The Going to Seed Podcast

by Joseph Lofthouse and Shane Simonsen

Learn how to grow your own genetically diverse, locally adapted vegetable crops. Learn more at GoingToSeed.org- Seeds, Courses, Community.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Episode 22- Austin Vaughn

    Episode 22- Austin Vaughn

    Shane chats to Austin Vaughn about his experiments developing landrace carrots and a range of other crops in his difficult Texas clay. Check out more of Austin's work at the Going to Seed discourse forum https://goingtoseed.discourse.group

  • Taylor Chance

    Taylor Chance

    Taylor Chance talks to Shane about his many crop breeding projects, including Chinese yams (Dioscorea polystachya), ancestral cucurbits and interspecies goji berry hybrids.

  • Padraic Flood

    Padraic Flood

    Shane Simonsen talks to Padraic Flood about his work to domesticate the lost tuberous pea crop of Europe, Aardaker, also known as Lathyrus tuberosus.

  • Episode 16- Darren Abbey

    Episode 16- Darren Abbey

    Shane talks to Dr. Darren Abbey about breeding blue beans, white tomatoes, storage tomatillos and so much more. Read more about Darren's work - https://the-biologist-is-in.blogspot.com/ Find him on Twitter (@thebiologistisn), Mastodon (@thebiologistisn@redwombat.social), Bluesky (@thebiologistisn), Threads: (@thebiologistisn), Instagram (@thebiologistisn) and Tiktok (@thebiologistisn).

  • Episode 15- Holly Hansen

    Episode 15- Holly Hansen

    Joseph and Holly reminisce and discuss plans for the year ahead.