Review: Best Books 2017

As the year draws to a close we start to reflect on what’s happened, what’s changed, and where we want to go in the future. It’s said that the only thing that really changes from year to year are the books we read and…

21 – Christmas 2017 | Terrance Layhew

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Consequently, we’ve got a gaggle of goodies in store for you this Yuletide season. On the latest episode of the Podcast we share a story of Christmas. On YouTube we’ve posted our “Christmas…

Review: Acres USA 2017

“Sustainable is no longer a sufficient buzzword, now it’s Regenerative.” That paraphrased sentence could be the summary of the entire conference. We’ll explain why. There were two clear themes at the Acres 2017 Eco-Ag conference in Columbus OH this year, the first we’ve already…

T. Time 01 – What Is An Intellectual Agrarian?

A new segment to The Intellectual Agrarian Podcast: T. Time. A show were we expand, explain or meditate on a topic that has arisen from an interview we had or article we’ve written. Today’s topic: “What Is An Intellectual Agrarian?” You can submit a…

19 – Look and See | Laura Dunn – Two Birds Film

Today’s guest is Laura Dunn, director of Look and See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry. In this episode we’ll be looking at what makes Look and See different than typical bi-opics, how creativity comes from the challenges we face, what lead Laura to the…

Maintaining The Integrity Of Our Food

Has the Organic seal lost it’s integrity? We’ve previously covered the allowance of “Organic” Hydroponics, and the postponement of the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule, along with discussing the future of Organics with our friend Peter Grubbe. Now, we’re going to summarize the…

18 – The Future of Organics | Peter Grubbe – Middlebury Farms

We are joined once again by our friend Peter Grubbe, from Middlebury Farms. Together, in an informal discussion, we give our opinions and perspectives on recent developments in the Organic industry regarding “Organic” Hydroponics, and animal welfare regulations for Poultry. Both topics have been…

Podcast 15 – Why We Farm | Elvira Di’Brigit

One of the big questions we ask on this show is why farmers farm, and our guest today asked the same question. Elvira DiBrigett is the author of Why We Farm: Farmers Stories of Growing Our Food and Sustaining Their Businesses. Together we talk…

Video: Misty Moraine Creamery | Field Notes

We had the opportunity to have a quick “mini-view” with Elizabeth Rich at her farm, Misty Moraine Creamery. We get a quick education on subterranean aging caves. Be sure to subscribe to our Youtube channel for more fun farm videos!

Podcast 13: Organic Grains | Anders Gurda – OGRAIN

We’ve all heard about the demand for Organic food, to produce some of it we also need Organic feed. Organic grains make the market go round and today’s guest is helping educate us about it. Our guest today is Anders Gurda, an associate researcher…