805: Jennifer Jewell on the Personal, Ecological and Cultural Significance of Seeds.

Empowering conversations about the power and politics of seeds.

In This Podcast:

We chat with Jennifer Jewell on her journey discovering the significance of seeds. She shared “that my tiny life will end and I will have spent a lot of hot air talking to gardeners, but the seeds are gonna survive. Like we’ve messed up a lot, but the seeds are still there. And the incredible number of seed keeping humans on the ground everywhere, they are doing great work.”

Our Guest:

Jennifer is the host of the national award-winning weekly public radio program and podcast Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden. She is an author and her third book is called What We Sow: On the Personal, Ecological, and Cultural Significance of Seeds.

Jennifer’s greatest passion is elevating the way we think and talk about gardening, the empowerment of gardeners, and the possibility inherent in the intersection between places, environments, cultures, individuals, and the gardens that bring them together beautifully – for the better of all the lives on this generous planet.

She lives and cultivates her place in interior Northern California with her partner, plantsman John Whittlesey.

Listen in….


Jennifer’s Book Recommendation:

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Jennifer’s Book:

What We Sow: On the Personal, Ecological, and Cultural Significance of Seeds

How to reach Jennifer:

Instagram – Cultivating_Place

Website – cultivatingplace.com

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