Agritrue – an Alternative to USDA Organic
Blake Akers is working on Agritrue to present an alternative to the organic certification, USDA Organic, offered by the federal government. Not long ago, we had Grace Gershuny on our show who played a major part in the creation of the USDA Organic standards we are following today. Continue reading
Episode 79 – Bonding with Your Soil
Building a good relationship with your soil may not be high on your list of New Year’s resolutions.
But it’s key to establishing a healthy, abundant garden, according to Linda Borghi.
In this episode of the podcast, Linda, co-founder of the online educational site, Farm-A-Yard, returns to dig a little deeper into the topic of soil.
Fertilizer from Food Waste
Tinia Pina is making fertilizer from food waste. How cool is that? During our interview, we learn that Tinia was volunteering in an inner city school located in what we call a food desert – an area where access to fresh food is either non-existing or not affordable to the population. Continue reading
How to find a Purpose Driven Business Life
How to find a purpose driven business life is on the mind of many new and seasoned entrepreneurs. Many start out on the long, and sometimes arduous journey of being one’s own boss, with the idea to create a better life. Continue reading
Episode 65 – Alternative Farming Methods
Like a lot of folks, Rob Herring was concerned about the toxic systems that produce our food, though he knew practically nothing about alternative farming methods.
But through a series of events, he become involved with the campaign to label genetically modified foods in California. From there, his journey eventually led him to making a film about solutions.
Episode 64 – Green Living Choices
Like many of you, one of the biggest reasons I had for choosing green living as my path was because it was more in line with my values.
At that time, I looked around for environmentally friendly and ethically produced products but found they were expensive and difficult to find.
I would have loved to have access to “A Greener Daily Life“, a website founded and run by Chet Van Wert, to connect “conscious consumers with sustainable, ethical brands.”
Episode 56 – Bio-Energetic Farming
Evan Folds developed a system called bio-energetic farming after experiencing a shift in perspective.
Linda Borghi wants to turn the tide on the industrial/agricultural system by building a movement around backyard farming.
The problem with the agriculture industry is that we are dependent on it, she says. So, with the help of some friends, Linda is launching an online webinar series that aims to teach people how to “Farm-a-Yard” to meet their own family’s food needs or to generate $75,000 on a half acre of land in a 22 week season.