Solar Power with Reeves Clippard of A&R Solar

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In this week’s episode of the Grow Edible Podcast, I talk with Reeves Clippard, the co-founder of A&R Solar, all about going solar. Several months ago, after years of research and deliberation, my husband and I hired A&R Solar to install a solar array on our roof. Since “going solar” we’ve gotten a ton of questions from [Continue Reading…]

Urban Goats with Rachel Hoff

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In this week’s episode of the Grow Edible Podcast, I talk with Rachel Hoff about keeping backyard dairy goats. Rachel and her husband Tom run Dog Island Farm, an urban homestead in the heart of Vallejo, California. In addition to a big garden and the requisite flock of poultry, Rachel manages a flock of adorable dwarf dairy [Continue Reading…]

{Giveaway} Creating A Suburban Food Forest with Michael Judd

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In today’s episode of the Grow Edible Podcast, I chat with Michael Judd, the author of Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist about how to create a food forest. Michael has an interesting history; he spent his early adulthood  in rural Latin America, including living with a Mayan community in Guatemala. These experiences gave him a [Continue Reading…]

{Giveaway} Lee Reich on Landscaping with Fruit and Uncommon Edibles

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There are moments when audacity pays off. For years – years! – I’ve been full-on Fan Girl for garden writer Lee Reich. Lee’s been writing incredibly useful, readable books and magazine articles for decades and I’ve been learning from his expertise for about as long as I’ve been gardening. So when I heard Lee was going [Continue Reading…]

Paul Wheaton of Permies.com on Permaculture, Ponds and Perennials

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Today on Grow Edible I talk permaculture, earthworks, and perennials with Permies.com founder Paul Wheaton. Paul is the always outspoken, often unorthodox and occasionally wonderfully obnoxious “bad boy” of the Permaculture world.     Show Notes Today us today as we discuss: What it takes to run the largest Permaculture forum on the internet. Plant guilds and [Continue Reading…]

Homebrewing Basics, Hops For Aroma, Carbonation Techniques and More

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Today on Grow Edible I talk homebrewing with NW Edible’s very own Homebrew Husband. Nick covers the four basic steps of homebrewing and talks about how to use hops to get your ideal blend of aroma and bitterness. He explains the importance of temperature control in mashing and how brewers select for short chain or [Continue Reading…]

Ancona Ducks, Modern Meat Ethics and Saving Endangered Breeds with Boondocker’s Farm

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What the Wha? A Podcast? In this gig, I have the opportunity to talk to some amazingly cool people who are doing truly great things. Sometimes I even get to walk around with a Press Pass pinned to my boob so I seem all official. It’s all very surreal. Anyway, many of these conversations get [Continue Reading…]