Welcome to our weekly podcast with longtime Anchorage Daily News garden writer and author Jeff Lowenfels and co-host Jonathan White. Think of it as a companion to Jeff’s weekly ADN gardening columns and his popular series of books.
This week, Jeff and Jonathan interview Ted Hammers, co-owner of Alaska Wild Harvest.
They tap into the biology of Birch trees, discussing the process of making Alaska birch syrup, its different phases, and its various use cases.
Later in the episode, they also discuss the benefits of birch water and chaga.
Have a question? Ask Jeff and Jonathan at email@example.com
Hosts: Jeff Lowenfels and Jonathan White. Produced by Evan Phillips.
This podcast is a collaboration between the hosts and Anchorage Daily News.
Read Lowenfels’ weekly columns on gardening and growing at ADN.com.
Read Jeff’s books: “Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web,” “Teaming with Nutrients: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to Optimizing Plant Nutrition,” “Teaming with Fungi: The Organic Grower’s Guide to Mycorrhizae,” among others.