Anna Swanson and Meghan Stratton on School and Community Gardens

Anna Swanson and Meghan Stratton on School and Community Gardens. Helping kids and community members understand food origins. – – – – Meghan was a student at Binghamton University, and was drawn into the world of food and agriculture as a powerful way to address a range of current environmental, social, and ethical issues. After…

Elena Ortiz on Outdoor Education for Adults

Elena Ortiz on Outdoor Education for Adults Making connections to nature through working in a college garden.   Elena has been teaching with the Phoenix College Biosciences Department in the Maricopa Community College System for eleven years. She has taught environmental biology and general biology for non-majors. Her newest class is Plants and Society, a basic…

Matt Powers on Regenerative Living

Matt Powers on Regenerative Living Making a difference through social permaculture and gardening with a new curriculum.   Matt is an experienced teacher, family guy, author, consultant, farmer, seed saver, plant breeder, musician, blogger, & permaculturist. He frequently speaks at conferences, colleges, schools, and events about permaculture and education. Applying his years of working as…

Saskia Esslinger on teaching gardening

Saskia Esslinger on teaching gardening Providing a curriculum resource for gardening teachers.   Saskia is a passionate gardener who believes everyone can grow some of their own food. She is trained in Permaculture, Environmental Science, and Regenerative Entrepreneurship. After turning a house in Anchorage, Alaska into an abundant urban homestead, she created a successful business…

Whitney Cohen on Garden Based Education

Whitney Cohen on Garden Based Education Examining school garden support organizations to promote natural world learning. Whitney is a teacher, trainer, and author with tremendous commitment to, and expertise in, inquiry- and place-based education; strategies for engaging diverse learners; school gardens; and the intersection between environmental education and public schools. She is the Education Director…

Ping Honzay on Garden Based Education

Ping Honzay on Garden Based Education Providing educators with methods and resources for garden based education.   Ping is currently Member Programs Associate for the American Horticultural Society (AHS), where she coordinates national garden programs including the annual National Children & Youth Garden Symposium for educators and others who work to connect kids with plants…

Mary Maranville on Agriculture Education for Children

Mary Maranville on Agriculture Education for Children. Improving food literacy in the community through inventive education programs. Don’t miss an episode! Click here to sign up for weekly podcast updates Mary was raised on a Holstein dairy farm in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York.  In 2008 she founded SEEAG, Students…

Morag Gamble on Permaculture Education

Morag Gamble on Permaculture Education. Living a full life, simply and in conjunction with nature’s principles. Don’t miss an episode! Click here to sign up for weekly podcast updates Morag loves living a permaculture life. She is a passionate permaculture teacher, an experienced designer, a permaculture blogger and film maker, a regular feature writer for…