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

[gap size=”50px”] 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…

Harvesting Water, Planting Trees and Restoring the Ecosystem AS A CAREER with Erik Ohlsen (V236)

[gap size=”50px”] 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…

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

[gap size=”75px”] 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…

Start with What You Can and Grow – Season Extension, Farm Tools, and Improving Processes with Ray Tyler (FSFS114)

[gap size=”50px”] In this episode Ray Tyler of Rose Creek Farms will talk about how his farm has dealt changes on the farm as it evolved. He’ll also talk about how they tackle farm problems and deal with season extension. It’s a practical look at what happens behind the scenes – because things always don’t…

Increasing Farm Productivity and Efficiency with Michael Kilpatrick – Farm Small, Farm Smart (FSFS113)

[gap size=”50px”] In 1999, the Kilpatrick family moved to Granville, NY to get away from “city life.” In Granville, they had enough land to garden, which was very exciting! After a couple of years, the garden grew, so much so that by 2002 brothers Philip and Michael began selling their produce to neighbors and the…