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Cover Crops with Katy Dickson of Christensen Farm

9/15/2017
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Today we’re focusing on cover crops with Katy Dickson of Christensen Farm in Browntown, Wisconsin. Learn about how she worked with her different levels of clay-based soil and rotating different cover crops to enhance fertility.

Duration: 00:12:45


Episode 18: My Farm Story with Katy Dickson of Christensen Farm

9/8/2017
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Katy Dickson of Christensen Farm in Browntown, Wisconsin, came back to the family farm—something as a teen she swore she never would do. After stints in the Peace Corp and living around the country, she was drawn back to her home roots. Now she grows healthy organic produce for her community with her husband, Mark, and her parents.

Duration: 00:17:17


Episode 17: Transitioning to Farming from a Full-Time Job with Jen Miller

9/1/2017
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We’re talking today with Jen Miller of Prairie Wind Family Farm in Grayslake, Illinois, about how she transitioned from a full-time corporate job to full-time farming, and how she uses skills learned on the job to help her farm—think “Excel.”

Duration: 00:18:28


Episode 16: Farming with Kids in Tow with Jen Miller, Prairie Wind Family Farm

8/24/2017
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Jen shares how she integrates parenthood with the farm business (walkie talkies help), and how her children are learning entrepreneurial and life skills helping out at the farmers market and around the farm.

Duration: 00:17:51


Episode 14: My Farm Story with Jen Miller, Prairie Wind Family Farm

8/10/2017
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Jen Miller started farming at Sandhill Family Farms and now owns Prairie Wind Family Farm in Grayslake, Illinois. We talk about her farm start-up success strategies, the importance of mentors, networking with other women, and reaching customers through cooking and CSA add-ons. It’s all about building connections and systems thinking, shares Jen.

Duration: 00:18:31


Episode 13: Stepping up to Leadership – Taking action with Kriss Marion of Circle M Market Farm

8/2/2017
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We’re digging in with Kriss Marion of Circle M Farm in Blanchardville, Wis. as she inspires all of us to take the time to get involved with issues we care about. From running for and winning a seat on County Board to serving as her Wisconsin Farmers Union chapter president, Kriss shares how being a woman from outside the conventional agriculture norm can spark conversations, community and change.

Duration: 00:12:12


Episode 12: Find Your Tribe – Growing Local Farmer Connections with Kriss Marion

7/26/2017
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Episode 12: Find Your Tribe – Growing Local Farmer Connections with Kriss Marion by MOSES: Rural Women's Project

Duration: 00:11:37


Episode 11: Farmstay B&B start-up tips with Kriss Marion of Circle M Market Farm

7/21/2017
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Do you have a dream of hosting guests on your farm through running a B&B? That’s exactly what Kriss Marion of Circle M Farm in Blanchardville, Wisconsin successfully did quickly. Hear her marketing strategies and how diversification adds up to a savvy business strategy.

Duration: 00:18:56


Episode 10: Success Strategies from Pioneer Women in Organics: Kriss Marion

7/14/2017
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Come sit around the kitchen table with the mighty Kriss Marion of Circle M Farm in Blanchardville, Wisconsin. Kriss may have started her farm operation as a new transplant from the urban confines of Chicago over 12 years ago, but she quickly learned the key ingredient to growing a successful farm business: It’s all about community.

Duration: 00:20:38


Episode 9: Pioneer Women in Organics with Dela Ends of Scotch Hill Farm

7/7/2017
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Come join Dela Ends of Scotch Hill Farm in Brodhead, Wisconsin as she shares her journey of being a true organic pioneer and starting her organic operation as one of the first CSAs in Wisconsin. And Dela raises more than vegetables on her land: she’s committed to her family and the next generation of eaters and stepping up to the leadership plate to get things done.

Duration: 00:36:57


Episode 8: Keeping a Balanced Life while Farming with Rachel Hershberger of Clay Bottom Farm

6/29/2017
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We’re digging in with Rachel Hershberger of Clay Bottom Farm in Goshen, Indiana on how she and her husband, Ben Hartman, prioritize creating a balanced life on the farm, from shifting to a three season CSA so they can have some time off in-between to nearby regular camping trips with the kids.

Duration: 00:13:18


Episode 7: Farming with Kids with Rachel Hershberger of Clay Bottom Farm

6/22/2017
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Join Rachel Hershberger of Clay Bottom Farm in Goshen, Indiana as we talk about farming with young kids and how there’s no magic formula or master plan for integrating family, but a lot of adjusting and joy in the process.

Duration: 00:10:27


Episode 6: Cover Crops with Rachel Hershberger of Clay Bottom Farm

6/15/2017
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Today we’re focusing on cover crops with advice from Rachel Herschberger of Clay Bottom Farm in Goshen, Indiana. Rachel and her family have used a variety of cover crops on their farm to help build the soil from being so dense with clay that her husband could spin a pot to today with soil made up of twelve percent organic matter.

Duration: 00:10:30


Episode 5 - My Farm Story with Rachel Hershberger of Clay Bottom Farm (Main Dish)

6/8/2017
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Gather around the kitchen table with Rachel Herschberger of Clay Bottom Farm in Goshen, Indiana, and hear how her market farm and young family are thriving. How does she do it all? Creative frugality, keeping things lean and debt-free. “The slow approach lets you not get in too over your head financially,” advises Rachel.

Duration: 00:20:52


Episode 4: Challenges & Opportunities of Farming Female with Simple Harvest Farm Organics (Side)

1/31/2017
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The In Her Boots Podcast celebrates the collaborative spirit of women farmers, sharing ideas and inspiration with each other, championing women farmers cultivating the sustainable and organic agriculture movement. Brought to you by the award-winning Rural Women’s Project, a venture of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES). Some episodes are “main dishes,” slightly longer and digging deeper into these women’s history and start-up stories. Others are “side dishes,”...

Duration: 00:15:34


Episode 3: Women Farming Solo with Kathy Zeman of Simple Harvest Farm Organics (Side)

1/31/2017
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The In Her Boots Podcast celebrates the collaborative spirit of women farmers, sharing ideas and inspiration with each other, championing women farmers cultivating the sustainable and organic agriculture movement. Brought to you by the award-winning Rural Women’s Project, a venture of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES). Some episodes are “main dishes,” slightly longer and digging deeper into these women’s history and start-up stories. Others are “side dishes,”...

Duration: 00:14:31


Episode 2: Cover Crops with Kathy Zeman of Simple Harvest Farm Organics (Side)

1/31/2017
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The In Her Boots Podcast celebrates the collaborative spirit of women farmers, sharing ideas and inspiration with each other, championing women farmers cultivating the sustainable and organic agriculture movement. Brought to you by the award-winning Rural Women’s Project, a venture of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES). Some episodes are “main dishes,” slightly longer and digging deeper into these women’s history and start-up stories. Others are “side dishes,”...

Duration: 00:12:03


Episode 1: My Farm Story with Kathy Zeman of Simple Harvest Farm Organics (Main)

1/31/2017
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The In Her Boots Podcast celebrates the collaborative spirit of women farmers, sharing ideas and inspiration with each other, championing women farmers cultivating the sustainable and organic agriculture movement. Brought to you by the award-winning Rural Women’s Project, a venture of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES). Some episodes are “main dishes,” slightly longer and digging deeper into these women’s history and start-up stories. Others are “side dishes,”...

Duration: 00:22:46