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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, […]
Our guest today is an old, young, friend. David Fell from Abiding Acres, where he raises sheep, chickens, and my favorite: beef. This isn’t any average beef cattle, but pure bred Red Devons, a heritage breed ideal for the grass based system at Abiding Acres. Today, we’ll be discussing what got David farming, why they […]
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 […]
Both philosopher and farmer, our guest today is Scott Hebert from Flavourful Farms in British Columbia and host of the Stoic Mettle Podcast. Together we discuss how Scott started farming, define what stoicism actually is, how he’s applied this philosophy to his farm and so much more. Show Notes: Scott raises salad greens and makes a […]
Our guest today is Jim Riddle from Blue Fruit Farm. He’s worn many hats and been on many Organic Agriculture boards, notably the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), and currently the steering committee for the National Organic Farmers Association. In today’s episode we’ll talk with Jim about the various types of berries he grows and why, what the role of the NOSB is, and why conservation is conservative.
In this latest episode of The Intellectual Agrarian, our guest is Elizabeth Rich, the Executive Director of Farm To Consumer Legal Defense Fund, it’s acting President; and last but not least, the farmer behind Misty Moraine Creamery in Plymouth WI. In this episode we’ll talk about what brought Elizabeth to farming, what makes good goat cheese, […]
Today’s guest is Claire Mesesan, communications manager for Iroquois Valley Farms: An finance group that invests in land, farms, and the next generation. Claire’s going to talk with us about the philosophy behind the business and how Iroquois valley goes about practicing it.
Today’s guest is John Mesko, the executive director of MOSES, the Midwest Organic Sustainable-Agriculture Education Service. Together we’ll talk about what MOSES does, how John started in agriculture, the breed of cattle he raises, and my pet question: what does he think of the Amazon/Whole Food deal.
With the announcement of Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods, I immediately called up Peter Grubbe to get this interview. Hear what our thoughts and speculations of what the Whole Foods deal will mean for the farmer, consumer, and the future of food.