Seeds & Weeds Podcast

Five Questions w/ Melissa DeSa, Working Food + Weed Ramble: Plantain

March 15, 2023 Bevin Cohen, Small House Farm Season 1 Episode 8
Seeds & Weeds Podcast
Five Questions w/ Melissa DeSa, Working Food + Weed Ramble: Plantain
Show Notes

Seed steward Melissa DeSa tells us about her tomato breeding program and Bevin rambles on about one of his favorite wild herbs. 

 Melissa DeSa is a seed saver, artist and founder of the Florida nonprofit, Working Food. Today Melissa answers 5 questions and talks to use about some of her recent garden challenges and successes. She also tells about her latest tomato breeding project! 

 You can learn more about Melissa’s work at www.workingfood.org and follow along on Instagram at @workingfoognv

 In the second half of the show, Bevin shares his love for one of his favorite wild herbs: plantain. This versatile plant is useful in the kitchen as well as in the apothecary. Tune in to learn more about how to utilize the healing powers of the common and abundant herbal ally.

 Bevin also writes about plantain in his award-winning book, The Artisan Herbalist.
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