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The Thriving Farmer Podcast

Apr 27, 2021

Have you ever considered a fun alternative to traditional farming?

Fungi, that is! Joining us today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast is the founder of Maine Cap N’ Stem, Erik Lomen. Maine Cap N’ Stem started in 2014, cultivating a variety of gourmet mushrooms from spore to store below the streets of Portland Maine....

Apr 20, 2021

Have you ever considered adding Moringa or Hoodia plants to your farm’s production?

Joining us today is Ed Rau, founding owner and President of Sustainable Bioresources. Sustainable Bioresources is a small business primarily engaged in research and development of new cultivars of plants for organic, sustainable...

Apr 13, 2021

Why is proper composting so important to a farm’s success, and how can you make sure you have the right compost for the best outcomes? 

Today we’re happy to host Grant and Kate Estrade of Laughing Buddha Nursery in Metairie, Louisiana.  In 2003, Grant started Laughing Buddha Nursery out of a simple desire to be his...

Apr 6, 2021

What are the responsibilities of being CEO of one of the largest institutions dedicated to organic farming?

Joining us today is the CEO of Rodale, Jeff Moyer. Rodale Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to growing the organic movement through rigorous research, farmer training, and consumer education. Widely...