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617: Water Harvesting At The Urban Farm

A Farmer Friday Reflection by Greg Peterson: Farmer Greg’s sustainable, regenerative water harvesting system has him singing in the rain, even in the desert. Greg explains where the water comes from and where it goes, and he gives details about how he collects and distributes it. He also gives a formula for calculating …

612: Pathways to Healthy Soil

A Garden Chat with Emily Rockey. – Emily joins us for an illuminating discussion on soil – the living, breathing foundation of every garden.  Emily takes us down to the roots and peels back the layers to discover what makes up this fascinating, hidden ecosystem.  Nature already knows how to make the best soil, and Emily discusses…

Farmer Greg under a tree

611: Caring for orchards with holistic biodynamic Tree Paste

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes:  Greg is excited to speak with Andrew Faust about biodynamic tree paste, a concept Greg learned about years prior, yet it is not widely discussed. Andrew is an expert on biodynamics and he educates us on this…

Farmer Greg under a tree

609: Growing Cover Crops for Multiple Benefits

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes –  Marlene Simon from Flower Power Garden Hour Podcast returns to reveal the many ways that cover crops can be used in the garden to add nitrogen, shade, moisture, and more. Marlene explains the process of…

608: Jon Hayes on Online Farmers Marketplace

Expanding farmers reach to customers with busy schedules: We hear from Jon Hayes about a new app he created and launched that brings local food even closer to home. Jon tells us how his app has many benefits outside of local food sourcing, and essentially can be utilized for anything to do with…

Farmer Greg under a tree

607: Watching for Contaminants in Your Soil

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes –  Kristina Hunter from Live. Well. Green Podcast educates us on the many sources and types of contaminants that can be found in soil, especially in an urban garden. While some sources are evident, Kristina calls attention…

Farmer Greg Steps Out…On Redesigning Systems

Farmer Greg Steps Out…On Redesigning Systems…: Farmer Greg Peterson has stepped out of his podcast studio to join other podcast hosts in conversations to share his vision across the globe. Greg is usually the one to pick people’s brains about their great ideas, but now Greg is in the hot seat as he speaks about…