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Archive for December 2015

109.  Jenny Jackson | Jenny Jack Sun Farm | Pine Mountain, Georgia

On the Jenny Jack Sun Farm located one‐hour southwest of Atlanta in beautiful Pine Mountain, Georgia, Jenny and Chris Jackson, along with two apprentices, grow a generous variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers on 5 acres. Recently, heritage hogs have been added to the mix, including a rare breed called Red Wattle. see full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

Bonus Episode 108: Marisa Franz | Cooking Lentils from The Kitchen In Missoula | Missoula, MT

Liz Carlisle explains how eating lentils can help save our planet in her book Lentil Underground. Private Chef Marisa Franz shares her cooking expertise on how to cook lentils today. See Full Show Notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

107. Alice B. Elrod | Short Season Montana Gardener and Rabbit Tractors | Trego, MT

This courageous woman will share her gardening journey from America’s Midwest to a Peace Corps stint in Kenya to Montana’s wild and challenging short season. See Full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

106. Regan Emmons | Terra Birds School Gardens & a Seedling CSA| Flagstaff, AZ

Terra BIRDS educates and empowers youth through gardening to help prepare them as the stewards of a sustainable future for humanity. Regan Emmons is here to share her story of teaching elementary and high school students how to garden as well as about her seedling CSA model! See full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

105. Anna Peach | Squash and Awe | Kamuela, Hawaii

Anna Peach squash Market

Anna Peach writes the SquashAndAwe Blog about her gardening adventures around the world as well as how her Irish Wisconsin roots led her to Hawaii’s challenging growing environment. Learn more and see full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

104. Jacob Cowgill | Prairie Heritage Farm | Power, MT

Jacob Cowgirl is a member of AERO (Alternative Energy Resource Organization as well as one of the fenegade farmers Liz Carlisle wrote about in the Lentil Underground from episode 103. He runs Prairie Heritage Farm with his wife Courtney, where they grow fresh vegetables, heritage turkeys, ancient and heritage grains (Prairie Farro being our favorite), lamb and kiddos. They sell most of what they grow through Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, farm shares in the Great Falls area just outside Power, MT. See full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

103. Lentil Underground | Liz Carlisle | Berkley, CA

Lentil Underground Book

Liz Carlisle is the author of the Lentil Underground which tells the story of a group of farmers in Montana who broke free of the industrial farming system by growing organic lentils. See full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

102. Richard Wiswall | Organic Farmer’s Business Handbook | Cate Farm | Plainfield, VT

He’s manger of the Cate Farm a family owned and operated organic farm in Central Vermont that includes 22 acres and seven 100-foot long greenhouses of organic vegetables, medicinal herbs, and flowers. www.organicgardenerpodcast.com