Your Journey to You – Following The Dream and Following Opportunity Too – The Urban Farmer – Season 2 – Week 14

“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to go.” That’s a quote from the great …

How to Sell More (by specializing in something) – The Urban Farmer – Season 2 – Week 13

Think about an established farmers market with an established customer base. Everyone shopping at that market has their preferred vendors. They buy lettuce from this guy and they buy tomatoes from that girl week after week. They don’t switch it up. If you then enter that market as a new vendor, how do you knock someone out of the preferred …

Farmers Markets, Farm Tours, On Farm Sales – Are they worth it? – The Steps and the Process – Grass Fed Life – Episode 13

  Many farmers like Darby work at least 60 hours per week – that’s 7 days a week, from May through September. That’s a lot of hours. It’s much higher average workload during that time specific time frame than your average American. But we can’t just focus on those numbers, because there’s more to the story. Think about the off …

Activist to Entrepreneur with Permaculture Magazine North America Co-Founder Hannah Eckberg (PVP130)

Today I am talking to someone who tried to change the world at a young age, when her world was changed right underneath her. The her is Hannah Eckberg. She’s an entrepreneur and one of the founders of the new Permaculture Magazine North America. And like some of the other entrepreneurs that I’ve had on the show, think Erik Ohlsen, …

17 Things You Need (or Don’t Need) When You Start Farming – The Urban Farmer – Season 2 – Week 12

Today we will be looking at 17 different things that you think you might need or might need when you start your business. Even though we will be looking at each of the items on this list through the lens of someone in their first 6 months of farming, this information extends to established business owners. Maybe you have been …

Real World Farm Start-Up: Making it Happen by Doing What You Have to Do, Whether You Want to Do It or Not with Seth Stallings (PVP129)

Today’s story is about someone on a journey to become a farmer. It’s a great story, but it’s not the typical story that we hear about in today’s world. The world today loves the magazine headline of the successful person that seemingly got there overnight. Today we’ll zoom in on that overnight success and take a look at what it …

How to Position Your Pastured Poultry as a Premium Product, and the Economics and Challenges of Doing It with Paul Greive of Primal Pastures (PVP124)

If you are listening to this and you are selling a product, how have you positioned your product in your market? Are you selling the premium product, the mid range product, or are you the cheap option in your product category? If don’t know then you have a problem. If you know then your whole marketing and branding strategy should …