All Customers ARE NOT worth Selling To, An In-Depth Look at High Maintenance versus Low Maintenance Customers – The Urban Farmer – Season 2 – Week 17

[gap size=”75px”] Imagine I walk up to your farmer’s market booth, I buy a single bunch of radishes, a tiny transaction, I take them, I eat one, I then I tell you how much your radishes suck. How are you going to feel – pissed, hurt, defensive, sad…not good. Now imagine in the same day,…

Transitioning Chicks from the Brooder to Pasture – What to Do and When to Do It – Grass Fed Life – Episode 17

  [gap size=”75px”] If you listened to last week’s episode it was all about brooder management. Managing the chicks from when they arrive on the farm until they reach about three weeks of age when it’s time to go out onto pasture. Today’s episode picks up right where that one left off. We talk all…

It’s REALLY Hot Out – Dealing with Summer Heat on the Farm For the Farmer and the Crops – The Urban Farmer – Season 2 – Week 16

[gap size=”75px”] Heat causes issues on the farm. Not just with the farmer, but with the crops. Crops bolt quickly, pest pressure increases, water usage goes up, seeds dry up, transplants fry. How do you deal with those issues? How do you raise the crops that your customers want in a way that works and…

The Ins and Outs of Brooder Management – New Chicks Arrive on the Farm, Now What? – Grass Fed Life – Episode 16

  [gap size=”75px”] Today’s episode is all about the ins and outs of brooder management taking you from the time when the baby chicks arrive in the farm in the mail to the day when they are transitioned out to pasture. In this episode we cover feed, environment, and setup of Darby’s brooder. [gap size=”75px”]…

Sit Back and Count the Money – Observations and Advice from a Farmer’s Market – The Urban Farmer – Season 2 – Week 15

[gap size=”75px”] Today’s show is all about farmers markets.  And a big part of the conversation is dedicated to free samples. Are the beneficial or are they a waste? Let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits of free samples… It brings awareness to a product that the average customer might not know…

Raising your first batch of chicks? What should you focus on? Hint… it’s not the money – Grass Fed Life – Episode 15

  [gap size=”75px”] To start the show we’ll go to an email that I recently received from one of you listening to the show… “Hi Diego I hope everything is going good for you in sunny California! I ordered 110 Cornish Cross chicks today. I am so excited to finally get my feet wet and…

Your Journey to You – Following The Dream and Following Opportunity Too – The Urban Farmer – Season 2 – Week 14

[gap size=”75px”] “Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who’ll decide where to…

Declaring Independence in Your Own Life, From What Society Tells You It Has to Be – Grass Fed Life – Episode 14

  [gap size=”75px”] Today is the 4th of July.  A day when America celebrates and commemorates its independence. It’s a national holiday, which means that for many American workers today is a calendared day off from work. A day that you can always look ahead to and say, “I have a long weekend for the…

Taking Regenerative Agriculture Forward presented by Jack Spirko (PVP131)

[gap size=”50px”] Today’s episode is a replay of Jack’s presentation from PV3 in March 2016. In that presentation he asked and explored the question, how do you take regenerative agriculture to the forward into the future, to the mainstream. He presents an argument that’s based on the idea that you can’t drag anyone where you…