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Posts tagged with: farmer

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......
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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......
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......
How can you incorporate culinary skills into your farm business to create added value? Today on the show, we’re hosting John Barker, Director of Agriculture and co-owner of Forts Ferry Farm, located in Latham, New York. Forts Ferry Farm is a collective of innovators, farmers, and food lovers. Their farm is a year-round hive of......
What is “beyond organic” farm life like in the tropics? On today’s episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we’re joined by Michael and Lauren Marchand, co-founders of Lapa’au Farm, located in Maui, Hawaii. Lapa’au Farm is a two-acre, bio-intensive farming operation. Michael and Lauren practice “beyond organic” methods, which means they forgo modern organic methods......
What are some of the challenges of organic farming, and how can you overcome them? Today, we’re joined by Ryan Lichttenegger, co-founder of Steel Wheel Farm, located in Fall City, Washington. Steel Wheel Farm is a small, first-generation family farm with one goal in mind: To improve the way in which produce is grown, harvested,......
What does it take to run a successful u-pick business? Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast Michael is joined by his wife, Savannah, to discuss their first season of offering u-pick strawberries at The Farm on Central. The Farm on Central is a small family farm located in Carlisle, Ohio and provides the community with......
Have you considered the opportunities that livestock may bring to your farm? Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re joined by Mary Bowen, president of Prosperity Acres Farm, located in Sunderland, Maryland. Prosperity Acres is a small farm that offers high quality Hereford beef and goat meat for sale by the cut or as custom......