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…

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

518: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 3

Balancing the larger world context with local, practical, and creative solutions. – In This Podcast: In the final part of our interview with David Holmgren, the co-founder of permaculture, talks soil, owning your mistakes, and balancing food production in limited spaces. He also shares what it’s like to…

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

517: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 2

Balancing the larger world context with local, practical, and creative solutions. – In This Podcast: In part 2 of 3 we hear from David Holmgren, the co-founder of permaculture, about his definition of permaculture, soil conservation and regenerative practices, creating civilization systems that…

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

516: David Holmgren on Downshifting to a Resilient Future. Part 1

Balancing the larger world context with local, practical, and creative solutions. – In This Podcast: In part 1 of 3 we hear from David Holmgren, the co-founder of permaculture, about the birth of permaculture. Learn about what inspired the concept of permaculture, permanent agriculture, working with…

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…

481 - Fidel, Rivka, on Biochar

481: Rivka Fidel on Biochar and Carbon Farming

Building soil quality through carbon management. – In This Podcast: Biochar can improve your soil and help the environment at the same time! We visited with Dr Rivka Fidel from the University of Arizona to learn all about biochar and carbon farming. Listen in for how you can make it, use it, and…

478: Matt Lebon on Foodscaping

Transforming ordinary spaces into beautiful, food-producing landscapes — In This Podcast: Entering college without much direction, a life-changing experience in Paraguay helped Matt Lebon find his place in the global food system. Now, he runs a custom foodscaping company making spaces beautiful and edible. He shares about hands-on education in …

469: Francey Slater on Urban Ag and Food Justice

Creating resilience in an urban community. — In This Podcast: It was after spending some time out of the country that Francey Slater woke to the poor American relationship with food.  This motivated her towards food justice and making a difference in her community.  With a belief that healthy food is a right for everyone, she co-founded…