Category: Farm

32 – Craft Beef | Joe Heitzeberg – Crowd Cow

Good food, unlike good help, is becoming increasingly easier to find. Our guest today is helping make it easier to get quality craft-beef delivered right to your home. Joe Heitzeberg is the co-founder of CrowdCow, an online platform that connects customers with farmers to “crowdfund” buying beef. Today we’ll discuss where the idea came from, […]

31 – Preserving History | Jonathan Nelson – The Wisconsin Historical Society

Have you ever found yourself wondering what you’ll leave behind? As the saying goes, you can’t take it with you, but it might be worth archiving, or something like that. Our guest today is Jonathan Nelson, a collections development archivist with the Wisconsin Historical society. He also has the privilege of working with the collection […]

T. Time 05 – The Questions We Ask

You may have noticed that the start of most of our interviews start in a similar way, with similar questions. Listen To The Episode Read The Episode “Share about your farm,” “Tell us about yourself,” “What brought you to agriculture?” We ask these questions because they help establish a baseline, but they can become repetitive […]

Why Farming Doesn’t Have Shortcuts

There’s an unhealthy perspective that people have towards success, looking at what has made people rich, popular and loved, and assume that if they copy it, they will achieve the same ends. The problem is, life doesn’t work like that. Within every success story, there are countless failures and smaller successes that build upon each […]

24 – Building Sustainable Systems | Chris Blanchard – The Farmer To Farmer Podcast

Our guest today has been in Organic agriculture for over 25 years, wearing many hats during that time. For years he was the owner operator of Rock Springs farm, near Deborah IA, more recently he’s been a consultant, and host of the Farmer To Farmer Podcast, it’s Mr. Chris Blanchard. Today we’ll be talking about what […]

Investing In People

Would you rather work with people or machines? This is a difficult question for an introvert, as people and interactions can frequently be uncomfortable and draining. For farmers, people who generally are happy to be farming because of a minimum of human interaction, it poses similar difficulties. The Coming Problem In The Four by Scott Galloway, […]