Starting and Growing an On Site Farmstand and Farm with Jenny Quiner of Dog Patch Urban Gardens (FSFS119)

[gap size=”50px”] One thing that I have learned from talking to hundreds of farmers is there are literally dozens of ways to sell your farm product, you just have to get creative. There doesn’t seem to be a limit to the creative ways to sell your farm products. Today, I am talking to a farmer…

Base Principles Which Make Neversink Farm Successful with farmer Conor Crickmore (FSFS118)

[gap size=”50px”] One trait that I think humans tend to have is the copy trait. When we see success we want to mimic it. While there is some validity in that mimicking, it’s not always the right approach, because the specifics that we might be mimicking are different in every situation. When it comes to…

The Journey Towards the Regenerative Vegetable Farm – Learning, Selling, and Growing More Product Over Time with Shawn Kuhn of Vitruvian Farms (FSFS117)

[gap size=”50px”] In the world of regenerative farming, there are very few examples of farms who do it all well… growing vegetables, tree crops, livestock, and regenerating the land in the process – all while running a sustainable business, meaning making a profit. Why is that? Most of the times its lack of a clear…

How to Make Bulk Sales Simple so You Can Sell More Meat – Grassfed Life (GFL76)

[gap size=”75px”] 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…

Continuous Improvement – Lessons Learned on Farm and on Other Farms with Brian Bates of Bear Creek Organics (FSFS116)

[gap size=”50px”] When you look at the world of farming, in general the people I talk to on this show are small in the grand scheme of things when it comes to production numbers and land being farmed. Even a 2.5 acre farm is really just the parking lot for huge for a huge mega…