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Posts tagged with: regenerative

Have you given consideration to the foundations of your farm, and your diet? Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re proud to host Evan Folds, aka “The Soil Doctor” of Be Agriculture located in Wilmington, North Carolina. Evan got his start in agriculture by starting a retail garden center called Progressive Gardens in 2002 that......
Have you considered the notion that having a ton of land is not imperative to thrive? We’re joined today by Woody DeLauder of Rootbound Farms LLC, a small suburban farm located in Southern Maryland. Rootbound grows in-season produce using no-till growing methods. They grow fresh foods and make soap, kimchi, and other handmade goods for......
What are the responsibilities of being CEO of one of the largest institutions dedicated to organic farming? Joining us today is the CEO of Rodale, Jeff Moyer. Rodale Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to growing the organic movement through rigorous research, farmer training, and consumer education. Widely recognized as a founder of the modern......
Are you having trouble getting a grasp on the delicate science of soil health? If so, you’re certainly not alone and we’ve got your back! Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re joined by Emily Newman, Organic Soil Consultant at Rodale Institute. Emily helps farmers navigate organic compliance as they transition to certified organic. She......
Is your personal farming hobby outgrowing your need for crops? Ever thought of monetizing the surplus? Our guests this week sure have, and they took it a couple steps further as they grew a full thriving farm! This week’s Thriving Farmer Podcast proudly features Lex and Beth Antoinc of Providence Hill Farm. Providence Hill Farm......
How can farming heal communities?  Daron Babcock, Executive Director of Bonton Farms, is our guest this week and we’ll talk about how he regenerates his community with the largest urban farm in the United States! Operating out of Bonton in Dallas, Texas, Bonton Farms is driven by the mission to restore lives, create jobs, and......
How do you create a farm that focuses on efficiency and quality? We’re joined today by Collin Thompson, of Willowsford Farm in Ashburn, Virginia. Willowsford’s mission is to grow both food and community, connecting families in NoVa directly to their food source. Originally from the fertile land of northeastern Iowa, agriculture has always been a......
Should you consider a career in farming if you are in an urban setting? Our guest on this week’s Thriving Farmer Podcast thinks you should! Andy Chae of Fisheye Farms in Detroit, Michigan grows sustainably-raised produce, herbs, and flowers in a farm-to-chef business for restaurants and markets in the Detroit area. Andy became enamored with......
What is The Looney Farm and what is their unique approach to the business? Carrie Chlebanowski of The Looney Farm (a Certified Naturally Grown farm), joins us today to tell us all about her and her husband Joe’s farming operation. Located in central Oklahoma near Oklahoma City, The Looney Farm started their little homestead in......
Are you tuned into and tending to the vast cultures and activity taking place underneath your farm? Widely renowned agroecologist, systems thinker, educator and storyteller, Nicole Masters, joins us today to impart some valuable knowledge about the often misunderstood realm of soil science. Hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, Nicole founded Integrity Soils Ltd in 2002,......