Growing a Greener World

Growing Healthy Foods and Sustainable Communities

The modern farmer often bears no resemblance to the old stereotype. Many young farmers today are growing much more than just healthy crops. They're thinking outside the plot to raise healthy communities and lifestyles around organically grown food, school and community gardens, even eco-conscious resorts. Daron Joffe (a.k.a. "Farmer D") is one such farmer and entrepreneur breaking down the walls of traditional farming. Today, his services and projects can be found all around the country, and the...
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Tuesday, January 23 at 2:00 pm on 12.1

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The award-winning series, GROWING A GREENER WORLD combines the latest trends in eco-friendly outdoor living with traditional gardening know-how, farm-to-table cooking, and canning and preserving the harvest. In each episode, gardening expert Joe Lamp'l demonstrates hands-on, how-to gardening projects from his scenic north Atlanta farm and organic garden, while chef Nathan Lyon blends grassroots with gourmet to create simple, innovative cuisine using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. And throughout the season, Master Food Preserver, Theresa Loe will demonstrate easy yet delicious ways to preserve the flavors of the season.