GROWING A GREENER WORLD: Seed Savers Exchange - Saving The Planet By Saving Seeds
Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand
GROWING A GREENER WORLD combines the latest trends in eco-friendly outdoor living with traditional gardening know-how. The award-winning 26-part series travels the country to deliver compelling, inspirational, informative and entertaining stories about those making a positive impact on the planet through organic gardening, sustainable living and farm-to-table cooking.
This season's topics range from edible landscape design, urban homesteading and hobby farming to seasonal cooking, canning and preserving. In each episode, gardening and sustainability expert Joe Lamp’l demonstrates a hands-on gardening project at his scenic north Atlanta farm. Later, chef Nathan Lyon blends grassroots with gourmet to create simple, innovative cuisine using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
"Seed Savers Exchange - Saving The Planet By Saving Seeds" - On an 890–acre farm in Iowa, the horticultural heritage of America is being preserved one seed at a time. The Seed Savers Exchange, a non–profit, member-supported organization, uses this farm to save and share the heirloom seeds of our garden heritage, creating a living legacy that can be passed on to future generations.