Nature Revisited is a podcast that explores our relationship with the natural world. It consists of interviews, stories and discussions that highlight the notion that nature is not a place one goes to, but rather a place one is already a part of - that We Are Nature.
Episode One: Peter Hatch - Thomas Jefferson & Monticello
In this pilot installment of Nature Revisited, Peter Hatch expounds upon his decades of experience maintaining Thomas Jefferson’s legendary Virginia homestead - Monticello and its expansive gardens. Rare insights along with an intimate perspective into the life of one of America’s most beloved Founding Fathers makes this first episode an indispensable listen.
Episode Two: David Culp - Brandywine Cottage & The Inevitable Garden
David Culp is creator of the gardens at Brandywine Cottage in Downington, Pennsylvania, and is a plantsman and gardener who has lectured nationwide for over 25 years. Stefan van Norden and Sean Clauson visited David on the production trail of the film Negotiating with Nature to talk with him about his personal & philosophical approach to the act of gardening and its inevitability across the human experience.
Episode Three: Jeffery Reddick - A Painter Without A View
Jeffery Reddick is currently 30+ years into a life sentence for non-violent crimes in a North Carolina correctional facility. But he is not your run-of-the-mill inmate… Nature Revisited takes a glimpse inside the life of a man who has embraced the power of his memories of nature, together with his love of painting to transport himself beyond the confines of incarceration, touching the lives of some surprising people along the way. Author Gordon Hayward offers additional insights from a decade of correspondence with Jeffery.
Episode Four: Julia Plevin - The Healing Magic of Forest Bathing
Inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, forest bathing is the act of spending intentional time in nature to promote health and well-being. Author Julia Plevin talks about her book 'The Healing Magic of Forest Bathing' and how reconnecting with the natural world can be a way to restore calm, creativity and balance to one's life.
Cheryl Charles - Co-Founder of Children & Nature Network
Thomas Rainer - Landscape Architect and Principal of Phyto Studios
David Van Wie - Sportswriter and Photographer
Larry Doyle - Needlepointist