Ken shares his original inspiration at age 10 reading The Secret Garden. Years later, at UCSC his participation in the garden project would turn him to this life's work. Winning awards for community outreach and innovation his team of passionate professionals, continue to grow.
This interview was very informative on the topic of organic farming, ecological landscaping, and permaculture innovations and education.
Ken Foster, is a native of Santa Cruz, California. In 1985 Ken was an apprentice
at the U.C. Santa Cruz Farm and Garden
and has a certificate in Ecological Horticulture from there. Ken also
has an A.S. degree in horticulture from Cabrillo College. Ken is a
landscape contractor, a certified permaculture designer and the owner
of Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping since 1988.
Adrienne likes balance, and her business is balance between animals and their human caregivers and balance within the animals themselves. She enjoys making the connections that result in better health and harmony. With stories of humor and intrigue, she shares practical techniques for our listeners. Her additional community contribution is with Sustainable Carmel, who's goal it is to educate, empower and inspire residents to be aware of natural resources and plan for a healthy community for years to come.
Adrienne's website: AHermanDogTherapist.com
Michael Calabrese of Salon Park Avenue, is not just a great hair stylist, (and that he is).
He is also a successful urban farmer! Living in Carmel Valley, much
like he grew up, growing food and living close to the land. Michael
tells stories about how old Monterey was, how life is for him working
less than 4 days per week, and living off the harvest that he grows in
his yard. He still makes time to travel. He has many friends and
relatives that share in his farming ventures and knows how to build
community around him. He shares some favorite recipes that will make
your mouth water.
Winter garden, chickens, bees, horses and don't forget canning! Listen in and see if you don't feel inspired to grow at home!
Salon Park Avenue, Monterey, California - for the best haircut ever!
Contributing author to "Contagious Optimism" David Martin is certainly an up-beat guy! He is also a CEO of INDX Strategies Wealth Management and also founder of Marin the Hiking Club. That is an indicator about David's balance, his passion keeps him vibrant in a life he dearly appreciates. His optimism permeates all aspects of life and he doesn't have his head in the sand. Engaging, introspective and just plain fun.
There are some issues that know no bounds. In the socioeconomic climate today, we see a familiar pattern around the globe. Today's show shares that more expanded perspective in a very diverse, creative and fun way!
- Elizabeth Bathora shares a perspective from Vedic Astrology on the government shutdown and more.
- Tim Minchin shares 9 life's lessons in a style all of his own.
- Four strangers encounter the scientific measurement of happiness.