#142: The Urban Farm with Greg Peterson


Greg Peterson is the founder of The Urban Farm, a food-growing educator, a permaculture enthusiast, writer, and the creator of The Urban Farm podcast. Here, Lisa and Greg discuss how he became involved in the green living and sustainability movements, how his small urban residential plot in Arizona gradually became a sustainable food-producing powerhouse, and his recent move to North Carolina with his partner, Heidi. Shared philosophies emerge, including the importance of consistency and committing to a goal in business and in life, plus the importance of knowing where our food comes from and playing an active role in producing our own food.

Links & Mentions
The Urban Farm:
Website https://www.urbanfarm.org/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheUrbanFarm
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/urbanfarmu/
Twitter https://twitter.com/TheUrbanFarm
The Urban Farm Podcast https://www.urbanfarm.org/blog/podcast/

John Lee Dumas, Entrepreneurs on Fire https://www.eofire.com/

In Season Cut-Flower Farm on:
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/inseasoncutflowerfarm/
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/inseasoncutflowerfarm/

Rainlog.org – crowdsourced rainfall tracking site from the University of Arizona

Yoga with Heidi: Heidi@urbanfarm.org

The Field and Garden Podcast is produced by Lisa Mason Ziegler, award-wining author of Vegetables Love Flowers and Cool Flowers, owner of The Gardener’s Workshop, Flower Farming School Online, and the publisher of Farmer-Florist School Online and Florist School Online. Watch Lisa’s Story and connect with Lisa on social!


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