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Podcast: Getting back to nature—7 reasons you should start a home garden

| May 28, 2019
Cameron English: GLP Senior Agricultural Genetics Editor    More details
Kevin Folta: University of Florida plant geneticist    More details

Our collective desire to get “back to nature” is probably one of the better instincts from the Woodstock era that still resonates today. On this episode of Biotech Facts and Fallacies, plant pathologist Steve Savage discusses how gardening has shaped his understanding of agriculture, and offers seven reasons why you should try your hand at growing your own food.

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Full show transcript available here.

Steve Savage is a plant pathologist and senior contributor to the GLP. Follow him on Twitter @grapedoc. The Pop Agriculture podcast is available for listening or subscription on iTunes and Google Podcasts.

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