Leah Webb

Leah M. Webb

Chelsea Green and Storey

Leah Webb is avid gardener and edible landscaper residing on her ¾-acre urban homestead in the mountains of western NC. Leah studied soil processes and food systems for seven years before starting her career in health and gardening education in 2009. Her practical approach to whole foods cooking and gardening is inspired by the complexities of raising two children with unique medical needs. Learn more about her approach in her two books, The Seven-Step Homestead and The Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free Family Cookbook. Find her online at LeahMWebb.com.

Leah is speaking in Texas and Kansas.


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Seven Steps to Homesteading

Discover how to build a highly productive homestead using incremental steps that increase your workload and skillset overtime. Leah Webb will discuss the seven stages and corresponding inputs she’s used to slowly build her diverse homestead using no-dig, no-till, deep organic practices that are applicable for both rural and urban settings. Participants will learn how to dream big while setting realistic and achievable homesteading goals.
Organic Gardening

Speaking At:

Texas, Saturday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Organic Gardening Stage

Regenerative Practices for the Home Gardener

Learn how the same techniques many farms implement to enhance carbon-storage capacity can be easily applied in backyard gardens by those who want to transform their home gardens into highly productive carbon sinks. Participants will learn about the factors affecting soil health, why carbon storage is so important, how to use naturally occurring soil processes to enhance soil nutrition, and why these practices are your most powerful tool to improve the health of your soil.
Keynote Sustainable Agriculture

Speaking At:

Texas, Sunday 10:00-11:00 a.m., Mother Earth News Stage

Meal Plan Your Way to Better Health

Learn how to get organized, get cooking, and stay sane when cooking for better health! Leah Webb slowly learned to master the art of meal planning and prep through the use of bulk shopping, freezing foods, and planning ahead. Her techniques are effective enough for those needing to follow the strictest of diets, but easy enough for those who don’t necessarily love to cook or plan ahead, but also understand the necessity for home-cooked meals.
Real Foods

Speaking At:

Texas, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Hands-On Workshops Room

Belly Biochemistry

Join Leah Webb as she explains the ins and outs of digestion with an easy-to-understand approach and sheds light on the relationship between immunity, disease, microbiota, and diet. She’ll discuss dietary strategies to better support immunity including some of the foods that can (and can’t) support a healthy digestive system, thus a healthy immune response. She’ll briefly discuss the gut-brain connection since this relationship has such a profound effect on our emotions, physiological responses, and ability to feel our best.
Natural Health

Speaking At:

Texas, Saturday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Real Food Stage