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Archive for April 2016

135. Greenbuilt Hemp Homes | Jim Savage | Hudson Valley, NY

hemp homes tiny+ greenbuilt homes

Jim Savage from Greenbuilt Hemp Homes is here to share his dream to change the world by creating a healthier planet for his grandchildren to grow up in. After studying the multiple uses and benefits of the amazing hemp plant for concrete, insulation, food, material and clothing, plastics and paper he took his knowledge of supply. www.OrganicGardenerPodcast.com

132. The Permaculture Student | Matt Powers | Yosemite and Fresno, CA

Permaculture Student Online Course High School

Matt Powers is an experienced teacher, family guy, author, consultant, farmer, seed saver, plant breeder, musician, blogger, & permaculturist and creator of the permaculture student curriculum and online course.

The Permaculture Student Curriculum is focused on starting resilient small businesses and homesteads from scratch. Students of all ages and families learn through weekly collections of videos, worksheets, coloring pages, projects, activities, & critical thinking with teacher’s guides, recipes, plant focus, seed saving, & Q&A. www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

Bonus Earth Week Episode: Green Roofs and Green Jobs Creator | Anastasia Cole Plakias | Author and Millennial Extraordinaire

Green Jobs at the Farm on The Roof Brooklyn Grange NY

A quick shout out to Anastasia Cole Plakais from episode 129 who wrote the book about the Brooklyn Grange rooftop gardens. It’s called The Farm on the Roof: What Brooklyn Grange Taught Us about Entrepreneurship, Community, and Growing a Sustainable Business! great read I think for anyone… You won’t believe what these kids went through to make this dream a reality and to change our world by caring of the environment and their neighborhood. And turning a profit while they were at it! www.organicgardenerpodcast.com

131. Beekeeping Education | Tamarack Apiaries | Lisa Foley | Kalispell, MT

Lisa Foley from Kalispell, MT is here to tell us about her new beekeeping supply and education business. What I love about Tamarack Apiaries is that they are really focused on the environment and helping the people who purchase their hives be successful. They don’t just sell you bees and send you packing they help with everything from setting up the hive … www.organicgardenerpodcast.com