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  • 00:08

    Community Garden News

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    Greetings!  


     


    Here is information for Community Garden News.


     


    Thanks!


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  • 00:56

    Vertical Gardens: the "Garden Tower Project" from the PBS TV show "Start Up"

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    Greetings! when you don't have enough ground to grow plants for a Garden, or, just need to expand, then Grow Up. Yes, Grow Upward.  Vertical Gardens can help you with more Square Footage of Growth and far less space.  Hear what the "Garden Tower Project" folks have to say about growing more plants in your Garden Space using the Vertical Garden approach.  You will learn a lot. 


    Possibly, start your own Agri-Economy and start a new business and sell at your local Farmers Market, your Grocery, augment your Community Garden and local Food System Network, donate some items to your local Food Pantry or Food Bank, find a Distributor to sell in other Markets, and, other possible uses.  


    The folks of "Garden Tower Project" were just on the PBS TV Show "StartUp" and told about their ways of being a business, making it in todays market, and, how to effectively use their Vertical Garden product.  The episode is on www.verticalgardenproject.com if you want to see the segment they are on.  You will Enjoy! this. 


    For the complete show time, lets hear how Vertical Gardens can help your Community Garden, your Urban Farm, your site, increase yield.  


    Now, these folks have the use of Paypal and you can stretch your payment of the "Garden Tower Project".


    Thanks!


    Have a Great Community Garden Day!


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenradioshow@gmail.com


    www.natesamericanmadestore.com with 10% OFF use promo code "comgar15" at checkout.


    www.tropiflora.com and ask at your ONLINE purchase 10% OFF on your First Order.


    www.aerogarden.com and use the promo code "community20" to receive 20% OFF your ONLINE order today!


    Books and AudioBooks:  Community Garden Revolution and Community Garden Revolution Notes!


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  • 00:16

    Roof Top Farming in Saint Louis, MO., Urban HarvestSTL

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    Greetings!  this will be a FUN Show to listen to this week.  The New York Times is actually vising the site we will be talking about that does Roof Top Farming.  I am lucky to get this interview as they are doing such wonderful things, and, hey, the New York Times is doing an interview on them, also.  How is that timing!


    I have the Honors to speak to these folks and learn how they got started doing Roof top farming, how are they sustaining it, and, what are the future plans for this organization.


    Join us. This Friday, May 1, 2015, the day before the Kentucky Derby and the same day as the Kentucky Oaks. Hope you Enjoy! this FUN!!! interview this week.


    Thanks!


    Have Great Community Garden Day!


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenrevolution@gmail.com


    Books and AudioBooks:  Community Garden Revolution, and, 


                                            Community Garden Revolution Notes!


    www.natesamericanmadestore.com  Use promo code "comgar15" at ONLINE checkout and receive 10% OFF purchase.


    www.teleflora.com At your first order ask about 10% OFF for ONLINE order.  


    www.totallytomatoes.com (catalog)


    www.americancommunitygardeningassociation.org


    www.aerogarden.com Use the promo code "community20" at checkout ONLINE and receive 20% OFF your purchase.


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  • 00:55

    Farmers Mkt. in Florida, Arkansas Grown, Thrive, Inc., Food and Farm publication

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    Greetings!  It is an action packed show today!  Lots to hear about.


    1)  Florida Farmers Market thrives on location, location, location, The Market Company 


         In Miami, Florida.


    2)  Arkansas Grown


    3)  Thrive, Inc.


    4)  Food and Farm publication by Arkansas Times, a GREAT Publication to read.


    Thanks!


    Have a Great Community Garden Day!


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenradioshow@gmail.com

  • 00:57

    Corrales Growers Market, Composting Network in LA, SOIL info, Farm to Table NM

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    Greetings! Our Guests this week:


    1)  The Corrales Growers Market in New Mexico opens for the Spring Season


    2)  The Composting Network in Louisiana, which helps with MS, FL, and AL.


    3)  SOIL and what you need to know.  Test your SOIL before starting your Community Garden and home Garden. A Ohio State University Professor helps with knowledge.


    4)  What is New Mexico doing and lets hear about a National Food Network.  And,  hear about the Farm to Table program goin on in New Mexico. 


    Thanks!


    Have a Great Community Garden Day!


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenradioshow@gmail.com


    Books and AudioBooks:   Community Garden Revolution, and,


                                             Community Garden Revolution Notes!


    www.natesamericanmadestore.com  for 10% OFF Discount on Garden Equipment and Tools. Put in the promo code "comgar15" at checkout.  Shop!


    www.tropiflora.com  for the BEST in Tropical plants. They ship worldwide.  Ask about 10% off on your first ONLINE order.  Shop!


    Great Catalogs:  R. H. Shumways, Totally Tomatoes, HPS Catalog, McClure & Zimmerman, Vermont Bean Seed Co. Home Garden Catalog, and, the Roots and Rhizomes Catalog.  Order online or call. 


    *****If you are interested in being a Radio Show Sponsor for "Community Garden" please email:  communitygardenradioshow@gmail.com and I can send you information. 


    Thanks!  


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  • 00:55

    Greenhouse Megastore info, Menasha, Wisconsin's Comm.Garden Partnership, ACGA

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    Greetings!  Lets hear about this week the company "Greenhouse Megastore".  This can be GREAT information for folks that want to have a Greenhouse at their School or College, at their Community Garden plots where they can do Science and Math labs, at your local Church, and, other places.  Call or go ONLINE for a FREE Catalog.


    A Superb, on the spot interview with the Great folks at the American Community Gardening Association.  Find out what you need to know in starting your Community Garden, how to Register your Community Garden, and what other fantastic tips you may need.  THANKS! for doing this interview.


    A GREAT Interview with the kind folks at the Menasha, Wisconsin "Community Garden Partnership:  Goodwill. We hear a GREAT interview.  See all the varities of Community Gardens that are doing. Thanks! for the interview.


    Thanks!


    Have a Great Community Garden Day!


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenradioshow@gmail.com


    My Books and AudioBooks:  Community Garden Revolution and,


                                                  Community Garden Revolution Notes!


    www.natesamericanmadestore.com has a 10% OFF Discount for your Garden Equipment and Tools.  Be sure to use the promo code of  "comgar15" at the checkout for your 10% OFF Discount.  THANKS! to Nates American Made Store.  


    www.tropiflora.com is located in Sarasota, Florida, and they have a GREAT  Online product line store of Tropical plants.  Check out their Bromeliads, also, the most in America, and see what 10% OFF Discount you can receive on your first order.  


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  • 00:14

    Community Gardens: in the USA a Shout Out!

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    Greetings!  


    Lets give a "Shout Out" to these Community Gardens Today!


    1)  Lewiston, Maine "Lots to Gardens" and the "Why Hunger"


    2)  Common Wealth Urban Farms of Oklahoma


    3)  Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention


    We'll also go over most Spring Seed Catalogs have SALES going on right now with 30% to 50% OFF for a short period.  SAVE while you can and ORDER now!


    Also, go to the ONLINE store of Nate's American Made Store and get a 10% Discount on your Garden Equipment and Tools by putting in the promo code "comgar15" at the checkout.  Enjoy!  THANKS! for Nate's support of Community Gardens, again, this year!


    The USDA has some small farm loans and grants that are NEW this year of up to $18 Million dollars.  So, make cnntact with them how to improve your town with a new Agri-Economy that will create new jobs and will enhance the local farm businesses already in place to add to the foundation of a more agri-economy where you live.  Grow Local and eat local.  Good Luck!


    Thanks!


    Have a GREAT Community Garden Day!


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenrevolution@gmail.com


    Books and AudioBooks:  Community Garden Revolution and


                                            Community Garden Revolution Notes!


     

  • 00:33

    Nate's American made Store, Monsanto Hot Pepper seeds, St. Charles, Illinois

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    Greetings!


    What FUN!!! we are going to have on this show today! It is going to be HOT, Hot, Hot!  Literally.


    1)  The President of Nate's American Made Store ONLINE Retailer will be on and he is excited!  He has a GREAT Announcement to help Community Gardens this year for 2015.  He will tell us about his ONLINE store, and what products he has for Garden Equipment and Tools.  So, join us! 


    2)  Monsanto has some HOT, Hot, Hot new 2015 Hot Peppers from their Vegetable Seed area.  The Hot Pepper Breeder will keep us posted on their brand new All American Selection Winners.  You will be able to snatch up these seeds this year and make your Community Garden sizzle HOT, Hot, Hot Peppers this year!  


    3)  St. Charles, Illinois, has been doing Community Gardens for 40 years.  YES!  Congrats! to them.  Lets hear how they are keeping in there, who they serve, any new future plans, programs, partnerships and more.  Our Guest this week is very passionate about Community Gardens and when you hear what she has to say, you will be starting a Community Garden where you live also.  Join us. 


    This week is action packed and you will learn a lot.  Start a Community Garden where you live, work, or play! today!  Get started.


    THANKS!


    Have a Great Community Garden Day!


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenrevolution@gmail.com


    Books and AudioBooks:  Community Garden Revolution


                                          Community Garden Revolution Notes!

  • 00:31

    "Slow Food INDY" Indianapolis, Indiana, and Scotts Brand "GRO 1000" Grants

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    Greetings!


    Welcome to the New Year!  this will be the first show of the year and I'm already EXCITED!!! for what we will talk about in 2015.  So, come along and join us!


    Today's first Guest will be the Board Chair of the "Slow Food INDY" from Indianapolis, Indiana.  She will tell us what this Group does to enrich the lives of others in their area to create more access to food, who do they serve, what do they do, what is their future plans. They support good, clean, fair food.


    Next, we will hear from Scotts Brand for their annual Grant program of "GRO 1000" that any and all Community Gardens can apply and become a possible WINNER!!! to help start or augment their projects.  Hear when the deadline to apply is, what the amount will be, and how you can get your application in TODAY!!!


    Also, the folks at Nate's All American ONLINE Store is coming aboard for 2015, again, and I will keep you posted what great options they have for you in purchasing items for your next Community Garden, or, the one you already have.  Remember, it was offered 10% OFF your ONLINE purchase of Garden Equipment and Tools if you place at checkout the code "comgar14".  So, I will see if the code has changed........and, will keep you posted!  THANKS! to Nate's All American ONLINE Store.


    2015 is going to be a GREAT year for Community Gardens.  Keep each other in the loop.  I will post what new information I am hearing.


    Thanks!


    Have a Great Community Garden Day!  


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenrevolution@gmail.com


     


    Books and AudioBooks:  Community Garden Revolution


                                         Community Garden Revolution Notes!

  • 00:28

    St. John Indiana Garden Club Event, and some info on Bee Hives! from this Group

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    Greetings!


     


    The St. John Indiana Garden Club rep will tell us about a cool Event in 2016, that they are selling prime tickets with a deadline of January 2015.  The Speakers at this "Spring Forward 2016" will be Joe Lamp'l of "Growing a Greener World", and Roger Swain of PBS "Victory Garden".  See what this event is all about, how to purchase your Tickets ahead of time, and what to expect.  Join us


    Join us for a neat program of information. 


    Have a Great Community Garden Day!


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenrevolution@gmail.com


    Books and AudioBooks:  Community Garden Revolution


                                             Community Garden Revolution Notes!


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    AudioBooks can be found at Audible, iTunes, and Amazon.

  • 00:15

    Local Food Hub: Charlottesville, Virginia

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    Greetings! come join us for an informational filled program. 


    The kind folks at Charlottesville, Virgina, of the "Local Food Hub" will tell us why they started their Food Hub, who they service, how that impacts their area, how folks are responding to it, what more can be done, and what tips and ideas they have that may help your town start a Food Hub.


    The Executive Director will tell us about their Mission to have folks be knowledgeable about Food to make better menu decisions and choices.  


    If you have a Community Garden network where you live, please do consider doing a Food Hub in your area or town.  Do Register with the USDA so that folks can see what your town is doing, there may be companies that will sell or purchase items with you, there may be large Corporations that will lcoate where you are because you want to help the Food System.  Have Good Nutrition in your town, support those who Grow Food Locally, and make a difference.  


     


    THANKS!


    Have a Great Community Garden Day!


    Mary K. Hukill, Author and Radio Show Host


    Email:  communitygardenrevolution@gmail.com


    Books and AudioBooks:  Community Garden Revolution


                                            Community Garden Revoluton Notes!