In This Episode:

>> Ted’s preferred definition of sustainable agriculture encompasses soil health, nutrient density and financial viability

>> Ted’s Monday morning routine and how he stays organized and productive

>> How systems and consistency are key to sound finances. The #1 reason why farms fail is lack of profit

>> The biggest mistake he sees beginning farmers make is jumping in without a financial plan and not learning on someone’s else’s dime

Quotes from the episode:

“When you do something, leave it better than you found it”

“We don’t care how much profit you make, we care that you know how you make a profit”

About the Guest

He has lived in Bala Cynwyd, just west of Philadelphia, since 1997. In his spare time he shares a fleet of 1950’s era tractors and equipment with Philadelphia urban farms, cuts and mills his own lumber for live-edge furniture, fly fishes, builds bamboo fly rods, and participates along with his wife (as much as possible) in the lives of his three daughters (18, 22, 24).

Resources and mentions

Kitchen Table Consultants