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 Radio Ecoshock Show 
 Grow year-round without fossil fuels & plant your town
 Weekly Program
 Elliot Coleman, Chris Tomlinson, Martin Ronda
 Alex Smith  
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Master winter gardener Eliot Coleman grows year round in Maine, USA with unheated hoop houses. UK, guerrilla gardener Chris Tomlinson plants public and private spaces with more food. You tube rant by "HumptyDumptyTribe" warns global famine from climate change could come soon. Ends with winter greenhouse interview by William Garrison with Martin Ronda at the University of Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming.
Coleman and Tomlinson interviews by Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock.

You tube video uploaded by "humptydumptytribe"

Greenhouse interview of Martin Ronda, University of Guelph, by William Garrison of "Locavore", CFRU January 27, 2011.

Background music Vastmandana
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We are going to learn how to grow food, even in a cold winter. Plus the fine points of secretly planting food in public and private spaces.

Gardening? Alex, don't you know Europe is nearing financial collapse? That North America and the whole global financial system could experience a long-term crash? Can't you cover things that matter?

Trust me, if any of that happens, growing or finding your own food will matter. A lot.

We'll tell you how. We will talk to the grand-daddy of winter gardening, Elliot Coleman. If he can bring in fresh greens, and even make money doing it, in Maine winters - you can do it anywhere in the United States, southern Canada, Britain, Scandinavia, and many parts of Russia.

We'll follow up with the details - when to plant, what to plant, when the light is right - from an interview in an unheated greenhouse at the Centre for Urban Organic Gardening in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

In between, we'll have a fun chat with Chris Tomlinson, the guerrilla gardener of love in the UK. We may have to sneak around a bit, putting food in waste places. We'll help the city install fruit and nut trees, instead of ornamentals. If the UK economy crashes as hard as it looks, ordinary people will be grateful to find a little support from the landscape. Your town would be too.

On the darker side, we'll hear a first-hand account of signs: the start of a global famine in a over-heated world. One organic grower tells us why gardens in Austin Texas failed in 2011. Don't miss it.

Off we go, to grow a quiet revolution. Nothing but paralysis or violence will come from the top. We need to start in the ground.

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