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
Laughter Yoga with Linda Leclerc
Linda spreads Laughter Yoga wherever she goes. A few years back, she was in San Diego for a training and we met up for lunch and to pick up a couple of items at the mall. By the time we said goodbye, Linda had brought smiles to the faces of at least a dozen people – overworked waiters, bored shopkeepers and fellow shoppers alike.
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Being a Father Brings Change
Being a Father, growing into that role, does not happen overnight. Sure, the physical part, the birth of a child, usually happens relatively fast (and often during the night), but being a father is an ever evolving undertaking. Continue reading
What is a fruit tree sucker and why does it need to be pruned.
The Suburban Micro-Farm
The Suburban Micro-Farm is Amy Stross’ new book chronicling her experiences on her 10th of an acre homestead.
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
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
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
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