Climate Change Gardening w/ Kim Stoddart

Climate Change Gardening w/ Kim Stoddart

Gardening in a changing climate can be challenging. Learn how to adapt and overcome these challenges with author and garden educator Kim Stoddart. Kim talks about her new book The Climate Change Resilient Vegetables Garden and we cover important topics like building soil, resilient garden design, working with perennial plants and seed saving. Kim even shares some of her favorite variety recommendations for your gardens!

Bird Friendly Gardening w/ Jen McGuinness

Bird Friendly Gardening w/ Jen McGuinness

Garden for the birds! Important members of the food chain, birds offer natural pest control, are fun to observe, and they need our help! Learn how to create a beautiful, bird friendly garden with author Jen McGuiness.

Ask a Garden Expert w/ Susan Mulvihill

Ask a Garden Expert w/ Susan Mulvihill

Squirrels and rabbits in your garden? Too much clay in your soil? Curious what fruits and veggies will thrive in the shade? Garden expert Susan Mulvihill answers these questions and more!

Foraging Wild Edibles w/ George Barnett

Foraging Wild Edibles w/ George Barnett

Morel mushrooms, wild onions, and tender spring greens await the hungry forager! Join us as we talk with George Barnett, founder of The Hungry Forager and author of the new book, “Foraging Kentucky”.

Garden for Wildlife w/ Shubber Ali

Garden for Wildlife w/ Shubber Ali

Discover the magic of native plants and bring your garden to life! Get your garden party started with Shubber Ali, founder of Garden for Wildlife! We’re talking with Shubber about growing native plants, how native plants support our ecosystem and what you can do to create a little wildlife sanctuary in your own backyard!

Staple Crops & Local Food Systems w/ Michelle Ajamian, Shagbark Mill

Staple Crops & Local Food Systems w/ Michelle Ajamian, Shagbark Mill

What are staple crops and what role do they plan in sustainable, regional food systems? We’re talking with Michelle Ajamian, founder of Shagbark Mill, about localized food systems, growing and processing staple crops like corn and beans and we’re going to explore how growers, producers and consumers come together to decide what kind of food system we want for ourselves and our communities.

GMO Tomatoes, Oh My! plus Ask an Herbalist w/ Kristine Brown

GMO Tomatoes, Oh My! plus Ask an Herbalist w/ Kristine Brown

Are you ready for the new GMO Purple Tomato?!? What impact will this new variety have on our health, our gardens, or our tomato seed saving? Bevin unpacks this latest development in the gardening world, then sits down for a relaxing chat with herbalist, author, and educator Kristine Brown.

Let’s Chat w/ Felicia Ruiz, Kitchen Curandera

Let’s Chat w/ Felicia Ruiz, Kitchen Curandera

What does it mean to be a kitchen curandera? What’s the difference between Indigenous food and local food? We’ll learn all this and much more when we sit down to chat with traditional healer and award-winning author Felicia Ruiz.

Five Questions w/ Tina Sams, The Essential Herbal

Five Questions w/ Tina Sams, The Essential Herbal

From selling herbs at the renaissance fair to editing one of the most influential herbal magazines of the decade, Tina Sams has done it all! She’s joining us on the podcast for a special herbal edition of 5 Questions.

Let’s Chat w/ Jere Gettle, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

Let’s Chat w/ Jere Gettle, Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

We’re kicking off the year with a seedy conversation with Jere Gettle, owner of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds, America’s largest heirloom seed supplier! Season 2 with a launch of our new Herb Co-op, an exclusive offering for members of our Patreon community!

A Year of Seeds and Weeds

A Year of Seeds and Weeds

It’s been an amazing year exploring seeds and weeds with all of you! In this episode we relive the highs and lows of our year together, dig into exciting statistics, and sneak a peek at what’s to come in 2024!

Let’s Chat w/ jim mcdonald, HerbCraft

Let’s Chat w/ jim mcdonald, HerbCraft

During this action-packed interview, jim mcdonald gives a us a mini-tour of his herb cabinet, shares his go-to winter tea recipe, talks about his Lindera herb workshops, and even tells us about his very first herb experience!

USDA Map Heats Up! + Five Questions w/ Peggy Riccio

USDA Map Heats Up! + Five Questions w/ Peggy Riccio

One of the biggest things happening in the (gardening) world right now is the new USDA Hardiness Zones Map!  Plus horticulturist and garden educator Peggy Riccio is joining us on the podcast to talk about her information-packed garden website resource, pegplant.com!

Let’s Chat w/ Sarah Hall, Planting by the Signs

Let’s Chat w/ Sarah Hall, Planting by the Signs

Can the moon help your beans grow? Learn about this traditional practice of working with the moon phases and astrological signs to guide your planting schedule. Author and professor of agriculture Sarah Hall is joining us today!

Gardening Can Be Murder w/ Marta McDowell

Gardening Can Be Murder w/ Marta McDowell

Join us for an extra special, spooky episode of Seeds & Weeds. Bevin explores the spirit of the season, and talks about death, rebirth and the timeless power of seeds. Author and horticulturalist Marta McDowell is joining us to talk about her new book, Gardening Can Be Murder.

Grow Fruit Trees Fast w/ Susan Poizner

Grow Fruit Trees Fast w/ Susan Poizner

Want to grow sweet, tasty fruit in your own backyard? In today’s episode, author and fruit tree expert Susan Poizner is joining us on the podcast to share some fruit tree knowledge and talk about her latest book Grow Fruit Trees Fast.

What We Sow w/ Jennifer Jewell, Cultivating Place

What We Sow w/ Jennifer Jewell, Cultivating Place

What do seeds mean to you? In today’s episode we’re talking with Jennifer Jewell, host of the Cultivating Place podcast and author of the new book, What We Sow: On the Personal, Ecological and Cultural Significance of Seeds.

Five Questions w/ Leah Webb, Seven Step Homestead

Five Questions w/ Leah Webb, Seven Step Homestead

Gardening for health, happiness and delicious produce! Author and educator Leah Webb joins us on the podcast to talk about whole foods cooking, why she gardens and so much more when she answers 5 Questions.

Let’s Chat w/ Erin Hamilton, The Mushroom Conservatory

Let’s Chat w/ Erin Hamilton, The Mushroom Conservatory

Join us on a mushroom adventure! Today we’re sitting down with Erin Hamilton, founder of The Mushroom Conservatory to learn how plants and mushroom are so radically different from one another, why we need to more mushrooms in our lives and then we’re going to find out how to get one of her special kits to grow our own mushrooms right at home!

Five Questions w/ Christy Wilhelmi, Gardenerd

Five Questions w/ Christy Wilhelmi, Gardenerd

Nerd alert! Gardenerd founder Christy Wilhelmi joins us on the show to talk about small-space fruit orchards, Russian tomatoes, reclaiming food waste and all sorts of groovy stuff!

Let’s Chat w/ Del Barber

Let’s Chat w/ Del Barber

We’re sitting down to chat with Canadian farmer and singer-songwriter Del Barber. Del’s music has been nominated for countless awards and has received critical acclaim from Rolling Stone Magazine.

5 Questions w/ Zach Loeks plus Tomato Extravaganza

5 Questions w/ Zach Loeks plus Tomato Extravaganza

We’re hanging out with farmer and author Zach Loeks to talk about his work at Ecosystem Solution Institute and learn more about micro-landscaping. Right now I am obsessed with America’s favorite fruit, so let’s celebrate with a Tomato Extravaganza!

Let’s Chat w/ Erica & Mike, Nature & Nurture Seeds

Let’s Chat w/ Erica & Mike, Nature & Nurture Seeds

Lets Chat w/ Erica Kempter and Mike Levine, co-owners of Nature & Nurture Seeds, a Michigan based seed company! We talk about why planting regional seed matters and some of their favorite varieties from this year’s catalog, then we play the Garden Dating Game! Let’s see how well Erica and Mike know each other… in the garden.

Ask an Herbalist w/ Demetria Clark

Ask an Herbalist w/ Demetria Clark

We’re back with another round of Ask an Herbalist and this time we’re sitting down with herbalist and educator Demetria Clark.

Five Questions w/ Sonya Harris

Five Questions w/ Sonya Harris

Community gardener Sonya Harris tells us how we can get our hands on her special seeds and Bevin shares his Top 5 Peppers!

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