Episode 82

The Suburban Micro-Farm

The Suburban Micro-Farm is Amy Stross’ new book chronicling her experiences on her 10th of an acre homestead.Suburban Farming

When Amy moved to a house with a typical suburban sized yard, she didn’t have any background in gardening, let alone suburban farming. She joined a CSA because she wanted local and fresh food. That particular CSA encouraged their members to help on the farm. This got her hands in the dirt and was her first introduction to growing food. It didn’t take long for her to realize that she really liked raising her own vegetables. Continue reading

Episode 80 A Jenise & Marianne Show

Weather Is On Our Minds

Weather is on our mind. Marianne has water from all over the neighborhood flowing theoretical in a culvert through her yard. In reality, the whole yard is flooded. Continue reading

Episode 78

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

Episode 77

Grace Gershuny is The Organic Revolutionary

Grace Gershuny is the Organic Revolutionary. She is the author of the book by that very name – a memoir of her life long effort to support healthy soil for our planet and healthy food for all who live on it. Continue reading

Episode 75

Diana Leafe Christian

Diana Leafe Christian is presenting Socriocacy as a Self Governance tool at an event held in San Diego on February 3 and 4th. She will also present a slideshow about Eco villages. Find out more about this event and get your tickets here.

Diana is the author of Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities, about forming successful communities and ecovillages  and Finding Community: How to Join an Ecovillage or Intentional Community (affiliate links to Amazon. If you buy this way, you are supporting our show. Thank you.)

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Episode 72

Jenise and Marianne wish you a very Healthy and Happy New Year 2017

First and foremost, Happy New Year 2017! Just as important is a heart felt thank you to all of our listeners for being part of our podcast family. We truly appreciate every single one of you. Needless to say, we know that you have tons of choices to be entertained by. We truly are honored that you are choosing to spend some of your time with our voices in your ears. Thank you! Continue reading

Episode 71 Health, Chicken, Meditation, and Podcasts We Like.

On Being Sick and Home Remedies.

We, Jenise and Marianne, both were sick and it took us a long time to find a date to record this December 2016 update. When we had the time, one, or both of us, didn’t have a voice. Oh well, it is the time of the year when so many people are sneezing, coughing and talking funny.  Both of us don’t like to take medication much and opted out of the pills and potions widely advertised during the winter month. Instead, we turned to a variety of home remedies with pretty good results.  Continue reading

Episode 69 Interview with Amelia Roache

Amelia Roache has made Ocean Beach, San Diego her home for most of 18 years.Bicycle on the beach
Amelia RoacheShe started on a decided path of healing over 20 years ago learning the modalities of Healing Touch and Esoteric Healing. Then came T’ai Chi Chih and her accreditation as an instructor. Nonviolent Communication (Marshall B. Rosenberg) followed and became her primary focus of exploration and teaching. Soon after, she came upon Permaculture Design as happen-stance by glancing through a magazine and has been devoted to the practice ever since. Three times certified and recently teacher certified, she brings Permaculture Design “camps” to youth and families and, as a consultant and designer. She continues on the path of healer and embraces “adventurer shaman” ways in combination with soul communication services. She is excited to approach corporate environments and provide many services, including her unique tool for transformation she calls, “Ambient Movement”. To find out more about Amelia, visit her Website SD Restorative Practices

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Episode 66- An Interview with Permaculture Teacher Rosemary Morrow

Rosemary Teaches Permaculture in War-torn Afghanistan

Not long ago, Rosemary traveled to Kabul in war-torn Afghanistan at a time when most people wanted to flee that area – especially Westerners. Why would a person do such a thing? Well, Rosemary Morrow has dedicated her life to getting information to people who are very poor or can’t get the information otherwise. By information she means Permaculture knowledge – the tools to dramatically improve the lives of her students no matter where they are. This could mean being a prisoner, a refugee living in a camp or someone trying to stay alive in an area deeply effected by a natural disaster. Dealing with the aftermath of wars has been part of her work, also to help refugees and even people in the middle of a war zone. Continue reading