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Feb 3, 2017

Joel pioneered his now popular method of Straw Bale Gardening almost 25 years ago. The author of Straw Bale Gardens, Joel receives letters from grateful gardeners from around the globe. Cambodia’s agricultural challenges are many including yearly flooding and drought with temperatures in the summer well over 100 degrees.   In April of last year, Joel was invited by the Korean Trade Partners (KOTRA) to Cambodia to teach Straw Bale Gardening using plentiful Rice Straw. By mitigating challenges and leveraging the ingenuity of the agricultural community, Joel’s method is increasing self reliance and improving food security for Cambodians.   

 

BONUS: Check out the Still Growing podcast archive for my three part series featuring Joel in episodes SG515 Joel’s Story, SG516 How to Straw Bale Garden, and SG517 Advanced Straw Bale Garden Techniques and Q&A.

 

Website:

Strawbalegardens.com

 

Facebook:

Still Growing Facebook Group

Joel Karsten

 

The Still Growing Facebook Group Welcomes These New Members to the Listener Community:

Susan Hartwig

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Jennifer Konow

Nancy Tharp

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Winner of the The Water-Saving Garden by Pam Penick: Holly Bystron Spiller

 

Resources:

7 Secrets To Have A Continuously Productive Vegetable Garden

Chandelier Planter Tutorial

9 Winter Garden Plants That Dazzle (Even When It Snows)

The Northwest’s Earliest “Garden” Discovered in British Columbia

Life Is a Highway: Watch Bacteria Riding the Fungal Expressway

Soil Fungi Serve as Bacterial Highways and Dating Services

10 unique gifts that will delight the gardener

Why Airbnb created a secret indoor garden in the middle of London - and how you can visit it

An easier way to make cookies

Opinion: Why I spent a weekend brewing with just women

Episode SG515: Straw Bale Gardening Pioneer

Episode SG516: Steps to Successful Straw Bale Gardening

Episode SG517: Straw Bale Gardening part 3

English.kotra.or.kr

Crdt.org.kh

Spinning straw into food security

Art meets agriculture at Bale & Paddy Festival