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…

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503: Tiffany Panaccione on The Basil Project

Taking the initial steps to starting her own farm. – In This Podcast: Returning guest, Tiffany Panaccione, is back for an update on her new basil farm. She discusses some of her early learnings on preparing greenhouse plants for a garden, when to plant outside of your area’s…

Bonus Episode 32: Seed Saving Class November 2019

A chat with a seed expert. — In This Podcast: This is a recording of the November 2019 episode of a live Seed Saving Class discussing the global seed situation, plant patents, advanced methods for creating new plants, and why seed saving is…

Pollinator Gardening Tips

Pollinator Gardening Tips by Guest blogger: Jaime Pawelek. Gardens can serve many functions in our lives, but they can also help conserve valuable wildlife, including pollinators, like bees, butterflies, wasps, flies and hummingbirds. Not only can you grow your own food and medicine, but you can cultivate a garden that supports pollinators at the same time.

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498: Jaime Pawelek on Pollinator-Friendly Habitats

Encouraging landscapes and gardens with plants favorited by native bees. – In This Podcast: We’ve heard about bees on previous podcasts, but Jaime Pawelek, a taxonomist who identifies bees and unnamed species, is sure to teach you something new! We go outside of the typical honey, carpenter, and…

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496: Jacob Pechenik on Home Grown Salads

Making growing healthy food at home fast, easy, and fun. – In This Podcast: The idea of growing 20% of your own food at home can be intimidating, but Jason Pechenik found a way to make it attainable, affordable, and fool-proof. He shares how his hydroponic Farm Stand saves water, energy, shortens time…

The Case for a Rewarding Garden Vegetable

The Case for a Rewarding Garden Vegetable by Jay Tracy. After investing years of work into trying to grow tomatoes and other finicky vegetables in my desert southwest garden, I often felt frustrated until I came across a vegetable that grows delicious fruit without much effort in areas where few other palatable vegetables thrive. Vegetable gardening does not need…

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495: Sara El-Sayed on Low-Tech Irrigation

Pursuing regenerative farming solutions for desert climates and communities. – In This Podcast: Dry, arid regions make for some creative watering strategies. Sara El-Sayed has taken the traditional olla method of watering to a new level by incorporating drip irrigation tubing. The…