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May 29, 2019

Benny and Courtney Pino from Loblolly Farm join me to talk about all of the different potential market streams for small scale cut flower growers.  From selling to distributors to florists to designers there are a lot of potential outlets to sell to as a grower.  We will discuss each model hitting on the pros and cons...


May 25, 2019

Today's episode is a BEST OF episode, which is a replay of a previously aired episode.  Enjoy!
 
Jodi Roebuck of Roebuck farm discusses how he has incorporated Grow Biointensive practices into his market garden.  Techniques include compost, mulching with tarps, and the importance of deep soil.
 
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May 22, 2019

Emma Hendel of Fair Share Farm gives us a look at the work that happens behind the scenes to support and enable field production.  She cover’s what she does in the office on a weekly basis for their farm.  Tasks include bookkeeping, market, and communicating with customers.  In this episode, there are tips for...


May 18, 2019

Today's episode is a BEST OF episode, which is a replay of a previously aired episode.  Enjoy!

Whenever you do something why are you doing it?

Are you doing it because that something is pulling you towards it, is it the opposite, are you forcing yourself to do something and pushing yourself towards it.

There's a big...


May 15, 2019

Today farmer Ben Hartman of Clay Bottom Farm joins me to talk about choosing the right crops for your farm’s context.  He goes through some of the most profitable small farm crops, and why you should consider growing them.  He also gets into choosing the right customers for those crops and how to make sure those crops...