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How has organic farming evolved over the years and what might the future hold? On this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, Michael is joined by Paul Muller who is a part of the pioneering force at Full Belly Farm, a 450-acre certified organic farm in North Central California. For over four decades, the farm......
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How does the health of soil directly impact global hunger solutions? On this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, Michael is joined by Abram J. Bicksler, Ph.D., who is President and CEO of ECHO, a global Christian organization focused on empowering the undernourished through sustainable hunger solutions. With over 15 years of international experience, Abram......
How do you take your homestead from beginner to profitable? On this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, Michael is joined by Ann Accetta-Scott, a dedicated first-generation homesteader and the author behind “The Farm Girl’s Guide to Preserving the Harvest.” While managing her family farm in Middle Tennessee, Ann shares her journey from self-taught beginnings......
What’s holding you back from full-time farming? On this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we’re joined by Jill Ragan, Owner of Whispering Willow Farm, located in Central Arkansas. Along with her husband, Nathan, Jill’s mission is to create an environment where people come together, foster sustainable practices, and build a resilient local food system.......
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 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......
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......
Do you have a passion for education and for farming? Can you live your dream and combine the two? Today, we’re joined by Kelly Clark, Founder of Kelly’s Working Well Farm, located in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Kelly’s Working Well Farm is an educational permaculture farm dedicated to the community. Take one piece of abandoned property......