424: John Jeavons on Biologically Intensive Gardening & Farming (Part 2)

Plant personalities and crops everyone should grow – This is part 2 of a great interview as we continue our visit with John Jeavons. Part one of this two-part podcast discussed John’s journey into Biologically Intensive Gardening, crop planning strategies, and watering strategies. Today in Part two we…

423: John Jeavons on Biologically Intensive Gardening & Farming (Part 1)

Empowering people globally to build food security while using very little land – Biologically Intensive Gardening allows farmers to grow more food, with less water, in a sustainable way. In this podcast, we speak with John Jeavons who has been a Bio Intensive pioneer for over 50 years. An Arizona native, his books have made…

422: Stacey Murphy on Setting Goals for Growing

Gathering gurus to help gardens grow – Growing up gardening side-by-side with her parents helped Stacey Murphy have a solid connection with food. She lost this connection when she went to college and began working as an engineer and architect. It wasn’t until she was living in…

419: Nicky Schauder on Growing Food in Small Spaces

Teaching how to garden with limited space – Struggling with their children’s multiple food allergies convinced Nicky Schauder and her husband Dave to go organic. Dealing with the expense of all this organic food impelled them to start growing it themselves. This began their adventure with…

Bill McDorman and Greg Peterson

Bonus Episode 23: Seed Saving Class November 2018

A chat with a seed expert on the seed paradigm, seed history, and more. There is always a bounty of information available in conversations with Bill McDorman. This is the November 2018 episode of a Seed Saving Class – learn about the seed paradigm, seed history, and so much more.

SOIL RECIPE: Hot Composting for Cool Folks

by Guest blogger: Sarah Botwala-Messina – We think composting is just like cooking a special dish. The tools, ingredients and techniques deserve attention. And it takes time, love and patience. The only difference is that in composting the role of ‘chef’ is played by…

415: John Brubaker on Micro Urban Farming

From green lawns to green vegetables – As his wife and youngest daughter began struggling with celiac disease, John Brubaker believed that the pesticides used on vegetables were perhaps weakening their immune systems. This was his entry into organic urban farming. He began small with…

413: Ben Klempner on Fermented Soil Amendments

Mixing up a health drink for soil organisms – When Ben Klempner and his family moved from Jerusalem to the holy city of Tiberias, he researched how to make the soil healthy in order to grow his vegetables. Finding information that was beneficial wasn’t the only hurdle—he was so far away from the…