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The Thriving Farmer Podcast

Dec 31, 2019

In this episode, I talk to James Rolin of Cowboy Cricket Farms in Montana. His wife, Kathy, founded the company in 2016 and they've expanded to include 7 independent farms in their network.

You'll hear:

>> How they got started farming crickets

>> How they've branded their successful line of value-added products,...

Dec 24, 2019

In this episode, I talk to Robyn Calvey, owner/operator of Park Ridge Organics, a certified organic vegetable farm in eastern Wisconsin. The farm has been growing since 2003 and provides a customized share experience for 370 CSA members during the standard season (June-October) as well as an extended season (Nov-Dec)....

Dec 17, 2019

In this episode, I talk to Gowan Batist of Fortunate Farm in Caspar, CA off the Mendocino Coast. She manages a compost operation using spent brewing grains from her partnership with North Coast Brewing Company and runs a market garden that includes pumpkins and flowers as well as planned grazing with sheep, cattle, and...

Dec 12, 2019

In this episode, I talk to Charlie Payne of Covey Rise Farms in Ohio. He and his wife Kerissa have a 75 acre pastured livestock farm raising and direct marketing poultry, pork, lamb, eggs, and honey. We talked about how he got started on rented land, how systems and the right infrastructure are key, and the importance...

Dec 3, 2019

We're doing something a little different this week! To celebrate our very first online conference that's happening this weekend (December 6, 7, 8th), I'm sharing clips from some of the speakers to give you a preview of what you can expect from the Thriving Farmer Summit.

You'll hear about:

- What it means to be to...