Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Talk About Food Should Be Uncomfortable, “But It Has to Be Kind” – “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg”, In Conversation with Tamar Haspel Oct. 9, 2018 On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Washington Post columnist and James Beard Award–winning writer Tamar Haspel talks about the uncomfortable public discourse that inspires her unconventional writing. “We should try to get more comfortable with discomfort. If we’re talking about an issue on the ground, about agriculture, about feeding people, why should that be uncomfortable? It should be productive, it should be interesting. But it … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Talk About Food Should Be Uncomfortable, “But It Has to Be Kind”
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Chris Eyer – Montana’s Mindful Mule Packer – Mountain & Prairie Released May 7, 2018 Chris Eyer is a true Western polymath. He is probably best known for his work as a mule packer, in which he uses mules to transport supplies into some of Montana’s most remote wilderness areas—he documents the adventures on his extremely popular Instagram account @muledragger. But as you’ll hear in our conversation, mule packing only scratches the surface—Chris is an experienced mountaineer and climber, a former US Marine, a practicing Buddhist, a leather craftsman, and a … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Chris Eyer – Montana’s Mindful Mule Packer
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Erosion, Soil Balance, and Cover Crops with Steve Groff: Regenerative Agriculture Podcast ReleasedMay 05, 2018 This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Steve Groff, a farmer and cover crop pioneer who has also worked with the University of Maryland on extensive cover crop research. Steve founded Cover Crop Coaching in 2016 and has spoken to audiences across North America, Europe, Australia, Japan, and many other parts of the world on the use of cover crops across the full range of agricultural applications. In this episode, we talk about important management … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Erosion, Soil Balance, and Cover Crops with Steve Groff
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Museums and the Mafia: The Secret History of Citrus- Gastropod Released April 18, 2016 A slice of lime in your cocktail, a lunchbox clementine, or a glass of OJ at breakfast: citrus is so common today that most of us have at least one lurking on the kitchen counter or in the back of the fridge. But don’t be fooled: not only were these fruits so precious that they inspired both museums and the Mafia, they are also under attack by an incurable immune disease that is decimating citrus harvests … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club- Museums and the Mafia: The Secret History of Citrus
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 145: Corinna and Kurt Bench of Shared Legacy Farms on Creating a Marketing and Retention System on the CSA Farm- Chris Blanchard’s Farmer to Farmer Podcast Released Nov 16, 2017 Corinna and Kurt Bench raise a little under ten acres of certified organic vegetables at Shared Legacy Farms in Elmore, Ohio. With 400 CSA shares and a 78% retention rate, Corrinna and Kurt have created a values-based business on family land that is supporting them in their tenth year of business. We take a deep dive into how Corinna and Kurt … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 145: Corinna and Kurt Bench of Shared Legacy Farms on Creating a Marketing and Retention System on the CSA Farm
Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. #11 – Ryan Holiday on stoic philosophy 101 and ego is the enemy – The Kevin Rose Show Released July 11, 2017 Ryan Holiday is the author of “The Daily Stoic,” “Ego is The Enemy,” and “The Obstacle is The Way.” In this episode Kevin and Ryan explore the basics of stoic philosophy, showing how you can reframe your thinking to be more like a stoic. Listen to the full episode: https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=551875796:554548920 Subscribe to Kevin Rose Show on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-kevin-rose-show/id1088864895?mt=2 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: #11 – Ryan Holiday on stoic philosophy 101 and ego is the enemy
This episode features part one of my conversation with veggie grower Chris Bodnar of Close to Home Organics in Abbotsford, BC. In this segment, Chris tells me about his background, his partnership with another farmer when he first started out, and about the cooperatively-owned farm on which he works and lives.
This post: part one of Farmer-Podcaster Jordan Marr’s conversation with organic Market Gardener Heather Stretch, in which the pair talk starting your farm the right way, and structuring a good apprenticeship.