The Agroinnovations Podcast
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Podcast focusing on issues related to permaculture, organic, water conservation, appropriate technology, open source, and relocalization.
||Episode #136: Robot Gardener||Recorded from the floor of the 2014 South by Southwest conference, Frank welcomes three innovators in the arduino for agriculture space: Will Bratton, Luke Iseman, and Sam Bagot to discuss the nature and challenges of the Internet of Things as it appli...||11 3 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #135: Farm to Cafeteria||Frank is joined by Mary Stein, co-organizer of the biannual Farm to Cafeteria Conference, which will take place on April 15-18 in Austin, Texas. Topics of conversation include the shift from industrial to local food in the cafeteria,||24 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #134: Brown Tech, the Global Land Grab, Peak Food, and the Agrocollapse||This episode begins with a brief discussion of the status of this podcast and its host. Frank then launches into a discussion of the global land grab taking place in Africa and elsewhere as Holmgren's brown tech scenario comes to fruition in the form ...||10 2 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #133: Compost Microbiology||Part II of the Agroinnovations interview with soil microbiologist Dr. Elaine Ingham. Dr. Ingham discusses the impact of natural disasters on soil microbiology, testing laboratories for soil microbes, aerobic composting techniques,||22 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #132: The Soil Food Web||After a 2 year hiatus, the Agroinnovations Podcast is back. First order of business is to get a backlog of interviews from the archives out into the world. Today's interview features Dr. Elaine Ingham from the company Soil Food Web Inc. Dr.||13 1 14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #131: Spiral Ridge Permaculture||Frank is joined by Cliff Davis of Spiral Ridge Permaculture. Cliff begins by breaking down the natural history, forest composition, soil types, and topography of his permaculture farm in central Tennessee.||14 2 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #130: For the Listeners||Frank dedicates this episode to the listeners of the podcast for their patience and encouragement over a six month period in which the site agroinnovations.com was broken and no new material was forthcoming.||31 1 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #129: Merry Christmas, Monsanto||This episode of the Agroinnovations Podcast salutes everybody's favorite biotechnology company Monsanto by wishing them a Merry Christmas.||26 12 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #128: Biodynamic Agriculture||We are joined by Hugh Courtney of the Josephine Porter Institute for Applied Biodynamics. We discuss the life and ideas of Rudolph Steiner, the life and practice of Josephine Porter, biodynamic preparations and how they are made,||28 6 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode #127: Peak Moment Television||Frank Aragona is joined by Janaia Donaldson, host and producer of Peak Moment Television. Topics of discussion include the production of Peak Moment TV, geodesic domes in Colorado, the strengths and weaknesses of the relocalization movement,||20 6 11||Free||View In iTunes|