This week’s farmer spreadsheet tip is about using week numbers instead of dates in your spreadsheets. Week numbers are a critical piece of how I crop plan. They make it much easier to sort and look at information on a weekly basis rather then get bogged down with how there are 7 different days in each week. Are … More FSA Tip #3 Week Numbers
This week I was on the Thriving Farmer podcast with Michael Kilpatrick We talk about Tourne-Sol, running a farm as a coop, managing a profitable farm, and the importance of a good nap. I really enjoyed the conversation I had with Michael and I hope you do too! About The Thriving Farmer Podcast If you … More I’m on the Thriving Farmer Podcast!
I’ve been working on a secret project. I call it the the Farmer Spreadsheet Academy and it just went public! Step one of this new venture is a series of weekly farmer spreadsheet tip videos. The first video is about the formula SUMPRODUCT. Tip#1 SUMPRODUCT I chose SUMPRODUCT for the first video because it was … More The Farmer Spreadsheet Academy
Do you wish you could hear more from plant breeders who are doing exciting work with with open source seeds? Well, Free the Seed is the podcast for you! Host Rachel Hultengren interviews different plant breeders who have pledged varieties to OSSI (Open Source Seed Initiative). Rachel asks great questions and makes sure that her … More Are You Listening to The Free The Seed Podcast?
The third biennial ECOSGN (Eastern Canadian Organic Seed Growers Network) Seed Conference is coming! This year ECOSGN has teamed up with ACORN (the Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network) to have the ECOSGN conference at the ACORN fall conference. The Details Where: Moncton, NB at the Delta Beauséjour When: November 28–30, 2016 How to register: Click … More ACORN hosting 2016 ECOSGN seed conference
Below is the official information for 6 webinars broadcast from OSA’s Organic Seed Growers Conference. I am one of the speakers in Seed Economics: How to Make Growing and Selling Seed More Profitable. If you’re interested in listening, make sure to register for the webinars! The Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) is hosting their 8th biennial Organic … More Organic Seed Growers Conference Webinars
In December I was a guest on the Permaculture Voices podcast. I spoke with Diego Footer about the profitability of growing seeds for sale, differences between growing seed crops and market vegetable crops, and how much space a seed crop actually takes. You can listen to the podcast here. This podcast is a lead up … More Talking Seeds On Permaculture Voices Podcast