This week on Sunday Morning Townsquare, Paul speaks with:

  • Lisa Rose Starner, Burdock & Rose
  • Andy Dragt, Uptown Farm 

Thanks for listening!

Lisa and Andy and I chat about what urban farming and herbalism are, the work each of them do in those fields, what made Wealthy Street an attractive location for Uptown Farm, how people can purchase items from it, how many urban farm spaces we currently have in Grand Rapids, how someone can create and sustain their own personal urban farm, what got Lisa interested in herbalism, what she learned about herbalism on her trips to South America, herbal cures for some common aliments, local restaurants having their own urban farms, how Grand Rapids compares to other cities that are having a boom in urban farming, and more……

Burdock & Rose http://herbalistlisarosestarner.com/
On Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Burdock-Rose/118270098227850

Uptown Farm http://uptown.cityfarmers.us/
On Facebook https://www.facebook.com/UptownFarm

LISTEN

Part One

Part Two

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I do hope you'll have a chance to tune in! I'm really looking forward to introducing you to folks around West Michigan every week who are helping to positively shape our area with their music, their art, their bold business ideas, and the causes they're passionate about!

~Paul Jendrasiak