is to take all the gems earned in this country and radiate it to affect change in the "Ainciousness" of this island and by extension, all across the four corners of the Earth.

    • 37 min
    S3E2: Uncovering Hidden Gems

    S3E2: Uncovering Hidden Gems

    Tiffany Samuel is a writer, poet and aspiring artist. Christa-Joy Burton is a fashion designer, singer/musician and an advocate for the development of the local arts.

    Together, they co-created the initiative By Old Souls to encourage artistic expression and provide emerging artists with a platform to showcase their original works.

    • 33 min
    S3E1: In All Things, Be Mindful

    S3E1: In All Things, Be Mindful

    In addition to her full-time customer service job, Fernella Francis somehow finds the time to be a driving force behind The New Grassroots, as well as owner and makeup artist at Aashka's Beauty.

    In this conversation, the two founders of NGR discuss the importance of mindfulness in personal and professional settings, the beginning of The New Grassroots, and other life lessons. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    S2E12: Man ah Pree Kulcha

    S2E12: Man ah Pree Kulcha

    Ras Juba describes himself as an eager young lion on a mission to Rediscover his roots. The Antiguan-born singer/songwriter, is bringing a conscious vibration and a positive meditation
    to the future generation through his reggae stylings.

    Enjoy this wide-ranging conversation to close out Season 2 of Grassroots Radio. We will return on June 4 for Season 3!

    • 36 min

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