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Building Deep Soil with A Lot of Organic Matter featuring Ben Hartman (FSFS162)

1/16/2019
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Ben Hartman talks about building soil on a new farm or bringing new soil into production. Topics include tillage, compost, and no-till. Ben's Online Course: https://www.theleanfarmschool.com Follow Ben: https://www.instagram.com/claybottomfarm 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/2B45VK

Duration:01:03:33

Do You Have a Farm Business or a Farm Job? (FSFS161)

1/9/2019
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Today I am asking the question - Can you farm business scale enough to matter? If not, then why are you doing it or what can you change? Can the business scale, do you have a business or a job, and can your markets handle enough sales volume? Listen to past episodes: 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/2B45VK

Duration:00:31:11

10 Life Changing Audiobooks to Listen to With Your Cat When It's Snowing (FSFS160)

1/2/2019
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Scott Hebert and I each talk about 5 of our favorite audiobooks - why we like them and why you might too! Happy New Years! Connect with Scott: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flavourfulfarms YouTube: https://bit.ly/2u3WxIW Listen to past episodes: 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/2B45VK

Duration:01:21:27

Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever (FSFS159)

12/26/2018
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A review process for 2018 and tips on how to build off of success from 2018 to have your best year ever in 2019. 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/2B45VK

Duration:00:26:18

Growing a Farm Business with a Successful Farmstand featuring Jenny Quiner (FSFS158)

12/19/2018
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Jenny Quiner talks about growing her farm business through her farmstand. What has worked, what hasn't, and several ideas for growing farmstand business. Follow Jenny @dogpatch_urban_gardens Listen to past episodes: 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/2B45VK

Duration:01:10:27

Different Crops and Market Streams to Scale Farm Income with Elliot Seldner (FSFS157)

12/12/2018
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Elliot Seldner of Fair Share Farm talks about his options for scaling income. What crops he could add and what market streams he could grow and what that might look like. Connect with Elliot: https://www.instagram.com/fair_share_farm/ Listen to past episodes: 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/2B45VK

Duration:00:56:32

Increasing Net Profit with Less Work, Waste, and Costs featuring Ben Hartman (FSFS156)

12/5/2018
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Ben Hartman gives you some tips on how you can use LEAN principles to eliminate waste from your farm and make your farm more efficient in 2019. Ben's Online Course: https://www.theleanfarmschool.com Follow Ben: https://www.instagram.com/claybottomfarm 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/2B45VK

Duration:01:02:58

Beyond Startup: Taking A Farm to the Next Stage with Elliot Seldner (FSFS155)

11/28/2018
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Elliot Seldner of Fair Share Farm talks concerns and considerations with scaling once you have a business that works - from hiring employees to growing the farm. Connect with Elliot: https://www.instagram.com/fair_share_farm/ Listen to past episodes: 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/2B45VK

Duration:01:01:49

THANKSGIVING EXTRAVAGANZA - Board Game Edition

11/21/2018
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Happy Thanksgiving. This episode is a replay of an episode of Grassfed Life that aired earlier this week. In this fun episode, livestock farmer Darby Simpson and I talk about how board games are a great way to use your downtime and connect with others. Learn more about Grassfed Life: http://bit.ly/2D5gRJX Subscribe to the podcast: https://apple.co/2hayYod Farm Business Essentials Online Course is here, and it's not just a piece of the puzzle. FBE is a complete step by step A to Z system...

Duration:01:02:20

A Base Principles Approach to Farming - Understanding Why and Context with Chris Thoreau (FSFS154)

11/14/2018
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Chris Thoreau discusses the importance of buying the right equipment, knowing when to get advice, and understanding the context of what you do and why you do it. Blind copying is dangerous. Growing Your Microgreens Business Course with Chris Thoreau: http://www.permaculturevoices.com/microgreens Listen to past episodes: 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:00:54:49

Growing a Farm Business with Positive Optionality featuring Justin Gay (FSFS153)

11/7/2018
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Justin Gay talks about farms market sales strategies, selling live cut microgreens and pre-packaged, and growing a small farm that gives him the most options for his life context. Connect with Justin: https://www.instagram.com/theseedsofxanxadu/ Listen to past episodes: 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/2B45VK

Duration:01:00:58

The Four Base Principles of Lean Farming and How to Use Them on Your Farm (FSFS152)

10/31/2018
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Ben Hartman discusses the base principles that make up the lean system and gives you practical tips on how you can apply them to your farm to save time, money and effort. Ben's Online Course: https://www.theleanfarmschool.com Follow Ben: https://www.instagram.com/claybottomfarm 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:...

Duration:01:22:30

Hustling and Balancing Time to Build a Farm Business with Rome Julian (FSFS151)

10/24/2018
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Rome Julian of Lake Tilly Acres talks about starting his farm on the side, growth challenges, and how he has time to run the business, work another job, and have a family. Follow Rome: https://www.instagram.com/laketillyacres/ Growing Your Microgreens Business Course with Chris Thoreau: 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...

Duration:01:04:55

Considerations for Adding Microgreens On Top of Field Crops (FSFS150)

10/17/2018
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Max Becher and Chris Thoreau chat about the differences between growing microgreens and field crops, when to add more microgreen crops, and when do you have too many crops. Connect with Max: http://www.ojaifarmstand.com Growing Your Microgreens Business Course with Chris Thoreau: 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...

Duration:01:00:13

Creating the Perfect Farm Business for You with Travis Schulert (FSFS149)

10/10/2018
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Travis Schulert joins me to talk about how he has made farming on the side successfully mesh with the rest of his life and his full-time job. Travis also discusses his farmer's market pricing and sales strategies. Connect with Travis: https://www.permadynamics.org/ 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/

Duration:01:08:34

These Exact Lean Principles Turned Around My Farm with Ben Hartman

10/7/2018
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Farmer Ben Hartman talks about how lean principles turned their farm around. Learn more about Ben's courses: https://www.theleanfarmschool.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:00:20:01

How to Successfully Sell Microgreens to Wholesale Customers (FSFS148)

10/3/2018
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Luke Carneal of The Sonoma Farm joins me to shares his experience selling to wholesalers as a small farm. He'll give you a lot of tips on approach and working with wholesale customers. Connect with Luke: https://www.instagram.com/thesonomafarm/ Growing Your Microgreens Business Course with Chris Thoreau: 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...

Duration:01:07:01

Marketing a New Farm and Overcoming Startup Challenges with Jay Reid (FSFS147)

9/26/2018
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Jay Reid talks about how they have marketed their new farm and CSA program and what steps they have taken to stand out from the competition. Jay also discusses how he and his partner Kat have made farming and their relationship co-exist in a positive way. Connect with Jay: https://www.instagram.com/resilient_farms/ 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/

Duration:01:07:28

Finding New Customers Fast with Max Becher (FSFS146)

9/19/2018
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Max Becher shares some strategies that he used to find new customers very quickly including Facebook ads and email campaigns. Connect with Max: http://www.ojaifarmstand.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:01:11:44

Complexity is the Opposite of Lean - Making Your Farm More Efficient with Ben Hartman

8/1/2018
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Farmer Ben Hartman and I talk about removing tools and processes from your farm to make your farm more efficient (lean). Ben's Upcoming Workshops: http://www.claybottomfarm.com Ben's Books: The Lean Guide to Growing Vegetables: https://amzn.to/2v0vpZv The Lean Farm: https://amzn.to/2K1Yh8s Marie Kondo - The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: https://amzn.to/2uXEGBH Follow Diego on Instagram: http://bit.ly/2B3vprJ Follow Diego on YouTube:...

Duration:00:20:12