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The Thriving Farmer Podcast

Dec 29, 2020

How can farming heal communities? 

Daron Babcock, Executive Director of Bonton Farms, is our guest this week and we’ll talk about how he regenerates his community with the largest urban farm in the United States! Operating out of Bonton in Dallas, Texas, Bonton Farms is driven by the mission to restore lives, create...

Dec 22, 2020

Are you on top of the financial fitness of your farm?

For today’s episode, we speak to Michelle Patten of Patten Bookkeeping and Consulting. Michelle Patten is a lover of agriculture and business. She combines her passions through Patten Bookkeeping & Consulting, which profited in the first year and has seen growth...

Dec 15, 2020

What are hydroponics and how does a hydroponic farm thrive?

Joining us today is Ethan Norvell, manager of Salad Days Produce located in Flora, Mississippi. Family owned and operated, Salad Days is a hydroponic farm that specializes in growing pesticide-free produce and is able to supply a wide variety of lettuce 365...

Dec 8, 2020

Have you ever considered turning your vegetable growing hobby into a full-time career?

Today we are joined by Sam McLemore of Bountiful Harvest Farms in Starkville, Mississippi. Bountiful Harvest Farms was started by Sam and his wife, Isabel, in the Spring of 2011. What started as a desire to grow vegetables for their...

Nov 30, 2020

Have you ever considered the thought that mushrooms may have a bit more to offer than just unsightly, unsettling, unwanted growths on your farm?

On this special episode, we’re discussing our upcoming Mushroom Summit. While you might think mushrooms are just weird fungus that have no place on your farm, well, I would...