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
Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats (Atlanta, Ga) (Episode #309H)
KQED Life: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
Learn how one school is using wildlife and outdoor classrooms to engage youngsters in nature and teach environmental issues. And learn how to create a wildlife habitat in your own backyard.
Backyard Composting (Winston Salem, NC) (Episode #307H)
KQED Life: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
Compost is the single most important amendment for creating healthy soil. Yet, many gardeners are confused when it comes to making it at home, and why it's important. In this information-packed episode, we meet with a soil scientist, and show you all you need to know to make it at home for free.
- KQED Life: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Sustainable Agriculture (Swoope, VA) (Episode #306H)
KQED Life: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
Polyface Farms is everything that industrialized farming is not. Here's an in depth look at how they are able to grow produce and raise food (beef, chickens, pigs and turkeys) while stewarding the land at the same time.
Thomas Jefferson & Monticello - A True Organic Gardener in Action (Episode #226H)
KQED Life: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
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.