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The Thriving Farmer Podcast

Jul 27, 2021

Who makes sure that the refugee farmers thrive too? 

Today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast we have with us Zachary Couture and Firmin Ntakimazi of Lutheran Services located in Des Moines, Iowa. Zachary is co-leader and developer of the Global Greens Program which reconnects former refugee farmers with the land as they...

Jul 20, 2021

Does your farm have the right legal structures in place to protect your livelihood and to keep your farm thriving? 

We’re joined on the show today by Rachel Armstrong, Founder and Executive Director of Farm Commons located in Duluth, Minnesota. Farm Commons’ mission is to empower agricultural communities to resolve...

Jul 13, 2021

Have you considered taking your thriving farm into cyberspace? 

Today we’re joined by Nick Carter of Market Wagon in Indianapolis, Indiana. Market Wagon is a start-up team carrying out this mission using cutting-edge shopping and supply chain technology, proprietary fulfillment processes, and innovative...

Jul 6, 2021

Have you ever considered farming for a target audience that isn’t “everyone who eats”?

Today we’re joined by Maggie Cheney, co-founder of Rock Steady Farm in Millerton, New York. Maggie and her partner, D, both hoped the Millerton farm could increase food equity in the food system and create safer spaces for...