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

[gap size=”50px”] 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…

Preparing for Winter Now – The How, Why and Cost of Hay Production – Grass Fed Life (GFL63)

[gap size=”75px”] If you’re raising cattle then you’re likely holding them over at least one winter. For most of the country winter means no grass, so you’re either stock piling forage over the summer or your feeding hay. Given these two choices, the choice for most people is feeding hay. Given that, where will your…

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

[gap size=”50px”] 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…

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

[gap size=”50px”] 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…

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

[gap size=”50px”] 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…