492: Christopher Peterson on Urban Farming with Vets

Working with military vets to share urban farming skills. – In This Podcast: AOVS Urban Farm is much more than CSA and Farmers Market produce. The farm is home to veterans, and Christopher Peterson discusses the immense benefits for the veterans who work on the farm and the challenges of…

489: Abraham Noe-Hays on Fertilizer from Urine

Changing the world by reclaiming nutrients lost from our bodies. – In This Podcast: What is your first thought when you think of using urine as fertilizer? Abraham Noe-Hays from the Rich Earth Institute may change your mind. Urine contains nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, all things…

Chris Smith

488: Chris Smith about Saving Seed Diversity

Documenting the many unique aspects in seed varieties. – In This Podcast: The Utopian Seed Project’s Chris Smith shares how they are focusing on bringing seed and food diversity to the south. They are currently testing southern crops such as cowpeas, heritage beans, and…

Kristie Kapp

484: Kristie Kapp on Eco-Edible Landscaping

Helping others understand and create food forests. – In This Podcast: Eco-edible landscaping sounds like a cool new method, but it incorporates many of the tried and true methods of permaculture. Kristie Kapp educates on building a food forest and how to incorporate 7 layers, support plants, and…

Tiffany Panaccione

483: Tiffany Panaccione on Starting an Urban Farm Business

Moving from dreaming about it, to doing what it takes to grow a farm. – In This Podcast: How does an having an adventurous spirit, practicing yoga and following your intuition lead someone to start a farm? Listen in to learn how Tiffany Panaccione plans to turn her dream of farming into a profitable…

481 - Fidel, Rivka, on Biochar

481: Rivka Fidel on Biochar and Carbon Farming

Building soil quality through carbon management. – In This Podcast: Biochar can improve your soil and help the environment at the same time! We visited with Dr Rivka Fidel from the University of Arizona to learn all about biochar and carbon farming. Listen in for how you can make it, use it, and…

How to “Level Up” Your Garden by Choosing the Right Seeds

How to “Level Up” Your Garden by Choosing the Right Seeds –by Tayler Jenkins of Urban Farm University. Are you choosing the BEST seeds for your garden? How do you know? Is it because they’re organic, heirloom, or non-GMO? What if I told you that you can grow fruits and veggies even more nutritious, delicious, and resilient than those from your favorite seed catalog… without spending a dime?