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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......
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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 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......
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,......
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......
Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re speaking with John Dindia from Lakeview Hill Farm, located in Traverse City, MI. Lakeview Hill Farm is a certified organic produce farm specializing in hoophouse and greenhouse production. They grow a variety of vegetables with a focus on greenhouse heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, salad greens, and microgreens. Lakeview Hill......
What is community-centered agriculture and how does one thrive within this structure?  Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re happy to host MOSES Farmer of the Year, Liz Graznak, owner and operator of Happy Hollow Farm located in Jamestown, Missouri, right along the Missouri River. Liz has made farming her primary focus in life. Feeding......