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In this episode, Joe Lamp’l interviews Territorial Seed Company’s Josh Kirshenbaum to find out what makes one seed company different from another. We find out that all seeds are not created equal. Next Joe talks to Barbara Pleasant. She’s an author of many books and Contributing Editor of Mother Earth News. In a recent survey of their readers, we find that the most popular food crops to grow are not necessarily the ones you might think.
GGW010 Show Notes
Hi everybody, it’s Joe Lamp’l and welcome to Growing a Greener World. This is a show for people who love to garden and spend time outdoors, and who really care about environmental stewardship.
Chances are, you have at least a couple of seed catalogs within reach. But what’s the difference from one company to the next. After all, a seed is a seed, right? Today, Territorial Seed Company’s Josh Krischenbaum clears up a few questions about what makes a company unique.
We’ll also talk to Barbara Pleasant. She’s the author of many garden related books but one of her greatest loves is her work as Contributing Editor with Mother Earth News. Today, Barbara gives us a peak at some interesting findings from their survey on the most popular food crops for the home vegetable garden. And the results are not what you think!
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Intro to Josh Kirschenbaum interview:
Well I don’t know about your house, but I certainly get MY fair share of seed catalogs after the holidays. I love everyone and have a hard time parting with them…ever! But honestly, with so many companies, what makes one different from the other? Today we’ll speak with Josh Krischenbaum, he’s Product Development Director at Territorial Seed Company. Now this is a guy who wears a lot of company hats. Some of his responsibilities include coordinating their yearly trials, helping to choose new varieties to offer in their catalog, and he’s also am the buyer for all of the green goods that Territorial Sells. In the midst of all those duties, somehow we managed to carve out a little time during this very busy season.
Josh Kirschenbaum interview (not transcribed)
Contact Territorial Seed Company at www.territorialseed.com
Interview with Barbara Pleasant
Barbara Pleasant is an author of many books and contributing editor of Mother Earth News for the past six years. Today we interview Barbara to learn about an interesting survey where their readers respond. They set out to learn what are really the most beloved food crops to grow in the home vegetable garden. The findings are not quite what you think.
Barbara’s inteview (not transcribed)
To learn more about Barbara Pleasant and her work and books, check her website at www.barbarapleasant.com
Well, that’s it for today. This show was produced by The joe gardener Media Network.
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