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Posts tagged with: farming

Michael discusses how he faced off with the many challenges presented to him within his local government to ensure a positive change for the future and farming. In This Episode: Why many farmers feel like the government is not our friend 2:17 About the many regulations placed on small farms 4:04 Why we don’t trust......
Today we are joined by Maud Kelley, Principal and Owner of Greenlands Farm. Greenlands Farm is a small, three generational sustainable modern homestead farm located in rural Bolivia, NC. The Greenlands team is a true reflection of the homestead farm life: growing organic produce, baking in the farm kitchen with farm grown ingredients, and composting.......
What kind of farming opportunities exist in The Big Apple? Joining me today is Liz Dowd, Director of Farming Operations at Brooklyn Grange, located in NYC. Founded in 2010, Brooklyn Grange is the leading rooftop farming and intensive green roofing business in the US. Brooklyn Grange operates the world’s largest rooftop soil farms, located on......
Farm life is challenging. Who’s out there innovating, making farm life more practical, modern and convenient?  Today on our 150th episode, we’ve got a fun episode featuring Curly of Curly’s Ag, located in Rosevale, Queensland, Australia. Curly’s Ag is an Australian family business that designs, manufactures, and distributes tools and equipment. Their designs aim to......
*Disclaimer* We recognize that our focus on this podcast may or may not align with your personal perspectives on genetic modification and the use of chemical inputs (such as glyphosate and dicamba) in agriculture production. With our mission of building profitable and sustainable farms, we present today’s podcast with the hope that we can consider......
Today on the show, we’re deviating from the typical farmer to farmer Q&A formula to focus a bit on the importance of international missionary work in agriculture. We’re joined by Danielle Flood, Public Relations and Communications Manager for ECHO, an international institution which works to find innovative and sustainable ways for small farmers around the......
How well do you understand the fundamentals of keeping your farm regenerative and healthy? Today we’re joined by Nigel Palmer, life long gardener and Author of The Regenerative Grower’s Guide to Garden Amendments. Nigel’s book provides practical, detailed instructions that are accessible to every grower who wants to achieve a truly sustainable garden ecosystem –......
Today on the show we’re joined by Stacey Bowles, born and raised farmer and Founder of Smart Locavore, a classified free-to-use website for people to find local food directly from farmers & growers. Stacey has a thorough understanding of the benefits of sourcing and growing local food. She grew up on her parents’ beef cattle......
The farm is hot but your workforce is dwindling. What now? On today’s episode, I’ll be taking this time to talk to you all about labor. Currently there are lots of folks in the industry struggling with it! Summer crops are coming in, Fall crops are being planted, but labor might be waning due to......
On today’s episode we’re hosting Gerardo Martinez, founder of Wild Kid Acres located in Edgewater, Maryland. A Chicago native, Gerardo went on to study Engineering at the United States Naval Academy. After graduating, Gerardo served in the Marine Corps and then went on to lead in the corporate world. From leading staff sections in the......