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Seeds and the City is a show that explores all the ways we grow and eat food in New York City. Elyssa and Alina get face-to-face with innovators in urban agriculture, sustainability and technology to share the stories of people and projects shaping the future of food. Let's get excited and involved with building urban food systems that are alive and delicious.

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Seeds and the City is a show that explores all the ways we grow and eat food in New York City. Elyssa and Alina get face-to-face with innovators in urban agriculture, sustainability and technology to share the stories of people and projects shaping the future of food. Let's get excited and involved with building urban food systems that are alive and delicious.

    #11: Bonus Episode: Costa Constantinides: Climate Mobilization Act from NYC City Council

    #11: Bonus Episode: Costa Constantinides: Climate Mobilization Act from NYC City Council

    Chair of NYC Council's Environmental Protection Committee, Costa Constantinides, invites Alina + Elyssa to his Astoria headquarters for a crash course on the Climate Mobilization Act. Learn the top 3 things everyone should know about this landmark legislation for the Green New Deal. Plus, hear why EVERY school in Astoria will have a hydroponic science lab by 2021, and the unknown impact that KB Toys has had on all of us. 

    • 23 min
    Season 2 Trailer

    Season 2 Trailer

    Thanks for listening to Season 1 of Seeds and the City! We had so much fun talking to experts and leaders in the world of urban ag, sustainability and technology. Most of all, we loved hearing from you! We will be back in the fall with Season 2, but in the meantime let us know who you’d like us to interview and topics you want to know more about! You can follow us on instagram
    @seedsandthecitypodcast. Until then - Have a green and delicious summer!

    • 1 min
    #10: Alan Burchell: Green roofs 101- impacts on energy, water, food & sustainability

    #10: Alan Burchell: Green roofs 101- impacts on energy, water, food & sustainability

    Season 1 Finale! Alan Burchell of Urbanstrong does a deep dive on green roofs, touching on: clean energy, food production, water conservation, and the irreplaceable importance of nature in our lives. Plus, everything you ever wanted to know (and probably more) about bidets, Indiana Jones, jatropha and... what's on Alina's face?

    Reach Alan at www.urbanstrong.com or @urbanstrong

    Reach Elyssa + Alina at www.seedsandthecity.com, seedsandthecitypodcast@gmail.com, @seedsandthecitypodcast

    • 34 min
    #9: Robyn Shapiro: Is cricket powder protein the most sustainable food of the future?

    #9: Robyn Shapiro: Is cricket powder protein the most sustainable food of the future?

    Did you hear that CRUNCH? It was Elyssa + Alina chowing down on cricket protein granola! Come with us on a journey to get comfortable & excited about eating crickets with Robyn Shapiro, founder of Seek Food. Robyn has uncovered the silver bullet for global hunger, food waste, sustainability, climate change & water conservation with these little critters. www.seek-food.com www.seedsandthecity.com seedsandthecitypodcast@gmail.com @seedsandthecitypodcast

    • 30 min
    #8: Rob Laing: Farming exotic herbs and edible flowers for restaurants with hydroponic urban agriculture

    #8: Rob Laing: Farming exotic herbs and edible flowers for restaurants with hydroponic urban agriculture

    Hear about one of the most unique things growing in America, sourced from Australia & raised by Brits with roots in Japan & NYC: Rob Laing, founder of farm.one. Using hydroponics, farm.one grows specialty microgreens, herbs & edible flowers for restaurants in NYC with minimal food waste and hyper efficient systems. Plus, learn more about nutrition as a right, and how to crowdsource equity. www.farm.one ; @farm.one ; www.seedsandthecity.com ; seedsandthecitypodcast@gmail.com ; @seedsandthecitypodcast

    • 28 min
    #7: Yemi Amu: Building community & access to nutrition through aquaponic farming

    #7: Yemi Amu: Building community & access to nutrition through aquaponic farming

    Yemi Amu sits down with Elyssa + Alina to discuss her urban aquaponic farm, designed to build community, educate the public, and create access to healthier food choices. Hear about her global journey to forge thoughtful food experiences through dedication to public service. Plus, hear about the next episode of Goat Insider, "The Dark Side of Goats".
    Reach Yemi & Oko Farms @ www.okofarms.com
    Reach Elyssa + Alina @ www.seedsandthecity.com , seedsandthecitypodcast@gmail.com , @seedsandthecitypodcast (insta

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

marie661998 ,

Feel like friends

The girls sounds like people I want to be friends with.

Anonymous1684390834289074 ,

Great podcast

This is a great way to learn about the local agriculture happenings in NY. I enjoy listening every week.

grizmobeach ,

Seedtastical

Yo dat was seedtastical.

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