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39 minutes | Dec 31, 2021
55: Twenty Questions
Well, friends, this is it. After much discussion, we've decided to step away from the podcast for the foreseeable future. But instead of just podfading, we thought we'd put out one last episode answering some of the most commonly googled agricuture-related questions. Thank you so much for everything over the past few years. Enjoy! The post 55: Twenty Questions appeared first on One to Grow On.
33 minutes | Dec 3, 2021
We talk about the controversial weed killer! The post 54: Glyphosate appeared first on One to Grow On.
2 minutes | Feb 9, 2021
Hey there! We're taking a little break, but never fear. We'll be back! The post Break Time appeared first on One to Grow On.
36 minutes | Jan 26, 2021
53: Harriet Tubman Freedom Farm with Dallas Robinson
This week we talk with farmer Dallas Robinson on her project, the Harriet Tubman Freedom Farm. She talks about what it means to grow food on her own and reconnect with the land and her ancestry as a person of color in the United States. Also, the South does have beauty, y'all. The post 53: Harriet Tubman Freedom Farm with Dallas Robinson appeared first on One to Grow On.
26 minutes | Jan 12, 2021
#AskOnetoGrowOn 7: What’s a Weed and Other Questions
What makes something a weed? What is pumpkin spice? What are our favorite fruits and vegetables? These an many more listener questions answered on this week's episode. The post #AskOnetoGrowOn 7: What’s a Weed and Other Questions appeared first on One to Grow On.
56 minutes | Dec 29, 2020
52: Insect Agriculture
This week we talk to Robert Nathan Allen (known by most as RNA) of Little Herds! We talk about what's exciting in the world of edible insects, as well as break down a few misconceptions. Also, would a grouping of insects even be called a herd? The post 52: Insect Agriculture appeared first on One to Grow On.
28 minutes | Dec 15, 2020
51: Christmas Trees
This week we're talking about Chistmas trees! What is a conifer? Should you buy real or plastic? How many super powers does Santa Claus have? The post 51: Christmas Trees appeared first on One to Grow On.
32 minutes | Dec 1, 2020
50: Food Rescue with Jess Palmer
This week we're talking to Jess Palmer of https://keepaustinfed.org/ about food rescue. Why is food rescue something we need to worry about, and what can we do to help? Also, we're running our first ad! The post 50: Food Rescue with Jess Palmer appeared first on One to Grow On.
34 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
This week we're talking about apples! We discuss varieties, methods of propagation, and how apples were first domesticated. Also, how well do you know Chaucer? The post 49: Apples appeared first on One to Grow On.
45 minutes | Nov 3, 2020
48: Xeriscaping with Leah Churner and Colleen Dieter
This week we're talking about xeriscaping! Leah and Colleen join us to talk about what it is, where it came from, and why a yard full of gravel is a terrible idea. Also, did your school ever have any weird branding? The post 48: Xeriscaping with Leah Churner and Colleen Dieter appeared first on One to Grow On.
43 minutes | Oct 20, 2020
47: Superfoods VI – Wild Rice, Spirulina, Kombucha, and Acerola
More superfoods! Will wild rice, spirulina, kombucha, or acerola be caped? Will you please vote? Will you wear kombucha scobe? The post 47: Superfoods VI – Wild Rice, Spirulina, Kombucha, and Acerola appeared first on One to Grow On.
38 minutes | Oct 6, 2020
46: New Farmers with Marcus Coleman
It's another guest episode! This week we discuss issues facing people who want to start out in the farming industry with Marcus Coleman, Program Director for the Grow Louisiana Beginning Farmer Training Program at the Louisiana State University AgCenter. Also, VOTE FOR BEES!!! The post 46: New Farmers with Marcus Coleman appeared first on One to Grow On.
30 minutes | Sep 22, 2020
45: How Plants Use Water
In this episode we dive into the weird world of plant biology and answer the question of how plants use water. We learn about the xylem, the phloem, and how photosynthesis converts H2O into oxygen. Also, plants have hairs and cuticles!? The post 45: How Plants Use Water appeared first on One to Grow On.
36 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
This week we talk about bananas! The banana has quite a turbulent history. And while there are multiple varieties, the one we most commonly eat are all clones! Also, how far would YOU run in a banana costume? The post 44: Bananas appeared first on One to Grow On.
30 minutes | Aug 25, 2020
43: USDA COVID-19 Relief Programs
Chris and Hallie discuss USDA policies focused on COVID-19 response and relief. They talk about the CARES act, CFAP, the Farm to Families Food Box program, and answer a few listener questions. Also, would Old McDonald be eligible for aid? The post 43: USDA COVID-19 Relief Programs appeared first on One to Grow On.
37 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
42: COVID-19 and the Food Supply
Chris and Hallie discuses how COVID-19 has cause disruptions to the food supply in the US. We learn about swine, milk, and potato supply chains and how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted them. Also, who originally decided that it was a good idea to drink cow's milk, anyway? The post 42: COVID-19 and the Food Supply appeared first on One to Grow On.
30 minutes | Jul 28, 2020
41: How Plants Communicate
This week, Hallie and Chris explore the fun-filled world of fungi! We learn about the ways the fungi support plant-life, how they make it possible for plants to communicate with each other, and what these relationships mean for agriculture. We definitely decide how to pronounce "gif" and "fungi." The post 41: How Plants Communicate appeared first on One to Grow On.
35 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
In this episode, Hallie and Chris discuss houseplants. They discuss a brief history of houseplants, as well as some of Hallie's favorite varieties and tips for keeping them! Also, Hallie clearly knows much more about Girls Scout cookies than Chris does. The post 40: Houseplants appeared first on One to Grow On.
38 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
39: Good Food and Supply Chains with FamilyFarmed
For the third part in our local food series, Hallie and Chris sit down will Anna Crofts and Bob Benenson from the Chicago Good Food non-profit FamilyFarmed. They discuss the Good Food movement, what it means to bring local food into the supply chain, and why you should eat locally when you can. Also, we finally find out if Hallie or Chris show up to an interview first. The post 39: Good Food and Supply Chains with FamilyFarmed appeared first on One to Grow On.
26 minutes | Jun 16, 2020
38: Farmers’ Markets with Amy Gallo
This week Hallie and Chris sit down with Amy Gallo, the Farmers' Market Programming Manager at the Sustainable Food Center. They discuss how farmers' markets impact consumers and their communities, as well as what crops are the best to buy fresh. They also develop an interest in tiny zucchini. Who do you have to help you with your weird food problems? The post 38: Farmers’ Markets with Amy Gallo appeared first on One to Grow On.
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