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Posts tagged with: organic farming

What are the secrets to an engaged farming team? Find out on this episode of the podcast with Brian Bates! Brian has previously been on the podcast and he also participated in our Thriving Farmers Summit in December. This is the interview I did with him during the summit, which I wanted to release as......
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In this episode, I talk to Jonathan Bruderlein who started farming with horses, then took a break to spend a couple of years traveling to farms around the US and Canada and is now back in Quebec to start version 2.0 of his farm In This Episode: >> How Jonathan managed field cultivation with horses......
In this episode, I interview John Moody, a well-known author, speaker, and homesteader from Kentucky. We discuss how he got into farming, and dive into his new book, Winning the War on Weeds, that he wrote to help small-scale farmers and homesteaders tackle one of the most challenging and labor-intensive parts of growing. In This......
This week’s episode is a fantastic conversation with Curtis Millsap of Millsap Farms, a 20-acre farm in Springfield, MO. We cover a lot of ground in this extensive episode, including how Curtis started his farming career, how they grew their famous on-farm pizza nights, how using Harvie as CSA management software has been a game-changer,......
Daniel Brisebois is a founding member of Tourne-Sol co-operative farm which grows vegetables and seeds outside of Montreal, Quebec. In this interview, Dan shares how his role on the farm has evolved as the farm has grown, how the cooperative management model works, and how farms need to focus on running their numbers which can......
Brian Bates farms with his wife Anne at Bear Creek Organic Farm in Petoskey, Michigan. In this episode, we dive into what it takes to run a successful farm business, how Brian innovates constantly on his farm, how he believes that his team is his most valuable asset and the process he uses to train......
In This Episode: >> Overview of small scale organic farming in New Zealand and how they focus on wholesale marketing streams >> How they balance the demands of their 3-acre vegetable operation while raising 3 children >> Their productions methods using no-till, deep organic, and permaculture principles >> Rachel’s long-term perspective of hiring a team......
In This Episode: >> Her journey from PhD to becoming a farmer and getting involved in the organic movement >> The challenges of finding land and securing water rights in the Western US >> How Eliot Coleman and Wendall Berry have inspired her >> Her involvement in the Real Organic Project and the importance of......