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The Afro Beets Podcast

The Afro Beets Podcast

By Christin Riddick

The Afro Beets Podcast is your source for garden-to-table content inspired by culture and soul. We use food and nature as a tool to explore the African Diaspora and connect back to the land. Take a listen as Christin navigates his health and wellness journey one bite at a time.
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38: Gardening Saved My Life (feat. Gardening and Beats)

The Afro Beets PodcastFeb 19, 2021

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The complicated history of watermelon | Black History Quick Bite
Feb 22, 202305:06
Let My People Eat | Seasonal Position Announcement
Feb 17, 202302:54
Did George Washington Carver actually invent peanut butter? | Black History Quick Bite
Feb 11, 202305:25
George Crum and the Petty Potato Chip | Black History Quick Bite
Feb 08, 202302:40
Love The Way We Garden | 2023 Podcast Announcement
Feb 08, 202303:58
46: Physician in the Kitchen Prescription (feat. Dr. Monique May)
Oct 10, 202251:48
What's my soil mix? Succulents, Indoor Plants and Vegetables
Sep 29, 202209:01
Road to Winning the Cannabis Cup

Road to Winning the Cannabis Cup

In this clip Jules discusses the bittersweet road to his team winning the High Times Cannabis Cup. For the full episode of this clip check out episode 45. 

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Sep 29, 202204:44
Can self-care exist in organic farming?

Can self-care exist in organic farming?

In this clip Jules breakdown why organic farming isn't always sustainable for the people working the land. For the full episode of this clip, check out episodes 45. 

Want to continue the conversation on this week's episode and see the video?

Join the Conversation after listening to this episode join the conversation with The Afro Beets Podcast Patreon.

Want to start growing your own food?

Sign up for our email list to receive a FREE at-home beginner container growing checklist.

Want to learn more about our today's guest?

Get more information on Smokeyrgreens on their website.

Check out the Smokeyrgreens on Instagram.

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Sep 28, 202202:44
45: The Darkside of Farming (feat. Smokeyrgreens)
Sep 09, 202249:60
 Patreon Launch Announcement
Sep 08, 202203:50
44: What is dirt??? This is soil! (feat. Plots and Pans)
Jul 15, 202252:36
43: Age Ain't Nothing But A Number for Health and Wellness (feat. Snooty Vegans)

43: Age Ain't Nothing But A Number for Health and Wellness (feat. Snooty Vegans)

This week we chat with a husband and wife duo who serve as vegan coaches under the name Snooty Vegans. Mikel-Claire and Trey were in their 40's when they started getting into their vegan journey. Showing age ain't nothing but a number when it comes to finding out the best vegan picks at your local grocery store, engaging in awkward social situations and overall living your healthiest life.  Want to continue the conversation on this week's episode and see the video? Join the Conversation after listening to this episode join the conversation with The Afro Beets Podcast Patreon. Want to start growing your own food? Sign up for our email list to receive a FREE at-home beginner container growing checklist. Want to learn more about our today's guest? Get more information on Snooty Vegans on their website. Check out the Snooty Vegans on Instagram. Want to get the word out about the podcast? Leave a Rating and Review. Connect with us on Instagram and Twitter. Subscribe to our YouTube channel.

May 05, 202242:06
42: Let Me Get A Lil' Something Sweet (feat. Manna Juice Bar)
Mar 31, 202237:36
Off the Beet: How Our Hair Keeps Us Fed
Feb 26, 202202:45
41: The Intricate Dance of Composting (feat. Sistained8)
Feb 18, 202248:10
The Importance of Black Community Gardening | BLAK Garden Talk on Gardening and Beats
Feb 14, 202201:03:46
40: Scaling Vegan Businesses in Africa (feat. Vegan Africa Fund)
Jan 18, 202201:01:25
39: The Addictive Nature of Fake Foods (feat. Kimberly Renee)
Mar 19, 202148:51
38: Gardening Saved My Life (feat. Gardening and Beats)
Feb 19, 202151:11
37: Creating Black Authority in the Land (feat. Black in the Garden)
Feb 07, 202147:40
36: Winning the Growing Season in the Winter
Jan 30, 202115:02
35: Rhythms of the Land (feat. Dr. Gail P. Myers)
Jan 23, 202155:46
34: Sustainable Garden Life Practices (feat. Sustaining with Shana)
Jan 17, 202145:54
33: The Best of the Afro Beets Podcast 2020
Jan 08, 202116:52
32: Cultivating a New Path from Dropout to Teaching Grads (feat. William Padilla-Brown)
Jan 01, 202145:20
31: Aligning Faith with Whole Plant Foods (feat. Daniel Fast: A Bridge to Healthy Living)
Dec 18, 202059:09
 SEASON 2 is here.... Join the Conversation Live!

SEASON 2 is here.... Join the Conversation Live!

THE AFRO BEETS PODCAST IS BACK😎🎧/ We're kicking off Season 2 TODAY with an Instagram live takeover of the @washyouthgarden Join the conversation as we navigate the current state of the world through the lens of green spaces with horticulture therapy practitioner, seamstress and entrepreneur @_daroza If you can't make it, no worries this live interview will also be on the podcast✌🏾 I look forward to seeing you all on @washyouthgarden page today at 12:15 pm🙏🏾


Jun 26, 202001:32
29: The Distorted Truth of Black People in Nature
May 15, 202012:57
28: Watering Woes and Wrestling Hose

28: Watering Woes and Wrestling Hose

In this week's episode, we talk about the problems when it comes to watering our plants. Once I truly understood how much to water, when to water, and these little tricks and tips I’m about to give you; I was really able to take my plant care to the next level. Watering may be the key to unlocking the great results you hope to get in your garden. So let's get into it!

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May 01, 202010:20
27: My Garden Notes on Window Germination
Apr 28, 202007:19
26: Growing Your Sense Of Abundance (feat. Engaged Ecology)
Apr 17, 202023:20
25: Africa Is Within You (feat. Afro Veg)

25: Africa Is Within You (feat. Afro Veg)

On this week's podcast, we interviewed Chef Mari of Afro-Veg who specializes in scrumptious alkaline/African vegan platters and weekly meal prep. When she’s not slaying it in the kitchen she’s also a spiritual speaker leading women to live their best life through healing circles and providing the knowledge to help them reach their higher vibrations.

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Apr 10, 202043:12
24: The Complex Food Culture of Afro-Latinos (feat. Coco Verde Vegan)
Apr 04, 202038:02
23: Garden Refuge in Times of Pandemic

23: Garden Refuge in Times of Pandemic

In this week's episode, we go over the things you need to think about before you sow your first seed of the spring during times of a pandemic. There's a crisis going on, and it may have taken us by surprise. But now is not the time to sit and reflect on what we didn't do. Now more than ever we have the time to set up our home growing systems that will provide value to ourselves and the community around us. Do you have what it takes to build a garden sanctuary among the chaos? 

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Mar 27, 202020:19
22: Vegan Basics to Surviving the Coronavirus
Mar 13, 202025:03
21: I Want to be Black as Hell (feat. The African Diaspora Alliance)
Mar 07, 202001:02:06
20: How to Make Vegetable-Based Meat Substitutes
Feb 28, 202016:54
19: Cape Verde Dinner Table (feat. cattsmeowww)
Feb 22, 202034:53
18: Building Plant-Based Environments (feat. Thee Plant Daddy)
Feb 14, 202034:26
17: Leaving Your Spices on the Table (feat. Vegan Feast by V)
Feb 07, 202041:57
16: Vegan Anniversary Throwback (feat. Big Jon)
Feb 01, 202021:31
15: The Art of Plantrepreneurship (feat. Black in the Garden)
Jan 24, 202041:12
14: The Best of The Afro Beets Podcast 2019
Jan 17, 202012:31
13: Tiny Home, Big Garden (feat. Siri Lorece)

13: Tiny Home, Big Garden (feat. Siri Lorece)

Siri Lorece is the host of the Kinda Hippie, Kinda Hood podcast with multiple hobbies and side hustles for days. When she's not on the stage singing or teaching others about the power of music around the world she is a gardener on her tiny home property in Los Angeles California. In this week's episode, we talk about making the most of the things that are important in life and sowing relationships that produces a harvest for years to come. Enjoy!

In this Episode, We Discuss

07:15 - The Art in Cultivating the Land 11:53 - Tiny House Living 17:59 - Navigating a Garden Wherever You Go 20:00 - Living a Minimalist Life 00:00 - How a Friendly Gesture Turned Into a Forest of Collard Trees

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Sponsors and Advertisements 

Eat for Beauty DC 

To participate in their gratitude giveaway reach out to their team BEFORE NOVEMBER 26TH on Instagram at @eatforbeautydc and via email eatforbeautydc@gmail.com On Tuesday November 26th 2-4pm Eat for Beauty DC will be giving away Food and Lifestyle products directly to community members and organizations surrounding Secrets of Nature DC, a holistic health food center located in Ward 8, which experiences some of the most food insecurity in D.C.


Resources for the Episode

Tiny House Pics
 What is Minimalism?
Siri Lorece on Instagram
Siri Lorece's Website

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Nov 22, 201935:19
12: Leveling Up Your Wellness Mindset (feat. Ebeth Johnson)

12: Leveling Up Your Wellness Mindset (feat. Ebeth Johnson)

Ebeth Johnson is a mindful eating & well-life mentor for women who are ready to live deliciously. She is a professional chef, plant-based culinary nutritionist, mindful eating coach, and media personality. In this weeks episode we get into how the health industry confuses us on purpose to make a profit and why generational sickness is not a genetic trait, but rather habits being passed down. If your mindset is holding you back from reaching your health goals then this is the episode for you. Enjoy! In this Episode, We Discuss 09:10 - Uncomplicate your health journey 11:30 - Overcoming the mental block of your health 16:05 - How to cure generational sickness and curses 27:24 - Maximizing your movement in small spaces 32:04 - How to address gut issues with optimal digestion Rate,  Review and Share Like this show? Please leave a review on iTunes and share this episode. Also leave your social media handle in the review so we can shout you out. Sponsors and Advertisements Eat for Beauty DC - To participate in their gratitude giveaway reach out to their team BEFORE NOVEMBER 26TH on Instagram at @eatforbeautydc and via email eatforbeautydc@gmail.com On Tuesday November 26th 2-4pm Eat for Beauty DC will be giving away Food and Lifestyle products directly to community members and organizations surrounding Secrets of Nature DC, a holistic health food center located in Ward 8, which experiences some of the most food insecurity in D.C. Resources for the Episode Level Up - Ciara Beach Body Workout Chef Ebeth's Website Chef Ebeth on Instagram (Download Episode Here) (Subscribe in Apple Podcast) (Subscribe in Spotify) (Subscribe in Anchor) (Subscribe in Cast Box).
Nov 16, 201945:26
11: Revitalizing Shared Land (feat. No Animal Grill)
Nov 08, 201933:04
10: Embracing Your Alter Ego (feat. Don Soiree)
Nov 02, 201947:41
9: The Black Mecca of Veganism (feat. Vegan Batch)
Oct 28, 201940:09
8: Championing Your Tribe (feat. Garden of Afruika)
Sep 15, 201939:08
7: Prioritizing Your Blissful Existence (feat. BlissfulsPerspective)
Sep 08, 201942:25
6: Nourishing Your Spiritual Awakening (feat. Kid and Fro)

6: Nourishing Your Spiritual Awakening (feat. Kid and Fro)

From becoming a viral model sensation who has been featured on the platforms of: Afro Punk,  Essence, and Blavity; to making a killing selling vegan soul food plates at Stony Brook University, Kid and Fro is a phenomenon. The Brooklyn native breaks it down on this week episode of the podcast with topics like: growing up in a Nigerian household, the misogyny of the Black Panthers and the struggles of being apart of the African Diaspora. Kid teaches us that self-love is the best love and that exploration of self can be the greatest gift of all. 

In this Episode, We Discuss

02:50 - The Origins of Kid and Fro 10:20 -  The Afro-Diaspora Struggle 12:58 -  The Misogyny of the Black Panther Party 15:45 -  Growing up in a Nigerian Household 19:12 -   Self-Care as a Entrepreneur and Person of Color 25:05 - The Meaning of Afro-Veganism 34:15  - The Art Behind African Heritage  40:00 - Finding Independence and Dealing with Homelessness 47:30 - Rapid Fire Questions

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Dope People to Check Out: Toni Morrison, Angela Davis, Janelle Monae, Jame Baldwin, Dr. Sebi, Dick Gregory, Rico Nasty, Bri Steves  Books mentioned: Seize the Time , Medical Apartheid, Afro Vegan One of Kid and Fro's First Viral Pic The Health and Psyche of the Negro American Vegan Soul Food - Pintrest Board  The Green Belt Movement  Revenge of the Dreamers III

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Jul 25, 201953:06
5: Saying Bye to Non-Vegan Relationships (feat. ByFelicia)
Mar 30, 201936:18
 3: Edible Activist Podcast Interview (feat. Afro Beets)
Mar 13, 201947:21
2: Fresh Aesthetic Podcast Interview (feat. Afro Beets)
Oct 13, 201835:30
1: Beyonceism (feat. Big Jon)
Jan 08, 201819:58