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…

542: Paul Lightfoot on Local is the New Organic.

542: Paul Lightfoot on Local is the New Organic.

Bringing awareness to the value of local food systems. Picture buying salad greens at the grocery store that were just picked the day before. Paul Lightfoot from BrightFarms is making this happen in the stores around their farm. Passionate about getting fresh food to…

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…

Quilen Blackwell on Urban Flower Farms

520: Quilen Blackwell on Urban Flower Farms

Encouraging youth to bloom through off-grid farming on vacant lots. – In This Podcast: We usually speak with food farmers, however, Quilen Blackwell is doing something so amazing with flower farming we needed to get him on the show! Learn why he chose to farm flowers over food, got…

Pierre Nibart, OGarden

507: Pierre Nibart on Indoor Gardening.

Bringing life into your home. – In This Podcast: The OGarden, a high tech way of bringing indoor gardening into a small space in your home, is Pierre Nibart’s labor of love to improve people’s well being. With his OGarden, you can grow 90 plants in a self-lit, 29″ by 53″ space with minimal…

504: John Lagoudakis on Business Side of Urban Farms

Developing lead generation without giving up the farm. – In This Podcast: An online presence is important for any farmer or person in agriculture to share their products and knowledge. This episode’s guest, John Lagoudakis, professionally coaches businesses on reaching…

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496: Jacob Pechenik on Home Grown Salads

Making growing healthy food at home fast, easy, and fun. – In This Podcast: The idea of growing 20% of your own food at home can be intimidating, but Jason Pechenik found a way to make it attainable, affordable, and fool-proof. He shares how his hydroponic Farm Stand saves water, energy, shortens time…

489: Abraham Noe-Hays on Fertilizer from Urine

Changing the world by reclaiming nutrients lost from our bodies. – In This Podcast: What is your first thought when you think of using urine as fertilizer? Abraham Noe-Hays from the Rich Earth Institute may change your mind. Urine contains nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, all things…