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36 – Organic Inspections | Margaret Scoles – IOIA

When you look at an Organic label, you may not know that someone had to visit the operation that made that product or raised that food. These humble people are the Organic Inspectors, and today we’ll be talking to Margaret Scoles executive director of…

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…

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…

27 – Raising Backyard Chickens | Kunal Sampat – Sampat Farms

Have you ever looked at a group of chickens and thought, “I could keep these alive”? Our guest today, has prepared a course to teach you how to ensure that happens. Kunal Sampat is host of the Clinical trials podcast, a backyard chicken grower, and…

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…

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…

23 – A Place Of Rest – Julian Mateer | Wybalena Organic Farm

Do you ever feel like getting away from the urban hustle and bustle? To kick off modern concrete and sink your feet in the soil? That’s they way today’s guest felt, and he and his brother created a place that allows just that. Julian…

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…

Watering Down The Organic Standards

On November 2nd, 2017. The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), decided on a vote of 8-7 to keep Hydroponic Production Organic. A decision that is disappointing to many who view labeling a soilless growing system “Organic” as a violation of the basic principles upon…