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What’s the toughest job you’ve ever had?

Local Talk for the week of November 8, 2017

J.J. Porter's Headshot

Selling meats out of a truck. I had to walk up and knock on strangers’ doors, and I felt very uncomfortable.

J.J. Porter
Santa Cruz
Teacher
Nadia Peterson's Headshot

Taking care of my son. He’s a handful and very talented, and I home-school him so I have him 24/7.

Nadia Peterson
Santa Cruz
Homemaker/Student
Katie Stubblefield's Headshot

Working farmers markets—waking at 3 a.m., setting the farm stand up and working all day, sometimes 12-hour shifts.

Katie Stubblefield
Santa Cruz
Quality Assurance Regulatory Certification Specialist
Kate Mather's Headshot

Selling cheese to people. And I’m still doing it.

Kate Mather
Santa Cruz
Cheese Buyer
Linda Schutte's Headshot

I was 18 working in a poultry plant in the Central Valley, standing on the cold wet cement all day with these dead turkeys. It was miserable.

Linda Schutte
Santa Cruz
Retired
Contributor at Good Times |

Matthew is a California native and has lived in Santa Cruz for 34 years. A sculptor, photographer, avid biker and professional disc golfer, he has played tournaments in more than ten states and is the winner of the 2002 New Zealand Championships. 

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