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JACK'S FARM RADIO - getting to know the people behind your food. Dan Heckler, organic vegetable farmer, engages in casual conversations with farmers, food executives, chefs, educators, food advocates, eaters, cook book authors and more. Get a refreshing, honest glimpse of the personalities behind your food. Learn about the issues facing the food industry and the people behind it and explore the lives and thoughts of food providers.

JACK'S FARM RADIO - getting to know the people behind your food. Dan Heckler, organic vegetable farmer, engages in casual conversations with farmers, food executives, chefs, educators, food advocates, eaters, cook book authors and more. Get a refreshing, honest glimpse of the personalities behind your food. Learn about the issues facing the food industry and the people behind it and explore the lives and thoughts of food providers.
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North Coventry, PA

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JACK'S FARM RADIO - getting to know the people behind your food. Dan Heckler, organic vegetable farmer, engages in casual conversations with farmers, food executives, chefs, educators, food advocates, eaters, cook book authors and more. Get a refreshing, honest glimpse of the personalities behind your food. Learn about the issues facing the food industry and the people behind it and explore the lives and thoughts of food providers.

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English


Episodes

2500 Member CSA – Mike and Terra Brownback- Spiral Path Farm

2/19/2014
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Spiral Path Farm,owned and operated by Mike and Terra Brownback is a 200 acre plus USDA Certified Organic vegetable farm in central Pennsylvania. The Brownbacks recently erected 4 acres of high tunnels on a separate piece of property. As with every operation I’ve talked with both large and small with Spiral Path it’s all about family. These are forward thinking folks that exude passion for growing vegetable organically. Very good business people, the Brownbacks have evolved Spiral Path into...

Commercial Salmon Fishing

2/11/2014
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Wild For Salmon is a local business that makes fresh/frozen wild Alaskan sockeye salmon available to you at a common good price. Because we are the fishermen and we are local, we are able to provide you with the highest quality, flash/frozen, Alaskan sockeye available. Wild For Salmon is owned and operated by Steve and Jenn Kurian of Bloomsburg, PA. Wild For Salmon began as only an adventurous trip to Alaska in 2002 to do some commercial salmon fishing with a friend. Following our first...

Chocolate!

2/3/2014
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John & Kira’s is a Philadelphia based confection company owned and operated by John Doyle and his wife Kira Baker-Doyle. John talked with me about his rise from creating chocolate delights in his studio apartment to his current muti-million dollar chocolate manufacturing facility. Through the good fortune of a meeting with a magazine editor, John & Kira’s growth exploded. The candy business is seasonal. John tells me that John & Kira’s does half of their yearly sales volume in the...