41 episodes

Join us as we talk with gardeners, foragers, herbalists, chefs and community activists to explore the many ways that plants impact our cultures and cuisines, our history and our future.  Along the way, we'll also learn quite a bit about growing our own! The Seeds and Weeds Podcast is hosted by Bevin Cohen and brought to you by Small House Farm. Support the show: www.patreon.com/smallhousefarm

Seeds & Weeds Podcast Bevin Cohen, Small House Farm

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Join us as we talk with gardeners, foragers, herbalists, chefs and community activists to explore the many ways that plants impact our cultures and cuisines, our history and our future.  Along the way, we'll also learn quite a bit about growing our own! The Seeds and Weeds Podcast is hosted by Bevin Cohen and brought to you by Small House Farm. Support the show: www.patreon.com/smallhousefarm

    Climate Change Gardening w/ Kim Stoddart

    Climate Change Gardening w/ Kim Stoddart

    Gardening in a changing climate can be challenging. Learn how to adapt and overcome these challenges with author and garden educator Kim Stoddart. Kim talks about her new book The Climate Change Resilient Vegetable Garden and we cover important topics like building soil, resilient garden design, working with perennial plants and seed saving. Kim even shares some of her favorite variety recommendations for your gardens!Kim Stoddart, co-author of The Climate Change Garden, writes about climate ...

    • 22 min
    Bird Friendly Gardening w/ Jen McGuinness

    Bird Friendly Gardening w/ Jen McGuinness

    Garden for the birds! Important members of the food chain, birds offer natural pest control, are fun to observe, and they need our help! Learn how to create a beautiful, bird friendly garden with author Jen McGuiness. Jen will also share some tips on how to attract more beneficial insects to the garden as well as a list of plants that will deter deer.. awesome! We'll also learn about small-space gardening, the importance of native plants and how to grow birdseed. Jen McGuinness is a writer, e...

    • 17 min
    Ask a Garden Expert w/ Susan Mulvihill

    Ask a Garden Expert w/ Susan Mulvihill

    Squirrels and rabbits in your garden? Too much clay in your soil? Curious what fruits and veggies will thrive in the shade? Garden expert Susan Mulvihill answers these questions and more! Susan Mulvihill is a gardener, educator, author and host of the popular 'Susan's in the Garden' Youtube channel. Susan is passionate about gardening and believes everyone should be able to grow a great garden! Her latest book, The Vegetable Garden Problem Solver Handbook, is now available through Cool Spring...

    • 26 min
    Foraging Wild Edibles w/ George Barnett

    Foraging Wild Edibles w/ George Barnett

    Morel mushrooms, wild onions, and tender spring greens await the hungry forager! Join us as we talk with George Barnett, founder of The Hungry Forager and author of the new book, Foraging Kentucky. George Barnett owns and operates the Hungry Forager, an educational program based in the Bluegrass region and focused on teaching people about wild edibles, ethnobotany, ecology, and agroforestry. His educational background includes restoration ecology, foraging, and the history of utilizing tree c...

    • 22 min
    Garden for Wildlife w/ Shubber Ali

    Garden for Wildlife w/ Shubber Ali

    Discover the magic of native plants and bring your garden to life! Get your garden party started with Shubber Ali, founder of Garden for Wildlife. We’re talking with Shubber about growing native plants, how native plants support our ecosystem and what you can do to create a little wildlife sanctuary in your own backyard!Shubber Ali is the CEO of Garden for Wildlife, a program that began within the National Wildlife Federation. Garden for Wildlife allows people to make a difference for the env...

    • 24 min
    Staple Crops & Local Food Systems w/ Michelle Ajamian

    Staple Crops & Local Food Systems w/ Michelle Ajamian

    What are staple crops and what role do they plan in sustainable, regional food systems? We’re talking with Michelle Ajamian, founder of Shagbark Mill, about localized food systems, growing and processing staple crops like corn and beans and we’re going to explore how growers, producers and consumers come together to decide what kind of food system we want for ourselves and our communities.Michelle Ajamian launched the Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative in 2009 and she is the cofounde...

    • 22 min

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10 Ratings

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Great fast paced info!

This podcast offers fun and unique info about plants and gardening. I like the guests that are featured and I love the playful segments!

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