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During the Winter months, we look forward to receiving our favorite seed and plant catalogs in the mail. Spring is just around the corner. It's time to plan our gardens for fresh fruits and vegetables. I'll share my product selections for this year, tips for growing in containers and small spaces, and starting seeds.
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Licensed Acupuncturist, Justin Phillips, of Stonegate Wellness, will be BACK to join us and talk about how acupuncture works and the many benefits of this ancient Chinese practice.
Nico Graham will talk about the Food is Free Project and food landscaping.
Then we will talk with Chef Jamers Canter and his magnificent Guerilla Gourmet concept.
And Making Dreams Come True in the New Year!
Nichelle Womack loves engaging with others and bouncing off creative ideas. She's been a serial entrepreneur for over 20 years. Her passion is business and her love is people.
She enjoys reading, writing, eating fine cuisine, cooking gourmet food, shopping, traveling, spending time with family and attending her boys basketball games.
Nichelle is a small business, people development consultant that specializes in building people one obstacle at a time through staff development and training, career consulting, HR recruitment, business development and growth, marketing, social media consulting, management and event planning.
Nichelle's strengths are her abilities to engage, reinvent, motivate and reactivate you or your group into changing how you think and work in your current and future environment.
Ms. Womack currently teaches collegiate level classes in business, entrepreneurship and psychology online, through webinar's and in the classroom.
Sal Varri is the owner/operator of Varri Green Farm, a first generation farmer. Sal is a native of South Florida where he became a land investor and currently holds a Florida Real Estate license. It was in Asheville, NC where he began to grow gourmet vegetables for local restaurants. Realizing the parcel of land he was growing on was too small, he then moved to Okeechobee, FL where he tends this pristine twenty acre farm.
MGN Radio welcomes Andra Hall, CEO of CamiCakes to our show! Andra Hall is the Mompreneur and creative force behind CamiCakes, LLC. alongside her husband. CamiCakes, LLC. is a chain of gourmet cupcake boutiques which originated in Jacksonville, FL; headquartered in Atlanta, GA with current southeast expansion. CamiCakes now offers yummy ice cream. Andra Hall continues to expand her CamiCakes. She will be LIVE at the 5th Dare 2 Aspire Conference, which aims at inspiring women and Moms to start and grow their business. Tune in to learn how this Mompreneur turned a passion for baking into a profitable business with multiple locations. Join us Friday, March 13th at 7pm EST for our next MGN Radio Show!
Click HERE to visit CamiCakes!
Join us this week on Christian Devotions SPEAK UP! as Scott interviews two Boot Camp award winners, Donna Rhodes and Jayme Mansfield.
Donna Rhodes is a trained speaker, published author, certified Life Coach, and personality trainer. She has written for newspapers, magazines, websites, and story compilation books. Donna teaches Bible studies and is on the women’s leadership team at her church. She is married to Denver and they have eight children, fourteen grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Her passion is sharing hope for the hopeless, even if they have to borrow hope from her story until they find their own. Her happy places are grandchildren, gourmet cooking, and playing with her dog Penny.
Jayme H. Mansfield is an author, artist, and educator. She provides vivid imagery as she melds her inspiring writing and artistic talents. Her debut novel, Chasing the Butterfly, released October 2014 by Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. Jayme owns, paints, and shares the joy of creating art with children and adults at Piggy Toes Art Studio in Lakewood, Colorado. After a career in advertising, Jayme received her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education/Creative Arts. For eighteen years, she has shared a passion for literacy and the writing process, currently teaching at Aspen Academy. She is married to James and has three teenage boys. Visit www.jaymemansfield.com.
Welcome to our Virtual Livingroom... Our topic today on Cafecito Break: Cultivating Mindfulness with Gabriela Alvarez
Gabriela Álvarez is a health-supportive chef and founder of Liberation Cuisine. In the kitchen she values food energetics and flavor alike; integrates mindfulness and cooking tips into any workshop, training, or consultation.
Gabriela sees food as an essential part of the journey towards liberation, whether individual or collective. She has a deep commitment to people-led movements for social change and uses food to nourish the healthy bodies and clear minds that will sustain these movements.
She's Health & Wellness Coordinator and teaches youth cooking classes at El Puente, empowering young people to reclaim their own wellbeing and that of their community. As an activist and healer, Gabriela surrounds herself with mujeres organizing around food, the land, undoing unequal sociopolitical structures, and the decolonization of Puerto Ricans.
Gabriela received a bachelor's degree in Community Health from Brown University, went on to become a holistic health coach at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and studied the culinary arts at the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts.
Nikhil Arora – Co-Founder, Back to the Roots
When Nikhil and his friend and now business partner Alejandro Velez, were a few months away from graduation at UC Berkley, they heard that they could grow gourmet mushrooms on recycled coffee grounds. Inspired by the idea of turning waste into fresh, local food, they experimented in Alex’s fraternity kitchen ultimately growing one test bucket of oyster mushrooms. With the ONE bucket and lots of support from their community, they made a life changing decision to forgo their investment banking and consulting job offers. Instead they became full-time urban mushroom farmers and haven’t looked back. Want to know how to grow fresh organic mushrooms in your home? Want to learn about a Water Garden that is a closed loop ecosystem where you can feed fish, feed the plants, and the plants clean the water? So do I! Join me to find out. This show sponsored by Chapman Automotive.
Airing Sunday September 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM EST
The Gourmet Rodent has far reaching roots in the Herp Industry and it's unique history. Much of that history is untold. The Gourmet Rodent is one of the largest reptile breeding operations in the country and they supply Petco and Petsmart with their reptiles nationwide. Mike Layman is the new owner of The Gourmet Rodent and with that comes some significant changes and challenges no doubt. Tim Walton, my cohost and I are very excited about this interview and are looking forward to hearing what it takes to run such a large scale operation so well. The challenges and the rewards will be our focus. Be sure to not miss this special episode and join us in the chatroom. The chatroom works best with Google and Firefox browsers. Also check out the Gecko Nation Radio facebook page at www.facebook.com/GeckoNationRadio. Thank you for making Gecko Nation Radio a global success.
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Have a cup of tea, or your favorite beverage, (we call it "MEE Time") with Music 4 Life® Radio show hosts Judith Pinkerton and Amy Frost as they focus on humor at work with special guest China Frazier who has been an entrepreneur developing professional groups and real estate for medical professions. She founded The Paradigm Group and has worked for Deloitte & Touche, Price Waterhouse, and Coopers & Watson Wyatt Worldwide. With degrees in Educational Psychology, City Planning and Organization Design and Development, China now works in real estate investing focused on the niche business of "joint ownership". She is also aligned with SCORE, the Metro Chamber of Commerce and Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Nevada, training and mentoring people 55+ who seek mid to late life careers in Real Estate. In pursuit of happiness, she loves travel, salsa dancing, audio books, gourmet cooking and her grandbaby Geneva!
This week's topic of humor at work will introduce you to skills that make humor a normal part of your life. How do YOU define what is funny to everybody? The answer is you can’t. Do you have the courage to dare to be your funny Self?
For today's topic handout for the Radio Show, visit Amy's blog at AmyFrost.com.
Our guest's music choice is "Uptown Funk" by Bruno Mars. Listen to it as we discover how China uses it to stay positively engaged in the game of life. Learn about your music listening habits to discover if you're building emotional mastery that manages more easily life's ups and downs - take the 2-hour course, downloadable Music Medicine Boot Camp.
Contact special guest China Frazier at www.chinasvegas.com.
If you have never cooked, are wishing to learn more but just do not have the time and keep hearing the phrase 'if not now then when' about cooking? Now is the time! Simple recipes that you can put on the party table in under a few minutes or an hour.
Guests today are Robin Donovan and Juliana Gallin, authors of The Lazy Gourmet. Robin and Juliana came from different backgrounds and experiences around food yet they worked together and created a wonderful book for cooks young and old to enjoy. Recipes are simple to elegant.
For more information visit: www.twolazygourmets.com