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.

551: Chloe Lieberman on Growing Calorie Crops

Farming corn and other small-scale staple crops. When one thinks of staple crops, what usually comes to mind is corn, wheat, and soybeans, yet Chloe Lieberman has worked with community farms around the world and discovered that there is an abundance of underutilized, calorie-dense types of crops. Listen in to learn about the value of…

549: Seed Saving Class June 2020

A chat with an expert on Seeds. This is the June 2020 episode of a live Seed Saving Class discussing difficult seeds to save, avoiding cross pollination, and so much more on creating a self-reinforcing breeding system for seed families.

514: Brad Lancaster about Harvesting the Rain.

540: Brad Lancaster on Planting the Rain.

Teaching about the personal and community benefits of harvesting rainwater. – In This Podcast: Returning guest, Brad Lancaster, recently taught us about Harvesting the Rain and is back to teach about Planting the Rain. If you’ve ever considered capturing rainwater directly in your landscape…

539: Bryan Kappa on ChipDrop.

539: Bryan Kappa on ChipDrop.

Bringing green waste to your driveway. – In This Podcast: Organic matter builds soil, and Bryan Kappa has a free service that allows nationwide users to quickly build the quality of their soil. Learn about ChipDrop, the program that connects gardeners with tree companies and benefits everyone…

John Moody

535: John Moody on Weed Suppression.

Controlling unwanted volunteers in our farms and gardens. – In This Podcast: Could weeds be friends? In some cases, John Moody thinks they are! John shares some of the knowledge from his book and experience on his homestead to help you determine what are beneficial weeds in the right…

534: Catherine Crowley on Her Favorite Herbs.

534: Catherine Crowley on Her Favorite Herbs.

Growing most anything you want to in a Desert Garden. – In This Podcast: Herbs are a wonderful way to begin gardening and get a lot of bang for your buck! Catherine Crowley, or “The Herb Lady” as many people know her, shares some of her favorite, unique plants to grow and how she…

Lindsay Allen

532: Lindsay Allen on Rooftop Farming

Growing food on top of a hospital. – In This Podcast: Hospital food isn’t always the best cuisine, but Lindsay Allen is working to change that at Boston Medical Center. Listen in to learn how a hospital rooftop farm is improving hospital food to make it more nourishing as well as feeding the community through…