Hurricane season starts next week -- June 1st. In their annual outlook released today (May 25th), forecasters from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts that the Atlantic Ocean will see above average hurricane activity this hurricane season, which runs through November 30th.
ALL THINGS NEW ORLEANS
This week on All Things New Orleans, we chat with Stand with Dignity's lead organizer, Toya Lewis, about a series of song story workshops. Then, we'll discuss a report on street maintenance and how to pay for it with Amy Glovinsky, President of the Bureau for Governmental Research. And Jessica Rosgaard returns with The Advocate's Stephanie Grace to talk about the upcoming mayoral race and more from this year's legislative session. Then, another story from Bring Your Own, a live story-telling...
Campaign money used to be spent on things like outdoor posters and television advertisements. Now much of that is going to Facebook. On today's show, we'll discuss how big of a role the social media giant is playing in U.K. elections, specifically, and lessons that the country is learning from the Trump campaign. Afterwards, we'll take a look at the mechanics behind the cloud content management company Box, and then talk about the latest addition to the hotel industry: robots.
FOOD & DINING
On this week's show, we hit the road to tour a variety of farms that do everything from growing fresh produce to raising colonies of honeybees. We begin with a tour of Mahaffey Farms in Princeton, Louisiana, where Evan McCommon has been converting his family's timber ranch into a biodiverse farm. The changes have been slow, but his resolve steady as the 1,100 acres change from a dense forest to an open savannah.