Chicken Run | My Father’s World #3

Our story today is one of adventure, of daring and escape. Listen To The Episode  

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Gotta Go! | My Father’s World #02

The second story from my childhood farming experiences. We hope you enjoy My Father’s World #2 – Gotta Go! Listen To The Show!

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…

20 – A Holistic Vet’s Prescription| Richard Holliday, DMV

Our guest today, Dr. Richard “Doc” Holliday has been a member of the sustainable and Organic community for over 40 years as a holistic vet and is the author of A Holistic Vet’s Prescription For a Healthy Herd. He studied under some of 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…

Certified Organic Livestock | Consumer Expectations vs. Producer Preferences

A recurring question inevitably arises in a representative government: Where does the responsibility of the representative lie, with the wishes of the people who elected him, or to his better judgement? On November 9th, 2017. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that…