552: Seed Saving Class July 2020

A chat with an expert on Seeds. – In This Podcast: This is the July 2020 episode of a live Seed Saving Class discussing the current status of world seeds, utility patents, community based seed systems, and so much more on building diversity and resilience back into the garden.

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…

549: Seed Saving Class June 2020

A chat with an expert on Seeds. This is the June 2020 episode of a live Seed Saving Class discussing difficult seeds to save, avoiding cross pollination, and so much more on creating a self-reinforcing breeding system for seed families.

547: Shari Flam on Raw Cacao from Belize and Ecuador.

547: Shari Flam on Raw Cacao from Belize and Ecuador.

Supporting 4th generation farmers while making healthier chocolates. We’ve all heard some of the benefits of chocolate, but Shari Flam is harnessing the medicinal benefits of cacao beans by using the fermented beans in her tasty treats. Listen in to learn about ethically sourcing cacao and…

546: Neal Bringe on Creating a New Squash.

546: Neal Bringe on Creating a New Squash

Playing with seeds and making history. When you treat your space like a nature sanctuary, sometimes you get botanical surprises! Neil Bringe teaches us about a new variety of Christmas Squash and the conditions he created to cross two varieties of squash to create…

545: Matt Provost on Student Farming.

545: Matt Provost on Student Farming.

Growing food and sharing it with a campus community. College isn’t always the time people choose healthy eating, but Matt Provost, the student farm manager for the University of Wisconsin Madison is bringing free fresh produce to the students on campus. Listen in to learn how…

Audrey Barron

543: Audrey Barron on Food and Herbs for Health.

Learning how to use food and herbs as medicine. From her clean food restaurant to her urban farm, Audrey Barron is helping people feel better. Listen in to learn about her journey as a holistic health chef, her philosophy on eating trends, various diets, and how to…

542: Paul Lightfoot on Local is the New Organic.

542: Paul Lightfoot on Local is the New Organic.

Bringing awareness to the value of local food systems. Picture buying salad greens at the grocery store that were just picked the day before. Paul Lightfoot from BrightFarms is making this happen in the stores around their farm. Passionate about getting fresh food to…