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
Behind The Scenes with Growing A Greener World (Episode #326H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
With nearly 75 episodes over three seasons, a lot has gone into the planning of each and every one. But who are the people behind scenes, how does the show come together and what gets left on the cutting room floor that we'd love to have back? From the voices our own producers and production team, this episode provides a behind the scenes look at how the series is made, from how we chose our topics and locations, the highlights and lowlights and our some of our favorite scenes you didn't see.
Sol Mobile Bus (Various Cities Across America) (Episode #325H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
We follow a group of young gardeners who are traveling the country in a retro-fitted school bus powered on nothing but waste vegetable oil and their own enthusiasm. With a traveling greenhouse, green roof and lots of seeds, they hope to teach edible gardening with sustainable practices in cities and towns across America.
- KQED Life: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
Independent Garden Centers - A Gardener's Best Resource (Atlanta, GA) (Episode #324H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
For new and experienced gardeners alike, Independent Garden Centers (IGC's) offer a wealth of resources for education, real examples, and some of the most appropriate plants and ideas for a specific location or region. This episode explores many of the most popular and overlooked ways IGC's are a gardener's best resource for growing a greener world.
Small Space & Vertical Gardening (San Francisco, CA) (Episode #323H)
KQED Life: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
We explore hints and tricks to getting a lot from small space gardening including vertical gardening.
- KQED Life: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
NYC Rooftop Gardens (New York, NY) (Episode #322H)
KQED Life: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
Sitting high above rush hour traffic, is a full production, organic farm - growing food in only 8-12 inches of soil spread across the rooftop of a New York City building. We visit this incredible 1-acre farm and learn how they are creating a whole new model for locally grown urban food that can be duplicated anywhere in the world.