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I’m Speaking at the 2018 Thunder Plains Developer Conference on Nov 1, 2018

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I’m excited to share that I’ll be the closing keynote speaker at the 2018 Thunder Plains developer conference on November 1! Thunder Plains is is a web and mobile developer conference that focuses on Community, JavaScript and related tech that makes the web interesting. It’s run by Techlahoma, a volunteer-run non-profit dedicated to advancing Oklahomans through accessible tech training and community building. They have events daily at StarSpace46 and this is their yearly large developer conference. […]

A Sustainable Mind Podcast

Listen to Dale talk about Gardening, Anxiety, Mindfulness, From Seed to Spoon, & More on the “A Sustainable Mind” Podcast

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I had the pleasure of joining Marjorie from the “A Sustainable Mind” podcast to chat a few weeks back. You can hear our conversation about what led to us growing food and why we built our app at the link below. We also talked quite a bit about anxiety, depression, panic attacks, and how the battle against them is all related to why grow food & help others do the same.

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OSU-OKC -c How to Start Growing Food in Your Backyard or Patio!

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Here’s the recording of tonight’s free backyard gardening class at OSU-OKC Agriculture Technologies! Thank you to everyone that came out tonight. We had a lot of fun and plan to continue these at least every month for as long as people are interested in learning! I also want to give a big shout out to OSU-OKC for allowing us to use their facilities. Sign up for our email list at http://www.seedtospoon.net/signup if you’d like to […]

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Why and How I Learned to Code to Build Our Mobile App (recorded presentation)

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I had the privilege of speaking with the OKC-Sharp developer meetup group in Oklahoma City this week and talking about why and how I learned to code in order to build our mobile app. I talk about how I learned to code and share tips for others that want to learn. This talk is geared towards software developers but there should be lessons I talk about that apply to all areas of learning.

OKC.js From Seed to Spoon Anxiety Work Life Balance

OKC# Developer Meetup Presentation: Overcoming Anxiety & Depression Through Work/Life/Farm Balance

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This is a recording of a short talk I gave at OKC-Sharp this week about anxiety, depression, and how I’ve adjusted my working habits to help keep them in check. Thank you to StarSpace46 and Techlahoma Foundation for providing a platform to talk about a topic that’s very important to me. Please feel free share with anyone you think might benefit from hearing this!

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OOGA Presentation – How We Converted Our Backyard From an Urban Lawn into Gardens to Feed Our Family of 6 in 2 years!

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Thank you to the Oklahoma Organic Gardening Association for allowing me to speak tonight about how we converted our backyard from a lawn into gardens to grow food for our family of 6 in 2 years! I covered pretty much everything we’ve learned over the past 2 years and I’m excited to share our journey with everyone! As I’ve talked about in the blog post about why we started From Seed to Spoon and in […]

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OKSeed Container Gardening Presentation

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  This is a video of the presentation I gave at the OKSeed Meetup this week about container gardening on April 19th, 2017. OKseed (pronounced OKC’d) is a green initiative to turn concrete landscapes into community gardening spaces! We’re currently working on building a horticulture home-base in the StarSpace46 patio area. You don’t have to be a StarSpace46 member to join. Just bring your project ideas and a love of gardening! OKseed meets on the […]

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Talking Automated Irrigation Using Open Source Hardware at the OKC Open Source Hardware Meetup

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I had an opportunity to speak at the OKC Open Hardware Meetup group today about our garden and how I’m planning to use Open Source Hardware to automate irrigation using moisture level sensors in the soil to control watering. I met a lot of brilliant people with exciting ideas about how to make it all happen. I feel like I have a firm grasp on what needs to be done and now it’s just a […]