Gardening Like Nature with Lee Reich

Episode 167: Learn how to garden like nature from writer, horticultural consultant and educator Dr. Lee Reich. We start the episode with an audio tour of Lee’s award winning “farmden,” which is more than a garden and less than a farm. Packed with plants, including…

Why the Ocean Matters

Episode 166: Did you know that oceans make life possible on our planet? Even if we live far from the coast, our lives are influenced by the ocean. Oceans generate oxygen, capture carbon, shape weather, and provide habitat for countless creatures.  To learn more about…

The Regenerative Media Alliance

Episode 165: This special episode introduces the Regenerative Media Alliance, a project I have been working on for quite some time with fellow podcast producers Oliver Goshey and Scott Mann. The Regenerative Media Alliance or RMA is a cooperative group for podcasters and media…

Raptors and Rodenticides- the Unintended Consequences of Rat Poison

Episode 164: Are you a fan of Raptors or birds of prey? Members of this large group of magnificent birds include hawks, eagles, falcons, and owls. For many of us, seeing raptors in cities and in the wilderness is awe-inspiring. To learn more about…

The Wild World of Hops

Episode 37: Welcome to the world of Hops, Humulus lupulus. In this relaxed conversation with organic farmer and Hops grower Acadia Tucker, we discuss this unwieldy and happy to be alive plant. We touch briefly on the history of Hops, which like its illustrious…

The Future is Nuts!

Episode 162: Is the future nuts? According to our guest Michael Judd, it definitely is, but in a good way! In this fun and informative interview, Michael shares his vision of a bountiful and food secure future where nut tree orchards and farms abound. …

Sensational Spilanthes

Episode 36: Have you heard of Spilanthes? In this fun and informative interview with regenerative land designer, educator, facilitator, and Spilanthes fan Javan Bernakevitch, we discuss this  unique plant. An herbal ally with a long history of use for oral health and immune support, Spilanthes is…

Grow Your Own Apothecary Garden

Episode 161: Growing an herbal apothecary garden at home is fun and easy. Learn how to start your own in this informative interview with longtime organic farmer Alena Steen. We begin the episode by talking about the benefits of growing medicinal herbs and then move…

Wheat- An Ancient Grain for Modern Times

Episode 35: Did you know that Einkorn wheat is 27,000 years old? Wheat is one of the world’s oldest grains and like it or love it, it’s been part of human life for thousands of years. Learn about this long revered and recently reviled…

Building a More Resilient World

Episode 160: Lonny Grafman has worked with hundreds of communities around the globe assisting them with projects across a broad spectrum of sustainability. In this inspiring episode Lonny reflects on his decades of work and shares his knowledge and experience about how to how…

Tulsi Basil: An Herbal Ally for Our Times

Episode 34: Tulsi is a beautiful aromatic plant with strong medicinal qualities. In this interview with organic farmer Alena Steen of Night Heron Farm we learn how to propagate, grow, harvest, and utilize this lovely and revered plant. Tulsi is native to India where…

The Wondrous World of Living Color with Sasha Duerr

Episode 159: Step into the vibrant and beautiful world of living color with natural dyer, designer, artist, and educator Sasha Duerr. Sasha takes us on a journey from Soil to Studio. We learn how creating and working with dyes made from plants, seaweed, and other…

How to Create Living Compost

Episode 158: Longtime organic farmer Mark Sturges believes that when we create a better habitat for beneficial insects, we create a better habitat for ourselves. Mark is a master compost maker whose compost is filled with life. When Mark creates compost, he encourages the…

Grow Good Food Without a Yard

   Episode 157: Do you want to grow healthy food? Are you excited to start a garden, but don’t have a yard? In this fun and informative interview with plant lover and regenerative farmer Acadia Tucker, we learn how to start a verdant…

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