Talk this Saturday: The History of Gardening — Edgerton Public Library, 10 a.m.

Come see the director of the institute, Scott, give a talk on the history of food gardening at the Edgerton Public Library at 10 a.m. this Saturday. The History of Gardening: The Original Social Safety Net looks at growing food from 10,000 years ago through the present and into the future. See more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/599222890878006/More Talk this Saturday: The History of Gardening — Edgerton Public Library, 10 a.m.

Foodmageddon: Seeds!

To grow most of the food we’ll need for the next year, we’ll need seeds. If not for this study, I wouldn’t be buying all of these seeds. I’ve saved about half of these seed varieties from previous years of gardening, but my tomatoes and squash lines have been interbreeding and losing vigor. As you … More Foodmageddon: Seeds!

Foodmageddon: Grow, Glean, and Forage Over Two Million Calories for a Year?

Our grow-your-own project is underway. Right now, we’re in the planning stages. In February, we get a month of “business as usual,” to order and plan for the upcoming decrease of fossil fuels in our food system. Starting in March, we’ll only have a quarter of our trips to the grocery store and less shipping … More Foodmageddon: Grow, Glean, and Forage Over Two Million Calories for a Year?

Low Tech Lecture Series, 02-004 — Occasional Lectures: History of Gardening, Society’s Original Social Safety Net

Low Tech Lecture, 02-004 – 07 Feb 2020
The History of Gardening: Society’s Original Social Safety Net
A lecture delivered by Scott Johnson at the 2020 Wisconsin Garden Expo. … More Low Tech Lecture Series, 02-004 — Occasional Lectures: History of Gardening, Society’s Original Social Safety Net

Low Tech Lecture Series, 02-003 — Occasional Lectures: Beginning Beekeeping for Gardeners

Low Tech Lecture, 02-001 – 04 Apr 2017
Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? A lecture delivered by Scott Johnson at the Missouri History Museum for the Mound City Archaeological Society.
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