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Archive for September 2015

81. Tess Burzynski Part 2 | Joining The Peace Corps | Detroit, Michigan

Tesses and my converstation about the peace corps is continued in Part 2: I do know that UMT has a large percentage of alumni that do go back and join the peace corps in later life! (We’re listed #6 for medium colleges in 2015 with 27 alumni volunteering) But I think it’s probably easier to do when your…

81. Tess Burzynski | Growing Organic Mushrooms | Detroit, Michigan

Jamie Todek from episode 72 introduced me to Tess Burzynski who is going to talk to us about growing organic mushrooms! Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Tess Burzynski. Im 24 years old, I attend Wayne State University in Downtown Detroit. I will be graduating with a science degree in Environmental Science. I’m definitely a fungi enthusiast. There’s a lot…

80: Lisa Ziegler Returns | Flower Farmer and Author of Cool Flowers | Newport News, VA

Cool Flowers Author

Lisa Mason Ziegler who wrote the book Cool Flowers: How to Grow and Enjoy Long-Blooming Hardy Annual Flowers Using Cool Weather Techniques is back with us today, she was my guest number 2 back in February when I very first started recording and I was probably so nervous I think I spent the whole time looking at Garage Band saying…

79: Leslie Reichert | Green Cleaning Coach | Massachusetts

Leslie Reichert, “The Cleaning Coach”, is a nationally-recognized green homekeeping expert dedicated to educating people on keeping their homes, schools and work areas “green”. From obvious dangers like toxic chemicals under the sink to hidden hazards that can be found in the office, Leslie helps teach simple steps to keeping families and pets safe from…

78: Frugal Green Girl | Mom, Educator and YouTube Gardening Pro | Northern Colorado

Jamie Todek who was on episode 72 recommended as her resource the Frugal Green Girl on YouTube and so I immediately reached out and today we are here with none other then YouTube Gardening and Natural Lifestyle Expert the Frugal Green Girl! With over 7,900 subscribers & 940,366 views she’s a true internet sensation! I asked her in the pre-interview if she was a science major…

77. Organic Kamut® Wheat | Bob Quinn | Quinn Organic Farm | Big Sandy, MT

Bob Quinn Kamut Wheat

Last week I interviewed Jennifer Hill-Hart from AERO (Alternative Energy Resource Organization)  and when I mentioned my husband and my’s interest in biodiesel she recommended I get in touch with Bob Quinn. So I reached out to Bob and today he is here to share his story about his organic farm in Big Sandy! The Research Center strives to…

Announcing the winner of Megan Cain’s Super Easy Food Preserving Book!

Hi Listeners! I am very excited to announce the winner of Megan Cain’s Super Easy Food Preserving Book! Thank you everyone who entered the contest and I hope lots of listeners signed up on Megan’s Creative Vegetable Gardener Site for her 7 day challenge where over 200 gardeners signed up to take action to make the food from…