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Posts tagged with: farming

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......
Today on the show we’re joined by Seth Shaffer of Red Clay Farm, located in Cleveland, Tennessee. Red Clay Farm is a 24.5 acre farm dedicated to certified organic farming methods and growing without any traces of GMO seeds. Their crops rotate with luscious strawberries, lovely arugula, mixed salad greens, kale, lettuce, broccoli, swiss chard,......
Where do you turn for the comprehensive permaculture information you need as a farmer? Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re happy to have Nick Ritar, Cofounder of Milkwood, located all the way down in Tasmania, Australia. Milkwood is dedicated to sharing permaculture skills for living like it matters. Online, in print, via their renowned......
What opportunities does the digital world offer your farming business?  Today we’re joined by Margie Paskert, a market gardener, online produce e-commerce specialist, and owner of Lazy Ox Farm, a small family farm operating out of Olathe, Colorado.  Margie has been growing and selling sustainably raised plants and veggies for more than 22 years, first......
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......
What type(s) of elderberries are right for your farm?  Today on the third part of our special elderberry-centric miniseries, we’re hosting Terry Durham of River Hills Harvest. Located in the Hills of Hartsburg, Missouri, River Hills Harvest supports local farmers and processors. Their growers have committed to the health and wellbeing of their produce, their......
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......