THE MORNING SHOW
Growing Food God’s Way (Part 2)
We received such an incredible response to our first show with Paul Gautschi, we wanted to have even more fun and do it again. We hope you enjoy this interview as much as we did!!
Paul Gautschi has been a gardener for over 55 years and is known locally as a master arborist. In 1979 Paul and his family moved to the Northern Peninsula of Washington from California. As a father to 7 children, he has primarily raised food for his family and friends – never to sell. Paul has given lively tours of his orchards and gardens to international groups from 1 to 450 who also have enjoyed the fruits of his labor.
-Paul tells us what he’s doing in the garden in the dead of winter in Sequim, Washington
-What 3 things do people who live to 120 have in common?
-Fire does not destroy minerals:The wonders of using wood ashes in your garden
-Paul tells us why he doesn’t cover his plants in the winter; nothing dies, it just goes dormant
-Paul has an orchard that hasn’t been watered or fertilized for 34 years. He tells us why
-The key to a great garden is woodchips
-A listener wnats to know what to do about pocket gophers
-Surviving on potato peels, the most mineral rich part of the potato; for thousands of years, people have survived on potatoes as their survival food
-Why you should never take rocks out of the garden
-Paul uses less than 1 acre of his property which feeds his family of 9 plus friends and neighbors
-Everything should be returned to the Earth; a good argument for not carting off the leaves from your yard in the Fall
-The power of kale
-We’re sick for a reason and it’s because we’re mineral deficient
-“If the solution is simple, God is answering”
and so much more!!!
paul gautschi and growing food gods way, january 9, 2014