It’s time to jump back into your favourite Podcatcher and download episode #61 of my Digital Farmer! Last week, I was a guest on the podcast. Corinna Bench and I talked about running a CSA vegetable basket program and running a seed company. And we talk about the differences between selling vegetables and seeds. The conversation … More Talking Seeds and CSA and entrepreneurship with Corinna Bench
I’ve put together a FREE masterclass called 6 Secrets To Grow BIG GARLIC. I give this workshop every year at the Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue Garlic Festival. It’s a standing room only event where folks come to learn the magic of GREAT GARLIC! This year, with all the COVID craziness, I’m not sure what’s going to happen. So I’m bringing the … More Tired of TINY GARLIC?
It’s time to jump into your favourite Podcatcher and download episode #215 of Farm Small Farm Smart! Because this week, I’m on the podcast! I sat down with Diego Footer – well I sat down in my office, and I can only imagine Diego sat down in his office on the other side of the continent … More Talking Online Stores On The Farm Small Farm Smart Podcast
Last week, Jon Bruderlein and I continued the Move Your Farm Store Online journey by diving into How To Pack Orders Effectively. Here’s the conversation: Jon and I talked a lot about taking the time to design your order packing workflow before you start packing orders. Here are some … Principles To Pack Orders Effectively … More How To Pack Orders Effectively
This week, Brendon Cordell of Weaver Acres Farm joined Jon Bruderlein on and me Move Your Farm Store Online. We talk about how Weaver Acres pivoted to an online store over the last 4 weeks by setting up Woocommerce site built by a web developer. In the second half of the show, Jon and I … More Is An Online Farm Store Worth The Cost?
Last night I went live with Jon Bruderlein, the Organic Farmer Coach to talk about what to consider when choosing an online Store Platform. Here’s the conversation: The key idea of our conversation was How can you adapt your products and your store to best use the features of your online store platform. Instead of … More What to consider when choosing your online store platform?
Have you been thinking about adding an online store to your farm? Over the last week, i was sketching out a free online class on how to do just that. But Emily pointed out that our own online store is keeping me working at all times of day to fill orders. Perhaps, she said, I … More What Do You Want To Know About Online Stores?
Over the last few years, I’ve been running into Owen Taylor of Truelove Seeds at farming conferences. Owen uses the terms Seed Keeping and Seed Keepers rather than Seed Saving and Seed Savers. He grounds his seed work in the stories that come with the seeds. This approach to seeds has encouraged me to explore … More Seeds And Their People Podcast
After months of anticipation, my first online spreadsheet course is just about here! This week I’m giving two live webinars that will lead into the course. The webinar is called Build A Better Farm Crop Plan (without all the copy pasting, endless columns, and thousands of open tabs) It is about The 3 Things I … More Build A Better Farm Crop Plan
Back in November, I showed you how to extract seeds from squash. (All it takes is an axe and vacuum cleaner.) Today let’s talk about how to dry those seeds! (I know I’ve skipped over the actual seed cleaning part but I can’t find any great pictures of our cleaning. We’ll have to wait till … More Drying Squash Seeds