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HomeGardening652: Shannon Owen on Instructional Gaps in Vitamin Density

652: Shannon Owen on Instructional Gaps in Vitamin Density


652: Shannon Owen on Instructional Gaps in Vitamin Density.

Working to extend consciousness about wholesome meals and private well being.


In This Podcast:

Shannon Owen shares the thrill and struggles of beginning a brand new farm enterprise along with her husband, Chris.  They noticed a necessity of their neighborhood and determined to assist by rising microgreens of their basement.  Shannon reveals the magic that occurs after they take their greens out into the neighborhood, and she or he describes the encouraging conversations that educate and convey folks collectively, in addition to the love of neighborhood that evokes them to develop and promote wholesome, nutritious meals.

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Our Visitor:

Shannon Owen and her husband, Chris, are the Co-Homeowners at Cheshire Curiosities MicroFarm & Homestead situated in Evansville, Indiana. In 2020, they transformed their basement to a industrial develop room with a coronary heart for creating nutrient-dense meals of their space by rising microgreens! With this newfound focus, they started a mission to feed their neighborhood by bringing wholesome choices to their native area.

Pay attention in and find out about:

    • Changing the basement right into a industrial develop room
    • How a lot they develop and what they do with their harvest
    • Why they switched from soil to hydroponics
    • What their system seems to be like
    • A brand new enterprise is an exploration
    • Nutrient shortage
    • Microgreens pack a punch
    • Significance of native meals
    • The way forward for farming in America
    • Does 100 sq. ft in a basement make a distinction?
    • Experiences on the farmers market
    • Their imaginative and prescient for the way forward for their enterprise
    • Concepts for drawing locally
    • Sharing love by offering primary wants
    • Altering the conversations about meals

In addition to:

Her failure – Taking greater than a 12 months and a pound of seed earlier than getting any Amaranth to develop

Her success – Having the ability to be engrossed locally

Her drive – Bringing the town one thing totally different by fostering an surroundings of dialog locally

Her recommendation – Introduce superfoods into your weight loss plan just a little bit at a time, wherever you possibly can.

Shannon’s Ebook advice:         

Meals Struggle:  GMO’s and the Way forward for the American Food regimen by McKay Jenkins

Easy methods to attain Shannon:      

Web site: cheshirecuriosities.com

Fb: cheshirecuriositiesmicrofarm

Instagram: cheshirecuriosities

Tiktok:  @cheshirecuriosities

 

UrbanFarm.org/shannonowen



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