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Archive for April 2015

40: Kathi O’Leary | Over 35 years gardening experience, Farmers Markets, Garlic and more | NW Idaho & MT

Kathi O'Leary Garlic Field

Kathi O’Leary shares her passion for gardening, her amazing knowledge gained over 35 years, and valuable tips to make your gardening journey successful! She’s grown garlic for private clients, sold starts at the farmer’s markets, and grafted fruit trees for her own orchard. Living in the Rocky Mountains, Kathi shares her experiences of living off…

39. Angi Schneider | the Schneider Peeps | Homesteaders in South Texas

Angi and her husband Carl raise 6 children and they call their family and website the Schneider Peeps. If you check out their website you will find it full of resources for gardening filled with beautiful pictures, DIY and craft projects, raising chickens, bees, homeschooling and living a simple life. I am very pleased to…

Episode 38: Honey from Urban Homestead Honey | Shares her Urban Gardening Journey | SW USA

Honey lives in the southwest. Has a website with over 2000 videos where readers can learn about homesteading. Tell us a little about yourself. Passion for urban homestead for over 10 years. Side yard is like a double plot, yard is as big as the house which was originally designed to be sold as a…

BONUS EARTH DAY EPISODE!!! 37. Heather Wood | Urban Evergreen Bee Sanctuary | Community Compost Collection | Olympia Washington

Meet the amazing Heather Wood saving the world one compost pile and bee hive at a time as she shares her journey to connect communities and show what living locally looks like. You’ll be truly touched by this mothers passion and commitment to the environment and world she lives in as she peddles compost from…

36. Organic Gourmet | Leslie Cerier | Gourmet Chef, Author, Recipe Developer, Wellness Coach and Educator

  Leslie Cerier, “The Organic Gourmet” is an internationally recognized vegetarian chef, educator, wellness coach, cookbook author, recipe developer, consultant, photographerand farm to table caterer. She specializes in local, seasonal, organic, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free cooking. Leslie is passionate about helping people expand their palettes and leads cooking workshops and chef trainings all over the world. Tell us a little about yourself. Internationally recognized as a vegetarian chef, an…

35: Véronique Raskin | from the Organic Wine Company | Speaks About Organic Viticulture

35: Véronique Raskin | from the Organic Wine Company | Speaks About Organic Viticulture   Bonus Episode for Earth Week! Véronique Raskin is the founder of the Organic Wine Company.  Born in the South of France, Véronique has been a pioneer in the organic movement providing organic wines since 1980. I think listeners will enjoy how Véronique…

34: Mike Lewis | Growing Warriors and the Kentucky Hemp Project | Rockcastle County, Kentucky

http://traffic.libsyn.com/organicgardenerpodcast/34.MikeLewis.GrowingWarriorsE.mp3 The Growing Warriors Project The Growing Warriors Project is a program to train, assist, and equip veteran families with the skills, tools, and supplies needed to grow high quality naturally grown produce for their families, their communities, and their country. Tell us a little about yourself. Grew up in Maine, Avon Valley on a sustenance…

33: Robin Kelson | the Good Seed Company | Whitefish, MT

Tell us a little about yourself. Good Seed Company sells organic and ecologically farmed seed that’s all locally adapted, biodiverse, non-gmo, open-pollinated, and heirloom. Their goal is to support communities in reestablishing their own practice of selecting, saving and sharing seeds, in order to support communities in rebuilding their own local supply of biodiverse seeds for…

31: Andrea Hughes | Registered Nurse, Peace Corps Volunteer & Master Gardener | Michigan Lake Blogger

Tell us a little about yourself. Grew up in Michigan, works as a registered nurse, gardening is a hobby. Was in the Peace Corps, in Malawi, Africa and learned a little bit about permaculture worked with Stacia Nordin. Is currently taking the master gardener class through Michigan State University. Tell me about your first gardening experience? Mother…

29. Peter Jordan | Seed Haven | Ontario, Canada

Tell us a little about yourself. Peter is a retired chemical engineer from the hi-tech software sector. He’s been gardening for about 30 years, until about 3 years ago had only perennials in gardens. He has 10 different gardens now spread out across several acres. Peter developed a custom software irrigation  system to manage the diverse eco-climates that…