The Journey Towards the Regenerative Vegetable Farm – Learning, Selling, and Growing More Product Over Time with Shawn Kuhn of Vitruvian Farms (FSFS117)

In the world of regenerative farming, there are very few examples of farms who do it all well… growing vegetables, tree crops, livestock, and regenerating the land in the process – all while running a sustainable business, meaning making a profit. Why is that? Most of the times its lack of a clear business model, trying to make all of …

How to Make Bulk Sales Simple so You Can Sell More Meat – Grassfed Life (GFL76)

When it comes to selling product off of you farm there are a variety of different market streams you can explore: farmers markets, restaurant sales, selling to local grocers, CSAs, and bulk programs – the focus of today’s episode. Bulk programs offer you several advantages of as a farmer: You collect a deposit up front giving you some immediate cash …

Overcome: Battling Cancer While Starting a Farm with Lou Roman – Grassfed Life (GFL75)

The overarching goal for this show is to highlight farming methodologies, approaches, and techinques to help you live the life that you want to live. Maybe it’s career transition, maybe it’s changing the food system, maybe it’s creating a better life for your family, regardless, farming is the tool to help you achieve that life goal. Helping people take control …

Knowing and Growing What Chef’s Want and What’s Profitable with chef and farmer, The Culinary Gardener Evan Chender (FSFS115)

When it comes to market gardening one of the primary outlets for produce are restaurants. A big advantage of restaurants is they can typically take a large quantity of produce all in one delivery, and do that consistently. Odds are if you are in this space and you are growing a lot of salad mix or tomatoes, then restaurants are …

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 …