The Urban Farm Podcast

Where we work together educating and inspiring YOU to become part of your food revolution!

The Urban Farm Podcast is your connection to the food revolution with twice-weekly conversations with some of the best and most innovative regenerative farmers and home gardeners out there, interviews with up and coming urban growers, and inspiration from healthy-food visionaries around the globe. All of our podcast guests are making a difference to create a better tomorrow and we believe they will inspire you to do the same.

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514: Brad Lancaster about Harvesting the Rain.

540: Brad Lancaster on Planting the Rain.

Teaching about the personal and community benefits of harvesting rainwater. – In This Podcast: Returning guest, Brad Lancaster, recently taught us about Harvesting the Rain and is back to teach about Planting the Rain. If you’ve ever considered capturing rainwater directly in your landscape…

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539: Bryan Kappa on ChipDrop.

539: Bryan Kappa on ChipDrop.

Bringing green waste to your driveway. – In This Podcast: Organic matter builds soil, and Bryan Kappa has a free service that allows nationwide users to quickly build the quality of their soil. Learn about ChipDrop, the program that connects gardeners with tree companies and benefits everyone…

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538: Erin Douglas on Sustainable Farming in Ghana.

538: Erin Douglas on Sustainable Farming in Ghana.

Supporting a teaching farm in Africa. – In This Podcast: Some people know their mission from a young age. Others, like Erin Douglas, find their direction as they go. With a desire to travel as her guide, Erin left her corporate job and traveled through Africa. An epic moment in Ghana inspired this novice…

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537: Robert Pavlis on Garden Soil Myths.

537: Robert Pavlis on Garden Soil Myths

Clearing up illusions about the substances we use to grow our food. – In This Podcast: We’ve all bought plant-specific fertilizer or used leaves to diagnose what additives we need for our plants. But according to Robert Pavlis, building great soil needs a different approach. After all, how can you know…

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536: Chris McLaughlin on Raising Animals for Fiber.

536: Chris McLaughlin on Raising Animals for Fiber.

Farming for yarn and more. – In This Podcast: Not all farmers produce food. Some farm flowers, plants, or seeds. Others use their animal herd to produce fiber crops for yarn and textiles. Chris McLaughlin is a fiber farmer and educator who shares all about the fascinating world of raising goats, sheep, rabbits, and…

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John Moody

535: John Moody on Weed Suppression.

Controlling unwanted volunteers in our farms and gardens. – In This Podcast: Could weeds be friends? In some cases, John Moody thinks they are! John shares some of the knowledge from his book and experience on his homestead to help you determine what are beneficial weeds in the right…

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This is just a few of our most current articles and recipes!

RECIPE: Everyday Sourdough

Everyday Sourdough Bread by Guest blogger: Conni Cisek This is the handout for the Sourdough Class we gave in our 30 Days Gardening Classes. Ingredients:

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Growing Berries Q&A

Growing Berries Answers by Jason Johns. Jason was our presenter for our 31st Daily Gardening Class on Growing Berries.  We were not able to have him present for a live Q&A, but as promised he quickly responded. The following are the questions submitted in that class and his answers.

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Jane’s Favourite Vegetable

Jane’s Favorite Vegetable. by Guest blogger: Jane Rabinowicz of SeedChange. It’s green, grows on trellises, and it’s my favourite vegetable. On a recent trip to Timor-Leste, I was ecstatic to find my favourite veggie growing on trellises around the home of local Batara village leader Tomas Pinto. Even better, I was treated to a lunch that featured the delicious vegetable.

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Healing my Lyme through farming.

Healing my Lyme through farming.My name is Allie Borovik and I have chronic Lyme disease. This is my story of healing Lyme through farming and food. My healing journey spanned seven years of doctors’ appointments, tests, antibiotics, herbal supplements, and frustration. For years, I was told I wasn’t sick; that there was nothing…

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Pollinator Gardening Tips

Pollinator Gardening Tips by Guest blogger: Jaime Pawelek. Gardens can serve many functions in our lives, but they can also help conserve valuable wildlife, including pollinators, like bees, butterflies, wasps, flies and hummingbirds. Not only can you grow your own food and medicine, but you can cultivate a garden that supports pollinators at the same time.

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The Case for a Rewarding Garden Vegetable

The Case for a Rewarding Garden Vegetable by Jay Tracy. After investing years of work into trying to grow tomatoes and other finicky vegetables in my desert southwest garden, I often felt frustrated until I came across a vegetable that grows delicious fruit without much effort in areas where few other palatable vegetables thrive. Vegetable gardening does not need

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