Desert Harvesters with Brad Lancaster

This week, Gretchen was super-excited to talk to the amazing Brad Lancaster, author of Rainwater Harvesting for Drylands and Beyond.

The whole interview is here, online @ 5:24. It was abbreviated on the radio broadcast, in the interest of time.

Gretchen talks with Brad, here, about Desert Harvesters and what types of foods are edible in the Sonoran Desert around Tucson. There are over 400!

From the website:

“Desert Harvesters is a non-profit, grassroots effort based in Tucson, Arizona, USA. We strive to promote, celebrate, and enhance local food security and production by encouraging the planting of indigenous, food-bearing shade trees (such as the Velvet mesquite or Prosopis velutina) in water-harvesting earthworks, and then educating the public on how to harvest and process the bounty……”

Air date: February 2015