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
Young Farmers (Atlanta, GA) (Episode #312H)
KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
There's a new wave of farmers emerging who are young, educated, hard working and extremely environmentally passionate. As traditional farmers are retiring, these young farmers are answering the call for a healthier tomorrow.
Backyard Chickens (Raleigh, NC) (Episode #311H)
KQED Life: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
Everything you need to know in one episode, from selecting and caring for chicks & adult chickens to housing options on any budget.
- KQED Life: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Urban Gardening (Detroit, MI) (Episode #310H)
KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
As cities across America fend off the impact of economic blight, many are finding that gardens are providing one of the fastest roads to recovery. They're providing an emotional boost to citizens, food for the hungry and instant beauty to areas while lifting spirits and enthusiasm for a better tomorrow. Detroit is a landmark city making huge strides through its gardens and programs built around them.
- KQED Life: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats (Atlanta, Ga) (Episode #309H)
KQED Life: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
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.