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Welcome to Inside Shift

Have you ever pondered the inner workings of change-makers' minds? Podcast, 'Inside Shift,' takes you beyond mere wondering, delving deep into the intricate grit and strategic gameplay of effecting change from the inside out.


Season 1

Episode 2 - Growing Roots with James and Joyce Skeet: Founders of Spirit Farm

In this inspiring episode of "Inside Shift," we journey to the heart of the New Mexico desert to uncover a story of resilience, innovation, and the profound connection between land and legacy. Host Anna Zefferys of Thriving Communities welcomes James and Joyce Skeet, the visionary founders of Spirit Farm. This regenerative oasis reflects the power of traditional Navajo farming practices intertwined with modern sustainable agriculture. Amidst the challenging landscapes of the Southwest, where arid conditions and unpredictable climates prevail, the Skeets have cultivated more than just crops; they've nurtured a movement towards healing the earth and the community. Spirit Farm emerges as a model for resilience in the face of environmental and societal challenges through its dedication to soil health, biodiversity, and indigenous regenerative farming principles. In this intimate conversation, James and Joyce share their journey from the inception of Spirit Farm to its current role as a hub for education, empowerment, and environmental stewardship. They delve into the obstacles they've overcome, from battling the harsh New Mexico climate to confronting the systemic issues facing Indigenous farmers. They reveal how their work is sowing the seeds of change for future generations.

Watch the Spirit Farm Film Trailer 

Learn more about Spirit Farm 

Episode 1 - Breathing Green: A Green Oasis in Cleveland

Can you imagine an oasis in your city? In this special episode, we dive into the heart of the Prolific Oxygen Dome (POD) Project at Rid-All Green Partnership in Cleveland, Ohio. Join us as we explore this extraordinary venture with creator Aharon Ben Keymah, uncovering how a visionary idea blossomed into an urban oasis. Discover how the POD Project transforms lives and revitalizes a community, proving that green spaces can catalyze social and environmental change.

Watch the Thriving Communities film trailer on Rid-All Green Partnership.

Learn more about the Prolific Achievers Academy

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Learn more about The POD Project

Learn more about Rid-All Farm

Interested in learning about more communities in the process of extraordinary transformation?

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