S2 E31 what to do with pumpkins , The Power of leaves, Guest Marissa Lankes – TWVG radio show

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Topics: Joey and Holly talk about what to do with Pumpkins and the power of leaves plus Their guest Marissa Lankes from ACC’s Sustainable Agriculture Program
Pumpkin
– Found in north America
– Different color pumpkins
– All pumpkins are edible
– Jack o lanterns were created by irish but carved turnips – when coming to USA they started carving pumpkins
Bake
Soups – cook in pumpkin
Gnocchi
Low carb
Canning – freeze
Pumpkin flour – pumpkin seed flour
Power of leaves and what they can do in the garden
Marissa began her agricultural career in 2009 and has farmed around the country, leading and developing agricultural education programs in both California and Texas. She earned an M.Ed in agricultural education from Texas State University in 2016 and currently manages ACC’s sustainable agriculture program.
1.What is the difference between soil and dirt?
2.Why is soil so important to plant life?
3.Why build your soil sustainably?
4.Can you tell how healthy your soil is, without doing a soil test?
5.Can you over-build your soil – can you have too much organic matter in it?
6.Where can we find out more about you

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