536: Chris McLaughlin on Raising Animals for Fiber.

536: Chris McLaughlin on Raising Animals for Fiber.

Farming for yarn and more. – In This Podcast: Not all farmers produce food. Some farm flowers, plants, or seeds. Others use their animal herd to produce fiber crops for yarn and textiles. Chris McLaughlin is a fiber farmer and educator who shares all about the fascinating world of raising goats, sheep, rabbits, and…

John Moody

535: John Moody on Weed Suppression.

Controlling unwanted volunteers in our farms and gardens. – In This Podcast: Could weeds be friends? In some cases, John Moody thinks they are! John shares some of the knowledge from his book and experience on his homestead to help you determine what are beneficial weeds in the right…

534: Catherine Crowley on Her Favorite Herbs.

534: Catherine Crowley on Her Favorite Herbs.

Growing most anything you want to in a Desert Garden. – In This Podcast: Herbs are a wonderful way to begin gardening and get a lot of bang for your buck! Catherine Crowley, or “The Herb Lady” as many people know her, shares some of her favorite, unique plants to grow and how she…

Lindsay Allen

532: Lindsay Allen on Rooftop Farming

Growing food on top of a hospital. – In This Podcast: Hospital food isn’t always the best cuisine, but Lindsay Allen is working to change that at Boston Medical Center. Listen in to learn how a hospital rooftop farm is improving hospital food to make it more nourishing as well as feeding the community through…

Ray Speakman

527: Ray Speakman about Farming Instead of Retiring.

Starting an urban farm to keep young the later years. – In This Podcast: Have you ever wished for more gardening space? So did Ray Speakman when he took early retirement. But instead of just wishing, he recruited neighbors for their land and made his farming dreams a reality! Listen in to learn how he went…