Do you practice land stewardship and respect and care for your livestock?
Today on the show, we’re hosting Esther Stewart, Co-founder of Prairie Companion Company, located on the north coast of California. Prairie Companion Company grows nutrient dense microgreens and raises Angus cattle. They raise their cattle without antibiotics or hormones, and they forage on natural grasses.
As a husband and wife duo, Prairie Companion Company has been farming collectively for over a decade. They began their farm from scratch and without investors. Today, they are proud to be able to work for themselves, tending to their animals and crops.
Prairie Companion Company takes pride in being stewards of their land, and Esther is happy to share their story with you all today!
In This Episode:
What got Esther interested in agriculture 1:01
The beef breed Prairie Company Company works with 6:17
How many acres they’re managing and the size of their herd 10:24
How Prairie Companion Company got their operation started 11:33
Esther’s vision moving forward with the farm 13:56
Their process for online shipping 16:45
How they produce their microgreens 23:49
The type of soil they prefer for growing microgreens 28:15
Prairie Companion Company’s target customer base 36:39
Esther’s advice for aspiring farmers 43:20
Esther’s favorite farming tools 46:24
About the Guest:
Prairie Companion Company is a family ranch based in Northern California, bringing humanely & ethically raised grass fed grass finished Angus Highland beef to families throughout North America. They ship their beef nationally overnight via UPS and love bringing nutrient dense food to families across America.
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