Podcast: Agriculture, Ecology, Awe and the Cesar Chavez Solar Calendar

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Santiago Casal, founder and project director of the César Chávez Solar Calendar talks with Nancy Alima Ali from UC Berkeley’s Space Sciences Lab about the connections between agriculture and solar calendars.

Topics discussed include solar alignment sites from around the world, the legacy of César Chávez as a labor activist for farm workers, a description of the César Chávez Solar Calendar in Berkeley, how learning lessons from ancient cultures can help us answer the call of the ecological age, and the importance of reconnecting to our collective sense of awe.

Listen to podcast on 365 Days of Astronomy
Cesar Chavez Solar Calendar Website

 

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