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…

541: Trevor Williams on Farming Podcasts.

541: Trevor Williams on Farming Podcasts.

Bridging the gap between farmers and consumers. – In This Podcast: Want more info on what it takes to be a farmer? Trevor Williams of the Farm Traveler Podcast interviews farmers about their day to day life and processes. Listen in to learn about becoming educated on where your food comes from…

514: Brad Lancaster about Harvesting the Rain.

540: Brad Lancaster on Planting the Rain.

Teaching about the personal and community benefits of harvesting rainwater. – In This Podcast: Returning guest, Brad Lancaster, recently taught us about Harvesting the Rain and is back to teach about Planting the Rain. If you’ve ever considered capturing rainwater directly in your landscape…

539: Bryan Kappa on ChipDrop.

539: Bryan Kappa on ChipDrop.

Bringing green waste to your driveway. – In This Podcast: Organic matter builds soil, and Bryan Kappa has a free service that allows nationwide users to quickly build the quality of their soil. Learn about ChipDrop, the program that connects gardeners with tree companies and benefits everyone…

538: Erin Douglas on Sustainable Farming in Ghana.

538: Erin Douglas on Sustainable Farming in Ghana.

Supporting a teaching farm in Africa. – In This Podcast: Some people know their mission from a young age. Others, like Erin Douglas, find their direction as they go. With a desire to travel as her guide, Erin left her corporate job and traveled through Africa. An epic moment in Ghana inspired this novice…

537: Robert Pavlis on Garden Soil Myths.

537: Robert Pavlis on Garden Soil Myths

Clearing up illusions about the substances we use to grow our food. – In This Podcast: We’ve all bought plant-specific fertilizer or used leaves to diagnose what additives we need for our plants. But according to Robert Pavlis, building great soil needs a different approach. After all, how can you know…