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The Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterson

Welcome to The Urban Farm Podcast, your partner in the Grow Your Own Food revolution! This audio only podcast features special guests like Jason Mraz, Lisa Steele, and Kari Spencer as we discuss the art and value of growing food in urban areas. We'll explore topics such as urban beekeeping and chicken farming, permaculture, successful composting, monetizing your farm, and much more! Each episode will bring you tips and tricks on how to overcome common challenges, opportunities to learn from the experience of people just like you, and plenty of resources to ensure you're informed, equipped, and empowered to participate more mindfully in your local food system... and to have a great time doing it!
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Visit our podcast page here to find photos, links and more information on this podcast as well as each of our other guest interviews.

Aug 9, 2016

Hayley joined International Network for Urban Agriculture (INUAg) as the Director of Programming and Operations in March of this year. She develops and leads international and regional programming for the organization.  Hayley graduated with a B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing from Colgate University, and is thrilled to be working with INUAg to help urban farmers cultivate sustainable food systems.

The INUAg advocates for, educates, and provides funding to urban farmers world-wide. They help urban growers connect to each other to share best practices and provide promotional support to their projects. They’ve facilitated exchanges between farmers in the U.S. and farmers in Europe, Canada, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, and the Philippines. They are currently collecting submissions for their Annual International Leaders in Urban Agriculture Awards

Listen in and learn about:

  • Hayley’s story about how she got to where she is at the International Network for Urban Agriculture
  • More about what the non-profit INUAg is and what they stand for
  • How the organization is promoting URBAN agriculture around the world
  • How the exchange and sharing of information is helping urban farmers
  • More about the international aspect of urban ag and how similar the concept is around the world
  • How harnessing global knowledge can help farmers in their local areas
  • Dealing with issues around reclaiming urban soil for agricultural needs
  • The history of the organization and how it expanded globally
  • How the promotional support works internationally
  • More about the awards program
    • Educating communities
    • Food justice
    • Innovation
  • How urban agriculture is essential to the social justice side of the local food movement
  • More about INUAg and Haley’s experience there
  • Hayley’s advice to urban farmers who might be struggling
  • Finally – why should an urban farmer apply for or nominate someone for the award

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