Steven’s Journey to Backyard Farming
Steven Cornett has the farming bug!! Or rather, the backyard farming bug. Maybe someday, he wants to farm a bigger piece of land in the country. But right now, the farming in the city is fulfilling his dreams.
He happily works many hours to get his backyard farm off the ground.
Until not too long ago, he also worked a regular job – a job he actually liked.
Marissa Vicario is a certified integrative nutrition coach who is helping people to embrace holistic health.
She is the author of the best-selling, award-winning book, Your Holistically Hot Transformation: Embrace a Healthy Lifestyle Free of Dieting, Confusion and Self-Judgment – about her own journey to wellness and the unique philosophy she uses in her coaching practice to teach women how to trust themselves to make slimming, nutritious and energizing choices without resorting to fad diets.
In this interview she shares some valuable tips to help us all create healthier habits.
Steps for Organizing a Food Swap Check for Existing Food Swaps First, check if there are backyard food exchanges already happening in your area. Places to check are
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
Greg Peterson’s Motto
Greg Peterson’s motto is: “I am the person on the planet responsible for transforming the food system.” A tall order indeed. Greg took on this mission after he attended a series of seminars for self development. Continue reading
Episode 62 – Carrying Food Sustainably
Sustainable options for carrying food are not easy to find.
Okay, if you just want to take a sandwich with you somewhere, you can wrap it in wax paper. But how practical is this?
And what if you are gluten-free and generally don’t eat sandwiches? Truly air-tight options that don’t leak when you carry them in your back pack are also not easy to find.
Edible native plants are often written off as weeds by most people.
But as Peggy Otterstrom has learned, these plants are often undiscovered treasures filled with nutrition, medicine and effortless natural beauty.
A guest blog by Centehua Sage Women’s Permaculture Convergence A gathering of women with the intention to learn and inspire a Permaculture based life began a few years back through Marianne West. Why women? It…