Bigger or Better – The Next Step for Market Gardening with farmer Jean-Martin Fortier (FSFS104)

When it comes to this world of farming small, what is this world? Is it a bunch of small farms each operating independently? For the most part, I think the answer is yes. Given that, what’s the next step. Is it more small farms operating independently or is those small farms growing to be larger small farmers. Now I am …

Inside the Organic Inspection Process with Organic Inspector Laura Murray – Farm Small, Farm Smart (FSFS103)

What’s the organic inspection process really like? It’s probably a big hassle, right? Let’s find out straight from the source, in this episode with independent organic inspector Laura Murray Last episode with Scott Murray covered the topic of why organic and what goes into getting certified. Today’s episode builds on that episode and we go a rung higher on the …

Is ORGANIC CERTIFICATION worth it with organic pioneer and farmer Scott Murray – Farm Small, Farm Smart (FSFS102)

Organic certification. We all know what that is, seeing that green stamp on products in the grocery store and on signs at the farmers market. But, is it worth it? Is it only for large farms? I use organic methods, do I need the stamp? What goes into getting certified? Should I get certified organic? These are all common questions …

Tips and Thoughts for Buying an Anti-Fragile Property – The Anti-fragile Property Series with Rob Avis – Part 2 (V226)

Today is Part 2 of The Anti-fragile Property Series with Rob Avis of Adaptive Habit. If you missed Part One, go back and check that one out, Episode 222. In that episode we looked at the idea of owning land as insurance, today takes the discussion of finding an anti-fragile property a step further, and take a look at how …

Overcoming New Farm Challenges and Refining Fodder Economics with Tim Bork of Brush Arbor Farmstead – Grass Fed Life (GFL60x)

Pastured poultry. What is that? Poultry raised on grass. Outside, on the pasture, eat some grass, but also eating a lot of grain. What if you want to raise pastured poultry, but you don’t have any grass? You have pasture, but it’s not green, or the pasture is just an area outside. In many cases if it was cattle, you …