The Source

Monday - Thursday from 3-4 p.m. on KSTX

The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to call and connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

The Source seeks to give life, context and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by bringing newsmakers and experts to the public, and highlighting the people being affected by the news of the day.

Tune in to The Source for insightful discussion and analysis on topics that matter to residents of the Alamo City.

Support for The Source comes from contributors to the Community Engagement Fund, including The Gladys and Ralph Lazarus Foundation and the GAC Halff Foundation

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The state climatologist, John Nielsen-Gammon, says we are close to the end of this historic drought. While rain and fog currently drench the area, how can urban farmers and small gardens take advantage of the sudden water abundance?  We talk with David Rodriguez from the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension to find out what challenges a wet spring might bring

Guest:

  • David Rodriguez, Extension Horticulturalist for Bexar County's Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service

Culinaria begins tomorrow, and the festival with the aim of promoting San Antonio's food and wine scene has much to celebrate. World class chefs, new restaurants and a faithful foodie class are all growing in the barbeque and taco centric town. Where are we going, and what can we expect?

Guests:

  • Edmund Tijerina, Food and Dining writer at the San Antonio Express-News
  • John Russ, Executive Chef at Luke Restaurant
  • Angela Covo, Editor of Edible San Antonio
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According to a new Frontline Special "The Trouble With Chicken," the U.S. poultry industry is pumping out birds with more and stronger strains of bacteria like Salmonella.

Chicken is the most popular protein in the United States and the drive to sustain a hungry market while keeping costs low means small animal enclosures and the use of antibiotics. More antibiotics are sold for animal use than human use in this country. 

After the last vote was tallied and certified, San Antonio's municipal elections passed with small changes, and potentially smaller changes to come. 

With 11.89 percent of registered voters turning out, nine of the 10 City Council members won resounding victories over their challengers, leaving one council race and the top job of Mayor of San Antonio still undecided. Both undecided races include their seat's incumbent with Ivy Taylor facing off with Leticia Van de Putte for Mayor, and District 7's Cris Medina in a race with Mari Aguirre-Rodriguez. 

The Source: SicloVerde Highlights Community Gardens

May 7, 2015
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Saturday's SicloVerde event will bring San Antonio out to meet its own backyard. With walking and biking tours, participants will get the opportunity to explore the outdoors, their city, and the potential of community gardening.

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