How to Host a Mini Seed Up

Sharing seeds with your friends and neighbors. Imagine walking into a room filled with over 100 varieties of seeds ready to literally be scooped up and taken home for planting or saving. This is exactly what the Great American Seed Up is all about. Although we can’t get together in big groups in person this year, sharing seeds is still possible. We’ve reorganized to create our Seed Up in a Box so that you can host your own Mini Seed Up with social distancing in mind.

556: Greg, Janis, Bill and Belle on Seed Up In a Box

Bringing bulk seed sharing to every community.The Great American Seed Up is a project designed to improve resilience through local seed saving and sharing. With the events of 2020, seed sharing cannot be done in large events so Greg, Janis, Bill & Belle chat about a new way for neighbors and groups to share seeds through the Seed Up In a Box Program.

552: Seed Saving Class July 2020

A chat with an expert on Seeds. – In This Podcast: This is the July 2020 episode of a live Seed Saving Class discussing the current status of world seeds, utility patents, community based seed systems, and so much more on building diversity and resilience back into the garden.

550: Josephine DeFalco on Growing Herbs for Health and Happiness

Recognizing herbs for their many uses. Herbs can be the easiest plants to grow, at the same time, they can be the most expensive item in the produce section of the store. Josephine DeFalco became inspired to educate others on how to grow herbs and the many benefits that arise from herbs aside from enhancing culinary flare. Listen in to learn about the importance of…

547: Shari Flam on Raw Cacao from Belize and Ecuador.

547: Shari Flam on Raw Cacao from Belize and Ecuador.

Supporting 4th generation farmers while making healthier chocolates. We’ve all heard some of the benefits of chocolate, but Shari Flam is harnessing the medicinal benefits of cacao beans by using the fermented beans in her tasty treats. Listen in to learn about ethically sourcing cacao and…

545: Matt Provost on Student Farming.

545: Matt Provost on Student Farming.

Growing food and sharing it with a campus community. College isn’t always the time people choose healthy eating, but Matt Provost, the student farm manager for the University of Wisconsin Madison is bringing free fresh produce to the students on campus. Listen in to learn how…

Audrey Barron

543: Audrey Barron on Food and Herbs for Health.

Learning how to use food and herbs as medicine. From her clean food restaurant to her urban farm, Audrey Barron is helping people feel better. Listen in to learn about her journey as a holistic health chef, her philosophy on eating trends, various diets, and how to…