478: Matt Lebon on Foodscaping

Transforming ordinary spaces into beautiful, food-producing landscapes — In This Podcast: Entering college without much direction, a life-changing experience in Paraguay helped Matt Lebon find his place in the global food system. Now, he runs a custom foodscaping company making spaces beautiful and edible. He shares about hands-on education in …

472: Angela Neyland on Permaculture Homestead

Focusing on sustainable growing practices on 20-acres down under. — In This Podcast: We meet Angela Neyland as she tells us why an old TV comedy series influenced her and how she found permaculture. With this foundation, she shares the journey that led her and her husband to start a permaculture based homestead. She describes…

450: Katie Crichtley on Building a Farm Community

Farming with an eye on the future. — In This Podcast: The home purchase was going to be a stretch, but she could not escape the pull.  After several visits, Katie Critchley took the leap and this farming community is much more than she expected.  The appeal was so strong…

Volunteer squash, melon, and gourds

Bonus surprises from soil experiments By Janis Norton. – What happens when you experiment in your yard? For me and my Two Peace in a Pod Urban Farm, it is an amazing bonus crop of pumpkins, squash, watermelons, sunflowers, and onions! For last several seasons, I have not been ready to do any serious new garden work since I was busy with work, and as a result…

447: Matt Smith on Urban Farming and Home Values

Building up property value with beautiful food growing spaces. — In This Podcast: Knowing that curb appeal is important, Matt Smith has applied this concept to his backyard to improve the value of his home.  He shares how growing food and appreciating nature has become so important to him, and…

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441: Jill Shea as a Woman in the World of Aquaponics

Finding purpose in educating about indoor farming . In This Podcast: We had the pleasure of talking aquaponics with Jill Shea from Trifecta Ecosystems. Trifecta Ecosystems practices sustainable farming in their aquaponics farm and educates the community to grow their own food as part of the…

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440: Akiva Silver on Working ​with Trees as Allies

Having trees as partners in farming projects. Akiva Silver spent years observing and learning from nature. He discusses how to partner with trees, talks about his new book, and shares some of his favorite trees. Listen in to learn about the different functions of trees, all the amazing ways we can…

Podcast 430: Lee Perry on Fleet Farming

430: Lee Perry on Fleet Farming

Helping urban farmers grow food in other people’s yards. – Lee Perry passionately shares the progress of the Fleet Farming movement and how it is strengthening Florida communities. This collective farming movement is an awesome way for gardening novices and interns to get…

425: Katie Fiore on Sweet Potatoes and Fruit Trees

Building a living green mulch – After a long career in retail, Katie Fiore knew it was time for a change. Part of her future vision was a backyard full of fruits and vegetables. The other part was a flexible, fulfilling lifestyle educating others. Katie discusses changing her life direction at 37 years old, how…

417: Michael Foley on Building a Viable Small Farm Economy

Farming with an eye on the future – As a child Michael Foley visited a Montana ranch and dreamed of being a gentleman farmer one day.  His path however, took him into academia. After being estranged from the land for for several years he eventually found his way back to…