742: David Sands on Bamboo in Construction

Using to bamboo to help address the climate crisis. David Sands shares his journey from trying to be a better steward for the planet and how that evolved into him starting a business offering bamboo wood for building lumber. We learn why this is such a renewable resource and some of its unique aspects that can help as we seek solutions for the climate crisis.

525: David Chan on Regenerative Agriculture.

525: David Chan on Regenerative Agriculture

Seeking climate change solutions through sustainable farming investments. – In This Podcast: Want a way to combat climate change and make a good financial investment? David Chan explains the social and financial benefits of agricultural real estate investing. The FarmTogether system brings…

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493: Scott Murray on Active Carbon Sequestration

Researching how urban farmers can increase the performance of our landscapes. – In This Podcast: If the term active carbon sequestration has you picturing scientists in hazmat suits, you aren’t alone! Returning guest Scott Murray shares how to harness the power of nature and use home landscaping to…

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…

SOIL RECIPE: Hot Composting for Cool Folks

by Guest blogger: Sarah Botwala-Messina – We think composting is just like cooking a special dish. The tools, ingredients and techniques deserve attention. And it takes time, love and patience. The only difference is that in composting the role of ‘chef’ is played by…

180: Brian Smith on Biochar

Greg talks to Brian Smith, a transplant to Arizona who needed to improve his gardening results and found out about biochar. Brian explains the process that was used over 2000 years ago, to transform burned wood into a long lasting organic super buffet with nutrients galore. He tells how he was so interested in the results that he took his research to the point that he can now make his own biochar in his backyard.