31 – Preserving History | Jonathan Nelson – The Wisconsin Historical Soceity

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…

28 – Devon Delight | David Fell – Abiding Acres Farm

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…

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…

The Season of Love

Life has seasons and moments dictated by the calendar, and now, by it’s capricious choice, it’s the Season of Love. A time when you can’t go into a store without having something chocolate and red or pink shoved into your face. A time when…

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…

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,…

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!