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Archive for January 2016

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

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