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The Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterson

Featuring special guests such as Jason Mraz, Kari

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The Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterson
The Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterson

The Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterson

Featuring special guests such as Jason Mraz, Kari

189
Followers
69
Plays
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Welcome to The Urban Farm Podcast, your partner in the Grow Your Own Food revolution! This 3-day per week audio only podcast features special guests like Jason Mraz, Lisa Steele, and Kari Spencer as we discuss the art and value of growing food in urban areas. We'll explore topics such as urban beekeeping and chicken farming, permaculture, successful composting, monetizing your farm, and much more! Each episode will bring you tips and tricks on how to overcome common challenges, opportunities to learn from the experience of people just like you, and plenty of resources to ensure you're informed, equipped, and empowered to participate more mindfully in your local food system... and to have a great time doing it!

Latest Episodes

Kevin Espiritu on his Apocalypse Grow Survival Challenge

We followed up with Kevin Espiritu to hear the results of his Apocalypse Survival Challenge. Could you survive for a whole month only eating what you grow, fish, barter, or forage? Hear how Kevin used his 200 square foot gardening space, community foodscapes, and trade to nourish himself for an entire month. He gets specific on identifying what foods to grow in the 90 days prior to the challenge, how he added protein using fishing and plants, and his surprising takeaways. www.urbanfarm.org/epicchallenge

39 MIN16 hours ago
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Kevin Espiritu on his Apocalypse Grow Survival Challenge

Katie Fiore on Apple Abundance

We are back with returning guest and team member, Katie Fiore to talk about getting creative when your yard gives you an excess of food. While many people fear abundance, she embraces the creativity it allows and shares a different way to look at cooking with apples in both the long and short term. You’ll also learn about the concept of a local "Cool Tool" community shed for lesser-used harvest tools, as well as saving seeds and succession planting for seasonal abundance. www.urbanfarm.org/80pounds

29 MIN4 days ago
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Katie Fiore on Apple Abundance

Matt Lebon on Foodscaping

Entering college without much direction, a life-changing experience in Paraguay helped Matt Lebon find his place in the global food system. Now, he runs a custom foodscaping company making spaces beautiful and edible. He share about hands-on education in permaculture and farm school as well the magical food moments his company helps to create. He gives insight into how gardens and orchards connect people to nature and how schools can use their foodscapes to teach science. www.urbanfarm.org/foodscaping

29 MIN1 weeks ago
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Matt Lebon on Foodscaping

Joe Yonan on Documenting the Culinary Experience

Journalism and food have been major themes all throughout Joe Yonan's life. In this podcast, learn about how he got involved with food at a very young age, his journey to food editor, and what a food editor actually does. Joe also shares about learning to homestead, succession planting, and what he's growing in his garden. He has written two cookbooks and edited another called “America The Great Cookbook,” don't tell anyone else, but we smell a book giveaway cooking! www.urbanfarm.org/joeyonan

35 MIN1 weeks ago
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Joe Yonan on Documenting the Culinary Experience

Kimberly Kling on the Impact of Herbs.

Working in a desk job and knowing that it was not a good fit, it still took Kimberly Kling a little while to build up the courage to do something different. Eventually she found herself on a path to learning about herbalism and has finally found her passion. As a devoted learner, she is learning as much as she can, but still finds time to share with others what she has learned so far. www.urbanfarm.org/joyfulroots

30 MIN2 weeks ago
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Kimberly Kling on the Impact of Herbs.

475: David Barrow on Sustainable Urban Farming in Texas

It was not a direct path to this destiny for David Barrow, but running a sustainable urban farm in Austin Texas has been his biggest success. With many regenerative and sustainable practices in use on the farm it is no wonder the soil is healthy and the crops are productive. Working hand-in-hand with a restaurant onsite allows for the freshest of dishes in a unique way. He shares some key aspects about how sustainable farming is working in East Austin. www.urbanfarm.org/edeneastfarm

32 MIN2 weeks ago
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475: David Barrow on Sustainable Urban Farming in Texas

Amy Lacey on The very versatile cauliflower.

After Amy Lacey’s health took a downturn and she wanted to bring some normalcy back to her family’s routine, she tried a recipe for a vegetable she did not really like. Little did she know how a bland vegetable could make such a difference for so many people. Combine that with her passion for doing good things and paying it forward, and she is truly making a delicious impact in the world. www.urbanfarm.org/califlour

47 MIN3 weeks ago
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Amy Lacey on The very versatile cauliflower.

Kevin Espiritu on Small-space urban gardening techniques

When Kevin Espiritu started gardening he quickly became interested in hydroponics, and as he tried to learn how, he found that most articles and books were focused on only one well-known plant and he wanted to grow food. He started documenting his experiences to help others, and now Kevin has several platforms to share information for new and beginning gardeners. Today he shares several tips about small space gardening, and how there is a way for anyone with a will. www.urbanfarm.org/epicgardening

39 MIN3 weeks ago
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Kevin Espiritu on Small-space urban gardening techniques

Angela Neyland on Permaculture Homesteading in Australia.

We meet Angela Neyland as she tells us why an old TV comedy series influenced her and how she found permaculture. With this foundation, she shares the journey that led her and her husband to start a permaculture based homestead. She describes her property and some of the challenges they have overcome so far as well as her future plans for the property. www.urbanfarm.org/loganberry

39 MINAUG 24
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Angela Neyland on Permaculture Homesteading in Australia.

Seed Saving Class July 2019

In This BONUS Podcast: Once again we join a conversation with Bill McDormanandGreg Petersonto learn about growingfrom seed,growing for seed, and why our seeds are so important in these changing times. This is the replay of the July 2019 Seed Saving ClassIn this class he covers Extreme Seed Saving, and of course a few more things as well. www.urbanfarm.org/bonus29

42 MINAUG 20
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Seed Saving Class July 2019

Latest Episodes

Kevin Espiritu on his Apocalypse Grow Survival Challenge

We followed up with Kevin Espiritu to hear the results of his Apocalypse Survival Challenge. Could you survive for a whole month only eating what you grow, fish, barter, or forage? Hear how Kevin used his 200 square foot gardening space, community foodscapes, and trade to nourish himself for an entire month. He gets specific on identifying what foods to grow in the 90 days prior to the challenge, how he added protein using fishing and plants, and his surprising takeaways. www.urbanfarm.org/epicchallenge

39 MIN16 hours ago
Comments
Kevin Espiritu on his Apocalypse Grow Survival Challenge

Katie Fiore on Apple Abundance

We are back with returning guest and team member, Katie Fiore to talk about getting creative when your yard gives you an excess of food. While many people fear abundance, she embraces the creativity it allows and shares a different way to look at cooking with apples in both the long and short term. You’ll also learn about the concept of a local "Cool Tool" community shed for lesser-used harvest tools, as well as saving seeds and succession planting for seasonal abundance. www.urbanfarm.org/80pounds

29 MIN4 days ago
Comments
Katie Fiore on Apple Abundance

Matt Lebon on Foodscaping

Entering college without much direction, a life-changing experience in Paraguay helped Matt Lebon find his place in the global food system. Now, he runs a custom foodscaping company making spaces beautiful and edible. He share about hands-on education in permaculture and farm school as well the magical food moments his company helps to create. He gives insight into how gardens and orchards connect people to nature and how schools can use their foodscapes to teach science. www.urbanfarm.org/foodscaping

29 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Matt Lebon on Foodscaping

Joe Yonan on Documenting the Culinary Experience

Journalism and food have been major themes all throughout Joe Yonan's life. In this podcast, learn about how he got involved with food at a very young age, his journey to food editor, and what a food editor actually does. Joe also shares about learning to homestead, succession planting, and what he's growing in his garden. He has written two cookbooks and edited another called “America The Great Cookbook,” don't tell anyone else, but we smell a book giveaway cooking! www.urbanfarm.org/joeyonan

35 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Joe Yonan on Documenting the Culinary Experience

Kimberly Kling on the Impact of Herbs.

Working in a desk job and knowing that it was not a good fit, it still took Kimberly Kling a little while to build up the courage to do something different. Eventually she found herself on a path to learning about herbalism and has finally found her passion. As a devoted learner, she is learning as much as she can, but still finds time to share with others what she has learned so far. www.urbanfarm.org/joyfulroots

30 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Kimberly Kling on the Impact of Herbs.

475: David Barrow on Sustainable Urban Farming in Texas

It was not a direct path to this destiny for David Barrow, but running a sustainable urban farm in Austin Texas has been his biggest success. With many regenerative and sustainable practices in use on the farm it is no wonder the soil is healthy and the crops are productive. Working hand-in-hand with a restaurant onsite allows for the freshest of dishes in a unique way. He shares some key aspects about how sustainable farming is working in East Austin. www.urbanfarm.org/edeneastfarm

32 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
475: David Barrow on Sustainable Urban Farming in Texas

Amy Lacey on The very versatile cauliflower.

After Amy Lacey’s health took a downturn and she wanted to bring some normalcy back to her family’s routine, she tried a recipe for a vegetable she did not really like. Little did she know how a bland vegetable could make such a difference for so many people. Combine that with her passion for doing good things and paying it forward, and she is truly making a delicious impact in the world. www.urbanfarm.org/califlour

47 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Amy Lacey on The very versatile cauliflower.

Kevin Espiritu on Small-space urban gardening techniques

When Kevin Espiritu started gardening he quickly became interested in hydroponics, and as he tried to learn how, he found that most articles and books were focused on only one well-known plant and he wanted to grow food. He started documenting his experiences to help others, and now Kevin has several platforms to share information for new and beginning gardeners. Today he shares several tips about small space gardening, and how there is a way for anyone with a will. www.urbanfarm.org/epicgardening

39 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Kevin Espiritu on Small-space urban gardening techniques

Angela Neyland on Permaculture Homesteading in Australia.

We meet Angela Neyland as she tells us why an old TV comedy series influenced her and how she found permaculture. With this foundation, she shares the journey that led her and her husband to start a permaculture based homestead. She describes her property and some of the challenges they have overcome so far as well as her future plans for the property. www.urbanfarm.org/loganberry

39 MINAUG 24
Comments
Angela Neyland on Permaculture Homesteading in Australia.

Seed Saving Class July 2019

In This BONUS Podcast: Once again we join a conversation with Bill McDormanandGreg Petersonto learn about growingfrom seed,growing for seed, and why our seeds are so important in these changing times. This is the replay of the July 2019 Seed Saving ClassIn this class he covers Extreme Seed Saving, and of course a few more things as well. www.urbanfarm.org/bonus29

42 MINAUG 20
Comments
Seed Saving Class July 2019