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Innovative Techniques to Grow Microgreens with Urban Rebel Farms (FSFS140)

5/23/2018
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Joey and Jerome from Urban Rebel Farms talk about growing veganic microgreens, growing microgreens in only coir, selling live and uncut microgreens, and more. Connect with Joey and Jerome: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/urbanrebelfarms/ Websitet: https://urbanrebelfarms.com/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on...

Duration:01:24:54

Farming As Part of Life, Not All of Life with Scott Hebert (FSFS138)

5/16/2018
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Scott Hebert discusses how his farming journey has evolved and how it has challenged some of his initial expectations and assumptions. Connect with Scott: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flavourfulfarms Podcast: https://stoicmettle.com/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on Instagram:http://bit.ly/2B45VKQ

Duration:01:11:18

The Importance of Food Safety and Sanitization with Microgreens featuring Chris Thoreau (FSFS138)

4/25/2018
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Microgreen grower Chris Thoreau joins me to talk about the importance of sanitization and food safety when growing microgreens. Building Your Microgreens Business Course: http://www.permaculturevoices.com/microgreens Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2B45VKQ

Duration:00:50:09

Online Sales and Establishing Yourself as a New Farmer with Mark Chapman (FSFS137)

4/18/2018
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Mark Chapman of Marks Market Garden joins me to talk about what his first year was like as a bike powered urban farmer in Portland. He discusses how he established himself in a crowded market, came up with his crop selection, and started an online store. Connect with Mark: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marksmarketgarden/ Website: https://marksmarketgarden.com/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and...

Duration:00:48:45

Growing and Selling Medical Herbs with Lindsay Napolitano (FSFS136)

4/11/2018
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Lindsay Napolitano of Fields Without Fences joins me to talk about growing medical herbs as business, and to regenerate their farm property. From production to sales via CSA Lindsay covers a lot in this one. Connect with Lindsay and Fields Without Fences: Instagram: http://instagram.com/fields_without_fences Website: http://www.fieldswithoutfences.org/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small...

Duration:01:08:46

A Produce Manager and Farmer's View on How to Sell Produce to Grocery Stores with Bob Close (FSFS135)

4/4/2018
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Bob Close of Stafford River Farms talks about farming on the side while working a full-time job. At one point in his career Bob worked as a produce manager for a grocery store, and he shares how that experience has helped him sell greens to his local grocery store. Connect with Bob Close: Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/stafford_river_farm/ Website:https://www.staffordriverfarm.com/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the...

Duration:00:57:46

Selling Only Microgreens Only to Grocery Stores with Vincent Cuneo (FSFS134)

3/28/2018
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Vincent Cuneo talks about what has made him successful selling microgreens to small independent grocery stores. He discusses giving samples, shelf placement, packaging, and credit for unsold product. Then Chris Thoreau joins the conversation to troubleshoot some growing issues Vincent is having. Connect with Vincent Cuneo: Website: http://www.agrarianfeast.com/ Growing Your Microgreens Business Course with Chris Thoreau: http://www.permaculturevoices.com/microgreens Listen to past...

Duration:01:34:08

Pioneering Urban Farming in Sweden with Buddha Browett of Los Perros Urban Farming [FSFS133]

3/21/2018
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Buddha Browett joins me to talk about what it is like to run the first commercial urban farm in Sweden. He discusses some of the challenges that he is facing from weather to cash flow to being a dad and balancing time. Connect with Buddha Browett: Instagram: http://instagram.com/losperrosurbanfarming Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/losperrosurbanfarming/ Website: https://www.losperrosurbanfarming.com/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm...

Duration:00:51:37

Seeing the Vision - The Long, Slow Road to Farming for Life with Michael Bell (FSFS132)

3/14/2018
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Farmer Michael Bell from Texas joins me to talk about running an urban farm on the side while maintaining a full-time job as a teacher, and a father. Connect with Michael on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mbell971/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2B45VKQ

Duration:00:59:47

Running a Small Scale Seed Selling Business on a Small Farm with Dan Brisebois (FSFS131)

3/7/2018
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Dan Brisebois of Tourne Sol Farm joins me to talk about small scale vegetable seed growing. Dan's grown seed on his farm for over 10 years and sells that seed via his own seed company and to other seed retailers. It's a lucrative business model that might just be a fit as a side business or an add on business for a small farm. Dan Brisebois: Dan's PV3 presentation on Growing Seed Dan's Farm Website Dan's book on Crop Planning Listen to past episodes at:...

Duration:00:40:34

Growing Great Microgreens Starts with the Great Soil featuring Chris Thoreau (FSFS130)

2/21/2018
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Microgreen grower Chris Thoreau joins me to talk about the importance of soil in growing microgreens. Learn how Chris grows microgreens in his online course: http://www.permaculturevoices.com/microgreens Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2B45VKQ

Duration:01:09:03

Selling Vegetables Online and Farm Start Up with Daniel Garcia of Garcia's Gardens (FSFS129)

2/14/2018
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Daniel Garcia joins me to talk about his journey into farming - why he started and how he evolved his farm. He also discusses tips for selling at the farmers' market and gives his thoughts on selling to two online grocers - a model that seems very promising. Garcia's Gardens: Website: http://garciasgardens.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/garciasgardens/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and...

Duration:00:56:39

Farm Success with Methods You Might Not Expect featuring Yosef Camire [FSFS128]

2/7/2018
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Yosef Camire of Ahavah Farm joins me to talk about some of the challenges and successes he has had starting a farm at an elevation 7000 feet in Colorado. His farm uses "different" techniques such as woodchips in the beds and a pay what you can farmers' market model, and it works. Ahavah Farm: Website - https://www.ahavahfarm.com/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ahavahfarm Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot...

Duration:01:11:55

Grow A Lot of Vegetables on Just 8000 Square Feet... Hydroponically with Darren Volmer (FSFS127)

1/31/2018
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Darren Vollmar of Ledgeview Gardens in Green Bay, Wisconsin joins me to talk about why they grow vegetables hydroponically and what it takes to do so. Ledgeview Gardens: Website - http://www.ledgeviewgardens.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ledgeview_gardens Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ledgeviewgardens/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at...

Duration:01:15:36

A Practical Look at Vegetable Farming and a Fragile Seed System with Chris Thoreau (FSFS126)

1/24/2018
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Microgreen grower and local seed advocate Chris Thoreau and I talk about local seed - the challenges of it, what that means, and how practical it is. Learn how Chris grows microgreens in his online course: http://www.permaculturevoices.com/microgreens Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2B45VKQ

Duration:01:13:39

What Urban Farming Is Really Like - Success and Challenges with Farmer AJ Zaycheck

1/17/2018
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AJ Zaycheck of Spin Cities Farm joins me to talk about what his first year in farming was really like. He also shares a lot of tips on what helped make the farm profitable in year one - from selling to time management. Follow AJ on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/spincitiesfarm/ Listen to past episodes at: https://www.paperpot.co/podcast Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on...

Duration:01:15:26

The Importance of Soil - Where Market Gardening and Grow Biointensive Meet with Jodi Roebuck (FSFS124)

1/10/2018
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Jodi Roebuck of Roebuck farm discusses how he has incorporated Grow Biointensive practices into his market garden. Techniques include compost, mulching with tarps, and the importance of deep soil View the show notes for this episode and all previous Farm Small, Farm Smart episodes - http://www.permaculturevoices.com/farmsmallfarmsmart Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter at http://www.paperpot.co

Duration:01:19:07

Why We Choose Flowers Over Vegetables with Loblolly Farm (FSFS123)

1/3/2018
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Benny and Courtney Pino join me to talk about their journey into small scale vegetable farming and why that journey shifted to growing flowers. View the show notes for this episode and all previous Farm Small, Farm Smart episodes - http://www.permaculturevoices.com/farmsmallfarmsmart Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter at http://www.paperpot.co

Duration:01:31:34

Your Journey to You - Following The Dream and Following Opportunity Too (TUF REPLAY)

11/22/2017
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We all have this great chance to go great places. Yet we all don't take it. Today's episode is a look at the opportunity and why some people squander it, and why some people don't. A replay of Season 2 Episode 14 of The Urban Farmer. Learn more at permaculturevoices.com/theurbanfarmer Support the show at permaculturevoices.com/support

Duration:00:50:07

The Challenges of Market Farming in Hot and Wet Texas with Brent Heironimus (FSFS122)

11/15/2017
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Brent joins me to talk about the challenges of growing in hot and wet Southeast Texas. It's forced him to adapt and modify things he has seen on other farms for his own context. Today you'll hear what he's doing and how he's doing it. View the show notes for this episode and all previous Farm Small, Farm Smart episodes. Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter.

Duration:01:02:19

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