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 …

Overcoming Challenges and Creating Success Farming on the Side with Charles Mayfield – Grassfed Life (GFL74)

No one said starting a farm based business was easy. Charles Mayfield, my guest today, has faced a variety of challenge in his first year farming. Finding solid processors for livestock Very few options for Value Added products Accounting and money handling all done by hand Infrastructure- will need corral and livestock trailer at some point Figuring out the water …

Which Poultry Feed Is Best – Inside the Numbers and the Ideology – Grassfed Life (GFL73)

Conventional, non-GMO, organic, corn/soy free – there are a lot of choices out there when it comes to poultry feed. Which one is the right choice? It depends. For Darby, up until this point he has always gone with non-GMO feed. He has done that for a few reasons: Ideology – being non-GMO was important from a personal context standpoint …

5 Farmers Talk About Their Experiences Raising Pastured Poultry on Small Acreage – Grassfed Life (GFL71)

In this episode I will be talking to 5 farmers who are fairly new to raising pastured poultry.  We’ll find out what their initial experience has been like – what’s gone right and what’s gone wrong. None of my guests started out as farmers, and each is coming at pastured poultry from a different place, a different part of the …

Which Farm is Right for US – Analyzing and Buying a Farm with Emily and Patrick Nelson – Grassfed Life (GFL70)

When it comes to buying a farm, how do you select the right one? The first thoughts that run through people’s minds when they go to answer this question is things like, what features are on the land – water sources, pasture, trees, aspect. All important, but only one piece of the pie. The features on and of the land …