How to Tell Your Story Clearly and Effectively at Farmers Markets – Grass Fed Life – Episode 11

  [gap size=”75px”] How do you communicate your message, the one that your customers want to hear, at a farmers market? Two ways: when you tell a customer face to face and with signage that you display. But not just any signs. As David Ogilvy said, advertising isn’t art, it’s there to sell product. Given…

How to Raise Pigs Regeneratively in the Woods – Part 2 – Infrastructure and Equipment – Grass Fed Life – Episode 9

  [gap size=”75px”] Today we are continuing on with Part 2 in the mini-series on raising pigs on a sustainability minded family farm. This episode is all about equipment and infrastructure. Some things to think about before we get into this episode… Where are you starting from and where do you want to go? Depending…

How to Raise Pigs Regeneratively in the Woods – Part 1 – The Basic Methodology – Grass Fed Life – Episode 8

  [gap size=”75px”] Today we will take a realistic look at how Darby raises his pigs on his farm and why. We will place a lot of emphasis on his context and how that directly ties to why he does what he does. As you will hear it’s a balancing act. It’s a constant balance…

From No Experience to Full Time Farmer – A Look Back, and Forward, at a Farming Career with John Suscovich – Part 2 of 2 (PVP118)

  [gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”50px”] Today is Part 2 of an interview with farmer John Suscovich of Farm Marketing Solutions. You can listen to Part 1 of the interview here. Part Two was recorded a year after Part 1, and was recorded in February 2016. So you will get two perspectives from the same…

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

  [gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”50px”] 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…

Transitioning from a Full Time Career as an Engineer to Making a Living as a Full Time Farmer – The Founder’s Story with Darby Simpson

[gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”50px”] [x_blockquote cite=”Darby Simpson” type=”center”]”At some point you need to stop reading and take the plunge.”[/x_blockquote] [gap size=”50px”] Advice from Darby Have the faith, yet you have to make it work. Farming and business ownership is a lifestyle.  Your family needs to be on board. Start small and reinvest in the…

Restoring Tall Grass Prairie and Tree Crops with Ben Tyler (b017)

  [blockquote cite=”Ben Tyler” type=”center”]”I think about what would happen in natural succession, then I try to plug in and enhance the system.”[/blockquote]   [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways from Ben Tyler: “I think about what would happen in natural succession, then I try to plug in and enhance the system.”  “Once you learn to read…

Raising American Guinea Hogs – The Homestead Pig with Cathy Payne (PVP086)

[gap size=”50px”] [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”25px”] Like the show? Then please support it on Patreon or PayPal [gap size=”100px”] Information on the American Guinea Hog “The Guinea Hog is a small, black breed of swine that is unique to the United States. Also known as the Pineywoods Guinea, Guinea Forest Hog, Acorn Eater, and Yard…

A Journey into Raising Hogs. What Worked and What Didn’t. (PVP017)

[x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] Rebecca Krossnoski of Nature Delivered Farm joins me to talk about her passion for pigs Rebecca left her job as a construction estimator 6 years ago to start pasture raising pigs.  She realized that her old job wasn’t going to be there forever so she began the transition into the farming business while she…