815: Kareen Erbe on Resilient Homesteads

Broken Ground is Kareen’s passion and a platform where people can learn how to work with and create from the principles of permaculture and sustainable living. Kareen is a passionate environmentalist with a deep-rooted connection to the land, and through Broken Ground she offers workshops, consultations, and design services to empower individuals and communities to grow their own food and regenerate the earth.

814: Albert Wilde on Wool Pellet Organic Fertilizer

Regenerative farming is all about using everything in the system and not having any waist. What if you were a farmer and found a place that there was a 20% waste stream on your farm? Albert Wilde of Wild Valley Sheep Farm invented a new way to fertilize his wife’s houseplants and it is turning into an innovate new way to fertilize and have our soil retain water. Join us as Albert and I chat about what is in my opinion one of the most innovative fertilizer inventions of the decade!

812: Seed Borne Diseases – a Seed Chat

A Seed Chat with Bill McDorman. – (excerpt here)This is the April 2024 Seed Chat – Seed-borne diseases quietly jeopardize the vitality of crops, as seeds unwittingly harbor microscopic threats like fungi, bacteria, and pests. Bill and Greg will help you identify these pesky pests and guide you through the measures to screen for disease-resistant seeds to thwart these covert adversaries.

811: All about Keeping Honeybees – A Rosie Replay

A Rosie on the House Radio Show Replay. Ever thought about keeping honeybees? It’s a process and it’s something we need to learn if you’re gonna take it on and that’s exactly what we’re talking about today. Join our our monthly radio show called Rosie On The House in Phoenix, Arizona as we discuss with Cricket what it takes to keep honeybees; and oh yeah, what is mead.

810: Randy Ritchie on Why Gardening Must Change

Randy transitioned from landscaper to biodynamic farmer, along the way he discovered biodynamic compost and its incredible transformative impact on growing food. Join us as we explore the principles of regenerative agriculture, the importance of creating insectaries and promoting biodiversity. Along his journey he founded Malibu Compost whuch serves as a guide for individuals looking to create thriving, sustainable ecosystems in their own gardens and communities.

809: Enoch Graham on His Garden Story

From houseplants, to a single plant that actually makes a cucumber to growing groceries on your carport roof and having the police come and investigate what you are growing…wink, wink. He wasn’t, he was growing groceries and turned his passion into a weekly YouTube show that inspires many people to grow their own. Join Greg and Enoch for his very interesting story!

807: Seeds, Are They Dead or Alive? – A Seed Chat

A Seed Chat with Bill McDorman. – Don’t throw away seeds collected for years. Do a germ test. Germination testing is a vital step to ensure seed viability before planting. We will talk about the process and show you how to determine the ratio of successful germination. Then you can plant the germinated seeds right into the ground. Learning how to germ test empowers growers with crucial insights into seed quality, helping you make informed decisions on seed selection and planting strategies.

806: The Rogue Food Conference with Joel Salatin and John Moody

The Rogue Food Conference” is an annual gathering of innovative thinkers and passionate advocates who are challenging the status quo of the food industry. Hosted by Joel Salatin and John Moody, this conference showcases individuals and organizations that have found creative solutions to navigate the regulatory hurdles and bring nutrient-dense, local, and authentic food to their communities.

805: Jennifer Jewell on the Personal, Ecological and Cultural Significance of Seeds

We chat with Jennifer Jewell on her journey discovering the significance of seeds. She shared “that my tiny life will end and I will have spent a lot of hot air talking to gardeners, but the seeds are gonna survive. Like we’ve messed up a lot, but the seeds are still there. And the incredible number of seed keeping humans on the ground everywhere, they are doing great work.”