“I am now on the path to starting my own farm!” – TUF Listeners Share Their Stories – The Urban Farmer – Encore Episode 5

All of the guests for this episode are listeners of the show. Listeners just like you. A few months ago I asked for feedback on the first season of the show, and I received a ton of it. Today, I will share some of it with you. If you submitted feedback for the show and gave me the OK to …

Paul Stamets Presents: BioDiversity is BioSecurity – Strengthening Foodwebs using Mycological Solutions (PVP121)

Paul is absolutely brilliant and when I booked him as a speaker for PV2 I knew that, I but I don’t think I realized how brilliant he actually was. He is a true genius and he over-delivered in this talk exceeding everyone’s expectations which were already very high. This talk is dense.  This talk is both mind expanding and mind blowing.  …

From No Experience to Full Time Farmer – A Look Back, and Forward, at a Farming Career with John Suscovich – Part 1 of 2 (PVP117)

  Today is part one of an interview with farmer John Suscovich of Farm Marketing Solutions.   And today’s episode was recorded one year ago in February 2015.  And Part Two was recorded in February 2016. So you will get two perspectives from the same person, separated by a lot time and experiences. You hear about what John learned about …

Tools and Technology for the Permaculture Homestead – Presented by Grant Schultz (b026)

    Grant Schultz: Tools & Technology for the Permaculture Homestead Appropriate technology plays a critical role in permaculture systems.  Developing, documenting, and sharing these tools and systems can turn dreamers into true permaculture practitioners.  Grant will discuss home and hot water heating using regenerative energy sources, year-round food preservation in a permacultural context, and functional transport including cargo bikes …

Harvesting Products, Delivery to Restaurants, and Crop Planning – The Urban Farmer – Week 13

    Urban Farming Tips from this Episode. Curtis hand waters new areas when he plants seeds when it is hot if those areas are on drip irrigation.  The drip irrigation can’t keep the soil most enough to get the plants established. Schedule your days out when it starts to get hot.  Do the hard stuff early in the day. …

High Production Tomato Growing – How to Grow a lot of Tomatoes in a Small Space – The Urban Farmer – Week 11

    Tomato Growing Tips Curtis found a niche growing generic looking tomatoes. “Whatever people want, is what I am gonna grow….  Who wants what, and how much are you gonna buy?” “Often that means just swallowing your price and that means I am just going to do this because it’s what people want.” “What’s the best way that I …