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Greenhorn Radio is radio for young farmers, by young farmers. Helmed by acclaimed activist, farmer, and documentarian Severine Fleming, Greenhorn Radio is a weekly phone interview session, surveying America's cutting edge, under-forty farmers.






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Episode 296: Greg Hart, The Family Farm

Greg Hart farms 1500 acres in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. He works on the property with his wife and 3 young children, as well as 3 other workers and various WWOOFers from all around the world. The Harts practise regenerative agriculture and try to raise awareness about the urgent need to transition to a food production system based on nature that heals the earth and society.

Duration: 00:27:52

Episode 294: Ildi Carlisle-Cummins, Cal Ag Roots Project

Ildi Carlisle-Cummins is Director of the Cal Ag Roots Project at the California Institute for Rural Studies. Cal Ag Roots puts historical roots under current California food and farming change movements by telling the story of California agricultural development in innovative, useful, and relevant ways. There is deep knowledge about the structures, driving forces, and key moments that have shaped California's food system among recognized experts; and those who have participated in the...

Duration: 00:38:57

Episode 293: Robert Olivier, GrubTubs

Robert Olivier, founder of GrubTubs, Inc. invents and develops all aspects of insect based technologies, from conceptual design work to prototyping and final fabrication. Currently he is engineering a bioconversion facility in Austin, TX, to transform food waste into animal feed. Olivier holds a bachelor's degree in environmental sciences and business administration from Southern Methodist University. He received the Departmental Academic Excellence Award in Geological Sciences upon...

Duration: 00:32:14

Episode 292: Marie Hoff, Capella Grazing Project

Marie Hoff founded Capella Grazing Project in 2013. Using rare, heritage breed Ouessant sheep, she grazes in such unlikely spots as vineyards, orchards, on cover crop at local farms, and for landowners seeking holistic lawn-mowing services. In this unconventional manner of ranching, she blends ancient shepherding with modern day integrated agricultural and economic systems, stewarding both landscape and livestock genetics.

Duration: 00:33:48

Episode 290: Thomas Baldwin, Ulua Palms Farm and Nursery

Tom Baldwin is the Farm Director of Ulua Palms Farm and Nursery in Makawo, HI. A permaculture designer and nurseryman, he is currently engaged in the development of a 5-acre homestead property on Maui in addition to maintaining an 18-acre farm on Big Island. This includes the current planting of a collection of roughly 50 avocado varieties, and an extensive renovation of an old family homestead built in 1906. Tom stewards an extensive collection of plants, including a repository of rare...

Duration: 00:29:52

Episode 289: Sara Day Evans, Accelerating Appalachia

Based in Kentucky and North Carolina, Sara Day Evans works through Accelerating Appalachia to advance the regenerative economy for North America's most diverse foodshed: the Appalachian region. She's a program developer, social entrepreneur, and living bridge who for over 20 years has delivered powerful impact through strong leadership, creativity, and collaboration. Launching Accelerating Appalachia was borne out of a variety of circumstances: a natural evolution of her ongoing commitment...

Duration: 00:35:19

Episode 288: Miles Teitge, Syringa Mountain School

Miles Teitge took his first steps in the old growth forests of Vashon Island, WA, and was transplanted to the Idaho high mountain desert in 1983. Graduating from the Community School, he took up surfing in Kauai, trekked India, and biked across the U.S. to study Anthroposophy for a year at Camphill Village in Copake, NY. This Rudolph Steiner inspired community serves those with special needs, and is also the home of Turtle Tree Seed, a producer of biodynamic seeds. He earned a Bachelor's...

Duration: 00:24:51

Episode 280: Graison Gill, Bellgarde Bakery

Graison S. Gill is the owner of Bellegarde, a commercial bakery and stone mill in New Orleans bound to local ingredients, heritage, and flavor. He has been baking professionally for eight years and was trained at the San Francisco Baking Institute under Michel Suas, Mac McConnell, Mike Zakowski, and Frank Sally.

Duration: 00:27:47

Episode 277: Becky Brand, Brandmoore Farm

Becky Brand, of Brandmoore Farm, joins today's episode of Greenhorns Radio. Becky grew up in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and later attended University of New Hampshire– landing her on the New Hampshire Seacoast. After studying Environmental Horticulture at UNH, she worked in Massachusetts at Appleton Farms and New Hampshire at Meadow’s Mirth where she continued to learn about organic and sustainable farming practices. Becky and her husband Phil Brand started Brandmoore Farm in 2012....

Duration: 00:26:07

Episode 271: Robin Grey

This week on Greenhorns Radio, host Severine von Tscharner Fleming is joined by musician Robin Grey. Inspired by the timeless work of Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Joanna Newsom amongst many others, Robin colours in his songs about love and life with guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, piano, double bass, organ, percussion toys and any other instruments he can afford and fit into his little east London studio. Robin devised and performs a show called Three Acres And A Cow, A History Of Land...

Duration: 00:38:14

Episode 255: Dave Oien

On this week’s episode ofGreenhorns Radio, Severine speaks with DaveOien,a third generation farmer who continues to work his family’s land...

Duration: 00:29:44

Episode 254: Jason Angell and Jocelyn Apicello

Today’s guests on Greenhorns Radio, Jason Angell and Jocelyn Apicello,came to farming later in life, transitioning from white collar jobs...

Duration: 00:24:08

Episode 253: Effie Rawlings, Todd Darling and The Gill Tract Protest

This week onGreenhorns Radio, our guests are Effie Rawlings and Todd Darling.Todd and Effie were both involved in the Gill...

Duration: 00:31:56

Episode 252: Sage Dilts and Nathan Hodges of Barn Owl Bakery

Sage Dilts owns and operates Barn Owl Bakery alongside her husband, Nathan Hodges. After earning a B.A. in Community Planning...

Duration: 00:41:20

Episode 251: Farming in Alaska

On today’s episode of Greenhorns Radio, Megan Talley is coming to us from Spring Creek Farm in Alaska. Spring Creek...

Duration: 00:26:42

Episode 250: Rianne de Beer

This week’s featured farmer onGreenhorns Radio isRiannedeBeer.WhenRiannedeBeerwas asked to come work as a ships cook for -what was supposed to...

Duration: 00:36:41

Episode 249: Evan Marks

Tune in for this week’s episode of Greenhorns Radio with guest Evan Marks. With his formal education and background in...

Duration: 00:31:38

Episode 248: John Chester

Greenhorns Radio‘s featured guest this week is John Chester. While elbow deep in a cow assisting a difficult birth, you’d...

Duration: 00:23:58

Episode 247: Ryan Power

Today’s featured guest is Ryan Power. Ryan Power farms where he grew up in Sebastopol, CA. He attended the apprenticeship...

Duration: 00:34:45

Episode 246: Sonoko Sakai

This week’s featured guest is Sonoko Sakai. Soba noodle maker, advocate, cooking teacher, writer, film industry veteran-the diversely talented Sonoko...

Duration: 00:28:47

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