Growing A Greener World
This series blends the latest trends in eco-friendly living with traditional gardening know-how. It highlights the diverse people, organizations and events that seek to raise environmental awareness and encourage better stewardship of the planet. It combines the expertise and engaging styles of veteran television host and nationally recognized authority on gardening and sustainability, Joe Lamp'l (a.k.a. joe gardener), with the "Most Watched Gardening Personality on the Web," Garden Girl Patti Moreno. Each episode contains one compelling feature story and one how-to segment for growing your own food, followed by a four-minute segment with chef Nathan Lyon (A Lyon in the Kitchen) who uses fresh-from-the-garden fruit, vegetables or herbs to create simple and delicious dishes.
Growing A Greener World Previous Broadcasts
Organic Lawn Care (Arlington, VA) (Episode #305H)
KQED Life: Sat, Aug 20, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
The impression that lush lawns require high inputs of synthetic chemicals to keep them looking good is a myth. We visit a private estate to see a major test case by the University of Maryland to show that lush green grass is possible and how you can have that lawn of your dreams organically.
- KQED Life: Sun, Aug 21, 2016 -- 9:00 AM
Farm School (Athol, MA) (Episode #304H)
KQED Life: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
Learning to be an organic farmer is hot! The GGW crew enrolls in a true Organic Farm School for a week of reality TV like you've never seen before.
- KQED Life: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 9:00 AM
Sow True Seed: (Ashville, NC) (Episode #303H)
KQED Life: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
As heirloom seeds continue to lose ground to modern hybrids and habitat destruction, many of these treasured varieties of the past are lost forever. In this episode, we get a hands-on lesson in saving seeds and learn more about how to preserve the integrity of true organic seedstock.
- KQED Life: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 9:00 AM