12 episodes

The Growing Futures podcast grew out of our work in developing videos to tell agriculture and plant-based industry’s story. While we were recording the interviews, we realized that a broader audience would enjoy hearing these stories as much as we have.

RINLA RI Nursery and Landscape Association

    • Business
    • 4.5 • 2 Ratings

The Growing Futures podcast grew out of our work in developing videos to tell agriculture and plant-based industry’s story. While we were recording the interviews, we realized that a broader audience would enjoy hearing these stories as much as we have.

    RI Natural History Survey : Interview with Dr. David Gregg

    RI Natural History Survey : Interview with Dr. David Gregg

    In this interview, we're talking to Dr. David Gregg on his farm in South Kingstown. David is the Executive Director of the Rhode Island Natural History Survey. 

    • 44 min
    Arcadia Management Area : Interview with Jeff Arnold

    Arcadia Management Area : Interview with Jeff Arnold

    Today we're talking to Jeff Arnold, who is the District Resource Manager at Arcadia Management Area in Exeter, Rhode Island. Jeff shares with us the joys and challenges of maintaining the only designated wilderness space in RI. Arcadia Management Area also hosts our Growing Futures Career Catalyst Program and is a pivotal partner to help grow RINLA professionals. 

    • 34 min
    Portsmouth Nursery : Interview with Jean & Steven Cotta

    Portsmouth Nursery : Interview with Jean & Steven Cotta

    In this episode, we're chatting with the brother-sister duo, Steve & Jean Cotta, owners of Portsmouth Nursery, a third-generation nursery farm right here in Rhode Island! We'll hear about the colorful history of this farm and the healing nature that stewarding this land has given them.

    • 46 min
    Tomaquag Museum : Interview with Loren Spears

    Tomaquag Museum : Interview with Loren Spears

    Today we're talking to Executive Director, Loren Spears from the Tomaquag Museum! In this episode, Loren shares how Rhode Island's unique ecosystem has been shaping the way we live for generations and learning about traditional ecological knowledge.

    • 46 min
    Wild & Scenic : Interview with Meghan Gallagher

    Wild & Scenic : Interview with Meghan Gallagher

    In this episode, we're chatting with Meghan Gallagher from Wild & Scenic Inc who never realized that working outside could be a career option! Hear about Meghan's journey into Green Industries as she falls in love with horticulture and fine gardening and how that lead her to a career where she finds fulfillment! 

    • 24 min
    Aquidneck Landworks : Interview with Hailey Miranda

    Aquidneck Landworks : Interview with Hailey Miranda

    In this episode, we're chatting with Hailey Miranda, a recent high school graduate who spent the summer working for, Aquidneck Landworks. In this episode, Hailey shares what her roles look like and how that created valuable experience she can utilize in Green Industries.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Springgreen Paul ,

Great Podcast!

I really enjoyed learning more about the members businesses, back story, and lives. The podcast will have a permanent spot in my rotation. Keep up the good work!

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