Brooke chats with the wonderful Kyrstie Barcak – a passionate gardener and educator – about the slow living benefits of growing even one edible plant, and why her personal goal is to see every home growing one thing they can incorporate in to their cooking.
Kyrstie and Brooke talk about information overwhelm, garden comparisons, time and the steep learning curve of growing your own food, and why starting small is the best way to slowly find a level that works for you. Brooke talks about her own experiences with gardening, and how, even though she didn’t realise it at the time, it was actually a practice in mindfulness which helped her recover from post natal depression.
Kyrstie also has some great advice for people who want to grow just one thing but don’t know where to start – including some suggestions for hard-to-kill starter plants and her never fail tips on caring for your plant once you’ve got it in the ground.
Head over to the blog for links to the awesome resources mentioned in today’s episode, as well as links to Kyrstie’s blog and book.
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