Jeff Moyer on Organic Farmers Association

Jeff Moyer on Organic Farmers Association Giving a larger voice to organic farmers in national policy discussions. – – – – Jeff is a world-renowned authority in organic agriculture. His expertise includes organic crop production systems with a focus on weed management, cover crops, crop rotations, equipment modification and use, and facilities design. Jeff is…

Melinda Adkins on Learning Homesteading Skills

Melinda Adkins on Learning Homesteading Skills Rekindling skills of past generations and sharing thrifty gardening tips. – – – – Melinda’s Urban Homesteader journey began as a child watching her mother and grandmother tend their gardens which instilled in her a love and appreciation for gardening.  After college she purchased a home in the city and…

Jesse Sparks on Neighborhood Harvesting

Jesse Sparks on Neighborhood Harvesting Harvesting fruits and friends from your neighborhood community. – – – – Jesse is a sixth-generation Arizona native. His great-grandfather owned and operated a farm in Tempe, AZ, and Jesse’s mother’s side comes from farming heritage in Iowa, so he has been surrounded by gardens, fruit trees, and fresh produce…

Dr. James Loomis on Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. James Loomis on Lifestyle Medicine Connecting a plant-based diet and lifestyle to positive health benefits. James F. Loomis Jr., M.D., M.B.A., received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and graduated with honors.  He subsequently completed his internship and residency in…

Brandon Peterman on Natural Building

Brandon Peterman on Natural Building Constructing buildings and materials from locally sourced ingredients. Brandon grew up in Southern California and went to University of Southern California Riverside.  Always feeling a connection to nature, he has been living on homesteads in the woods for the past four years and has been actively doing natural building for…

Andrew Millison on Scaling up Permaculture

Andrew Millison on Scaling up Permaculture Sharing a regenerative design system and the medicine our planet needs. Andrew has been studying, teaching and practicing permaculture since he took his first design course in 1996. He began teaching permaculture design at the college level in 2001 and has been an instructor at Oregon State University in…