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Chalk Talk - Episode 354 2/27/16

February 27th, 2016


On Chalk Talk this week: Can you feel spring? Maybe if you are in New Mexico. Learn how to compost this year! Featured segment is about New Mexico Cuisine and a special week you won't want to miss. And are you Batman or Superman.

The show kicks off with talking compost and John Zarola with the Bernalillo County Extension Master Composter's Program joins to talk about how you can be a composter and recycle nutrients for your plants and gardens this spring. Check out the Home Composting Basics class at Osuna Nursery on Saturday March 5th. Then the "Movie Buzz" features Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice and what to expect at the box office of the mega-flick. And featured segment all about the unique and awesome cuisine of New Mexico. Organizer and founder of New Mexico Restaurant Week Michele Ostrove joins the show to talk all about the promotion which grew out of a desire to create a new culinary event in New Mexico that would boost business in the shoulder season and showcase the region's remarkable dining to a wide audience. Now in its seventh year, Restaurant Week has become a highly anticipated culinary event across the state.

Chalk Talk - Episode 350 1/30/16

January 30th, 2016


This week on Chalk Talk: Who I Am and how i contribute to the community is what's important. Anthony Freeman with Who I Am Foundation joins to talk about what's going on with the organization as well as the new campaign for 2016! Also on the show, Valentine's Day is around the corner and surprise your love with and Edible Arrangement!

Kicking off the show, Judy Dominguez with Edible Arrangements of Albuquerque joins in to talk all about how you can make Valentine's Day more special with a beautiful arrangement of fruit! In this week's "Sweet Things to do For Your Sweetheart" ordering a beautiful yet delicious set up is what you need to do! Call now in Albuquerque at 505-888-0100! Featured segment is all about who you are and how you can make a difference in your community. Friend of the show Anthony Freeman with Who I Am Foundation joins in to talk about the 2016 campaigns to help the communities they serve. Who I Am Foundation aims to reach communities nationwide to make an influential impact in lives to create a sense of urgency in spreading their significant messages. Listen to get involved in YOUR community!

Edible Arrangements: 2:45
Who I Am Foundation: 10:45

Chalk Talk - Episode 211 4/25/15

April 25th, 2015


On this weeks show we talk about the growth in adaptive sports opportunities in the Albuquerque community. Also, Stamp Out Hunger 2015 with the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico!

Kicking things off host Andres T talks with Dr. Cathy Tingstrom about the 2015 University of New Mexico Adaptive Sports Fest and it's impact in Albuquerque. The growth of sports opportunities for people with disability, injury or illness. The UNM Sports Fest is set to take place on Saturday May 2nd, 2015. For more information: UNM Adapted Sports Fest
Featured segment on the show is the Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico. Sonya Warwick and Matt Young join the show to talk about the 2015 Stamp Out Hunger Campaign and how you can help hungry families in need. New Mexico ranks at the top of the list when it comes to hungry families. More info here:

UNM Adapted Sports Fest: 2:35
Stamp Out Hunger 2015: 13:20

Chalk Talk - Epsiode 201 2/14/15

February 14th, 2015


Chalk Talk this week: Happy Valentine's Day! The 2015 USA Archery ‪#‎IndoorNationals‬ coming to Albuquerque & NM Archery Association joins the show to talk. Also, What's the food culture in New Mexico like? Chef Sellers with Street Food Institute explains!

It's a day of love and what better to talk about the love of archery and the love of food! On this episode of Chalk Talk host Andres T kicks off the show talking about the sport of archery and the 2015 US Indoor National Championships and the Junior Olympic Archery Development Nationals taking place in Albuquerque on Feb 20-22. President of the New Mexico Archery Association Bob Romero joins the show to talk about the sport and it's explosive growth around the world! Also on the show, for the love of food! New Mexico's food culture is so unique and Chef Dave Sellers with the Street Food Institute joins the show to talk about the organization's positive impact on the local community to boost economic growth utilizing the healthy and quality food our local culture has. He invites the Albuquerque community to come out to "Salud Y Sabor" taking place on Feb 19th at the National Hispanic Cultural Center!

Bob Romero - NM Archery Association: 2:40
Chef Dave Sellers - Street Food Institute: 17:20

Chalk Talk - Episode 199 1/31/15

January 31st, 2015


This weeks Chalk Talk features New Mexico Black History Month and festival! Also,Sunday Family Fun Days at Bernalillo County's Bachechi Open Space!

Listen to ‪#‎ChalkTalk‬ as host Andres T talks with Midori Branch about New Mexico Black History Month and about the festival in February showcasing African-American contributions to New Mexico and around the USA. The community is invited to join in all the festivities. Also Colleen McRoberts with Bernalillo County open space talks about Bachechi open space and Sunday Family Fun Days for families and the community to come in the Albuquerque and surrounding area to come and enjoy the county's open space for free! The Sunday Family Fun Day runs every Sunday starting February 1st.

Colleen McRoberts - Bernalillo County Open Space: 3:50
Midori Branch - NM Black History Month: 9:45

Chalk Talk - Episode 197 1/17/15

January 17th, 2015


On Chalk Talk this week: Host Andres T talks about MLK Day with former UNM football star Marcus "Goodie" Goodloe. Also, hunger is an issue in New Mexico and you can help change that with Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico.

On Chalk Talk this week Host Andres T has special guest and former University of New Mexico Football star Marcus "Goodie" Goodloe on the show to talk about Martin Luther King Jr. Day. He talks about a luncheon in Rio Rancho on Monday January 19th that listeners are invited to attend presented by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference New Mexico. Goodie was a collegiate All-American and was the 1st African American to earn a Ph.D. from Dallas Baptist University with his focus on  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Featured guest on the show is the Road Runner Food Bank of New Mexico. Communications Officer of the RRFB Sonya Warwick joins Chalk Talk to talk about the issue of hunger in New Mexico and its challenges to fix the issue. Many individuals and families go hungry each and every day and the community can make a difference and help those in need. Sonya talks about one way and that is the "2015 Souper Bowl event taking place on January 24th.

MLK Jr. Luncheon - Goodie Goodloe: 2:25
Roadrunner Food Bank - Sonya Warwick: 12:44

Chalk Talk - Episode 194 12/27/14

December 27th, 2014


On This Weeks Chalk Talk: What's to be of Albuquerque's Rail Yards Market for the 2015 season? Also, Chalk Talk's Greatest Hits of 2014 featuring a throwback interview with UFC Fighter. Carlos Condit and his team up with Paws & Stripes.


Co-organizer Chad Gruber and RYM Marketing Alex Paramo join the show to talk about what will happen for the 2015 season of the Rail Yards Market. As the City of Albuquerque and the RYM organization figure out what will be done for the space to benefit the community. Also, a "Chalk Talk's Greatest Hit of 2014" featuring a throwback interview from January featuring UFC Fighter Carlos Condit and his team up with Paws & Stripes.


Rail Yards Market: 2:05

UFC Fighter Carlos Condit: 22:00

Chalk Talk - Episode 189 11/22/14

November 22nd, 2014


Up on Chalk Talk this week: It's Global Entrepreneurship Week and Albuquerque is recognized. Also, Thanksgiving is near and many go hungry. St. Felix Pantry of Rio Rancho on to talk about how you can help the hungry.

Tune in as host Andres T talks with featured guest Director of Development with the City of Albuquerque Gary Oppedahl about Global Entrepreneurship Week and the special connection with Albuquerque. Topics include how to become an entrepreneur, what Global Entrepreneurship Week is doing in Albuquerque and Albuquerque's plans to become the most entrepreneurial friendly city in America. Also on the show, guest Rev. Dr. Jack Bunting with the St. Felix Pantry joins to talk about the rising hunger issue in New Mexico and how our community can come together to help fight this problem.

St. Felix Pantry - Rev. Dr. Jack Bunting: 3:18
Global Entrepreneurship Week ABQ - Gary Oppedahl: 12:25
Thanksgiving Tips: 27:15

Chalk Talk - Episode 184 10/18/14

October 18th, 2014


Youth wheelchair basketball with Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation. And get fit with Hot Spot Fitness and Wellness Center!

On this week’s show Travis Davis Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation advocate and Coach of the Wheel Runners and Manzano High School Basketball head coach Eric Orell talk about youth a wheelchair basketball charity event taking place at Manzano High School on October 24th to raise awareness and community support for youth adaptive sports. Also, get fit with Julie Baca and Hot Spot Fitness & Wellness Center!  Julie and 2 of her instructors Joylynn Armijo-Paloheimo and Jenna Curry talk about how to lead a healthy and active lifestyle by getting started. With tips and tricks to get started and keep it going, you don’t want to miss this show!

Travis Davis & Coach Orell: 2:45
Hot Spot Fitness: 14:25

Chalk Talk - Episode 183 10/11/14

October 11th, 2014


It’s Project Share, Inc.-Albuquerque, NM on to talk about the hunger issue in NM. Also, Acceptable Losses will talk about the ABQ/Rio Rancho music scene and even give us a live studio performance!

On this week’s Chalk Talk with host Andres T, New Mexico has a hunger issue and one organization in Albuquerque has a mission to feed the homeless and hungry. New Mexico is ranked the second worst in child hunger and food security. Executive Director of Project Share Albuquerque Peter Rinn joins the show. Also, New Mexico has a diverse music scene with many musicians and bands doing good things in the community. Acceptable Losses joins the show to talk about the area’s music scene, their upcoming 2015 tour and even give listeners a live studio performance! Band members Wake Gardner, Aidan Gardner, and Josh Galloway joined the show.

Project Share – Peter Rinn: 3:10

Acceptable Losses: 19:25

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