Down on the Farm with Justin Huhn

Mano Farm is quiet, lush, and beautiful.  It’s also home to All Good Things Organic Seeds,  the only organic seed company in Southern California.  Last month, I met with the farm’s co-founder Justin Huhn to talk about seeds, seed saving, organic farming and plants…

All Good Things Organic Seeds- A Conversation With Organic Farmer Justin Huhn

Episode 91: Justin Huhn is an organic farmer and an impassioned seed grower and plant lover. Certified in Permaculture Design, Justin cares deeply about organic farming, sustainability and subsistence. Co-creator of Mano Farm and All Good Things Organic Seeds Justin provides organic food and seeds locally…

What Can Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Learn From a Worm?

After reading the small (and beautiful) book, Slow Money by Woody Tasch, I believe that Goldman Sachs CEO Blankfein and other heavyweights in the “Too Big to Fail” financial sector might be well-advised to carefully observe, take note of, and even hang out with some earthworms.

Worm Power! Vermicomposting and Interview With a Worm

Episode 43: Are you interested in composting your kitchen scraps and turning them into a valuable soil amendment? Learn how to do Vermicomposting (worm composting) in this episode with vermicomposting expert Kali Cowgirl. Kali tells us how to compost food scraps using red wiggler…

The Center for Urban Agriculture

Episode 40: Located on one of the oldest organic farms in California, The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens, is an internationally respected model for urban food production, agricultural preservation, and community supported agriculture. Education Director, Tiffany Cooper Carpenter, speaks with Jill Cloutier about…

Slow Money & Nurture Capitalism

Episode 32: Woody Tasch, author of the book Slow Money speaks to Jill Cloutier (Sustainable World Radio) and Wes Roe (Santa Barbara Permaculture Network) about nurture capitalism, the soil of the economy, and ideas for creating a financial system that serves people, place, and nature as much…

Keyline Design with Darren Doherty

Episode 19: Permaculture designer and teacher Darren  Doherty introduces Keyline Design and outlines the many ways that it can serve as a solution to climate change. Darren explains how water cycles through the landscape in a sequence of natural patterns. Keyline Design is a design system…

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