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Posts tagged with: agriculture

Have you considered the connection between environmental degradation and rural poverty? How can farmers help? In this episode, we are hosting Elliott Powell, Executive Director and Indira Patt, Field Trainer of Sustainable Harvest International, an environmental nonprofit with 25 years of experience partnering with smallholder farmers to adopt regenerative practices that nourish people and the......
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What are the preferred tools you use on your farm? In this episode, Michael deep dives into discussion with Will Staufer on using Planet Jr. farm tools. Planet Jr. created tractors, seeding, fertilizing, and cultivating equipment for small farms from the 1870’s through the 1960’s. Although this company is no longer in business, people like......
What can we do to help protect the organic farming movement? Join Mark Kastel, nationally prominent industry watchdog with OrganicEye, with thoughts on what we can do to protect the organic farming movement. OrganicEye is an organic farming watchdog organization located in Lafarge, Washington. The organic movement started as a call to bring our food......
How do you measure success on your farm? Today’s guest focuses on quality of life, building relationships, and efficiency in their farm business. In this podcast, we are hosting Aaron Bradley, Co-owner and Operator of Colfax Creek Farm, located in Bostic, North Carolina. Colfax Creek Farm was founded in 1901, and is currently comprised of......
Interested in learning more about raising farm animals ethically? Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we are hosting Micha Ide, Founder of Bright Ide Acres, located in Orting, Washington, where ethically raising farm animals is a passion. Micha and her husband, Andrew are a couple of California transplants who fell in love with farming in......
What do you do when you don’t have a tractor, your van lights on fire, and it rains 68 inches a year?! You can learn from today’s guests how to find the humor in it all and persevere! In this episode, we’re happy to be hosting Ellen Scheffer and Ashley Wilson, Founders of Frisky Girl......
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......
Have you considered applying for organic certification? This week’s podcast guest goes a step beyond that and is certified REAL organic! Chris Sermons, Founder of Bio-WayFarm, is located in Ware Shoals, South Carolina. Bio-Way Farm is a Certified Organic farm with a focus on sustainable agriculture and permaculture design principles. Their 120 acres offers a......
Do you feel like you’re always pushing and fighting with what nature wants to do on your farm? Have you considered a slower, more integrated approach to farming, where everything works together to support the whole? If so, this podcast episode on diversified farming is for you! We are joined by Evan Ryan, Founder of......
Do your kids want to be a part of your farm? How can you best integrate them into the farming lifestyle? In today’s episode, we’re hosting Jordan Green, lifelong farmer, owner of FarmBuilder LLC, and co-owner of J & L Green Farm, located in Edinburg, Virginia. FarmBuilder LLC is a consultancy that works with property......