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Posts tagged with: farmer

What is regenerative agriculture, and what are your options to becoming regenerative as a farmer? On today’s episode we’re featuring Jesse McDougall of Studio Hill Farm, located in southern Vermont. Studio Hill Farm’s primary goal is to strengthen the land’s natural water, carbon, and nutrient cycles so that they may restore the abundant ecosystem of their......
As a farmer, how much care do you put into making certain your crops have a healthy, bounty-producing foundation?  Today we’re joined by Brad Morgan, Founder and Owner of Morgan Composting and Dairy Doo, located in Sears, Michigan. Morgan Composting Inc is a family business that was started in 1996. The Morgans began composting as......
What has Africa brought to the United States in terms of produce and farming knowledge? Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re proud to be hosting Karen Washington, Founder of Rise & Root Farm, located in The Bronx, New York. Rise & Root Farm is a women owned and collectively run farm. They grow top......
What is a pragmatic farming approach in a high precipitation climate? Today on the show we’re hosting David Haakenson, 2nd generation owner of Jubilee Farm, located in Carnation, Washington. Jubilee Farm is proud to provide the greater Seattle area with a diverse selection of nutritious vegetables, fruits, meat, & flour, all of which are cultivated......
On this final episode in the Elderberry Workshop Series, we’re joined by Andrew Thomas, Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from the University of Missouri,  Master of Science in Agronomy from Iowa State University, and Director of Ozark Regional Land Trust. Andrew enjoys conducting research on a wide variety of horticultural and agroforestry crops and crop......
Today we are joined by Dax Funderburk, owner of Beets Workin’ Farm. Beets Workin’ Farm is a small family farm located in beautiful Northeastern Vermont, where they focus on growing dozens of unique varieties of garlic, available online at HardneckGarlic.com and numerous festivals throughout the Northeast USA. After years of growing garlic and four season......
Have you considered making your farm a versatile year-round operation? We’re joined today by Katherine Nietmann of Moose Meadow Farm. Moose Meadow Farm is a CSA, grocery store, and winter online market based near Standpoint, Idaho. The goal of Moose Meadow is to make it easy for consumers to eat well every day, by providing......
Do you know all the ins and outs when it comes to keeping your farm’s foundation primed to thrive? Today, we are delighted to host Dr. Elaine Ingham on the Thriving Farmer Podcast. Dr. Ingham is an American microbiologist and soil biology researcher. She’s also the Founder of Soil Foodweb Inc. The mission of Soil......
What is the Value Added Producer Grant, what can it do for your farm, and what does it take to be eligible for it? Joining us today is creative agriculture strategist Ellen Rawley. Ellen works with farms doing custom product development, product launches, certifications, and much more. She works with local & artisan food products......
How can you establish yourself as an elderberry expert and run a reputable farm and business using that expertise?  Missouri’s Terry Durham, of River Hills Harvest joins us today to detail exactly why elderberries are such a hot topic in farming. River Hills ensures top quality elderberry products by growing in small batches, giving only......