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The Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterson

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Welcome to The Urban Farm Podcast, your partner in the Grow Your Own Food revolution! This 3-day per week audio only podcast features special guests like Jason Mraz, Lisa Steele, and Kari Spencer as we discuss the art and value of growing food in urban areas. We'll explore topics such as urban beekeeping and chicken farming, permaculture, successful composting, monetizing your farm, and much more! Each episode will bring you tips and tricks on how to overcome common challenges, opportunities ...
 
Established in 2009. If you want to learn about beekeeping this is the show for you. It's been described by many as fun and informative. Hosts Gary and Margaret from New Zealand share tips, interviews and news about beekeeping. We discuss ways to bee more successful with your bees, get a sweet honey crop and keep your bees healthy. Please give us a listen.
 
Phil Chandler, teacher and author of 'The Barefoot Beekeeper', talks about 'balanced beekeeping' and explains why he believes we need to change both the way we grow our food and the way we work with honeybees if we want them - and ourselves - to survive and thrive. Beekeeping has been all about honey production. Now we need to learn to value bees for their own sake - for their part in nature as pollinators of many plant species, both wild and cultivated. The Barefoot Beekeeper is available i ...
 
What happens when you take a professional Fishing Guide, pair him with a Master Beekeeper, and throw in some Texas Red Headed Mutt Honeybees? Well, we are about to find out! Ken Milam, host of The Great Outdoors & Sunday Sportsman radio shows, and professional fishing guide, has decided that he thinks he’d like to start keeping bees. Problem is, he has absolutely no idea where to start. Enter John Swan, owner of Wicked Bee, and a Texas Master Beekeeper. Together they are going to embark on a ...
 
“Maybe the world’s best film podcast” David Cairns, shadowplay blog. 'Music for Films' the underground cinema podcast. Made in Scotland, 'Music for Films' is about the music, films and the music for films which have shaped people’s lives. On our mission to explore the subterranean sources of London’s culture we created the Scala Underground Film Map, which imagines the Tube as a film festival programmed by the legendary cinema at Kings Cross. The BeeKeepers are interested in connecting the p ...
 
Whether you live in a suburban condo or on an off-grid farm, you can live a greener lifestyle. In the Sustainability Book Chat we talk to authors who can help you reach your goals to achieve a more self-reliant lifestyle, whether that means starting a container garden on your balcony or having chickens in your backyard or making greener transportation choices.
 
Meal Prep Monday Podcast™ brings you 10 minutes of actionable meal prep advice, helping you answer the dreaded "What's for Dinner?" question with ease. Host Allison Schaaf is a personal chef, dietitian, mom and founder of meal planning website PrepDish.com. Listen along as she teaches you how to save time, money & energy through meal prep. Her healthy gluten free, paleo & keto meal plans have helped thousands! And in this podcast, she's sharing all of her time saving tips and tricks with you ...
 
Bee-keeping and a good old catch up, as Jane Horrocks calls up her friend Esther Coles; actress, writer and bee-keeper, to have a weekly chat checking in on Esther's bees as well as each other. Sometimes they might even allow a guest to join the fun! Follow the pod on Instagram @queenbeespod for more pictures and videos from the hive.
 
For any of you that know me, I love a good yarn. One the of the best things about my job is getting out and about with local people, sharing the knowledge I have about bees, the environment, produce, gardening and healthy living. And I have lots of experience getting on my soapbox! For years now, I have been a representative at local and international conferences. I have appeared on popular TV and radio programs (including The Project, ABC radio, Network Ten News, and Channel Nine’s reality ...
 
Welcome to the Soul on Fire podcast! Here we go deep on all things spiritual awakening, wellness, plants, high vibrational living, and beyond. Jordan Younger – Founder & CEO of The Balanced Blonde – started this podcast in 2016 to interview dear friends, healers, practitioners, and the most successful people in the world to hear more about their lives and how they’re finding balance, joy, and success. What to expect as a listener? A completely raw and unfiltered conversation about spiritual ...
 
Each weekday, Pulse of the Planet provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide and blending interviews and extraordinary natural sound. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/pulseoftheplanet. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A NEW Beekeeping Podcast with a global perspective. Honeybee keepers, farmers and scientists love talking about bees and honey production and their audience will be intrigued by this hidden, female-led, democracy producing one of the most ancient of sweet treats. What most beekeepers don’t talk about is their personal journey to mindfulness, reinvention or business success. In an increasingly stressful world where we are all looking to improve our sustainability, lighten our footprint and re ...
 
On this podcast for growing technology companies, we interview the CEOs of exciting tech companies that are disrupting all industry sectors. Crafted for strategic investors and senior decision makers, we go deeper than just history and stories, we discuss customers, culture and opportunity. We go into how much love there is for the company’s products / solutions in the marketplace. For those earlier stage companies, we focus on the technology and solutions, the people and know how, the produ ...
 
Notes from the Beeyard is a weekly podcast about the joys and disappointments of beekeeping. From 1990 to 2016 Colorado beekeeper Tom Theobald wrote a weekly column, Notes from the Beeyard, for a regional farm and ranch magazine. Tom's initial plan for Notes from the Beeyard was to document a single year in his life as a beekeeper - swarm management, working toward the honey flow, bears - and so on. Over time, the column grew to hold much more. Notes from the Beeyard is about the joys and di ...
 
Heads and Tales is about writers & writing, art and particularly caricature, baseball, beekeeping, and just about anything else that comes along that I think would be interesting. The tales in the title refers to what I just mentioned -- good stories mainly from the realms of literature and writers, but from other places as well. The heads refers to caricatures that I have drawn. You can see those if you go to my website JPROF.COM, or if you buy my book Heads and Tales: Characters and Storie ...
 
There is something going on in my urban farm everyday. Join me in discussing what is happening, what is being planted and what has worked and what hasn't so we can learn together. The more we know the more we can grow. This will be an almost daily podcast so you can follow along with me. The episode number will be the day of the year so you can see where we are in the season.
 
LivingHomegrown is all about Living Farm Fresh Without the Farm™. Through canning and preserving, artisan food crafting and small-space food growing, you can enjoy the flavors of the season and live a more sustainable lifestyle no matter how small of a space you call home. Hosted by TV canning expert and national PBS TV producer, Theresa Loe, this weekly podcast alternates between solo episodes and interviews with the rock stars of the DIY food movement and each episode helps you live closer ...
 
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Imagine a completely automated beekeeping operation. Well, BeeWise has created the Bee Home, housing 24 colonies that is a solar powered, insulated, and completely automated for every beekeeping management task. Saar Safar, our guest today, was approached by a beekeeper that had a rough idea of what he wanted, and Saar put his own skills at mechani…
 
In this week's Podcast: Our Autumn feeding continues, I'm uniting weaker colonies and we've even had a September swarm! Hi, I’m Stewart Spinks and welcome to Episode 178 of my podcast, Beekeeping Short and Sweet. Sponsorship: I'm delighted to say that our podcast is now sponsored in part by Simon The Beekeeper - 'Making beekeeping an affordable hob…
 
Do you remember what it was like when you first started keeping bees? Beekeeping was easier years ago, and most of us wanted more bees, more hives, more skills, more of everything beekeeping. But there’s a next chapter. Beekeepers today are better educated because there’s more to do now. So, it’s not wrong to want to take a day, a week, a whole sea…
 
South African beekeeper Chris Kroger visits the podcast to tell me if the things I've heard about beekeeping there are true or false. A chirping bird also makes an extended appearance. I'd love to hear your thoughts (not about the bird). To watch this discussion on YouTube: https://youtu.be/7BezNyqxzQM (please leave your comments there)To check out…
 
Listened to an episode of Honey Bee Obscura (their episode 41) on fall feeding and wanted to share observations it brought to mind and other ideas about feeding options with you all. It's that time of year! This episode of BFAF released on 06 OCT to Patrons and to the public on 10 OCT. Patrons, remember you have your own audio RSS feed for all the …
 
In this episode, Kirsten chats with Cindy Moore, owner of Sweet Cindy’s Honey Farm, a commercial beekeeping operation in upstate New York and Florida. She runs bees with her husband on the east coast and they ship out bees to California for almond pollination. She’s sweet, sassy, and makes commercial beekeeping look glamourous. On this episode we c…
 
Wondering how to start beekeeping? Are you curious about how much effort and expense are involved and whether or not it’s worth it? In today’s episode, Prep Dish founder Allison Schaaf teams up with her husband Brook Schaaf to share how they’ve started beekeeping and harvesting honey. They talk about how they got started, lessons learned and the be…
 
It seems like keeping bees should be the easiest thing in the world, but I have learned personally that there is a lot more to it than you might expect. If you have been thinking about getting started with bees, we are talking about some of the unexpected things that every beginner needs to consider before buying their first hive. Author and beekee…
 
PODCAST EPSIODE 75: Col Wilson, commercial beekeeper, Hunter Valley, New South Wales As life has moved more and more online, it’s often quite easy to find out about a person, their life and business, just by a quick Google search. And while I love the magic and connection and potential the internet and social media has to offer, there is something …
 
Add a little Halloween fun to your meal prep with one of these mostly healthy Halloween snack ideas! Host Allison Schaaf shares ten simple, non-candy Halloween food ideas, perfect for a party or for giving your kiddos an extra festive Halloween. Banana Ghosts (Boonanas!): https://prepdish.com/roundups/healthy-halloween-treats/ Apple Bites: https://…
 
Honey bees are not native to North America, but they have been here for hundreds of years. In this episode we dive into the deep history of honey bee importations to North America and learn how molecular technologies can provide insight into the subspecies character of contemporary North American honey bee populations.…
 
Tom Theobald remembers a road trip. Tom and Laura chat about the Meeker Classic and Australian Shepherds. "We had picked up a bridge spike somewhere and were sinking ever so slowly as air bled from the right rear tire. Not wanting to change the tire unless I absolutely had to, I elected to try for Buford, thirty miles away. Sheep are being moved ou…
 
Studies show that vegans are viewed more negatively than atheists, immigrants, homosexuals, and asexuals. In fact, the only group viewed more negatively than vegans were drug addicts!Beyond the surveys, we’ve felt it too. Whether it’s eating out with friends or meeting someone for the first time, veganism comes with an air of inconvenience, stigma …
 
Hurray for Series 5! This week the girls are joined by Nicola Bradbear from Bees for Development - helping train up future beekeepers in developing countries to start their own sustainable honey production. It's a fascinating ep and Nicola is such a brilliant, inspiring guest - Jane and Esther loved it. For more about Bees for Development and how y…
 
A Farmer Friday Interview with Christy Wilhelmi. In This Farmer Friday Podcast on Garden Soil Prep for Success: Christy Wilhelmi returns to the Urban Farm, this time to talk about keeping life healthy below the ground as well as above it. Healthy soil is all about healthy microbes, and Christy shares her special recipes for feeding them. Hear why w…
 
In late August my son & I embarked on a cross country trip from Texas to VA then home again via a fairly circuitous route. Along the way we visited 7 different Civil War battlefields and stayed with multiple liberty friends. Since I finally slayed the October 15th filing deadline I decided it was high time I put out an episode recapping our eastwar…
 
In this episode of Two Bees in a Podcast, released on October 13th, 2021, we are joined by Dr. Jennifer Han, an Assistant Research Professor at Washington State University, Dr. Nick Naeger, Research Assistant Professor at Washington State University, and Dr. Steve Sheppard, Entomology Department Chair and Professor at Washington State University, t…
 
Happy Libra season to all of our amazing listeners! Birthdays are a beautiful time to hold space for how much we’ve grown and elevated into wiser versions of ourselves. So I thought I'd celebrate my 31st trip around the sun with a special birthday tradition I have been doing on my blog for years now- but this is the first time I’ve brought it to th…
 
If you want to learn more about using herbs beyond the kitchen, The Artisan Herbalist is a must read and a must see. It's filled will beautiful photos that clearly exemplify the identifying characteristics of each herb. In this podcast, we are talking to author Bevin Cohen about how he got interested in herbs, as well as how he chose the specific h…
 
We continue our conversation with Mary Reed, Chief Apiary Inspector for the state of Texas where we join the gang amid a fit of laughter. All bets are off pretty much right from the start as the group tries to compose themselves. But, there are some great bits of information that sneaks in there between the outburst of laughter. Oh, and did we ment…
 
In this episode, we talk with Steve Repasky about his book, Swarming Essentials, published by WicWas Press in 2014. Steve is in the middle of updating his book and we found him ready to talk about swarming in general, and what’s new in the world of swarms that he’s putting in his next edition. Basically, the biology of swarms hasn’t changed much, a…
 
In today’s episode, chef and RD Allison Schaaf shares a subscriber-inspired tip about how to fit meal prep into small pockets of time. Even minimal, simple meal prep can make a huge difference in your week. You don’t have to devote 2 hours to healthy meal prep in order to have nutritious, homemade meals on the table on weeknights. It’s not all or n…
 
Tom Theobald describes the overwhelming aroma of honey. Tom and Laura chat about honey extracting tools. "I always have a sense, when I use tools that belong to other people, that those tools have a spirit. Those tools have a story. They’re not just tools. They pass through the hands of the people who perhaps I once knew, who are now gone, and I fe…
 
In this week's Podcast: It's a scorcher! Temperatures have been hitting the high 20's Celsius, that's up in the 80's Fahrenheit. It's a great time for continued inspections to make sure colonies are Queen right. Hi, I’m Stewart Spinks and welcome to Episode 177 of my podcast, Beekeeping Short and Sweet. Sponsorship: I'm delighted to say that our po…
 
Focusing on Leveraging Micro Landscapes into Ecosystem Changes. In This Podcast: Zach Loeks encourages each of us to transform our human habitat by focusing on one small section of landscape at a time. He believes that changes are most successful when they are manageable, and he reminds us that positive change will naturally grow and spread. Zach p…
 
What happens when you take the motor cowling from an 85 horsepower V4 Johnson outboard boat motor and turn it into a swarm trap? Well, we don’t actually know. However, Ken and his son Max are willing to find out! Tune in now as Ken and John discuss this, and a few other random topics to round out a truly random bonus episode. (Original Air Date: Ma…
 
There are, in most places, a mix of native and invasive plants that our bees will visit because they don’t distinguish good from bad, noxious from native. They are looking for food, regardless of the source. This week Kim and Jim touch on a few of these, and try and come up with some recommendations and perhaps some plans on dealing with invasive p…
 
In this episode of Two Bees in a Podcast, released on October 6th, 2021, we are joined by Andrea Lopez-Incera, a Ph.D. student at the institute for theoretical physics, at the University of Innsbruck and Dr. Morgane Nourvian, a Research Fellow at Zukunftskolleg, to discuss bee communication during collective defense. In the 5 Minute Management segm…
 
Podcaster, health coach, and Jordan’s pregnancy twin, Chelsey Jade Curtis, comes on the show for a girly get-together to chat about plant-based pregnancy, professional growth in the not-always-so-friendly public sphere, and recovery from disordered eating. There are so many juicy nuggets for everyone to feel inspired by, from Chelsea’s journey to b…
 
If you are looking for ideas on getting started with organic vegetable gardening, we are talking about everything you need to know! Which vegetables are the best for beginners? How do you actually start to plant? What size should your garden be? What can you do with container gardening? Gary Pilarchik, author of The Modern Homestead Garden, is shar…
 
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