One to Grow On

Understanding how food production impacts us and our world

Hey there! We’re taking a little break, but never fear. We’ll be back!

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.

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.

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?

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?

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!

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?

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?

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