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february 2020 guests:

Nuffield Scholar, RYAN BOYD is a third generation family farmer from the South Glanton Farm in Manatoba Canada. Ryan is implementing regenerative agricultural practices to improve the soil and water resources. As they diversify with cover crops and livestock the carbon is staying where we like it, in the soil!.

Gerry Gillespie has been talking trash for over 25 years; that missing piece in the climate change conversation. His recent Acres USA published book, The Waste Between Our Ears, outlines the progress and possibilities of recycling in our communities and regenerating our soils.

My gardening partner, Lindalu Meadows, rounds out our February podcast talkin’ story – it’s too early to plant, so we’ve got time to sit a bit…

january 2020 guests

Dr. David C. Johnson, molecular biologist and research scientist at the University of New Mexico, has developed a system that brings lifeless soils back to life by reintroducing beneficial microorganisms to the soil with biologically enhanced compost.

Gina Bria is an anthropologist and co author of QUENCH who discovered hydration solutions to modern water challenges while researching desert dwellers.

Michael Pilarski is a life-long student of plants and earth repair. 

Gerry has been involved in the recovery of wasted resources and their reuse for the benefit of community and business for the past 25 years. Wherever possible, he’s keen to work with farming families to help reduce their input costs and increase their soil health.

Gerry’s book is The Waste Between Our Ears

STEPHEN JOFFE places great emphasis on an awareness of the energy system for the human being that engages the mind and body, and ignites heart. Inner Path Qigong integrates Taoist meditation practices into practical modern-day tools.

STEPHEN teaches Inner Path Qigong in Boulder, Colorado and has serious students from around the world.

Links:  Stephen’s Homepage


Since 1999 DR. CHRISTOPHER KERR has been the Chief Medical Officer at the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care in Buffalo N. Y. Gently guided by the experienced nurses at the facility Chris’s work evolved from bench science towards the human experience of illness as witnessed from the bedside; specifically patients’ dreams and visions at the end of life.

death is but a dream is his book.


Recent research on water and hydration compelled practicing, integrative physician, DR. DANA COHEN, to write Quench, with anthropologist, Gina Bria. Hydration can be a complex topic but recognizing plant potential for hydrating is a great place to jump in.

A 2 part interview with Gerald Pollack, mentioned in Quench, can be found in our archives…

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