Orchard House: Life Lessons from Generations of Gardeners

15May

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In Part Two of our Mother's Day Series, we visit the pages of a beautiful new memoir, Orchard House: How a Neglected Garden Taught One Family to Grow, and speak with the author about what happens when, on a common ground, differences become cherished strengths.


Guest(s):
Tara Austen Weaver, Author, Orchard House, Seattle, WA

Mother Earth, Mother of Mine: Lessons from a Biodynamic Family Business

8May

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In a month-long feature on motherhood throughout the month of May, we look first at a family whose business is based on caring for Mother Nature. The mother-daughter duo discusses similarities in raising a family and tending to the land, and the opportunities to build upon the wisdom from each generation.


Guest(s):
Katrina Frey, Executive Director, Frey Vineyards, Redwood Valley, CA
Eliza Frey, Winemaker, Frey Vineyards, Redwood Valley, CA

Making Your Life More Vanilla: Simple, Sweet & Sustainable

1May

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Vanilla has become a synonym for plain and predictable. Yet this spice has one of the most special stories you've never heard. Travel with us in Malagasy stories and develop a new appreciation for the orchid that produces one of the most fundamental flavors of modern cuisine.


Guest(s):
Nathaniel Delafield, CEO & Co-Founder, LAFAZA, Oakland, CA
James Delafield, CPO & Co-Founder, LAFAZA, Oakland, CA

The Three Season Diet: An Ayurvedic Approach to Weight Loss

24Apr

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The science of Ayurveda teaches us how to live in balance with our own nature and with nature around us. By eating detoxifying foods in the spring, hydrating foods in the summer, and grounding foods in the winter, we follow the seasonal rhythms of the harvest and of our own bodies.


Guest(s):
Dr. John Douillard, Ayurvedic Practitioner & Founder, LifeSpa, Boulder, CO
Emma Frisch, Author & Chef, Frisch Kitchen, Ithaca, NY

Love Thy Nature: Understanding the Source of Our Humanity

17Apr

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Homo Sapiens have evolved to believe that we are separate from nature, causing disrupt to billions of years of evolution. Love Thy Nature is an award-winning documentary that shines light on the role that nature plays in our lives - how does it nourish us? Immerse yourself into the beauty and intimacy of our relationship to the natural world.


Guest(s):
Sylvie Rokab, Director, Love Thy Nature, Los Angeles, CA

Moving Past the Lawn: Environmental Landscaping

10Apr

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A look at front and backyard gardens, sustainable approaches to garden design, and everything we can do to make our summertime in the garden as fun and as ecologically and environmentally friendly as possible.


Guest(s):
Evelyn Hadden, Founder, Less Lawn, Minneapolis, MN

Meow, Woof, Chirp Chirp: Integrative Pet Care

2Apr

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What is the most holistic approach to making sure our pets are healthy and happy? How to treat and take care of our animals naturally.


Guest(s):
Dr. Allen Schoen, MS DVM, Ph.D., Alternative and Integrative Veterinarian, The Kindred Spirits Project, Vancouver, B.C.

Planting Hope: Reversing Deforestation and Poverty through Education

27Mar

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By combining fair trade principles and humanitarian work, the incredible efforts of one non-profit empower small-scale Central American farmers to make a living and produce a healthier harvest.


Guest(s):
Florence Reed, President & Founder, Sustainable Harvest International, Ellsworth, ME

Hip Hop Goes Green: The Impact of Music & Message

19Mar

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What do a music movement and a food movement have in common? The power to change the face of obesity, encourage living sustainably and instilling healthy habits in our youth. Tune in this week to hear how one program is using hip hop as a tool for change. 


Guest(s):
Keith Tucker, Producer, Pursuit of a Green Planet, Seattle, WA

A Journey to Wholeness: The Relationship Between Faith & Psychology

13Mar

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This hour goes beyond spirituality into what Jung called "the privilege of a lifetime" - "to become who you truly are." Join us as we explore the opportunity for personal growth within yourself and through community.


Guest(s): Dr. J. Pittman McGehee, Episcopal Priest & Jungian Analyst, Inner Journey Retreat, Austin, TX

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