A Garden Chat with Teresa Watkins. – Integrated pest management is a concept that looks at all the ways of managing pest pressure and uses the least impactful one first. Greg talks with Teresa Watkins about how to use the least harmful method of pest control to the environment first, which could mean picking off insects off the plants, or even spraying aphids off a plant with water. It means using the best management practices to help prevent pests or diseases before they arrive…
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.
This is just a few of our most current episodes!
A Seed Chat with Bill McDorman. – This is the August 2023 Seed Chat discussing the impact that climate change is having on our crops. With all the excitement in the world Bill proposes to get all the diversity you can into your yard, into your neighborhood, into your community. That means more different kinds of varieties of the favorite crops that you wanna grow and more different kinds of crops off the scale. The more genetic and crop diversity that we have in our communities the better.
Kat Savage wildcraft harvests many plants from the wild around her home in Asheville, North Carolina and uses fermenting to bring out the best flavors and herbal impacts. She has spent her lifetime observing nature and studying permaculture to bring the magic of local flora to her work.
A Rosie on the House Radio Show. This is the Aug 2023 show replay. Join Greg as he discusses fruit trees and picking the right one for you. Learn how to understand the value (what you should be paying for a tree) along with the three important success factors. While this is primarily a conversation about low desert varieties there is a bunch of great information for where ever you live
We meet Dr. Dee Stevens, one of group of friends who took an idea about harvesting fruit easier and safer, and created a product that is innovative and simple to use. They worked through several designs until they came up with one they loved. Greg learns how they came up with the idea, how they navigated through some of the challenges of fruit harvesting, and ended up with a patented solution that backyard orchardists can really appreciate.
Organizing trials of new plant varieties with professional judges throughout North America. We are introduced to the organization behind a logo found on seeds and plants found most everywhere. Diane Blazek explains how different plants and plant breeders get recognized as standout winners amongst their peers and earn this logo through All American Selections annual plant trials.