Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Four Young Urban Farmers & Greenhouse Bus (Durham, NC, Boston, Seattle)
Four hip, young urban farmers set off on a cross country tour using their converted school bus to teach urban school children about organic gardening, growing fresh food, and sustainable living.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
The Power of Worms
While worms are an important ingredient of the soil, they can steal the show in the compost pile. With vermicompost, worms do all the work of breaking down and decomposing kitchen scraps, turning it into nutrient rich castings from the garden. They take the garbage and turn it into black gold for the garden. This episode explores home vermicomposting, visits a commercial harvesting operation, and tours a "zero waste" company turning warm waste into a multi-million dollar operation as a natural fertilizer alternative.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Common Ground Fair (Unity, ME)
We visit a long-running New England fair that celebrates organic farming & rural living to see what information can be utilized by the home gardener.