Growing A Greener World

GROWING A GREENER WORLD blends the latest trends in eco-friendly living with traditional gardening know-how. The series highlights the diverse people, organizations and events that seek to raise environmental awareness and encourage better stewardship of the planet. GROWING A GREENER WORLD combines the expertise and engaging styles of veteran television host and nationally recognized authority on gardening and sustainability, Joe Lamp'l (a.k.a. joe gardener), with the "Most Watched Gardening Personality on the Web," Garden GirlPatti Moreno. Each episode contains one compelling feature story and one how-to segment for growing your own food, followed by a four-minute segment with chef Nathan Lyon (A Lyon in the Kitchen) who uses fresh-from-the-garden fruit, vegetables or herbs to create simple and delicious dishes. Lyon, a finalist for the 2006 The Next Food Network Star, believes the fresher the ingredients, the better the food.

Sat, May 30 9:30 A.M. Cemetery Gardens (Atlanta, Ga)     NH CREATE

Downtown Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery leads the modern renaissance of the cemetery garden, once a common showcase for rare plant specimens and elaborately-designed landscapes.

Sat, Jun 6 9:30 A.M. Waking Up The Garden Farm (Atlanta, Ga)     NH CREATE

Get ready for spring as Joe preps his own planting beds for a new growing season, breaking down the best early techniques and organic practices to jumpstart the garden and ensure a successful harvest later.

Sat, Jun 13 9:30 A.M. From Food Desert to Urban Oasis (Philadelphia, Pa)     NH CREATE

After the passing of its visionary founder, GreensGrow Farms celebrates 20 years of its mission to revitalize downtown Philadelphia with a garden center, farm stand, produce market, neighborhood kitchen, and more.

Sat, Jun 20 9:30 A.M. Mount Cuba Center: A Treasured Garden for Native Plants (Wilmington, DE)     NH CREATE

Over 1,000 species of native plants, some on the verge of extinction at one time, tell the larger story of the Delaware Valley and this extensive garden that once belonged to members of the du Pont family.

Sat, Jun 27 9:30 A.M. New York's High Line: A Thriving Diversity of Plants & People (New York, NY)     NH CREATE

An abandoned rail line becomes a stunning greenway that snakes through- and 30 feet above- the streets of Manhattan, serving as a horticultural wonder and a tourist draw in the most densely populated city in America.

Sat, Jul 4 9:30 A.M. Trading Cleats for Beets: NFL: Players Goes NPK (Louisburg, NC)     NH CREATE

The inspiring story of Jason Brown, who walked away from a lucrative NFL career at just 29 to grow food for a living - despite zero farming experience whatsoever-and give much of it away for free at every harvest.

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