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Growing A Greener World Previous Broadcasts

Urban Gardening (Detroit, MI) (Episode #310H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 26, 2013 -- 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.

Schoolyard Wildlife Habitats (Atlanta, Ga) (Episode #309H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 19, 2013 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 25, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Veteran Farmers (Jacksonville, FL) (Episode #308H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 12, 2013 -- 8:30 AM

As veterans return home from war, a troubled economy can make finding jobs in the private sector even harder. Combined with the difficulties of readjusting to "normal routines" many are finding careers in organic farming to be the perfect combination of mental therapy, healthy activity, and positive reinforcement as they re-enter the workforce, just at a time when organic farmers are needed more than ever.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 18, 2013 -- 1:30 PM

Backyard Composting (Winston Salem, NC) (Episode #307H)

KQED Life: Sun, May 5, 2013 -- 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 11, 2013 -- 1:30 PM
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