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What can you learn from a biologist about microgreens? In this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we have Michael Torbett of Terra Vita Farm, located in Castle Hayne, NC. Terra Vita Farm is the only completely no-spray farm in Wilmington NC and practices no-till farming while building soils and ecosystems. Their nutrient dense produce......
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What can you do on your land to add more income? What is value-added to you? In this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, Michael dives into why you need to attend this weekend’s Thriving Farmer Summit! It combines everything he’s passionate about: farmers loving what they do, while spending time with their families, and......
Do you want to learn how to properly grow potatoes and increase your yields with this superfood? In this week’s episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we’re hosting Jeff Bragg, owner and sole proprietor of Superfood Consulting, operating out of New Mexico. Superfood Consulting is dedicated to taking the soils of Mother Earth to broaden......
Want to learn more about strawberries and food production? In this week’s podcast, we are joined by Julie Guthman, geographer and professor of social sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has taken particular interest in the evolving character of the alternative food movement as it confronts race, class, and bodily difference.  More......
Biological Farming: what measures are you taking to care for and improve your soil? In this podcast, we’re joined for a second time by Andre Cantelmo, Co-Founder of Heron Pond Farm, located in South Hampton, New Hampshire. At Heron Pond Farm, Andre and his partner, Greg, strive to be biological farmers.  Heron Pond fertilizes almost......
Is your farm a thriving family project? In this week’s Thriving Farmer Podcast, we are joined by Natasha McCrary, Founder of 1818 Farms, located in Mooresville, Alabama. The idea for this family project originated with Natasha’s eight-year-old child who fell in love with the Babydoll Southdown Sheep that he met at a petting farm in......
What does regenerative mean to you? In this episode, we’re joined by regenerative farming aficionado, DeAnna Lozensky, of Guardian Grains, located in South Prairie, North Dakota. Guardian Grains is a husband and wife team working to help their fourth generation farm thrive.  The health of the soil is at the heart of every decision they......
Have you ever considered how all of your life experiences have led you to the point where you are at this very moment? For Brian Thomas, those experiences led to a thriving mushroom business. In this podcast, we are joined by mushroom farmer and mycologist Brian Thomas of MYCA Farms, located in Fort Langley, British......
What are some things you can do to create the most efficient and highest quality products and team? In this episode, we’re hosting Dave Munson, Founder of Saddleback Leather Company, a premium leather product company run out of Azle, Texas.  Dave got his inspiration to work in leather when he was an English teacher in......
How can we make more and better farming resources available to everyone? In this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Tammy Gray-Steele, Founder of the National Women in Agriculture Association and a fourth-generation black woman farmer. For over 13 years, Dr. Tammy Gray-Steele has been seeking to have legislation passed that will re-distribute the balance of......