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The Thriving Farmer Podcast

Mar 26, 2019

In This Episode:

>> Her journey from PhD to becoming a farmer and getting involved in the organic movement

>> The challenges of finding land and securing water rights in the Western US

>> How Eliot Coleman and Wendall Berry have inspired her

>> Her involvement in the Real Organic Project and the importance of...

Mar 19, 2019

In This Episode:

>> How Tom got started seed saving and grew his hobby into
a business

>> How growing seeds is different from market gardening

>> How he empowers employees with responsibility and ownership

>> Tom's thoughts about the state of the organic seed industry


About the Guest:
Tom Stearns began gardening...

Mar 13, 2019

What you'll hear in this episode:

Dan presents a paradigm shift in how to think about managing soil and growing crops

How the nutrient density of our food has decreased over time and how human health is related to soil health

Why microbes and remineralization are key to having healthy soil

How he and collaborators...

Mar 8, 2019

What you'll hear in this episode:

How being financially literate has been an asset to getting their dairy farm off the ground

Ben's process of prioritizing and being most productive

Which mentors have shaped their journey and influenced their production and mindset

How laser focus on one thing enabled them to...

Mar 8, 2019

In This Episode:

>> How Dogpatch Urban Gardens is highly diversified despite only growing on a 1/4 acre

>> Why customer experience is a key focus for them

>> Why Jenny, a mom of 3 kids, left a teaching job to start an urban farm 2 blocks from their house

>> How eating right and taking care of herself makes her...