One to Grow On

One to Grow On


Latest Episodes

39: Good Food and Supply Chains
June 30, 2020

For the third part in our local food series, Hallie and Chris sit down will Anna Crofts and Bob Benenson from the Chicago Good Food non-profit FamilyFarmed. They discuss the Good Food movement, what it means to bring local food into the supply chain,

38: Farmers’ Markets with Amy Gallo
June 16, 2020

This week Hallie and Chris sit down with Amy Gallo, the Farmers' Market Programming Manager at the Sustainable Food Center. They discuss how farmers' markets impact consumers and their communities, as well as what crops are the best to buy fresh.

Black Lives Matter
June 09, 2020

We stand with the protestors. Black lives matter. White silence is violence. Act Blue: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bailfunds Read the transcript.

Black Lives Matter
June 09, 2020

We stand with the protestors. Black lives matter. White silence is violence. Act Blue: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/bailfunds

37: Urban Farming with Sophia Buggs
June 02, 2020

This week we kick off our series on local food and talk about the adventures of urban farming! Find Sophia on instagram, https://www.instagram.com/ladybuggsfarm/, or watch her TEDx talk! https://www.youtube.com/watch?

36: Vegetable Gardening
May 19, 2020

It's time to get our garden on! This week, Hallie and Chris discuss vegetable gardening, including how they started and how to do your own. We learn the history of gardening (and gardening policy), Hallie's best gardening tips,

35: Agrotourism
May 05, 2020

This week Hallie and Chris are discussing agrotourism, the practice of combining farms and tourism, what it is, both farmers and non-farmers love it, and how it works. We learn all about the agrotourism industry,

34: Super Foods V – Wheatgrass, Avocado, Bee Pollen and Spelt
April 21, 2020

It's super foods time again! This week, Hallie and Chris discuss the health claims and realities of wheatgrass, avocado, bee pollen and spelt. We learn where these foods come from and how they're used, as well as some choice vintage Teen Titan's trivia.

33: Persimmons
April 07, 2020

We're back to our regularly scheduled programming! This week, Hallie and Chris discuss persimmons and what makes them so great. We learn exactly what type of plant they are, what they're used for and how to get them to taste as good as possible.

#AskOnetoGrowOn 6: COVID19 Edition
April 06, 2020

On this maxisode-length edition of Ask One to Grow On, three-quarters of the Casey family (Hallie, Chris and Joanna) discuss how the COVID19 outbreak is impacting agriculture and the food supply chain.