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Posts tagged with: regenerative

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......
We’re celebrating Season 1 of the podcast with a round-up of key highlights and takeaways, as well as a preview of season 2 which starts next week! In This Episode: >> Which episodes were fan favorites >> Common themes of successful farmers that show up across many episodes >> How knowing your numbers is one......
Jordan Green talks to Michael about what he has learned in his 10+ years scaling his regenerative livestock business. He shares his mindset and ideas about leadership and managing a team, what to focus on when starting out, and what has made his farm successful after continuous trial and error. In This Episode: >> How......
This week, I talk to Daniel Mays about his diversified farm and how he manages a no-till, intensive vegetable operation and pastured livestock near Portland, Maine. In This Episode: >> How building soil and building community around local food are both important factors of regenerative agriculture >> How living in the community you’re serving can......
In This Episode: Michael dives into how he got started in farming and how he built Kilpatrick Family Farm to over 20 employees and 500k in annual sales. We also dive deep into what happened to the farm after they decided to step away in 2015. We discuss how building a team was essential for......
In This Episode: Ellen Polishuk talks to Michael about her new book, Start a Farm, tips for farmers as they lay a foundation for a successful farm such as: >> What is takes to be a farmer >> Why failure is important >> What’s the most common thing Small farms fail with? >> What makes......
In This Episode: >> Dan presents a paradigm shift in how to think about managing soil and growing crops >> How the nutrient density of crops has decreased over time and how human health is related to soil health >> Why microbes and remineralization are key to having healthy soil >> How he and collaborators......
In This Episode: >> How being financially literate has been an asset to getting their dairy farm off the ground >> Ben’s process of prioritizing and being most productive >> Which mentors have shaped their journey and influenced their production and mindset >> How laser focus on one thing enabled them to rapidly grow their......
In This Episode: Who were Joel’s mentors and their lasting impact on his life Why Joel wrote his new book, Your Successful Farm Business: Production, Profit, Pleasure How Polyface is changing their marketing to adapt to a more mature grass-based market Why now is still the best time to start a farm And so much......
In This Episode: In this episode we lay the foundation for what we hope will be something of great value for farmers all around the world. I, Michael talks about a few reasons for the podcast and what we hope to cover in upcoming episodes. Takeaways from the episode: Our goal is to Inspire, educate,......