622: Leon Kolankiewicz on Preserving Quality Farmland

Working to Protect the Land That Produces Our Food. – Leon Kolankiewicz defines the problem of urban sprawl, and he describes the alarming rate at which it is permanently destroying farmland and our future food security. What is driving this sprawl, and what can we do about it? Leon is optimistic that farmland can be…

614: Jenn Frymark on Growing Fresh and Closer to Home

Looking Outside of the Box for Garden Growing — In This Podcast: Jenn Frymark has grown fresh produce in some very unexpected places, so she is a firm believer that everyone can grow fresh and close to home, wherever home might be. She explains how she took this belief a step further and started Gotham Greens, using her hard-earned expertise to find out if…

608: Jon Hayes on Online Farmers Marketplace

Expanding farmers reach to customers with busy schedules: We hear from Jon Hayes about a new app he created and launched that brings local food even closer to home. Jon tells us how his app has many benefits outside of local food sourcing, and essentially can be utilized for anything to do with…

Farmer Greg Steps Out…On Redesigning Systems

Farmer Greg Steps Out…On Redesigning Systems…: Farmer Greg Peterson has stepped out of his podcast studio to join other podcast hosts in conversations to share his vision across the globe. Greg is usually the one to pick people’s brains about their great ideas, but now Greg is in the hot seat as he speaks about…

604: Michael Schaeffer on Finding Farmhands

Connecting farmers with farm workers looking for jobs: We learn about the Farm Post App created and designed by Michael Schaeffer, an entrepreneurial idea stemming from need to connect farmers with workers. While traditional ways of finding farm work have become obsolete, Michael has successfully implemented an…

Farmer Greg under a tree

601: Avoiding Three Common Mistakes When Starting a Homestead

Gardening tips, tricks, and advice in short, bite-size episodes –  Returning guest Brian Wells, host of The Homestead Journey podcast, shares the most common yet avoidable mistakes that everyone should know when beginning a homestead. Brian points out that homesteading is a journey of…

598: Tommie Hockett on Sharing Seeds with Friends

598: Tommie Hockett on Sharing Seeds with Friends. Splitting a Seed Up In a Box with six others and building community resilience. In This Podcast: We hear first-hand experience from…

585: Eddie Badrina on Growing Vertically in Greenhouses

Transforming industrial agriculture. Exploring the future of vertical farming, we chat with Eddy Badrina about a new form of technology that can be a viable solution for creating a regenerative food system. Eddy shares his concerns on the impacts traditional farming has on the environment and how the greenhouse technology at Eden Green can…

Michael Kilpatrick. Episode 579 guest. Starting a new farm.

579: Michael Kilpatrick on Starting a New Farm

Helping others navigate the challenges of starting a new farm : Farming is often perceived as a career that requires long hours, little leisure and profit. However, Michael Kilpatrick spends every day working towards his vision working with farmers to create sustainable farming systems that generate…

Promoting Your Urban Farm Online

Promoting Your Urban Farm Online by John Lagoudakis. Selling your produce at a local market is a great place to start but that might not be an option for you, or you may not sell enough at the markets.What you could do is promote your produce online. In this article we are going to talk about some simple best practices to help you set up and promote your…