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A podcast about vegetable gardening, food preservation, home economics and DIY living. Hosted by Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne, authors of The Urban Homestead and Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post Consumer World. Follow the blog at www.rootsimple.com

Root Simple Podcast Root Simple

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    • 4.8 • 39 Ratings

A podcast about vegetable gardening, food preservation, home economics and DIY living. Hosted by Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne, authors of The Urban Homestead and Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post Consumer World. Follow the blog at www.rootsimple.com

    138 Erics Gone Wild

    138 Erics Gone Wild

    On episode 138 of the Root Simple podcast we brain dump with Eric Rochow, a.k.a. “East Coast Eric” of Garden Fork TV about concrete work, bears in the garden, plywood boat building and storm windows. Eric has been a frequent guest on the Root Simple Podcast and is back to fill us in on what […]

    137 Corona Crisis With Johnny of Granola Shotgun

    137 Corona Crisis With Johnny of Granola Shotgun

    Johnny Sanphillippo of the blog Granola Shotgun dropped by the Root Simple podcast today to talk about a lifestyle that’s proving useful in our troubled times. I decided to put this podcast out quickly so please excuse the less than ideal audio on my end. During our conversation we discuss Johnny’s most recent blog post, […]

    136 Garden Fundamentals with Robert Pavlis

    136 Garden Fundamentals with Robert Pavlis

    On this 136th episode of the Root Simple podcast we talk to author and gardening expert Robert Pavlis about how to improve your soil, how to start seedlings in the winter, how to take care of houseplants and much more. Robert Pavlis lives on 6 acres of land that he has developed into a large […]

    135 Larry Korn: Rest in Revolution

    135 Larry Korn: Rest in Revolution

    Root Simple reader Pat just informed me of the passing of Larry Korn, who was a guest on our podcast in October of 2015. Larry was probably best known as the translator of Masanobu Fukuoka’s One Straw Revolution but that underestimates what he did in his life. Larry, almost single highhandedly, is responsible for bringing […]

    134 Eric of Garden Fork on Mental Decluttering, Washing Machine Repair and More!

    134 Eric of Garden Fork on Mental Decluttering, Washing Machine Repair and More!

    On the 134th episode of the podcast we talk to DIYer, YouTuber and podcaster Eric Rochow of Garden Fork TV on some eclectic DIY notions and projects including why he’s quitting beekeeping, mental decluttering, washing machine repair, print making and more.ing, Watch Garden Fork on Youtube and subscribe to the Garden Fork Podcast. You can […]

    133 Trees of Power with Akiva Silver

    133 Trees of Power with Akiva Silver

    On this 133rd episode of the Root Simple podcast Kelly and I talk to Akiva Silver of Twisted Tree Farm, described in his author bio as a “homestead, nut orchard and nursery located in Spencer, New York where he grows around 20,000 trees a year using practices that go beyond organic.” Akiva’s background is in […]

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Jenniferohio ,

Love Erik and Kelly

Love the podcast the most when it’s just Erik and Kelly chatting! Also enjoy the info about them restoring their bungalow! Thanks you guys

59years ,

Listener

I love the podcast but hey less Eric from Gardenfork. I listen to that show to and love it but I don’t need them together. I do really miss Kelly on this podcast!

harkinna ,

Inspiring and Fun

Looking for a new podcast to insprie you to try new things and learn about things you didn't even know existed? Then look no further. Erik and Kelly are great hosts. I've spent a lot of time pondering many of the ideas they bring up such as: getting out of gardening or making my wardrobe a uniform. The archive is great and timeless. Listen on a long drive or while pulling weeds. You won't be disappointed.

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