Quilen Blackwell on Urban Flower Farms

520: Quilen Blackwell on Urban Flower Farms

Encouraging youth to bloom through off-grid farming on vacant lots. – In This Podcast: We usually speak with food farmers, however, Quilen Blackwell is doing something so amazing with flower farming we needed to get him on the show! Learn why he chose to farm flowers over food, got…

519: Melissa Norris on Feeding A Family

519: Melissa Norris on Feeding A Family

Growing enough food to provide for a family of four all year. – In This Podcast: If you had to exist just from the food in your yard, what would you be eating? Melissa Norris would have very few lifestyle changes. She is a professional homesteader who grows and preserves enough fruits, vegetables…

515: Kerry Smith on Harvest for Health.

515: Kerry Smith on Harvest for Health.

Mentoring cancer survivors through backyard vegetable gardens. – In This Podcast: Anyone who gardens knows the benefits, but Kerry Smith is proving it with her Harvest for Health program for cancer survivors. This experiment partners the Alabama Master Gardeners with Auburn University to…

514: Brad Lancaster about Harvesting the Rain.

514: Brad Lancaster about Harvesting the Rain.

Maximizing the benefit of rainwater for both personal and community use. – In This Podcast: Have you ever considered capturing free water for your landscape? Brad Lancaster has pioneered rainwater harvesting in Tucson, AZ and around the world. He teaches how to reinvest rainwater into…

513: April Bradham about Moving Produce through Food Banks.

513: April Bradham about Moving Produce through Food Banks.

Getting fruit and vegetables into and through a network of community support services. – In This Podcast: We know our food system is broken, however, the food bank system is surprisingly effective! April Bradford from the Arizona Food Bank explains how the local, state and national food banks distribute…

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…

Eugene Trufkin, Trufkin Athletics

505: Eugene Trufkin on Changing to Better Diets.

Transitioning from factory-farmed foods to healthy organic. – In This Podcast: Many of us try to eat organic fruits and vegetables and pasture-raised meats as often as possible. However, due to marketing terms, we may not be eating what we think we bought. Eugene Trufkin explains what the gimmicky…

504: John Lagoudakis on Business Side of Urban Farms

Developing lead generation without giving up the farm. – In This Podcast: An online presence is important for any farmer or person in agriculture to share their products and knowledge. This episode’s guest, John Lagoudakis, professionally coaches businesses on reaching…