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  • 01:00

    The Not So Common Show "Hydroponic Farming"

    in Entertainment

    Join Jason Hairston and Al Burrell as they discuss hydroponic farming with hydroponic farmers Tommy and Kate.
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  • 00:33

    Urban Farm Sista - Inspires the youth in her community to grow their own food

    in Fitness

    Nadia Ruffin (Urban Farm Sista) graduated from the Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and is working on a Master’s in Entomology. She has years of experience in floriculture and horticulture from her family’s floral shop, Blossoms Florist located in Cincinnati. Aside from her work with the county, She is an Urban Farmer, Entomologist and owner of a small produce company called Quiwi Produce. She grows food for the community and also teaches about organic urban farming/gardening and entomology via multiple social media avenues such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube. She is a strong advocate for teaching sustainable agriculture and self sustainability.


    http://urbanfarmsista.com/


    Discussion includes;


    1. Why is a urban farming becoming more popular?


    2. What is entomology?


    3.What are the thee most important aspects of hydroponic gardening?

  • 00:42

    Growing Food Inside the Garden of Eden a discussion with Michael Twiggs

    in Fitness

    An interview with Michael Twiggs, Executive Director of Garden of Eden Urban Farming


    A background in technology and strong faith has lead Michael Twiggs founder of Garden of Eden Urban Farming to bring his dream to live. With a very ambitious goal of eliminating urban food desserts across the country the first demonstration of the organic urban indoor farm is tucked away inside a small home in a quiet neighborhood in Seattle. But once inside you are surrounded by a modern environment designed for growing healthy produce indoors. Learn how this project was brought to life and how it will benefit communities across the country. Visit the web site at http://goefarming.com/

  • 02:00

    Our guest today is Naomi Corbett Kelsall - "The Produce Lady"

    in Health

    Our guest today on The Best Years in Life Radio is Naomi Corbett Kelsall. Naomi is known as the "Produce Queen" and today we will talk about Produce as Medicine and the difference between organic and hydroponic vegetables.

    I will go through recent additions to our website, and since much of the first hour of show last week was interrupted by a major storm Luella will be starting her series on all aspects of bullying and how we can handle this problem from the very beginning.

    Show starts at 6:00 pm Central Time. Check your time zones.

  • 02:28

    Thursday Night Gospel Florala Alabama. PACERS Work Day @ Florala High School

    in Music

    PACERS Club @http://floralalockhartpacers.wordpress.com Florala/Lockhart PACERS Chapter


    PACERS assists communities and schools to offer its nationally-recognized programs in science, entrepreneurship, writing, visual arts, community history, music, drama, and publishing.


    Aquaculture Students Present…Aquaculture


    Students are involved in growing tilapia, catfish, Koi, goldfish, and rainbow trout. They are responsible for feeding the fish, flushing filters, and testing water quality. In the spring, students spawn goldfish and Koi. Each year the tilapia fingerlings are collected to replenish our quantity. The tilapia are cooked at the yearly fish fry.


    The fish waste from the filters is used as fertilizer on our garden next to the fishery. Students raise plants in hydroponic beds inside and outside the fishery.


    Take a tour of the fishery by clicking here.


    We are very proud of our aquaculture program. It is one of the few programs of this caliber in the state.Project Coordinator: Jeannie Ward Community Chapter Volunteer: Teresa Jackson


    Florala/Lockhart Community PACERS Chapter

  • 00:27

    LeadingEdge Talk with special guest- Green Living Expert- Amy Todisco

    in Self Help

    What do Women, Farming, Veterans and Healing have in common?  A lot more than you think.  Amy Todisco is a Nationally regognized Green Living Expert who has taken her passion on a mission to serve and the journey it has taken her on is more than amazing.


    In this episode, Amy sits down for a candid conversation with host Stephanie Kathan to talk about the benefits of Farming and what it has to do with Healing.  She will also share the inspiration to help VETERANS that got this PILOT PROGRAM started and how it blossomed into AMAZING.


    Amy has worked years to bring this to the world and it's an honor to help her spread the message of Hope, Possibility and Healing that comes from the heart of this program.  She's going to be sharing some LIVING GREEN tips AND giving you the inside scoop of how YOU can participate for FREE if this program calls to you.  


    Spend 4 weeks on a Vermont Farm beginning June 30th, learning how to:


    *Grow, prepare and preserve your own organic and hydroponic food
    * Receive the mind/body/spirit benefits from working with plants, soil, and animals
    * Help reduce stress, depression and PTSD with a daily "mindfulness" practice (staying in the moment and learning how to respond instead of just react).
    * Participate in a unique experience with a horse and an experienced horse trainer on the ground that will bolster self esteem, self confidence and your sense of personal power. 
    * Experience a weekly yoga class, and more?
    This is a life changing experience, in a supportive environment of women helping women.  


    It may be just right for you and it's free of charge for this first season. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE


     

  • 00:59

    Veteran Farming: Tools and Resources for Success

    in Military

    Join Family of a Vet Blog Talk Radio Show Host Debbie Sprague, and her Guest Dave Nervo for an informative and inspiring show on Veteran’s farming opportunities.  Our guest  Vietnam Vet, Dave Nervo has a long  history of service to the Veteran population, and is now starting  a new project in Hydroponic gardening.  Dave has an extensive knowledge of programs, resources, funding sources, and training opportunities available for veterans who are interested in exploring the field of agriculture as a career option.  We will also talk about Dave’s personal interest in gardening, and learn about his personal experiences in a variety of gardening and farming projects.


    Tuesday, March 25, 2014  -   6:30pm – 7:30pm CST


    Listeners are  invited to call-in with questions to 323-657-1470


    Can’t listen to the show live?  The show will be recorded,  you can return to this link at your convenience to listen to the recorded version.

  • 01:00

    Doug Mallette returns to V-RADIO to discuss his current projects!

    in Politics

    Doug Mallette returns to V-RADIO to talk about his work and progress on Cybernated Farm Systems, his upcoming trips to Croatia, Abu Dabi, Cambodia, Amsterdam and Osaka, Japan. We will be talking about Doug's current work and future plans. 


    V-RADIO is seeking donations for the month of January. If you enjoy the show, please consider a donation at http://v-radio.org/donations

  • 01:01

    Aquaponic Gardening with Sylvia Berstein

    in Gardening

    Sylvia Berstein is a pioneer and for anyone interested in improving their health by growing their own organic food this show has it all!  Sylvia will reveal a step by step way to incorporate it into your life. She will tell us her own personal story of how she ventured into the world of Aquaponic Gardening, why it's important to us all and how we can all learn to incorporate it into our life!   "Think of Aquaponic Gardening as a technology platform, like your own personal computer" says Sylvia Berstein. Aquaponic Gardening is like a computerized organic generating food system. Sylvia Berstein will share her personal passion for Aquaponic Gardening but more importantly she will teach you how to do it yourself.  All the options you  need to create your own viable living  eco system that can feed your family in your own back yard.  This is a step by step how to do it but more importantly she surrounds it with experienced and not so experienced people who have found Aquaponic Gardening a joyful experience!   Sylvia Berstein is the President and Founder of the Aquaponic Source, the leading U.S. based company focused entirely on the home aquaponic gardener, and the author of "Aquaponic Gardening: A Step by Step Guide to Growing Fish and Vegetables Together".She also runs the Aquaponic Gardening, the world's largest online community site dedicated to Aquaponic Gardening and is co-founder and former Vice Chairman of the Aquaponics Association.    This show has it all health, nutrition, food, self empowerment and more all in one topic!        

  • 01:31

    Combat inflation with productive gardening!

    in Education

    Preparing For Life's Storms! Tuesdays *9:00pm/Est *8:00pm/Ct *7:00pm/Mt *6:00pm/Pt Live Listen and Chat go to: http://prepperbroadcasting.com/ Have you been watching the prices in the grocery store, as the product packages shrink? What’s the answer? Grow your own produce. Every gardening question you ever wanted to ask but no one to ask it to. Well tonight on Preparing for Life’s Storms, BexarPrepper will welcome in Bobby (mhpgardener) an avid gardener, friend and gracious spirit. Bobby built both his greenhouses; I like to call them hangers cause their big enough to fit a plane in. He is learning hydroponic gardening he also gardens the traditional way, like the rest of us. Bobby grows some of the sweetest tomatoes I have ever tasted, nothing like what you get in the grocery store. So let’s all come with our questions and learn from the master and make our gardens as productive as possible to combat inflation. Tags: Preparing For Life's Storms, Self reliance, Awareness, Prepping, Prepare
     

  • 00:58

    Small Scale Organic Farming

    in Health

    Archi's Acres and VSAT are the result of two passions shared by two passionate Americans. Through their farm, Colin and Karen Archipley have found a way to support sustainable agriculture while serving our nation’s veterans. Colin and Karen were able to turn a run-down avocado farm in the hills above the scenic southern California city of Escondido into a state-of-the-art, organic, hydroponic greenhouse operation. The small farm now produces living basil, kale, avocados and more for the local market. What’s more, the Archipleys had the vision for an entrepreneurial incubator for transitioning veterans. With unemployment for veterans twice the national average and the country in dire need of new farmers, the Archipleys committed to the creation of the Veterans Sustainable Agriculture Training (VSAT) program.
    Since founding VSAT in 2007, the Archipleys have trained more than 100 veterans for careers in sustainable agriculture and other sectors in the food supply chain. Now, Archi’s Acres is rolling out its VSAT program at locations nationwide. Karen and Colin have transformed their vision into the first local company with a national footprint.