516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

517: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 2

Balancing the larger world context with local, practical, and creative solutions. – In This Podcast: In part 2 of 3 we hear from David Holmgren, the co-founder of permaculture, about his definition of permaculture, soil conservation and regenerative practices, creating civilization systems that…

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

Balancing the larger world context with local, practical, and creative solutions. – In This Podcast: In part 1 of 3 we hear from David Holmgren, the co-founder of permaculture, about the birth of permaculture. Learn about what inspired the concept of permaculture, permanent agriculture, working with…

515: Kerry Smith on Harvest for Health.

515: Kerry Smith on Harvest for Health.

Mentoring cancer survivors through backyard vegetable gardens. – In This Podcast: Anyone who gardens knows the benefits, but Kerry Smith is proving it with her Harvest for Health program for cancer survivors. This experiment partners the Alabama Master Gardeners with Auburn University to…

511: Angela Judd on Inspiring Gardeners to Grow.

511: Angela Judd on Inspiring Gardeners to Grow.

Sharing good gardening information with others. – In This Podcast: Gardening in a new climate can pose challenges; however, Angela Judd did not let it stop her from becoming an inspirational gardener who regularly contributes to area publications. She reviews the classes and resources she…

Episode 509: Dr. Elise Gornish on Seed balls.

509: Elise Gornish on Seed Balls

Giving nature a helping hand by restoring vegetation. – In This Podcast: How can we revitalize arid areas in a logistically feasible way? Dr. Elise Gornish walks us through the process of working with land and stakeholders to restore their land using seed balls. Learn about seed balls: making them, and…

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496: Jacob Pechenik on Home Grown Salads

Making growing healthy food at home fast, easy, and fun. – In This Podcast: The idea of growing 20% of your own food at home can be intimidating, but Jason Pechenik found a way to make it attainable, affordable, and fool-proof. He shares how his hydroponic Farm Stand saves water, energy, shortens time…

Peggy Sorensen

487: Peggy Sorensen on Foraging Edible Plants in the Desert

Discovering the wonders of harvesting native and urban trees, weeds, and cacti. – In This Podcast: What would you eat if all the grocery stores in your area closed? Peggy Sorensen has found her answer in the native trees, shrubs, weeds, and cacti of the southwest! Hear how she…

Tiffany Panaccione

483: Tiffany Panaccione on Starting an Urban Farm Business

Moving from dreaming about it, to doing what it takes to grow a farm. – In This Podcast: How does an having an adventurous spirit, practicing yoga and following your intuition lead someone to start a farm? Listen in to learn how Tiffany Panaccione plans to turn her dream of farming into a profitable…

How to “Level Up” Your Garden by Choosing the Right Seeds

How to “Level Up” Your Garden by Choosing the Right Seeds –by Tayler Jenkins of Urban Farm University. Are you choosing the BEST seeds for your garden? How do you know? Is it because they’re organic, heirloom, or non-GMO? What if I told you that you can grow fruits and veggies even more nutritious, delicious, and resilient than those from your favorite seed catalog… without spending a dime?