219: Jennifer Osuch on Fundamentals of Self Reliance. Teaching back to basics food preparation and preserving skills. – – – – Jennifer is the author of the Preparedness Planner series,…
217: Sine Lindholm on an Urban Farming ‘Growroom’. Creating and sharing an open-sourced growing sphere to create poetic spaces. – – – – Sine is from Denmark and has a…
215: Suzanne Bontempo on Gardening without Pesticides. Contemplating the best options for:If, when, and what type of insect control to use in the garden. – – – – Suzanne has…
Examining the problems of poverty and solutions we need to reconsider. Greg gets a chance to talk about a serious social sustainability topic when he interviews Michael Matheson Miller, the Director-Producer of Poverty Inc. Michael has examined this issue at great lengths and tells why some of the things we think are helping are really fostering additional problems and why we should be asking if we are part of the problem.
Building a community revitalization garden project from scratch. Starting a community garden from scratch is no easy feat, and Greg talks with Jenny Beasley to hear about her work to bring a bare lot to life with a very thriving and highly appreciated garden resource in her community.
Greg talks to Ally and finds out what it is like to be a founding partner in a brand-new company that is focusing on making indoor gardening easier.
Acquiring a love of gardening transformed Megan into a fully focused farmer and she tells Greg how she went from being an naïve urbanite with no plant growing experience to a gardening educator and resource to kids and adults alike.
Getting excited about agriculture in protected structures is the topic of discussion for Greg and his guest Andrew Mefferd today. With a journey that took him across the United States, Andrew learned a lot about different types and sizes of farms. He explains how he used that experience to improve his skills why he hopes others can learn from it as well.
Longtime farmer Josh talks with Greg to explain his concept of making small farms the most productive and his background really helps give him an edge for understanding and explaining this to our listeners. It is clear he is driven to help others understand what he learned about making small farms work.
Greg is impressed when he gets a chance to talk with Grace who tells about being part of the early organic food movement and her part in writing the first standards for organic food regulation. Her story is important for anyone who is interested in being active in writing food policy for our legislators.