July 15, 2020
Faryn Hart is a horticultural therapist based in the Bay Area CA. She runs HT programming working with woman and teenagers in residential eating disorder treatment, she works with homeless and low income families doing gardening and child development in the Mission District in San Francisco and also volunteers in San Quentin State Prison working with incarcerated men in the vegetable and flower gardens.
She is currently in graduate school pursuing her MSW.
June 16, 2020
Our 5th episode is here! We are excited to announce that we had the privilege of interviewing Hilda Krus, HTR. Hilda is the Director of GreenHouse and Horticultural Therapy programs for the Horticultural Society of New York. She talks about her time in Germany and how moments in her life shaped her and compelled her to enter the field of HT. Hilda also talks about her work on New York's iconic Riker's Island's HT program. You won't want to miss this one!
June 14, 2020
Today, Irene Barber interviews her co-host Erin Backus. Erin tells us about her journey on becoming a Horticultural Therapist and her 'ah-ha' moment.
June 11, 2020
Today we interviewed an occupational therapist who is just starting to use therapeutic horticulture in her practice. Hollie Marron is the recent recipient of the NorthEast HT Network grant and has recorded some excellent gardening videos with adaptive tools. Listen to her story of how she got to the garden.
June 2, 2020
We are talking with Kathy Perry, OT/L, HTR. She is one of our oldest HT friends, the secretary of the Northeast HT network and the Horticultural Therapist at the Monarch School of New England in NH.
May 18, 2020
Co-Host Erin Backus interviews Irene Barber about her building blocks and moments that she deemed the most important when finding a career in Horticultural Therapy.