Wholesome Harvest; Suzy Snow


Suzy Snow is joining us for her third appearance on the show!  Suzy is the owner of Wholesome Harvest Food Market in Frostburg MD and she is celebrating her first year in business. Suzy discusses plans for the future and expanding into classes from topics ranging from a healthy diet, cooking, and preserving techniques.

For more information on seasonal offerings and classes be sure to sign up for Suzy’s weekly email blast, on her WEBSITE. 

Suzy had a personal health setback this year and if you are willing to donate to the cause of keeping wholesome harvest open and serving up local food to our rural population. The best way to keep this business thriving is to support it by shopping, often and with gusto!


Kit Pepper; Sadie’s

Kit Pepper makes her first appearance on the show to discuss her great art gallery space Sadie’s 87 East Main Street in Frostburg Maryland. The gallery where “Gathering is an Art” is open     nine days a month, from the first Friday to the second Saturday. Each month brings new artwork, a fresh theme and new events. Hours are late afternoon, early evening during the week (Monday-Thursday), later on Friday, all day on Saturdays and Sunday afternoon.

Keeping the gathering spot tradition alive is a priority for Sadie’s. Main Street residents and visitors are encouraged to pop in. You never know what you might find!
For more information about Sadie’s

Vist the Facebook Page HERE

Contact Kit and show your ART: SadiesinFrostburg@gmail.com or KitPepper@gmail.com


Pirates Ahoy! featuring Grace Cardiff

Grace Cardiff from Frostburg State University Children’s Literature Center is here to discuss this great annual event Pirates Ahoy!  The event takes place on July 12, 2017 from 9:30am to1pm, all activities are free and open to the public, so bring your best outfits and treasure hunting skills to this great annual event.

This years featured author is Beth Fairy with her book “Pirates Perfect Pet” you will get a chance to meet the author and get her autograph!

For more information about Pirates Ahoy click HERE 

For information about The Children’s Literature Center 


Frostburg Fiber Depot Kids Camp; Jennie Clark

Jennie is back to discuss the second annual Kids Camp for beginner and experience knitters. Over three weeks in July you can join the fun for a weeklong camp as they explore how yarn and knitted things are made. Make friends, visit a farm, and come away with a much better appreciation of hand-made gifts.

Frostburg Fiber Depot is also celebrating their second anniversary be sure to join in the festivities on August 19, 2017!

To celebrate the marriage of Jennie and Billy she is having a 50% of sale from Now until July 12th!

To sign up for kids camp visit click HERE 


Summer Music Academy; Karen Lau & Brent Weber

Karen Lau and Brent Weber stopped by the show to discuss the FSU Summer Music Academy, in it’s second year and very much a passion project for Karen, they have grown the Academy and 24 students will be participating in this fun week long academy. The Frostburg State University Summer Music Academy was created with the mission to promote classical music education all over the world.  The Summer Music Academy will help the young students develop an appreciation of culture through musical experiences. This academy will bring top artists from around the world to the Western Maryland as guest artists and teachers and they will be performing in the evenings. The Academy and the concert series is runs from July 22-28 2017. All performances are in Peeler Hall at 7pm (3:30pm on July 22 only) in the Performing Arts Building on Frostburg State University Campus. Tickets will be available for purchase and children 12 and under are free.

For more information about the Academy visit their Website

Elesha Ruminski; Communication Leadership Lab


Elesha Ruminski joins us for a conversation about communication. Dialogue and communication are key to understanding. Elesha runs the Communication Leadership Lab at Frostburg State University. This lab started an important dialogue with the community of Frostburg of Maryland, and the students, addressing issues surrounding the community as a whole.

Get involved and engage!

For more information: http://frostburgdialogue.org 

Elesha L. Ruminski, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, Communication Studies and Coordinator, Leadership Studies
elruminski@frostburg.edu, 301-687-4480

Allegany Farmers Market

Clare from the Allegany Farmers Market joins us for todays episode. Clare and I discuss the two largest markets in Cumberland, MD and Frostburg MD located in the downtown walking mall and City Place. There are 25 farmers selling their organic, naturally grown, and conventionally grown produce. The variety of items on offer include meats, eggs, coffee, and value added products.

Be sure to Like Allegany Farmers Market Facebook Page to stay in the know!

Have a question or suggestion? Contact the market: AlleganyFM@gmail.com

For more information on the Markets click HERE 

We also discuss the popular Winter Farmers Markets so you can obtain your produce year round and eat as seasonally as possible.

Find Frostburg

Bethany Doyle and Amber Hering discuss the upcoming urban scavenger hunt in Frostburg Maryland on May 13, 2018 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Bethany and Amber joined forces and started their fact finding mission with Frostburg State University librarian Mary Jo Price.  This event is open to the public of all ages and will cost $20 per team, monies are being split between Frostburg First and The Frostburg Museum. For more information about the event click HERE

Scavenger Hunt Tips:

Teams of 2-5 people

Have your phones fully charged

Use good Time Management

Dress for the weather

Wear good walking shoes

Have fun!



Jen Browne Poetry

Jen Browne is back to help us celebrate poetry month, by reading selected poems including some of her own work. Jen is a staple of this show and has previously discussed the interactive poetry installation Walk, Read, Write that is filling the windows in Frostburg MD.

Jen issues an interesting poetry challenge for all of the poets listening and hopefully will inspire you to pick up a pen or some prose.

Join the CLA  Facebook Page 

READ Poetry 


Jessica Palumbo; The Arts in Frostburg



Jessica is back to discuss the upcoming events in Frostburg Maryland. Jessica starts the episode off by discussing the first Arts Walk of the year happening April 29, 2017 from 3-8pm. It will be held in the arts and entertainment center of Frostburg. The day promises to be packed full of fun and excitement for the art lover of all ages.

A new event being held May 13, 2017 from 1pm-3pm is Finding Frostburg . Be sure to have your phones charged and your team ready to solve riddles and win prizes in what is sure to be a great scavenger hunt!

Frostburg First is also encouraging artists to become members of Frostburg First as a way of connecting their services to local businesses and also staying up to date on artist related events in Frostburg.  Find more information HERE