Quilen Blackwell on Urban Flower Farms

520: Quilen Blackwell on Urban Flower Farms

Encouraging youth to bloom through off-grid farming on vacant lots. – In This Podcast: We usually speak with food farmers, however, Quilen Blackwell is doing something so amazing with flower farming we needed to get him on the show! Learn why he chose to farm flowers over food, got…

519: Melissa Norris on Feeding A Family

519: Melissa Norris on Feeding A Family

Growing enough food to provide for a family of four all year. – In This Podcast: If you had to exist just from the food in your yard, what would you be eating? Melissa Norris would have very few lifestyle changes. She is a professional homesteader who grows and preserves enough fruits, vegetables…

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

518: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 3

Balancing the larger world context with local, practical, and creative solutions. – In This Podcast: In the final part of our interview with David Holmgren, the co-founder of permaculture, talks soil, owning your mistakes, and balancing food production in limited spaces. He also shares what it’s like to…

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

517: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 2

Balancing the larger world context with local, practical, and creative solutions. – In This Podcast: In part 2 of 3 we hear from David Holmgren, the co-founder of permaculture, about his definition of permaculture, soil conservation and regenerative practices, creating civilization systems that…

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

Balancing the larger world context with local, practical, and creative solutions. – In This Podcast: In part 1 of 3 we hear from David Holmgren, the co-founder of permaculture, about the birth of permaculture. Learn about what inspired the concept of permaculture, permanent agriculture, working with…

514: Brad Lancaster about Harvesting the Rain.

514: Brad Lancaster about Harvesting the Rain.

Maximizing the benefit of rainwater for both personal and community use. – In This Podcast: Have you ever considered capturing free water for your landscape? Brad Lancaster has pioneered rainwater harvesting in Tucson, AZ and around the world. He teaches how to reinvest rainwater into…

511: Angela Judd on Inspiring Gardeners to Grow.

511: Angela Judd on Inspiring Gardeners to Grow.

Sharing good gardening information with others. – In This Podcast: Gardening in a new climate can pose challenges; however, Angela Judd did not let it stop her from becoming an inspirational gardener who regularly contributes to area publications. She reviews the classes and resources she…

Episode 509: Dr. Elise Gornish on Seed balls.

509: Elise Gornish on Seed Balls

Giving nature a helping hand by restoring vegetation. – In This Podcast: How can we revitalize arid areas in a logistically feasible way? Dr. Elise Gornish walks us through the process of working with land and stakeholders to restore their land using seed balls. Learn about seed balls: making them, and…

508: Danielle Leoni on Serving up Good Food.

508: Danielle Leoni on Serving up Good Food.

Committing to sustainable resourcing and zero waste, while supporting local agriculture. – In This Podcast: How do you go from teaching yoga with no culinary experience to a culinary leader implementing sustainable change within our food system? When Danielle Leoni jumped into…