Beyond Homesteading with farmers and authors of The Independent Farmstead Shawn and Beth Dougherty (GFL51x)

[gap size=”75px”] Today show will take another look at the topic of farmsteading, when I talk to farmers and authors of the book The Independent Farmstead Shawn and Beth Dougherty. Their journey into farmsteading started out romantic and then got real. In their words… “When we bought the Sow’s Ear in 1996 and began the…

Growing More Crops and Making More Money in the Same Space with Inter-planting – The Urban Farmer with Curtis Stone (FSFS91)

[gap size=”75px”] Today it’s back to Kelowna and Green City Acres as Curtis and I take a look back at his experiences with inter-planting, planting multiple crops in the same space . It’s something that he’s done for a few years now, and something that he’s doing again this year with his tomatoes. We first…

The Pros and Cons of On Farm Poultry Processing with Farmer John McAuley of Healthy Hen Farms (GFL50x)

[gap size=”75px”] Today we’ll be going to Oxford, NC to talk to John McAuley of Healthy Hen Farms and Chicken People. John’s someone who I have interviewed in the past and I wanted to have him back on to talk about one specific subject… on farm poultry processing. John and his wife Betsie process all…

Growing Vegetables and Growing Yourself with farmer Chris Gilbert (FSFS88)

[gap size=”50px”] “Farming is as much about growing yourself as it is about growing vegetables.” One of the big lessons shared in this episode with farmer Chris Gilbert from Bettendorf, Iowa. Welcome to world of Farming Small and Farming Smart. Today I’m going to be talking to another small scale farming making a go of…