From Farmer’s Markets to Stores Nationwide – The Struggles and Challenges of Entrepreneurship with Stacey Marcellus of Cappello’s (V241)

Today I will be talking to an entrepreneur, Stacey Marcellus who had an idea for a better food product and partnered with a friend to make that idea a reality.  With the right blend of hard work and luck Stacey helped take Cappello’s Gluten Free from a local farmers market to stores nationwide. In this episode she will share some …

The Challenges of Market Farming in Hot and Wet Texas with Brent Heironimus – Farm Small, Farm Smart (FSFS121)

If there’s one given when it comes ot starting a farm its that you will face challenges. From pests to establishing a customer base to managing time, it’s always something. One of the big challenges is weather. It’s constantly changing and can often surprise you doing exactly what you didn’t expect – frying a bed of transplants or pummeling a …

Battling Cancer with Gerson Therapy – A Survivors Story with Marianne West (V240)

Marianne West is a cancer survivor who in the unique position of both going through traditional chemotherapy and the alternative cancer treatment The Gerson Therapy. Today Marianne and I discuss what her experience was like going through the Gerson Therapy and what her thoughts on it are. Despite my early introduction into this space via this subject matter I tried …

Permaculture Solutions for Personal and Community Transformation with Adam Brock (V239)

What if the solutions to a thriving, just society were right in front of us – and we just needed to change our perspective to see them? Permaculturalist, educator, and my guest today Adam Brock dives head-first into this question with his new book Change Here Now. Drawing from ecology, sociology, community economics, social justice, and indigenous practices the world …

Increasing Post Harvest Processing Efficiency with Michael Kilpatrick – Farm Small, Farm Smart (FSFS120)

In 1999, the Kilpatrick family moved to Granville, NY to get away from “city life.” In Granville, they had enough land to garden, which was very exciting! After a couple of years, the garden grew, so much so that by 2002 brothers Philip and Michael began selling their produce to neighbors and the community at large. In 2003, Philip and …