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49. Liz Kim | Genesis Clock Farm | California Organic Gardening and Aquaponics

Jason, Liz and Isabelle run Genesis Clock Farm a little startup farm that focuses on sustainable living, education and urban farming with aquaponics! Aquaponics is a recirculating water system wherein the water you put into your fish tank flows through to your vegetable beds over and over.  You end up using 98% less water, grow crops considerably…

Episode 48: Nancy Oliver | Little Homestead in Boise blog | Boise, ID

Tell us a little about yourself. My husband and I live in Boise ID, in a main urban part of town, on a standard lot. There’s just the two of us, we have three kids who are grown and live in the area, 1 cat and 3 chickens. For the last ten years we have…

46. Linda Shanahan | Registered Nurse & Herbalist | Barefoot Botanicals and Barefoot Gardens, PA

Linda Shanahan, Proprietor of Barefoot Gardens a small scale community-centered farm based upon biodynamic and organic farming methods. Linda’s work as a Registered Nurse combined with her training in traditional herbal practice and herb production also led to the start of Barefoot Botanicals which specializes in medicinal and culinary herb production as well as farm based herbal education. Tell…

47 Bonus Episode: Carol Blake | Millions Against Monsanto March | May 23, 2015

Carol Blake is a local activist and environmentalist here to talk to us about the Millions Against Monsanto March. It’s an event that was first held in 2013, worldwide that is being held in over 330 cities this weekend on Saturday May 23, 2015. To protest Monsanto taking over our food supply with Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs.…

45. Joyce Pinson | Friends Drift Inn | Appalachia, Kentucky

Joyce Pinson from Friends Drift Inn Farm shares real life stories about heirloom gardening, cooking, food preservation, successful farmer’s market sales and farm-to-table community agriculture. See Full Show Notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

44: Megan Cain | Creative Vegetable Gardener Website | Madison, WI

Megan Cain From the Creative Vegetable Gardener

Episode 44: Megan Cain | Creative Vegetable Gardener Website | Madison, WI   44. Megan Cain | Creative Vegetable Gardener Website | Madison, WI If you haven’t checked out Megan’ Cain’s Creative Vegetable Gardener website I know after this interview you are going to do it ASAP! This has to be one of the best gardening website’s…

43. Maribou Latour | Visionary Aquaponics | Sante Fe, New Mexico

Maribou Latour is a permaculturist who is also an aquaponics expert and the founder of Visionary Aquaponics Podcast and a founding member of the New Mexico Aquaponics Association. For the last 11 years Maribou has been asking the question: How do we grow food in the desert? That started her on a path into permaculture, organic gardening, agri-forestry, and…

42: JIM SWANSON | Llama adventures at the Fantasy Land Ranch | Bigfork, MT

Jim Swanson shares his journey of raising llamas at the Fantasy Land Ranch in Bigfork, MT and raising vegetables in a Montana rain forest climate. Living near the famous Flathead Cherry Orchards on the East Side of Flathead Lake, Jim turns hard work and initiative into a successful life living in Montana’s beautiful outdoors. Tell…

2015 Gardening Challenge

2015 Gardening Challenge We’re hosting a challenge for you to grow enough vegetables, fruit, or flowers for your household for a whole season. For the first year we are going to say enough for 2-3 months. Estimate how much fruit or vegetables you would eat in that period if you had to buy them at…

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41: Lisa Stewart | Montana Gardener who’s mastered the mountains and the prairie | Eureka, MT

I have a real treat for listeners today as my guest is a dear friend who I have known ever since I very first moved to this area back in 1991 caring for me when I was sick, sharing her food, and teaching me about parenting and surviving in this difficult area. It’s truly an…