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Antenna chickens in drag

The people we bring together are closer than you think.

It happens somewhat ironically, in the portion of Rep. Jim McGovern's district that isn't actually in the 413, where he's just completed a round of town halls. In this week's mcgoverning with McGovern we find out about his constituents on the other side, and more solidarity with the LGBTQIA+ and drag communities.

If you've got a question for the congressman, email us at thefab413@nepm.org or text to 800-639-9120 and we'll ask it during the next show!

It happens in eating local also. Karl Prahl recently moved his poultry operation, Underline Farm, to Easthampton, and in doing so landed directly across the street from the home of Vincent Corsello, who owns Corsello Butcheria. What happens next is a kismet of community coming together to be even more local, even more present in the way we handle livestock, and even more dedicated to making sure the impact of the industries we're involved in is beneficial to everyone.

And it is a mainstay of making music. TheAntenna Cloud Farm's Music Walk takes place July 1st in Downtown Turners/Great Falls, filling the town with innovative and interesting music from 2-8pm, both with in-person musicians and virtually in self guided tours. We hear a sample of the performers in Aisha Burns who is scheduled to play that evening, and hear more about how the Antenna Cloud Farm brings folx together to make such a fun event happen from founder Michi Wiancko(who you may have heard in the NERO Orchestra episode).

Christopher “Monte'' Belmonte is host and executive producer of NEPM's The Fabulous 413. He was born and raised in Massachusetts and has been a radio host in western Massachusetts for the last 20 years — the last 17 of them as host of Mornings with Monte on The River 93.9/WRSI.
Kaliis Smith is a radio host and producer for NEPM's The Fabulous 413. She was most recently host and producer at The River 93.9/WRSI where she appeared on Mornings with Monte for the Nerdwatch segment and hosted weekday evenings.