18 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.

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    • 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.

    Seascape Lawn Care : Interview with Jim Wilkinson

    Seascape Lawn Care : Interview with Jim Wilkinson

    In this episode, we're talking to Jim Wilkinson, owner of SeaScape Lawn Care as we explore the importance of education, healthy lawns, and common misconceptions about lawn care. Jim helps us navigate some of the daunting choices a homeowner might face.

    • 47 min
    University of Rhode Island : Interview with Emi Uchida

    University of Rhode Island : Interview with Emi Uchida

    In today's episode, we're chatting with Emi Uchida, an Environmental Economics Professor at the University of Rhode Island. Emi is driven by finding solutions that highlight environmental sustainability while uplifting underserved communities.

    • 47 min
    Canterbury Farms : Interview with Maria Mack

    Canterbury Farms : Interview with Maria Mack

    In this episode we're chatting with Maria Mack, Owner and Operator of Canterbury Farm, an organic flower farm in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. Maria is also part of the South County Planning Council. Maria shares with us her experience in choosing how to take care of our land, adapting to a changing climate and being mindful of local ecosystems. Her efforts show us how to give back, preserve, and stay involved in our communities. 

    • 25 min
    Bami Farm & AARI : Interview with Julius Kolawole

    Bami Farm & AARI : Interview with Julius Kolawole

    In our newest episode, we're talking to Julius Kolawole, Director and Cofounder of the African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI). Julius established an urban community garden for AARI in 2009 and currently runs six urban gardens in South Providence. Julius leads the AARI Urban gardening program which specializes in growing, selling, and making value-added products from African vegetables grown in South Providence. 

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ocean State Shellfish Co-op: Interview with Graham Brawley

    Ocean State Shellfish Co-op: Interview with Graham Brawley

    In this episode, we're chatting with Graham Brawley, managing partner of Ocean State Shellfish Cooperative who has worked in commercial fishing since his teens. Discover how aquaculture and the interconnection between land and sea are woven into the fabric of Rhode Island. 

    • 32 min
    Horsley Witten Group : Interview with Nate Kelly

    Horsley Witten Group : Interview with Nate Kelly

    In this episode, we're chatting with Nate Kelly, Principal of the Horsley Witten Group, Inc. in Providence, Rhode Island. Diving right into how social justice, diversity, and the environment should play a significant role in city planning and how that can lead to resilient and equitable communities.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

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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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