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Oct 28, 2019

Nicolas Donck of Crystal Organic farm joins me to talk about how growing cover crops for the past 20 years have impacted his soil.  How have trace minerals and compost teas helped with his soil and crops.  Why he grows so much under high tunnels and what are some of the big challenges to growing crops in the south.  


Oct 26, 2019

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

Featuring Brian Kowalski of Newfoundland.

Living in Newfound weather is one challenge for Brian. He describes the climate as like farming in the shoulder season all summer, windy generally with occasional hurricane,...


Oct 21, 2019

Microgreen Grower Chris Thoreau and I discuss a variety of reasons why microgreens might not be a fit for you. This is a realistic look at what growing microgreens as a business is really like.  From quick turn around times week after week to attention to detail to scaleability to the day to day drudgery - they aren't a...


Oct 19, 2019

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

FSFS #105

Everyone enters the world of farming for different reasons.

For my guest today, Travis Schulert, farming became a mode of a change in life.

Travis has been able to navigate that road so far and is now in his 4th...


Oct 14, 2019

Hiring troubles?  Nervous about hiring?  Then this is the episode for you.  I am joined by Farmer and HR Specialist Jeremy Tolley of Red Thread Farm.  Jeremy has spent the past 20 years of his career in HR, recruiting and training. He's hired (directly or through my staff) literally thousands of people.  In this...