“I am now on the path to starting my own farm!” – TUF Listeners Share Their Stories – The Urban Farmer – Encore Episode 5

[gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”100px”] All of the guests for this episode are listeners of the show. Listeners just like you. A few months ago I asked for feedback on the first season of the show, and I received a ton of it. Today, I will share some of it with you. If you submitted…

Farming in the City – The Presentation – The Urban Farmer – Encore Episode 4

  [gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”100px”] Today’s episode is actually a rebroadcast of a presentation that Curtis gave in January in San Francisco. The presentation is called Farming in the City. In this presentation, Curtis will take you on a tour of his one third of an acre urban farm, where you will get an…

Going from 30 Customers to Over 6000 – Sheri Salatin on Starting, Running and Growing Polyface Farm’s Buying Club (PVP120)

If you’re a farmer, what are your options for selling product? CSA’s, farmers markets, on farm sales, grocery stores, and buying clubs. Buying clubs? It’s one of the options that doesn’t get talked about a lot.  But it’s the focus of this episode. In this episode I am talking with Sheri Salatin of Polyface Farms…

Soil Life Exploding at Judy Farms – Using High Density Mob Grazing and Earth Worms to Build Soil by Greg Judy (PVP119)

  [gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”50px”] This episode is the reading of the blog post, Soil Life Exploding At Judy Farms, written by Greg Judy. “2010 was our fourth complete year of Holistic High Density Planned Grazing on Judy farms. The last six months on Judy farms have been a real eye opener. We have…

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…

What Nobody Told Me About Small Farming: I Can’t Make a Living – DISSECTED – A Case Study – The Urban Farmer – Encore Episode 3

  [gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”100px”] In this episode Curtis and I dissect an article that was published on Alternet on January 1, 2016 by farmer Jaclyn Moyer. An article titled…. What Nobody Told Me About Small Farming: I Can’t Make a Living – People say we’re “rich in other ways,” but that doesn’t fix…

Designing with Context – 25 Years of Design Mistakes, Evolution, and Innovation with The Best Land Designer in The World, Darren Doherty (PVP115)

  [gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”50px”]   [gap size=”50px”] [x_blockquote cite=”Darren Doherty” type=”center”]”Do when you have the fiscal license to do so.”[/x_blockquote] [gap size=”50px”] Insights and wisdom from Darren Doherty We are in a time and place where you need to develop your own recipes for success and build of the world that has been…

10 Essentials For Profitable Urban Farming Presented by Curtis Stone (PVP114)

  [gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”50px”] Curtis Stone is the owner of Green City Acres, a multi-locational urban farm based out of Kelowna, BC, Canada. In 2014 his farm generated $75,000 in gross sales on 1/3 of an acre, spread over 5 small plots of land that consist of front yards and vacant lots. In…

$200,000 Dollars in Sales from 320 Square Feet. Learn the tips and tricks grower Chris Throreau is using to crush it in the microgreens business. (PVP112)

  [gap size=”75px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”50px”] “They weren’t just buying the product; they were buying the whole package.” That’s how Chris Thoreau was able to go to a farmer’s market selling one crop. Just one. Sunflower shoots. He was able to go to market with just one crop because he was selling a product that…