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…

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…

600: Saving Seeds of Grasses and Grains

A seed chat with Bill McDorman: This is the April 2021 class discussing the importance of growing our own grains, ancient grain sources, and so much more on which grains are best for specific regions.

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590: Jeffrey Smith on Genetically Modified Microbes

Raising public awareness about gene editing – After attending a lecture on GMO’s twenty-five years ago, Jeffrey Smith could not help but feel concerned about the future impacts of genetic engineering on ecosystems. Jeffrey speaks on the growing intensity of GMO contamination in all aspects of life and…

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…

576: Casey Cox on the Story of our Farm

Being a young farmer with a long family history of farming There are many people that grow up on a farm that choose to leave to find their calling in the city. However, Casey Cox left her family farm to find her calling only to realize that her destiny was…

575: Josh Krenz on Farming Sensors and Data

Examining the science of farming Imagine if farmers could predict annual weather patterns to determine water use, soil moisture, and avoid crop failures, yet this seems far from possible. However, Josh Krenz works with a company that creates devices to collect farming data and essentially facilitates farmers’ ability to…