Saturday, November 19, 2022

GardenDC Podcast Episode 129: Sharing the Harvest

In this episode of GardenDC: The Podcast about Mid-Atlantic Gardening, we talk with Cat Kahn of HarvestShare all about harvest collections for the hungry. The plant profile is on Paperwhites and we share what's going on in the garden as well as some upcoming local gardening events in the What's New segment. We close out with Marianne Willburn, who shares the Last Word on Winter Gardening.

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Show Notes:
01:06 Introducing Cat Kahn of HarvestShare 01:22 Cat's gardening timeline 04:35 Becoming a “Master Gardene” 09:09 The story of HarvestShare 11:28 “After our first season, we did 9,000lbs. Three seasons later we’re now into the tons.” -Cat 14:37 Changing the rules 18:15 “It’s truly a neighbor-helping-neighbor initiative, and I don’t know about you, but I”m always looking to see the positive in the world.” -Cat 21:50 the logistics of storage and shipping perishable food donations 34:21 Other HarvestShare-like entities 39:49 How to get started with these organizations 48:14 How to get in touch with Cat 49:32 Harvest traditions 50:33 This week's plant profile is… Paperwhites! 53:39 What's new in the garden? Big frost and parsley 54:07 What's new around town? USBG Season's Greenings and more 56:54 The Last Word on Gardening in the Mid-Atlantic Winter by Marianne Willburn

If you liked this episode, you may also enjoy listening to:

~ GardenDC Podcast Episode 28: Preserving Your Harvest -- Canning, Freezing, and Drying

GardenDC Podcast Episode 118: Is It Ripe Yet? How To Tell When To Harvest

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Episode Credits:
Host and Producer: Kathy Jentz
Editing: Brandie Bland
Show Notes: Jaime Breeden


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