Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS) on propagating community gardens across the Treasure Valley

Erin Guerricabeitia, executive director of Boise Urban Garden School, also known as “BUGS”, speaks to us about the Urban Garden School and why it’s not just for kids anymore. BUGS, with guidance from garden coordinator Mike Wallace, is hard at work on a plan to propagate community gardens throughout Treasure Valley. The Adult Education Series on Community Gardening “Row by Row”, offered through BUGS, begins in May. At the end of this education and armed with Mike Wallace’s “Complete Handbook for Community Gardening” each graduate will have the opportunity to create and foster their own successful community garden.


Interview with Erin Guerricabeitia- March 25th, 2012

3 minute Interview with Shana Moore on The Jordan Street Community Garden- 15 families, 7 cultures.


More about the Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS)

More about The Jordan Street Garden

Next week on Chew on This:

A special 1 hour interview with Daniel Felkins of Radio Boise’s “Veggie StirFry- Idaho’s Voice for Animals” on Animal Rights and the diets that support the cause, Vegetarianism and Veganism. This is a pre-recorded interview. Daniel and I met and fell in love while volunteering here at Radio Boise. We will be out of town at our Engagement Party the day this show airs. Tune in and listen to the interview that sparked this radio romance. Sunday from 5-6pm on Radio Boise 89.9 FM or streaming live at


One thought on “Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS) on propagating community gardens across the Treasure Valley

  1. Patsy and I listened to your FIRST show last evening and both thought it was excellent! Kept thinkin…”Teri Gross”
    Even when you screwed the guys name up at the end, you relaxed and covered it with perfect Metez charm, a big congrats…William

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