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
Sustainable Agriculture (Swoope, VA) (Episode #306H)
KQED Life: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 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.
Farm School (Athol, MA) (Episode #304H)
KQED Life: Sun, Apr 14, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
Learning to be an organic farmer is hot! The GGW crew enrolls in a true Organic Farm School for a week of reality TV like you've never seen before.
Sow True Seed: (Ashville, NC) (Episode #303H)
KQED Life: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 8:30 AM
As heirloom seeds continue to lose ground to modern hybrids and habitat destruction, many of these treasured varieties of the past are lost forever. In this episode, we get a hands-on lesson in saving seeds and learn more about how to preserve the integrity of true organic seedstock.
- KQED Life: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
The Dirt On Creating A Healthy Garden (Raleigh, NC) (Episode #302H)
KQED Life: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
The foundation of any healthy garden starts with the soil. This episode goes to the source with a tour of a Soil Testing lab and the U.S. Composting Council for a better understanding of how to create the best foundation in your home garden.