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Posts tagged with: thriving

Curious about how to go electric with your farm equipment? On this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, Reid Allaway is joining us from Quebec, Canada. He is the Director of Infrastructure and Machinery at Ferme Coopérative Tourne-Sol. The farm has 9 members and about 15 employees. They are all passionate about healthy food, gardening,......
How can farmers serve their communities in unique ways? In this podcast, we’re hosting Reese Jones, Co-owner and Manager of Jones Family Farm, located in Edgewood, Maryland. As far back as the 1950s, the Jones Family has been growing award-winning fruits and vegetables for both Baltimore and Harford County.  They have remained the first choice......
Do you have questions about greens, greenhouses, or a green grocery business? This podcast will make you want to pull up a chair and take notes. It is a conversation between two experienced farmers about permaculture, greenhouses (including climate battery greenhouses), creating a holistic farm model and how greens play an important role, dealing with......
How do you manage through a crisis and what lessons come from such a time? In this episode of the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we’re joined by Ian and Rachel Harding of Wet Knot Farms, located in Marietta, South Carolina. Ian and Rachel started their farm to get back to nature, and to raise their three......
What ways can your farm bring more value to your community? In this week’s podcast, we’re hosting Kelly Shepherd, Co-Owner of What the Farm , located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. What the Farm is focusing on the health and vitality of the land through regenerative farming, and their mission is simple: serve the soil, serve......
Do you know what it takes to grow specialty apples to make organic apple cider and brandy?? In this Thriving Farmer podcast, we’re joined by Deirdre Birmingham, Co-Founder of The Cider Farm, located in Madison, Wisconsin.  The Cider Farm grows true cider apples organically for the purposes of making The Cider Farm brand of (hard)......
How has your farm evolved, and what changes have you made to scale your business? On this week’s Thriving Farmer Podcast, we’re joined by Matt Carr, Owner of Linden Lane Farms, a family operated farm located in Krestova, Canada. Linden Lane Farms has been in operation since 1978.  The farm started as five acres of......
What Sasha Learned Implementing Permaculture and Starting a Farm Store In this Thriving Farmer Podcast, we are joined by Sasha Miller, Co-Founder of Purplebrown Farmstead. Sasha and her husband, Jimmy, started Purplebrown Farmstead with their two kids, Ohlen & Ivan, in 2016. Sasha is the full-time farmer, but everyone has their integral role.  Purplebrown applied......
What tools do you use to reach more customers? In this Thriving Farmer Podcast, we’re joined by Lindsey Lusher Shute: farmer, co-founder and former executive director of the National Young Farmers Coalition, and co-owner of Hearty Roots Community Farm.  An Ohio native, Lindsey first developed her love of farming on her grandfather’s land in the......
What Should a Small Farmer Know When Starting with Hops? Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast, we’re joined by Eric Sannerud, Hop Evangelist and Farm Advocate from Minnesota. Eric was co-founder and CEO of Mighty Axe Hops, Minnesota’s largest hop farm. Eric started Mighty Axe Hops in 2013 and has since grown the farm from......