Ray Bassett Editorial Director / Host & Producer423-425-2224 Ways to Connectemail Podcast Partners: McCallie’s “Ridge” Interviews Jon Meacham By Will Davis & Ray Bassett • Feb 22, 2020 The McCallie School Last summer, our own Will Davis introduced us to Podcast Partners, highlighting established - and emerging - podcasters here in Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley. Listen Listening... / 7:03 aired Fri 2/21/20 A Hiker Who Goes Beyond The Distance By Ray Bassett • Dec 4, 2019 jenniferpharrdavis.com Jennifer Pharr Davis is a hiker, an author and a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina - and she has covered more than 14,000 miles of long-distance trails on six continents. Jennifer recently collaborated with watercolor artist Alan Shuptrine on the coffee table book, “I Come From A Place” - paying tribute to the Appalachian Trail. We invited Jennifer back to “Scenic Roots” for a conversation about her own story... Climbing At Wauhatchie BoulderFest By Ray Bassett • Dec 4, 2019 MountainProject.Com Also on Saturday, the Wauhatchie BoulderFest takes place at the foot of Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga’s Saint Elmo neighborhood. The fest celebrates the grand opening of the new climbing area at The Lookout Mountain Conservancy’s Boulders on Old Wauhatchie Pike. Climbers of all levels are welcome there from 9 AM to 5 PM. The BoulderFest is hosted by The Access Fund and The Southeastern Climbers Coalition. Digging Into Permaculture Design By Ray Bassett • Dec 4, 2019 Crabtree Farms Have you heard of permaculture? If you visit Crabtree Farms in Chattanooga this weekend, you can learn all about it in a workshop titled, “Introduction to Permaculture Design” - on Saturday from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. Sara McIntyre is executive director of Crabtree Farms. Nathaniel Bankhead is a farmer there - and co-owner of Wild Violet Permaculture... Scenic Roots - Weds 12/04/19 By Ray Bassett • Dec 4, 2019 Sara McIntryre & Nathaniel Bankhead of Crabtree Farms on permaculture. Robyn Carlton & Zachary Lesch-Huie on the Wauhatchie BoulderFest. Jennifer Pharr Davis, hiker / author / National Geographic Adventurer. These voices - and more - on this edition of "Scenic Roots." Ray Bassett is the host of "Scenic Roots" - produced by Haley Solomon, Karley Dodson and Will Davis.