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
Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action (Episode #226H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 30, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
Host Joe Lamp'l takes you along to document how he created an organic garden that fed his family all their veggie needs for the entire summer on less than twenty-five dollars.
Composting in the Twenty-First Century (Episode #225H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
Rapid growth in genetically modified seeds and hybrid varieties of edibles makes saving organic seeds for commercial sale critical. See how it's done and how you can do it at home.
- KQED Life: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Organic Seed Saving; More Important and Challenging than Ever (Episode #224H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 16, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
The best soil amendment keeps getting better. See how one company digs deep into the science of soil to make it even better and dedicates everything they do to being sustainable in the process.
- KQED Life: Sat, Sep 22, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Dining from the Farm Field; as fresh as it gets (Los Angeles, CA) (Episode #223H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 9, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
You have heard the term "Farm to Table". Here we visit one such organization that prepares and serves a gourmet meal out in the field from which it was grown and teaches the guests all about sustainability in the process.
- KQED Life: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Back to School; Learning to Be An Organic Farmer (Episode #222H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 2, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
We explore the new trend of living walls and demonstrate several ways that you can have a stunning wall garden both indoors and out.
- KQED Life: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Living Walls; A New Way to Make Great Neighbors (Episode #221H)
KQED Life: Sat, Sep 1, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Here we look at ways to donate your gardens bounty as well as ideas and tips for sharing your harvest with others less fortunate.