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
Veteran Farmers: Jacksonville, Fl (Episode #518H)
KQED Life: Sun, Apr 19, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
As veterans return home from war, a troubled economy can make finding jobs in the private sector even harder. Combined with the difficulties of readjusting to "normal routines" many are finding careers in organic farming to be the perfect combination of mental therapy, healthy activity, and positive reinforcement as they re-enter the workforce, just at a time when organic farmers are needed more than ever.
- KQED Life: Sat, Apr 25, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
Rooftop Farm, Brooklyn, NY (Episode #517H)
KQED Life: Sat, Apr 4, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
For gardeners, bird watching and attracting them to our gardens is a natural. Beyond the beauty and excitement they bring, birds play an important role in organic pest control, seed dispersal, and biodiversity. Gardeners can play an important role in creating environments that offer shelter, natural food and water sources, nesting sites, and a place to raise their young. This episode covers the most important things you need to know to have a healthy habitat that will attract and protect the widest variety of birds to your backyard.
- KQED Life: Sun, Apr 5, 2015 -- 8:30 AM