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Joel Salatin speaks on the benefits of having a value-added strategy on farms. In this podcast, we’re sharing one of our amazing guests from the Value-Added Summit, Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm, located in Swoope, Virginia. Joel talks to us about the benefits of and techniques involved with an effective, game-changing implementation of a value-added......
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Do you farm with livestock? There may be a more humane way to harvest these animals. Tune in to hear about Riffle Farms’ holistic approach to managing and processing their bison. Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re joined by Liz Riffle, Owner and Operator of Riffle Farms, located in Terra Alta, West Virginia. Riffle......
Are you looking to increase your income and take your business to the next level? If so, you will want to listen in to today’s guest, who is an expert in affiliate marketing and a successful coach for small business owners. Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we’re taking a bit of a different approach......
Do you feel burned out? Could you benefit from having more balance and less stress and overwhelm in your life? Is being an entrepreneur taking a toll on your life that you don’t want to pay? If so, you will want to listen to this episode to learn the tools to have a more meaningful......
Do you grow medicinal herbs? Which ones, and what do you create with them? On this week’s podcast, we’re proud to host Crystal Stevens: author, herbalist, educator, and co-owner of Flourish Farmstead and Flourish Folk School, from Godfrey, Illinois to talk about herbs and education. Crystal was born in Colorado, partly raised in California, and......
On a multigenerational family farm, what do you keep from the older generation and incorporate from the newer one? Today’s guests on the Thriving Farmer Podcast are Darcie and Darbie Zirkle, the twins of Zirkle Farms, located in Champaign County, Ohio. Zirkle Farms became a Century Farm in 2005. The family has multiple generations, all......
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......
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......