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Archive for January 2016

Episode 115: Megan Cain |10 Step Guide to Smart Spring Planning | Madison, Wisconsin

Megan Cain From the Creative Vegetable Gardener

Megan Cain from the Creative Vegetable Gardener shares tips for planning your garden for people who want to grow and eat the best food of its life in 2016! Full show notes are available at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

114: Jesse Frost | RoughDraft Farmstead |Bowling Green, KY

Jesse and Hannah Frost run the Rough Draft Farmstead an off-grid, bio-intensive farm striving to be as sustainable as possible in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Full show notes avaialabe at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

Valley-Wide Seed Swap and Growers Resource/Skill-Sharing Event

An annual valley-wide seed swap and growers resource/skill-sharing event, supporting both new and experienced gardeners, and new and experienced seed savers. Support building community resiliency around food. Learn more at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

112. Rebecca Mitchell | Green Mountain Farm-To-School | NE Kingdom, Vermont

Today we’re going to learn about 2 of my passions teaching children and gardening and how to promote healthy eating and gardening in our schools. My guest, Rebecca Mitchell is from the Green Mountain Farm-to-School (GMFTS) who’s mission is to restore and strengthen local food systems in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont by promoting positive economic and educational relationships among schools, farms, and communities. They create healthy communities by working across the food system with capacity building, resource development, and technical assistance through GMFTS’ school gardens, Farm-to-School Program, food hub, food truck, and statewide marketing campaign. See full show notes at www.orgaincgardenerpodcast.com

113. Chris Blanchard | Purple Pitchfork Farm Consulting | Madison, Wi

Purple Pitchfork

Chris Blanchard provides consulting and education for farming, food, and business through Purple Pitchfork and his Farmer-to-Farmer podcast. See full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

111. Elizabeth Weller | Amazing Heart Farm – Certified Naturally Grown Program| Orrtanna, PA

Elizabeth Weller Amazing Heart Farm Naturally Grown Certification

Elizabeth Weller is here to share her amazing and bountiful journey from a religion and philoophy major who danced between the two worlds of farming and social work finding a balance where she can help people nourish their bodies and heal their spirits. A new mom of a beautiful little girl this year she is helping at the student Painted Turtle farm at Gettysburg college or helping with the CSA at her own Amazing Heart Farm where they work on building community through healing work, healthy eating and sustainable agriculture. She is also an active board member of the Certified Naturally Grown Program. Full show notes at www.organicgardenerpodcast.com