Bonus Giveaway Update and May Giveaway

Green Jobs at the Farm on The Roof Brooklyn Grange NY

I am excited to announce the winner of April’s Giveaway Anastasia Cole Plakias’


The Farm on the Roof: What Brooklyn Grange Taught Us about Entrepreneurship, Community, and Growing a Sustainable Business!

I wanted to read a few iTunes reviews first:

itunes Review Parenting Abroad

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Giveaway Winner Announcement!

first iTunes giveaway winner Richard Mata

Richard Mata Giveaway Winner Seeds

And the winner is Richard Mata who is also in the Organic Gardener Podcast Facebook Group and so Richard besides the book I’m going add some peppers from Mike’s garden last year I know you’re gonna love!

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So thank you for being so sweet and your kind words!

Now I’m super excited to share this next contest for May! So this girl in my podcasting class actually told me that I should reach out to potential sponsors and people who’s products I love and ask them for samples to give away to my listeners and have a raffle and ask people to submit iTunes reviews. Because iTunes rates the podcasts based on their ratings and reviews and that will help people find the show so more people can learn about the amazing guests and be inspired.

So, I thought I was reaching out to Nutiva because I LOVE their products. I use their hemp seed oil and hemp protein all the time and almost always have them in my fridge. I love hemp seed oil on my salad. I like to cut it with olive oil because it’s so expensive but I really love the nutty flavor. And I’m a salad girl! I eat a salad almost every day when i’m in NY at my moms sometimes 2 times a day!

Nutiva Giveaway Package

Anyway, I ended up contacting the PR firm in NYC who handles Nutiva and Mary’s Gone Crackers and Numi Tea. So I get home from school yesterday and here’s this great big package from her with Nutiva chia seeds and a giant jar of coconut oil and 2 boxes of tea and a bunch of boxes of crackers and ginger snaps!!!

So for the next contest I’m going to put something from that package, a box of crackers and some of the tea! I’m also gonna put some seeds from Mike and I! If you would like to enter this months raffle for the month of May!

Nutiva Chia Seeds Giveaway Prize Nutiva Organic Coconut Shortening Giveaway Prize Mary's Gone Crackers Super Seed Giveaway Prize Numi Organic Tea


All you have to do is go to iTunes and leave a rating and review. So if they google gardening in gardening podcasts, it would help get the organic gardener podcast move up, I think I’m somewhere around the 60s would be dreamy to be in the top ten, but the best way to share this with like minded folks because my guests are just such great stewards of the earth….

If you listen to my podcast or someone elses podcast. I know iTunes doesn’t make it the easiest thing to do… you have to search for it on the podcast app…

I know it’s not the easiest to leave a review on iTunes, I always have to remember, to leave a review you have to go back and search on iTunes in order to leave a review… Here’s a little video on how to leave a review. And to take a screen shot all you do on an iPhone is press the home button and the right sides power button at the same time and it takes a screen shot, I’m totally addicted to that!

Just send an email to me at

being someone who loves biographies and other people’s stories I think this is just a great read. And it’s been so great to connect to listeners in the Organic Gardener Podcast Facebook Community

Hope to see you there with some other amazing guests who have been on Patti Armbrister and Jon Monroe, Linda Kelso and Robin Kelson and others I know I’m forgetting right now?!!

Deadline is May 31, 2016.

Thanks everyone and lets’s get growing!!!

About the author, Jackie Marie

I'm an artist and educator. I live at the "Organic Oasis" with my husband Mike where we practice earth friendly techniques in our garden nestled in the mountains of Montana.

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