536: Chris McLaughlin on Raising Animals for Fiber.

536: Chris McLaughlin on Raising Animals for Fiber.

Farming for yarn and more. – In This Podcast: Not all farmers produce food. Some farm flowers, plants, or seeds. Others use their animal herd to produce fiber crops for yarn and textiles. Chris McLaughlin is a fiber farmer and educator who shares all about the fascinating world of raising goats, sheep, rabbits, and…

John Moody

535: John Moody on Weed Suppression.

Controlling unwanted volunteers in our farms and gardens. – In This Podcast: Could weeds be friends? In some cases, John Moody thinks they are! John shares some of the knowledge from his book and experience on his homestead to help you determine what are beneficial weeds in the right…

523: DaNelle Wolford on Making More with Goats.

523: DaNelle Wolford on Making More with Goats.

Maximizing farm production with a little help from some four-legged friends. – In This Podcast: Even if you live in a city, this podcast with DaNelle Wolford will have you checking your zoning regulations on backyard goats and pigs! Listen in to learn why she loves raising Nigerian Dwarf goats, all about…

519: Melissa Norris on Feeding A Family

519: Melissa Norris on Feeding A Family

Growing enough food to provide for a family of four all year. – In This Podcast: If you had to exist just from the food in your yard, what would you be eating? Melissa Norris would have very few lifestyle changes. She is a professional homesteader who grows and preserves enough fruits, vegetables…

Eugene Trufkin, Trufkin Athletics

505: Eugene Trufkin on Changing to Better Diets.

Transitioning from factory-farmed foods to healthy organic. – In This Podcast: Many of us try to eat organic fruits and vegetables and pasture-raised meats as often as possible. However, due to marketing terms, we may not be eating what we think we bought. Eugene Trufkin explains what the gimmicky…

Scott Brown - fi

497: Scott Brown about Chicken Feed Co-ops

Providing organic, non-GMO, and soy-free chicken feed to local backyard farmers. – In This Podcast: Even if you don’t own chickens, if you’ve ever considered the difference that eating organic makes, this podcast on Chicken Feed Co-ops is for you! Learn why Scott Brown is passionate about finding…

Clint Hickman

486: Clint Hickman on Building Community Sustainability

Honoring a family heritage of nurturing neighbors. – In This Podcast: Most people in Arizona are familiar with Hickman’s eggs, but there is so much more to this family-run business than eggs! Clint Hickman shares with us the evolution of egg farming and how his family business grew enough to feed Phoenix. He also explains all the side businesses…

461: Chris Rawley on Alternative Funding for Urban Farmers

Investing in small agriculture businesses. — In This Podcast: Production farming in America is not an easy business path to start on without some help or connections. Appreciating the value of farming after his travels in the US Navy, Chris Rawley realized these challenges farmers face when trying start or expand small-to-midsize farms and decided