Jennifer Osuch on Growing, Cooking, Preserving Your Own Food

Jennifer Osuch on Fundamentals of Self Reliance. Teaching back to basics food preparation and preserving skills. – – – – Jennifer is the author of the Preparedness Planner series, lead teacher at the online Self Reliant School, host of the weekly live Self Reliant Living Show, and a homeschooling mom. She is dedicated to teaching…

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…

Perrine HERVE-GRUYER on Miraculous Abundance

Perrine Herve-Gruyer on Miraculous Abundance. Learning self-sufficient farming from scratch on an organic farm in France. – – – – Perrine has worked as an international lawyer and head of the legal department of a major company in Asia, and has volunteered with the High Commissioner for Refugees. When she turned thirty, Perrine radically changed…

Megan Whatton on The Urban Habitat Network.

Megan Whatton on The Urban Habitat Network. Mapping the habitats of wildlife around the world a section at a time. – – – – Megan is the Urban Habitat Network Manager for The Nature Conservancy. She works with scientists, partners, private landowners, citizen scientists and volunteers to re-imagine their properties as habitat for the benefit…

Elaine Ingham on Life in the Soil.

Elaine Ingham on Life in the Soil. Examining the biology of healthy soil to improve plant growth. – – – –   Dr. Elaine Ingham is the Founder, President and Director of Research for Soil Foodweb Inc., a business that grew out of her Oregon State University research program. Behind her user-friendly approach to soil lies a wealth of knowledge…

Ocean Robbins on Changing our Food Future

Ocean Robbins on Changing our Food Future Finding the motivation to make changes in our diets. – – – – At 15, Ocean was a co-founder of the Creating Our Future environmental speaking tour, on which he and three other participants spoke in person to more than 30,000 students, presented for 2,000 people at the…

Robbie Shell on Honeybees and Colony Collapse Disorder

Robbie Shell on Honeybees and Colony Collapse Disorder A researcher’s perspective on the marvelous efficiency of honeybees. – – – – Robbie was a business journalist and co-author of a book on leadership, who turned her attention to honeybees when her brother, a beekeeper, brought her jars of honey harvested from his backyard hives. Inspired…