567: Liane Hasner on Creating an Urban Farm

Expanding the functionality of her property Lately, spending time outdoors has become the new way to keep sane during COVID. This has sparked a rising trend in urban farming. However, Liane Hasner has become inspired to be an urban farmer, not just as a hobby, but as a way to…

565: Donna Kilpatrick on Bringing Food Closer to Home

Helping others understand the value of small farms Large-scale farming is known to be labor-intensive and supports practices that are harmful to the natural environment. However, Donna Kilpatrick has spent much of her life’s work as a land steward, facilitating regenerative and sustainable agricultural practices to…

563: Seed Saving Class September 2020

A chat with an expert on Seeds. – At least ten times a year we have a live Seed Saving Class with Bill McDorman. This is the September 2020 seed saving class discussing the importance of seed diversity, the value of…

562: Benjamin Page on Interacting with The Earth

Building a relationship with your soil In today’s society, we as humans are provided with various ways to virtually connect with each other. However, Benjamin Page, recent author of two books, points out one key area humans lack…

561: Frances Parsons on Farming, Fitness, and Finance

Helping a community find a healthy balance. Food choices, fitness routines, and spending habits can be difficult to manage. However, Frances Parsons has discovered the importance of balancing these key areas and is on a mission to help others embrace…

559: Seed Saving Class August 2020

A chat with an expert on Seeds. – This is the August 2020 episode of a live Seed Saving Class discussing various seed exchange resources, finding heirloom seeds, supporting organizations, and so much more on how to connect people to local seed sources.

How to Host a Mini Seed Up

Sharing seeds with your friends and neighbors. Imagine walking into a room filled with over 100 varieties of seeds ready to literally be scooped up and taken home for planting or saving. This is exactly what the Great American Seed Up is all about. Although we can’t get together in big groups in person this year, sharing seeds is still possible. We’ve reorganized to create our Seed Up in a Box so that you can host your own Mini Seed Up with social distancing in mind.

Ten Tips for a Thriving Pollinator Victory Garden

Make a big difference in your garden. The passion and urgency that inspired the Victory Gardens of World Wars I and II are needed today to meet another threat to our food supply and our environment—the steep decline of pollinators. Want to help pollinators and create a beautiful garden? Here are ten tips from…