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Posts tagged with: sustainable

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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Do your kids want to be a part of your farm? How can you best integrate them into the farming lifestyle? In today’s episode, we’re hosting Jordan Green, lifelong farmer, owner of FarmBuilder LLC, and co-owner of J & L Green Farm, located in Edinburg, Virginia. FarmBuilder LLC is a consultancy that works with property......
Do you have a passion for education and for farming? Can you live your dream and combine the two? Today, we’re joined by Kelly Clark, Founder of Kelly’s Working Well Farm, located in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Kelly’s Working Well Farm is an educational permaculture farm dedicated to the community. Take one piece of abandoned property......
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......
Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re happy to be hosting Aubrey and Ben Thompson, owners of Fair Curve Farm, a thriving family farm located in Ferndale, California. Ben and Aubrey’s story began amongst standing rows of beets and kale in Ferndale during the summer of 2015. Aubrey had just moved up from the California......
Where do you turn for the comprehensive permaculture information you need as a farmer? Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we’re happy to have Nick Ritar, Cofounder of Milkwood, located all the way down in Tasmania, Australia. Milkwood is dedicated to sharing permaculture skills for living like it matters. Online, in print, via their renowned......
Today we’re lucky to be hosting Stephen Smith, President of AgriGro, and Luke Hammond, VP of small farms and home and garden product lines at AgriGro. The mission of AgriGro is to provide sustainable, environmentally sound technologies that maximize biological performance, return a profit to the user, and improve the world in which we live.......
What was your reason for going organic? We’re joined today by Andrew Couzens from Terra Flora Organics, located in Chilliwack, Canada. Terra Flora Organics specializes in producing fungal dominant composts and worm castings and microbial inoculants to growers. They also produce and provide regenerative agricultural educational and consulting services to conventional and organic growers. Starting......
What’s it like building a farm from the ground up in a foreign country?  Today we’re hosting Tim Livingstone, Owner of Strawberry Hill Farm and President of Atlantic Certified Organic. Strawberry Hill Farm is an organic family farm serving the New Brunswick community with weekly boxes, online orders, and a small store on the farm.......