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Class is in session. Hosts discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities while spotlighting alumni through news, colorful commentary, and interviews. Listen to conversations on “hot button” HBCU topics and meet HBCU graduates making a mark in a variety of industries. The assignment is to make you think, laugh, respect and appreciate HBCUs!
 
Sessions With My Therapist is a podcast about me, Angela, and some of my friends, navigating through life with the help of our therapists. Sometimes I ask myself, what would my therapist say before I make a decision. Whether it be about quitting my job, restarting school or cussing a chick out, I always rely on the lessons I've learned in therapy. This podcast shares those sessions with you. Hopefully, they'll help you to navigate through your own WWMTS moments.
 
This is a conversation about the future. About creating a culture that values tomorrow. We reckon a slower, simpler, steadier existence is the first step - one that’s healthier for humans and the planet. We call it Futuresteading. Each month we chat to people prominent and humble in food, farming, health and environment, gathering practical advice and epic solidarity - so we can all nut this thing out together. Join our nitty, gritty, honest and hopeful convo every Monday from April 2020.Sup ...
 
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We talk with Sophia Carter, managing partner of Rhapsody Behavioral Healthcare, about her experiences with finding a therapist that was a good fit for her. We discuss her mental health diagnosis and what is was like finally seeing light after a decade in a dark room. If you are in the state of Illinois and need professional mental healthcare from a…
 
While the path has been somewhat short, this enigmatic & curious chic sees life through a different set of goggles making her excited about all the things she’s yet to learn. Trusting herself & letting faith hold her has made her the queen of the pivot, from culinary school to fireside cooking, cookbooks to online workshops, who knows what tomorrow…
 
Catie chats with Dr. Sapphire McMullan-Fisher, an ecologist with a special interest in biodiversity conservation, particularly macrofungi and mosses. Sapphire is a renowned scientific researcher, speaker, teacher and author with a knack for communicating fungi’s vital ecological roles — and why we should all pay a lot more attention to these remark…
 
Todays conversation (and the book he just wrote) is for anyone who eats. This much loved, story-telling fat pig farmer shares in very human terms why caring about soil is caring for the future of humanity. And we feel sure that by end you too will be tapping a dance in support of our single greatest foundation for life. He takes a complex topic and…
 
Monique Eason joins the podcast to talk about her childhood, her young adulthood and how life (with the help of therapy) has taught her how to navigate her way through relationships, divorce and failure to one of happiness and full of possibilites. This podcast is done in partnership with Reach Back, Leap Forward, a community mentorship group. This…
 
Annie Raser-Rowland is the co-author of two of our most treasured books; The Weed Forager’s Handbook and The Art of Frugal Hedonism: A Guide to Spending Less While Enjoying Everything More. Annie is an artist, horticulturalist and adventurer who has a knack for thwacking you with the truth -- in the best possible way. If you don't know this marvell…
 
This is a mini-episode of Sessions With My Therapist. My co-host, Natasha, and I have parted ways. This episodes dives into what happened and what you can expect from SWMT in the future. You can find me on FB at Sessions With My Therapist or visit my website at sessionswithmytherapist.com to listen, leave comments or send an email. I hope you'll st…
 
From confident whizz kid to suffering imposter syndrome - heck haven’t we all - this accomplished millennial spokeswoman and now author shares her tales of covid motherhood, the power of stories to ground us and working through the bravado to pop out at her truth. We like to call her Pacey Stacey-June, she thinks, speaks and acts at a cracking rate…
 
As publisher of Dumbo Feather & Co-owner of Small Giants, Berry is one heck of a leader who doesn’t shy away from wearing her heart, beliefs and the paradox of life on her sleeve. In her own words she is ‘living with meaning in this one wild & precious life’ & as a master of language this interview will challenge you, pave the road for asking quest…
 
Jade takes a peek inside the clever, creative and quietly brilliant world of Natasha Morgan. Natasha is, in her own words, a landscape architect and urban designer by profession, and a multi-disciplinary creative collaborator by natural inclination. Anyone who’s been to Natasha’s design hub and home, Oak and Monkey Puzzle, can attest to that. After…
 
Helena Norberg-Hodge is a writer, filmmaker, international speaker and leader of the global localisation movement. She’s been promoting an economics of personal, social and ecological well-being for more than 40 years, and is one of the world’s most treasured environmentalists and visionaries. Today Helena pulls up an apple crate at the Futurestead…
 
If you consider yourself multipassionate, someone who entertains a vast array of interests (while regularly feeling overwhelmed), then we have the role model for you! Fiona Weir Walmsley of Buena Vista Farm in Gerringong, NSW, has walked a quirky and colourful path, embodying the diversity and adaptability we so desperately need for a resilient fut…
 
Today Jade sits down with one of those luminous beings who’s living like tomorrow matters with deep intention and integrity. Mara of Village Dreaming and ORTO Farm near Daylesford shares stories from her slow food life and lyrical observations (to the tune of ‘riding a bike to work in the city is like experiencing a musical’) that’ll linger long af…
 
This week, Catie sits down with Alice Crowe in her plant-filled Melbourne home for a chat over tea and marmalade toast. Alice is a Botanist, kitchen gardener at Heide Museum of Modern Art, founder of The Lush Forest, president of Growing Farmers and former litigation lawyer who underwent a pretty radical life pivot -- ample inspiration for anyone w…
 
Catie goes free range with her mic to interview one of Melbourne’s best loved urban farmers: Simeon Ash from Spoke & Spade and Collingwood Children's Farm. Sit with us on a wooden bench in Sim’s city plot, freshly planted with broad beans, garlic and greens, as we chat about the realities of small-scale farming in Australia’s second largest city. (…
 
“Meat is hard” as Laura Dalrymple (of Feather and Bone fame) knows only too well. But this ethical meat mistress also knows that demonising meat is a distraction from the much bigger and much more urgent issues of our time. Taking the hard questions head on is what Laura does best with an eloquence and warmth that makes you wonder what was so probl…
 
Brooke McAlary has built a life and brand around slow. She's the author of three books, the co-host of The Slow Home podcast and the voice of a movement that says, "Dear Joneses, I'm opting out of the rat race." But hey, that doesn't mean she's exempt from overwhelm. This convo opens with Brooke and Jade swapping stories of exhaustion. File that un…
 
Having just moved back to her childhood home in Tasmania, Pip Lincolne is celebrating the launch of her latest book “Days Like These” while giving herself time and space to etch her place in a new community. And of course, create for the love of it. This conversation speaks to the value of taking a temperature check on your feelings, asking consent…
 
Kate (aka. Grove Street Gardener) has a thing for decomposition. This inner city mother of three is the self-appointed Compost Queen who single-handedly collects scraps from her neighbours and local cafes to reduce food waste and produce garden gold. As well as being an activist on the ground, she’s also a compost influencer in the ether. Kate is g…
 
Come with us to a homesteading, homeschooling farmhouse in Pennsylvania where the days start early and the blessings are abundant. Grab a yellow chair on the porch (to the tune of morning crickets) and meet Sarah Stutzman, the down-to-earth powerhouse behind Wellfolk Revival, a place to meet belly to belly and up-skill yourself, your kids and your …
 
Does activism always have to be so serious? Nup, says Emma-Kate Rose. Lighten up and let your hair down, let’s face our collective challenges in lycra! It was fitting that Emma-Kate was on her way to No Lights No Lycra as we recorded this convo, because her radical approach to balancing work and play is probably the most refreshing thing you’ll hea…
 
Plug in, listen up and let your imagination run 100 000 years into the future. Joshua Gilbert is a Worimi man, farmer, entrepreneur, environmental advocate and truth teller with a vision for a sustainable future -- and boy is it beautiful. We chat with Josh about the 60 000 years of agricultural history in his bones, why ‘Indigenous farming’ isn’t …
 
Hey multi-passionate peeps! Here's a chick who's notorious for turning every hobby into a jobbie and doing it pretty darn brilliantly. Harriet Birrell, aka. Natural Harry, is a serial entrepreneur who specialises in healthy, conscious, creative businesses with heart -- and today we're quizzing her about her process. Harry shares her intuitive appro…
 
If living in a permaculture village piques your interest, listen up! Global permaculture leader Morag Gamble joins us today from her home in Crystal Waters, one of Australia’s best known eco villages, sharing her wisdom on all things intentional communities, human cooperation, non-human relationships and permaculture ethics. Morag is candid about f…
 
Have you spent much time in the bush on your own? Do you listen to your heart when making life's big decisions? What about social media -- ever given it the flick? This conversation with Tricia Hogbin of little eco footprints might inspire you to do more of all three. Tricia lives with her husband and daughter in a downscaled shipping container, an…
 
This episode is all about the historic election of Howard University alumna, Vice President Kamala Harris. I’m joined by Political Organizer, Social Justice Advocate and Claflin University alumnus, Derrick Quarles. We recap the 2021 Inauguration, our hopes and expectations for the Biden/Harris Administration and uplift the HBCU graduates who were a…
 
Charlie Arnott is an eighth generation Aussie farmer, educator, regenerative ag advocate, podcast host, wellness dude and pretty darn enlightened dad in his spare time. For all that, there was a time Charlie wasn’t such a conscious operator. His early farming career was characterised by all the conventional stuff; synthetic fertilizers and pesticid…
 
Get to know the wild, wise and wonderful Steph Phillips (aka Green and Growing Things) who's living the simple life in rural Tassie. Steph shares her four year transition from “Stiletto Steph” to “Simple Steph”, now raising three nature-loving wildlings in a frugal, seasonal and rhythmic fashion that's our kind of inspirational. In this slow paced …
 
Even though Jess Scully is Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney, that doesn't stop her using emojis in official communications or wearing Converse sneakers to important meetings. That's why we love her. She's a bit of a rebel, and makes a helluva lot of sense. Jess is a pollie on a mission to encourage agency of thought and diverse voices that are heard in …
 
Some people are born storytellers. And some of those people have magical, lyrical voices that transport you instantly. Such is Alexx Stuart. You might already know her as the wellness maven and recipe Queen behind Low Tox Life, but this convo takes the story further -- back to childhood, right to the heart of who she is, and everything she's learne…
 
How does a family of five go from 'regular' consumption to producing just one minuscule jar of waste in a year? Find out in this chat with Lauren and Oberon Carter -- founders of Zero Waste Families , authors of A Family Guide to Waste Free Living and the brains behind Spiral Garden. These deliciously non-dogmatic Tasmanians treat us to a personal …
 
Could jam be your gateway to lost skills? It was for Anna, aka The Urban Nanna, who started making jams and preserves as an act of self care, only to end up inspiring thousands of people to reclaim forgotten skills of frugality and everyday resourcefulness. Anna's greatest joy is watching those around her experience aha! moments, and has a guiding …
 
Take a walk in nature or find the nearest hammock to enjoy this deeply complex and moving conversation with Meg and Patrick Ulman of Artist as Family. This family of four live a largely non-monetary existence on a quarter-acre permaculture plot on Djaara peoples' country/Daylesford. They describe themselves as neopeasants, defined by the gardens an…
 
It isn't magic that food grows in our backyard?! And Joel Orchard is just the gent to encourage the farmer in all of us. Joel is the founder of Young Farmers Connect and the Australian/New Zealand CSA Network; a fair food advocate, educator and a passionate agricultural networker. He's super calm, absurdly inspiring and imparts hard truths about ou…
 
For all the fad diets, juice fasts and dogma out there, few health advocates keep it as real as Anthia Koullouros. Anthia is one of Sydney's original nose-to-tail, soil-to-plate, no-BS Naturopaths who was questioning supplements and sipping bone broth before it was cool. She's an author, speaker, educator and Apothecarius (listen in to see what tha…
 
Diego Bonetto, aka. The Weedy One, grew up on a dairy farm in northern Italy where it was still common practice to collect the wild bounty of the land. After moving to Australia in the 90s, Diego found that his practical foraging knowledge and weedy know-how was actually pretty rare. He lamented our modern approach to "weeds" -- a battle waged with…
 
Rebecca Scott of STREAT is a socially-responsible and refreshingly quirky role model for our times. A self proclaimed 'hustler’ since childhood, Bec sees the value in everyone and everything. What's more, she knows how to bolt it all together to build an egalitarian vision that contributes to the social betterment of our world. With 11 social enter…
 
Charlie Mgee -- permaculture troubadour and Formidable Vegetable frontman -- composes swingin' tunes on a ukulele that address climate change, food security and regenerative sustainable living. From 'energy-descent electroswing' to 'post-apocalypso', his unforgettable music provides permaculture earworms that entertain and educate. Maybe you're hum…
 
Kirsten Larsen + Serenity Hill are proof that two minds are better than one. As the founders of Open Food Network, a game-changing open source technology at the centre of building valued and fair food chains, they think globally, act locally and are actively encouraging a culture where whole-self is present in the workplace. Hear how these two valu…
 
With front line activism on his resume and a concerted effort to diverge from his familial farming and retail heritage, Chris Ennis embarked on a path of his own only to find himself at the front of the socially progressive 10 acre urban farming, retail and educational enterprise CERES Fair Food and now CERES Fair Wood in Melbourne's North. As you …
 
Warning: this episode with Rob Greenfield might make you want to do something crazy - like sell all your material possessions, set off on an adventure with only a backpack and faith in human kindness, or build a tiny home from reclaimed materials with your mates. Rob is an activist and humanitarian dedicated to leading the way to a more sustainable…
 
If there's a human who represents the quintessential qualities of living like tomorrow matters, it just might be Hannah Maloney. A former front line picketer, Hannah transitioned to a more sustainable approach to advocacy for climate action and First Nations justice when she founded Good Life Permaculture and is now based in Tassie on Muwinina coun…
 
Dan Palmer is co-founder of Permablitz, Landed, Holistic Decision Making, Making Permaculture Stronger and Very Edible Gardens. He has a PhD in systems thinking and contagious levels of enthusiasm for supporting the journeys of others. He currently lives with his wife and two daughters in a small home in Castlemaine, Victoria. We hear Dan’s thought…
 
If changing the world over breakfast sounds like your kind of activism, you’ll love this conversation with Cassie Duncan; a woman who took her passion for a fairer food system and plated it up as an accessible, digestible and inspiring not-for-profit: Sustainable Table. Cassie co-founded Sustainable Table in 2009 as a way to help more Aussies make …
 
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