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Apr 29, 2019

Benny and Courtney Pino from Loblolly Farm join me to talk about the Top 10 Cool Season Flowers for Small Farms.  We talk about why you should consider these flowers, how to grow then, and how to use them in bouquets.  We also get into pest and disease pressure for each type of flower and the overall difficulty to...

Apr 24, 2019

Chris Thoreau joins me to discuss crop planning for a microgreens business using spreadsheets. We discuss timing crops for orders, using spreadsheets to plan and forecast income, and how to use spreadsheets for business planning.

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Apr 17, 2019

John Paul Smajda joins me to talk about how he increased sales at their farmers' market by over 300%.  From display to customer interactions, to pricing, all of the tips in this one are practical ones anyone could implement.

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Apr 10, 2019

Jordan MacPhee of Maple Bloom Farm joins how microgreens fit in with field crops on their farm.  They are also in expansion mode on the farm and talk hiring considerations, selling more, and maintaining quality.


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Apr 3, 2019

Ben Hartman talks about creating the optimum conditions for growing tomatoes.  He also touches on building soil in between crops and handling crop turnover.

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