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The Farm-A-Yard podcast brings inspiration and new thought about growing your own food, local food security, replenishing life-sustaining soil, creating our own food gardens and small-plot farms.

The Farm-A-Yard Podcast Farm-A-Yard

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The Farm-A-Yard podcast brings inspiration and new thought about growing your own food, local food security, replenishing life-sustaining soil, creating our own food gardens and small-plot farms.

    2025 Heard of Sun Tea? Well here is Sun Cake!

    2025 Heard of Sun Tea? Well here is Sun Cake!

    In this episode I am learning all about solar cooking. I had no idea there were so many around the world that are ready to share what works and what failed. To support our content so that we can continue to provide this service to the world, please go to: https://seed.Farm-a-Yard.com

    • 19 min
    2024 - Foraging for Wild Herbs

    2024 - Foraging for Wild Herbs

    In this episode I am speaking with a long time friend and my fairy godmother. Yup, fairy godmother. You will learn from the best, because that happens to be my relationship history, The Very Best!
    To support this podcast please visit our mighty network, Seed.Farm-a-Yard.com. You'll be glad you did, Promise.
    Wild Foraging:
    Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs
    Wild Medicines:
    Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

    • 25 min
    2023 - Good Luck Yogi

    2023 - Good Luck Yogi

    In this episode I am speaking with the creator of a device that will teach children how to meditate and Breath! Let's hope the children can then pass this learning on the adults in their lives. 
    O u r M i s s i o n
    To help raise a generation of mindful children.
    Main Products
    Interactive Meditation Device
    Good Luck Yogi is a first-of-its-kind,
    interactive meditation device and
    app, guided by a friendly superhero,
    who personalizes mindfulness for
    kids. Bring peace into your home
    with GLY’s guided meditations, story
    time adventures, nature sounds and
    soothing lights.
    Price: $119.99
    Mobile App
    GLY is designed for growth: growing
    older as children and growing
    together as a family. Use the mobile
    app companion to stream or update
    GLY's growing library of new content!
    Price: $2.99/month
    Brand Extensions
    Stress Relief Squishy Toy
    Stay mindful and connected to your inner
    peace wherever you go!
    Price: $9.99
    Good Luck Yogi & The Earth Adventures Book
    Discover Planet Triveda, and meet GLY's
    friends as they unlock their super powers of
    gratitude and empathy together to overcome
    emotions like isolation and anger.
    Price: $14.99
    Inner Space Yoga Mat
    Travel to your inner space and imagine flying
    around the galaxy with GLY on your very own
    space yoga mat! Stay physically fit like your
    favorite mindfulness superhero!
    Price: $29.99
    To provide families with a holistic solution to mindfulness, we've developed
    supplemental products to support children's health and development
    including a children's book, yoga mat, and stress relief squishy. We also
    have big plans to release more toys, books, games, and family and baby care
    products to help parents raise a generation of mindful children.
    "My children need Good Luck Yogi because although it may seem small to us, young
    people have pressures too."
    Tisha Campbell, Actress
    Additional Products
    C o n t a c t F o u n d e r s
    JC Das started his career as a music producer and
    music therapist for children with Autism. In 2013 he
    devoted 6 years to studying meditation with monks
    full-time. He's launched multiple meditation
    programs, served as a Meditation Chaplain for USC,
    and presented internationally.
    Anchal Leela Chand is a SVP at Rukus Avenue Music
    Group. She currently sits on the advisory board for In
    A Perfect World and serves as a US Ambassador for
    New Light India. She previously worked as a
    behavioral therapist for children with Autism and
    Autism-related spectrum disorders.
    "If we want to change the world, we have to start with the future of our world - the kids!"
    JC Das
    "My son loved GLY so much he even leaned in to kiss it."
    Valentina Khan, Founder, Uplift
    "I cannot think of a more fun, important, or necessary educational toy in today's world."
    Jeffrey D. Brown, Academy Award Winner

    • 28 min
    2022 - In the Belly of the Beast

    2022 - In the Belly of the Beast

    2022 - In The Belly of the Beast 
    with host Linda Borghi
    In this episode I am speaking with Kathy Puffer and she was the first home in the country to have a biodigester in her basement. Yup….organic waste into the belly of the beast which then produces gas. Let’s find out more and get our waste producing gas for all of us.
    This podcast is made possible by  Farm-a-Yards Mighty Network
    Come and Check it Out!
    More Resources from Kathy:
    Kathy’s website https://www.hvvf.net/
    Open sourced Biogas designs http://solarcities.eu/downloads
    The Puffers Homestead https://upstatehouse.com/homestead-tillson-vertical-farming/
    A collection of wonderful biogas projects and design ideas https://www.facebook.com/groups/497662233751007/
    Here is a link to PPAF which I volunteer for (videos) www.ppafountation.org
    Here is the non profit that I volunteer for in Kote de Fer Haiti https://www.facebook.com/lasous.marion1/
    TH Culhane non profit www.solarcities.solutionsMusic credit: “Insomnia” by John Sheehan.  Used with permission.

    • 24 min
    2021 - Biodynamic explained for the everyday farmer and gardener

    2021 - Biodynamic explained for the everyday farmer and gardener

    In this episode I interview a young couple who farm using Biodynamic practices on the eastern shore of Virginia. This couple took on the monumental task of transcribing Rudolf Steiners' Agriculture Course in language for everyday farmers and gardeners. You won't want to miss this one!
    To join the movement, please go to http://seed.Farm-A-Yard.com and to support our content so that we can continue to provide this service to the world.
    Here is the information from this post: http://www.perennialroots.com/ http://www.instagram.com/perennialroo... http://www.facebook.com/perennialroot... https://www.perennialroots.com/consul... https://www.perennialroots.com/learn/... *Until the last blade of grass is redeemed.* Stewart Lundy Perennial Roots Farm http://www.perennialroots.com/ 1-757-709-8761

    • 29 min
    074 - The Seedy Story

    074 - The Seedy Story

    074 - A Replay:
    The Seedy Story
    With host Linda Borghi
    Seeds are very small, yet mighty! It is so easy to overlook the paramount importance and power of seeds. There is a worldwide seed diversity crisis today.  In this podcast episode, I review the movie, Seed: The Untold Story.
    Warning: listening to this episode could change your relationship with seeds forever!

    Podcast Links:
    The Movie: Seed The Untold Story
    Check out our Mighty Network
    To become a member see us at: www.seed.Farm-a-Yard.com
    http://farmayard.podbean.com/ - Podcast webpage
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/farmayard/ - Facebook Movement Community
    http://farm-a-yard.com - Join the Movement, get on our email list and check out our blog
    https://www.facebook.com/letsfarmyouryard/ - Our Facebook Like Page
    https://www.youtube.com/user/lborghi1?&ab_channel=Farm-a-Yard - Our YouTube channel
    Music credit: “Insomnia” by John Sheehan.  Used with permission.

    • 29 min

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Real Food Security Yard by Yard

A movement to connect and build local food community. If we want real food security and affordable nutrient dense food, we need to be farming our yards! I love what I am learning here and inspired by Linda's pioneering efforts!

Crisses ,

Way to grow!

When's the last road trip where you had to wipe the bugs off your windshield? Have you looked at the country of origin on the bags and berry cases in the supermarket? Are your food bills going up?

Go farm! There's grass in your yard eating up valuable time and resources and if you don't have a lawn, your school, church, workplace, library, etc. are waiting for some lettuce. Save the world and farm-a-yard!

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