464: Nicole Finklestein on Urban Herb Farming

Tapping into the many benefits of backyard botanicals. — In This Podcast: While becoming a licensed acupuncturist and doctor, Nicole Finklestein felt the carbon footprint of the medicinals and botanicals in her practice was extensive. She drew on her family farming background to start growing herbs and flowers. She discusses holistic practices used on her farm, as well as…

450: Katie Crichtley on Building a Farm Community

Farming with an eye on the future. — In This Podcast: The home purchase was going to be a stretch, but she could not escape the pull.  After several visits, Katie Critchley took the leap and this farming community is much more than she expected.  The appeal was so strong…

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441: Jill Shea as a Woman in the World of Aquaponics

Finding purpose in educating about indoor farming . In This Podcast: We had the pleasure of talking aquaponics with Jill Shea from Trifecta Ecosystems. Trifecta Ecosystems practices sustainable farming in their aquaponics farm and educates the community to grow their own food as part of the…

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440: Akiva Silver on Working ​with Trees as Allies

Having trees as partners in farming projects. Akiva Silver spent years observing and learning from nature. He discusses how to partner with trees, talks about his new book, and shares some of his favorite trees. Listen in to learn about the different functions of trees, all the amazing ways we can…

426: Camille James on Organic Farming in Hawaii

Living off grid on a remote section of a pacific island – Join us for our conversation with Camille James and learn how she went from working in the tech industry, to owning a juice bar, to living off the grid in Hawaii. Camille shared what it’s like living communally on an off-the-grid farm and all the…

422: Stacey Murphy on Setting Goals for Growing

Gathering gurus to help gardens grow – Growing up gardening side-by-side with her parents helped Stacey Murphy have a solid connection with food. She lost this connection when she went to college and began working as an engineer and architect. It wasn’t until she was living in…

419: Nicky Schauder on Growing Food in Small Spaces

Teaching how to garden with limited space – Struggling with their children’s multiple food allergies convinced Nicky Schauder and her husband Dave to go organic. Dealing with the expense of all this organic food impelled them to start growing it themselves. This began their adventure with…