Get Growing

Get Growing

By Stephanie Seferian

Whether you boast a small windowsill herb garden, a thriving hydroponic system or something in between, growing your own food is great for your well-being. And when you grow what you eat? You also reduce the environmental harm that's incurred by industrial agricultural methods; you eliminate food miles, too. Kevin Espiritu built a modern homestead on a very modest urban lot; he also happens to help millions of home growers take their gardening efforts to the next level. On today's show Kevin outlines the ways in which each of us — even those who can't keep anything alive! — can grow big(ger) in 2024.   Here's a preview: [4:00] Why grow stuff? Food miles, nutrition, and industrialized food  [15:00] The more you grow, the better you grow: Remembering the gardener's lesson [19:00] Are those fancy-shmancy hydroponic garden towers worth it? Could you build one yourself? [22:00] Can't keep anything alive? Start with sprouts! [27:00] The Number One question expert home growers ask themselves, and often   Resources mentioned: Epic Homesteading: Your Guide to Self-Sufficiency on a Modern, High-Tech Backyard Homestead Episode #139: Microgreens   This show is listener-supported. Thank you for supporting! Join our (free!) Facebook community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube @sustainableminimalists Say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com.
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