Garden expert and media personality Nick Federoff was gracious enough to chat with us about his favorite things to grow, how a fresh tomato sandwich can be an orgasmic experience, the one gardening question he gets asked the most, and much more. We know you’ll love this interview as much as we do!
Anne Kuo, known for her hilarious — and informative — Instagram account @realhensofoc, and her popular book The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens: How to Raise a Happy Backyard Flock,is a homesteader in Southern California. Anne — also known as “lady human” — was gracious enough to chat with us and we know you’ll enjoy her story of gardening for her health, her favorite chicken (spoiler: it’s a roo), and some tips on starting your own backyard flock.
We want to see your inventive uses of C-BITEs! With all the awesome photos flooding in from gardeners around the country, we wanted to give you a challenge and opportunity to win some free SWAG! From now until July 1, you can enter as many photos as you’d like into our photo contest! We are choosing one winner for each category and one grand prize winner that really WOWS us. Each winner will receive a special package from Thriving Design with C-BITEs (duh) and some other SWAG that we love (stickers, garden gloves, etc).
As part of Thriving Design’s commitment to donate 1% of our revenue to nonprofits committed to combating food insecurity and environmental justice, Growing Gardens is one of our primary (and favorite) partners in this program. Their Executive Director Jason was kind enough to chat with us about the organization, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, and how they pivoted during the pandemic to make sure they made the most impact with their help in feeding families.
Shannon Feltus of @UrbanFarmFoods is a food nerd, culinary horticulturist, urban farmer, mom, teacher, and much more. She chatted with us about her gardening roots and everything she learned from her grandmother, how she gets her son Aidan involved in gardening, and how she’s found her own place in the world through doing what she loves. You’ll love her and her recipes. We promise.