Harvesting Water, Planting Trees and Restoring the Ecosystem AS A CAREER with Erik Ohlsen (V236)

Today entrepreneur and founder of the Eco-Landscape Mastery School, Erik Ohlsen, joins me to talk about starting permaculture based businesses. The interesting thing about Erik’s story is that he wasn’t always an entrepreneur.  He started out as an activist, and an admitted anti-capitalist. Then he realized he needed to make a change. Not to give up the activist mindset, but …

Increasing Crop Quality – Better Soil, Better Crops with Dan Kittredge of BioNutrient.org (V234)

Dan Kittredge joins me to talk about building soil, soil health, and plant nutrition. Dan, a lifelong farmer and founder of bionutrient.org launched The Real Food Campaign (RFC) in 2008, to empower and educate farmers towards the production of quality food for the improvement of human health. His experience managing organic farms and developing sustainable agriculture techniques has connected him …

Dealing with the Practical Realities of Modern Day Homesteading with Chris and Lindsay Hodge of Haven Homestead (V233)

There’s something about homesteading that just attracts people; living on the land, off the land, building your own house, raising your own food people love the idea of homesteading. They dream about it and fantasize about the idea of doing it. But typically this dreaming only focuses on the hard skills that go along with homesteading – gardening, raising livestock, …

Improving the Business and Marketing of Small Farms from A City Dweller’s Point of View with Rob Avis and Javan Bernakevitch (VOC232)

With more than 50% of the world’s population living in cities, more food that ever is being raised outside of cities and trucked into cities. The food isn’t being grown where the people are, and where the food is begin grown, there isn’t a lot of people. This creates a bit of a divide between two groups whose survival depends …