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Posts tagged with: business

Are you running your farm like the financial asset that it is?  On today’s episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we are joined by Ryan Tansom who is the founder of Arkona and the Intentional Growth Podcast. He teaches business owners how to view and run their company like a financial asset through The Intentional......
Have you ever gone the extra step beyond soil tests and done plant sap analysis? On today’s episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we are joined by Shelley Katz, founder of Heart of Palms Ranch and Eco-Farm in Fort Myers, Florida. Shelley is a fruit and vegetable grower who has been dedicated to growing food......
Can you imagine growing a beyond organic garden? On today’s episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, our guest is Helen Atthowe, who is a farmer, researcher, and celebrated pioneer in eco-organic methods. She is an advocate for minimizing and, yes, even stopping the use of certified-organic pest control materials and is encouraging farmers to rely......
Has rural farming and small town America changed where you live? On today’s episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, Chris Jones is our guest. He has recently served as a Research Engineer at the University of Iowa. While there, he studied and wrote about the declining quality of water as a result of the changes......
How can you create a purposeful farm culture in the middle of a city? On today’s episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, Evan Marks is joining us from Orange County, California. He is the Founder and Executive Director of The Ecology Center, which is not only a farm but a nonprofit education center that is......
How much do you really know about the Census of Agriculture? On this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we’re hosting King Whetstone, who is the Regional Director of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northeastern Region. In his role, he is committed to providing timely, accurate, and useful statistics that will help those working in......
How are you cultivating connections in your community? On this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we are hosting Steven and Christine Bailey, founders of The Kindred Farm, in Santa Fe, TN. Together, Christine, an author and podcast host, and Chef Steven are cultivating their community by growing vibrant produce, flowers, and bees in a sustainable......
Curious about how to go electric with your farm equipment? On this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, Reid Allaway is joining us from Quebec, Canada. He is the Director of Infrastructure and Machinery at Ferme Coopérative Tourne-Sol. The farm has 9 members and about 15 employees. They are all passionate about healthy food, gardening,......
How can farmers serve their communities in unique ways? In this podcast, we’re hosting Reese Jones, Co-owner and Manager of Jones Family Farm, located in Edgewood, Maryland. As far back as the 1950s, the Jones Family has been growing award-winning fruits and vegetables for both Baltimore and Harford County.  They have remained the first choice......
Do you have questions about greens, greenhouses, or a green grocery business? This podcast will make you want to pull up a chair and take notes. It is a conversation between two experienced farmers about permaculture, greenhouses (including climate battery greenhouses), creating a holistic farm model and how greens play an important role, dealing with......