Category: Philosophy

32 – Craft Beef | Joe Heitzeberg – Crowd Cow

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

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 […]

30 – The Lean Farm | Benjamin Hartman – Claybottom Farm

30 – The Lean Farm | Benjamin Hartman – Claybottom Farm

Our guest today is Ben Hartman from Claybottom Farm in Goshen IN, and author of The Lean Farm and The Lean Farm Guide To Growing Vegetables. Together we’ll discuss how he started farming, what lean thinking is, and how it became implemented on Claybottom Farm. Listen To The Episode Show Notes: Claybottom farm is sustained […]

T. Time 05 – The Questions We Ask

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 […]

26 – Eclectic Diversity | Joel Salatin – Polyface Farms

26 – Eclectic Diversity | Joel Salatin – Polyface Farms

When the show was conceived he was one farmer that we knew we wanted to interview, maybe it would take months, or even years, but it was a goal we set. He’s an author, farmer, speaker, and all around Intellectual Agrarian, you already know his name because you’ve read the title of the episode: Mr. […]

25 – Food Truth | Melinda Hemmelgarn – The Food Sleuth

25 – Food Truth | Melinda Hemmelgarn – The Food Sleuth

Do you ever get frustrated with all the labels at the grocery store? Stuck trying to decide between Non-GMO, Organic and natural products? It’s a problem that our guest today works to solve. Melinda Hemmelgarn is a registered dietitian, food advocate, and host of the Food Sleuth Radio show. We have a great conversation, covering […]

Why Farming Doesn’t Have Shortcuts

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 […]