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A GROWING PASSION: Cycle And Recycle

Airs Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

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Above: Host Nan Sterman highlights DRiWATER as a great way to improve water conservation. DRiWATER is a time released irrigation solution that saves time, water and money.

More and more San Diegan’s strive to make socially, environmentally, and economically responsible choices.

From earth-friendly and water wise gardens to organic foods and habitat restoration, we demand options that protect our health, feed our communities, and protect our natural resources.

A GROWING PASSION is a lifestyle program that explores San Diego County’s agriculture and horticulture activities as an expression of this growing earth-friendly movement.

From backyard food production to major horticultural growers, from low water landscapes to sustainable practices around the home and in the garden, we tell stories about the natural and man-made landscapes that shape the social, cultural, environmental and economic interests of our community.

We celebrate how San Diego grows. The series is hosted by Nan Sterman.

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Host Nan Sterman discusses compost.

"Cycle And Recycle" repeats on Thursday, Oct, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. - What goes around comes around; that’s what recycling is all about.

Recycling is a natural part of the growing process, whether its composting waste at home to big municipal recyclers, reusing and reclaiming water to irrigate plants, or finding novel new for organic waste products.

Host Nan Sterman show us how San Diego recycles green waster and gray water, to put them back to work growing more.

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Gary Crouch of Mountain Meadow Mushroom in Escondido, where stable bedding from the County Fairgrounds is recycled into compost used to grow mushrooms, which then becomes mushroom compost available to gardeners across the region.

A GROWING PASSION is on Facebook, and you can follow @GrowingPassion on Twitter. Share photos and follow the series on Instagram.

Episodes of A GROWING PASSION are available for viewing on demand following the broadcast.

Full Episode: A Growing Passion: Cycle & Recycle (Expires 6/30/16)

What goes around comes around. That’s what recycling is all about. From composting to fertilizer to recycled water, recycling is a vital part of the growing process. In this episode, host Nan Sterman show us how San Diego recycles its green waster and its water, and how its put back to work growing more.

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