Autumn is in the air. Food plants and flowers are dying back. Leaves are starting to fall... EVERYWHERE. This episode I talk about prepping our gardens for the cold season, cleaning up our yards and garden tools and planning for next year.
If this pandemic has taught us one thing, it could be that our food system is flawed. We are dependant on global food chains and supermarkets. Our produce travels from all over the world to reach our plates, leaving us have no connection to our food. This episode I talk about the strange time we… Continue reading 12: Growing Food in a Pandemic
A Happy Gardener isn’t just a saying. It’s a scientifically proven fact that gardeners are happier when they get their hands dirty. So this episode we talk about the benefits of playing in the soil and why its actually good for our health.
It's been one year since I started this podcast! Thank you so much for listening! I appreciate your support. This project has been so much fun and I'm looking forward for whats to come. We have just started a new year. Resolutions and goals have been set and maybe by some have already failed. This… Continue reading 10: Setting Intentions and Goals – Sprout Out Loud 1 Year Anniversary
Vermicomposting aka Worm composting is a great way to get rid of your kitchen food wastes. In return you end up with rich nutritious humus. No not the chickpea hummus you use as dipping sauce... I mean worm casting, or in real simple terms, worm poop. It's a natural fertilizer that you can use on… Continue reading O9: Earth Worm Bin – Intro to Vermicomposting
Mushrooms are magical aren't they? I'm not referring to 'magic mushrooms'. I mean their role in the environment and to our health. This episode I have a conversation with my permaculture teacher Bo Del Valle Garcia, who introduced me to this world of mushrooms. They explain their journey with mushrooms and how they cultivate and… Continue reading 08: Mushroom Talk with Bo Del Valle Garcia – Tangled Roots Nature Connection
It's important to breathe! It's like a muscle memory, we don't even think about doing it. But focusing on the breathe can really be calming and allow us to be present. There are many breathing techniques that can help you get in touch with your thoughts, feelings and sensations in your body. A way to… Continue reading 07: Alternate Nostril Breathing – Breathing Practice
Plant based milk beverages are on the rise! While the dairy industry claims to be reducing their carbon footprint and continue to market the need for milk as part of our daily diet. This episode we take a look at how dairy and plant based milks effect the environment and how healthy they really are… Continue reading 06: Milk VS. Plant Based Milk (Mylk)
It isn't appropriate for us to be bare in public so why should soil be any different? Ok, maybe not a good example. Exposing bare soil to rain and sun has its toll and invites those pesky weeds to move in. Mulching is a great solution to covering the soil and blocking out the weeds… Continue reading 05: Mulch, Mulch, Mulch!
This episode is a quick overview of Canada's new food guide. I go over the main tips on what foods you should eat, what to avoid, and being mindful of your eating habits.