600: Saving Seeds of Grasses and Grains. A chat with an expert on Seeds. In This Podcast: At least ten times a year we have a live Seed Saving Class with Bill McDorman. This is the April 2021 class discussing the importance of growing our own grains, ancient grain sources, and so much more on which
Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes. In This Brief Bite: Greg kicks off this episode with answering two questions from our listeners that focus on aspects of looking at pest management from a different angle. Tying into our main focus, Greg shares with us the concept of u
Splitting a Seed Up In a Box with six others and building community resilience. In This Podcast: We hear first-hand experience from one of our avid podcast listeners, Tommie Hockett, on how he hosted a community seed sharing event. Living in rural Texas, Tommie does not have many close neighbors and
Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes. In This Brief Bite: Marlene Simon, host of the Flower Power Garden Hour Podcast, joins us this week as she uncovers the truths and busts the myths about blossom end rot. Marlene explains how many people believe the issue stems from a l
Improving our body’s resilience to environmental and emotional stressors. In This Podcast: This week we delve into the world of saliva research as we speak with Patti Milligan on the importance of healthy saliva production. Patti describes how our saliva production can be impacted by the foods we ea
Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes. In This Brief Bite: Greg invites Brian Wells, host of The Homestead Journey Podcast, to share with us how he defines what it means to be a homesteader. Brian describes homesteading as a lifestyle that has evolved into the modern era wh
594: Designing Your Edible Landscape. A chat with Kristin Parsons. In This Garden Chat: We visit with Kristin Parsons who helps us explore the beneficial concepts of permaculture design and how to integrate functionality into the outdoor living space. We cover the important components of food forest
Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes. In This Brief Bite: Greg invites Crystal Stevens on our show to illustrate the seven dense layers of a food forest and the important role each layer provides to an ecosystem. From the top canopy layer to the microbes under the soil, Cr
592: Saving Seeds of Onions, Umbels, and More. A chat with an expert on Seeds. In This Podcast: At least ten times a year we have a live Seed Saving Class with Bill McDorman. This is the March 2021 class discussing the many varieties of umbels, unique characteristics of onions and garlic, as well as
Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes. In This Brief Bite: Farmer Greg chats with Anthony Dominguez, the co-founder and C.O.O. of HyKreations, a company that produces liquid soil amendments and fertilizers. Anthony informs us on the process of foliar feeding and why trees a
Raising public awareness about gene editing. In This Podcast: After attending a lecture on GMO’s twenty-five years ago, Jeffrey Smith could not help but feel concerned about the future impacts of genetic engineering on ecosystems. Jeffrey speaks on the growing intensity of GMO contamination in all a
Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes. In This Bite: Greg Peterson chats with the Urban Farm General Manager, Janis Norton, as she shares the story behind how she and Greg met, what led Janis to the world of organic gardening, and how she transformed her backyard from a dea
Using tested methods to plan garden planting. In This Podcast: Discovering the science-based facts behind companion planting, Jessica Walliser captivates us with her expert knowledge on the unique benefits that arise when pairing plants together. Jessica explains how companion planting can be used a
Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes. In This Brief Bite: This is the first episode of the Farmer Friday Chats and Greg answers some questions about the importance of microbial life in your soil, foliar feeding and its benefits, and how to ‘establish’ your citrus trees.
Protecting gardens from cold weather and pests and extending growing seasons. In This Podcast: An intriguing conversation on how to garden year-round in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Niki Jabbour illustrates her growing techniques that she claims to be a ‘game-changer’ in her garden. Niki describes the diff
Transforming industrial agriculture. In This Podcast: In This Podcast: Exploring the future of farming, we chat with Eddy Badrina about a new technology that can be a viable solution for creating a regenerative food system. Eddy shares his concerns the impacts traditional farming has on the environm
584: Where, When, & How to Start Saving Seeds. A chat with an expert on Seeds. In This Podcast: At least ten times a year we have a live Seed Saving Class with Bill McDorman. This is the February 2021 class discussing the importance behind creating systems for local seed viability, reclaiming ancien
Breeding vegetables for a unique variety that is well-suited to your climate. In This Podcast: Diving into the topic of breeding for genetic seed diversity, Gregg Muller’s curiosity led him to experiment with crossbreeding unique seed varieties. Gregg illustrates the epic vegetable breeds he has bee
Connecting childhood nutrition to gardening. In This Podcast: A fascinating chat with Patti Milligan lets us explore ways to help children crave healthier foods. Patti discusses how taste, smell, and environment are influential to what drives our diet preferences from a young age. She encourages par
Guest, Rika Joubert, joins Chris in studio again as they chat through all the advantages and good things you can achieve by incorporating plants grown in your own urban garden into your family's diet and some tips on how you can start doing that.
You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farmin
Guest, Rika Joubert, joins Chris in studio as they chat through what Urban Farming is, how you can get started and why this has become such a critical part of a sustainable future.
You can also carry on the discussion on Urban Farming and all things Green on our Facebook Group on the following lin
Rikalize Reinecke goes to school, just like the average kid in their late teens. But unlike them, she has an unusual side business... she runs her own aquaculture and aquaponics business, and her venture is growing by the day. Today she joins Chris in studio to chat through her journey and how Aquap