From Farmer’s Markets to Stores Nationwide – The Struggles and Challenges of Entrepreneurship with Stacey Marcellus of Cappello’s (V241)

[gap size=”50px”] Today I will be talking to an entrepreneur, Stacey Marcellus who had an idea for a better food product and partnered with a friend to make that idea a reality.  With the right blend of hard work and luck Stacey helped take Cappello’s Gluten Free from a local farmers market to stores nationwide.…

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The Challenges of Market Farming in Hot and Wet Texas with Brent Heironimus – Farm Small, Farm Smart (FSFS121)

[gap size=”50px”] If there’s one given when it comes ot starting a farm its that you will face challenges. From pests to establishing a customer base to managing time, it’s always something. One of the big challenges is weather. It’s constantly changing and can often surprise you doing exactly what you didn’t expect – frying…

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Battling Cancer with Gerson Therapy – A Survivors Story with Marianne West (V240)

[gap size=”50px”] Marianne West is a cancer survivor who in the unique position of both going through traditional chemotherapy and the alternative cancer treatment The Gerson Therapy. Today Marianne and I discuss what her experience was like going through the Gerson Therapy and what her thoughts on it are. Despite my early introduction into this…

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Permaculture Solutions for Personal and Community Transformation with Adam Brock (V239)

[gap size=”50px”] What if the solutions to a thriving, just society were right in front of us – and we just needed to change our perspective to see them? Permaculturalist, educator, and my guest today Adam Brock dives head-first into this question with his new book Change Here Now. Drawing from ecology, sociology, community economics,…

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Increasing Post Harvest Processing Efficiency with Michael Kilpatrick – Farm Small, Farm Smart (FSFS120)

[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…

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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…

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