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 Flowers (Skagit Valley, Wa) (Episode #318H)
KQED Life: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
Some organically minded growers and retailers are changing the way the flower industry practices their craft of growing beautiful flowers without the chemicals. It's a movement that is good for the planet.
Garden Coaching (Atlanta, Ga) (Episode #317H)
KQED Life: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
Just as athletes have trainers, we too can have personal garden coaches to help us achieve the landscape of our dreams. In this episode, we tag along with a coach to learn how they can guide, teach and empower us to be better gardeners on any skill level.
- KQED Life: Sat, Dec 29, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
Heritage Breeds (Pittsboro, Nc and Potomac, Md) (Episode #316H)
KQED Life: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
With the renewed interest in sustainability and organic agriculture, heritage farm animals are making a come back. We learn why certain livestock had previously fallen out of favor, what is so special about them in today's world and how we can help restore this piece of our American heritage.
- KQED Life: Sat, Dec 22, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
All About Seeds (Mt. Airy, Nc) (Episode #315H)
KQED Life: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 8:30 AM
Here we cover everything you ever wanted to know about how to start seeds at home but were afraid to ask. From soil mix to grow lights - we share seed sowing secrets and explain the science behind the techniques.
Young Farmers (Atlanta, GA) (Episode #312H)
KQED Life: Sat, Dec 8, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
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.