Farmer Greg under a tree

609: Growing Cover Crops for Multiple Benefits

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes –  Marlene Simon from Flower Power Garden Hour Podcast returns to reveal the many ways that cover crops can be used in the garden to add nitrogen, shade, moisture, and more. Marlene explains the process of…

575: Josh Krenz on Farming Sensors and Data

Examining the science of farming Imagine if farmers could predict annual weather patterns to determine water use, soil moisture, and avoid crop failures, yet this seems far from possible. However, Josh Krenz works with a company that creates devices to collect farming data and essentially facilitates farmers’ ability to…

551: Chloe Lieberman on Growing Calorie Crops

Farming corn and other small-scale staple crops. When one thinks of staple crops, what usually comes to mind is corn, wheat, and soybeans, yet Chloe Lieberman has worked with community farms around the world and discovered that there is an abundance of underutilized, calorie-dense types of crops. Listen in to learn about the value of…

Bill McDorman and Greg Peterson

Bonus Episode 29: Seed Saving Class July 2019

A chat with a seed expert. — In This BONUS Podcast: We join a replay of the July 2019 live Seed Saving Class conversation with Bill McDorman and Greg Peterson where they cover extreme seed saving, how out-of-normal temps affect plant pollination, adapting for temperature changes, and more…

Bill McDorman and Greg Peterson

Bonus Episode 28: Seed Saving Class May 2019

A chat with a seed expert. — In This BONUS Podcast: Once again we join a conversation with Bill McDorman and Greg Peterson to learn about growing from seed, growing for seed, and why our seeds are so important in these changing times. This is the replay of the May 2019 Seed Saving Class…