This week I was on the No-Till Growers Podcast with Jesse Frost! At first I had some trepidation about being on a No-Tillcentric podcast. At Tourne-Sol, we do a touch of no-till in our green houses but we are a tractor tillage based farm. There are many other growers equipped to better discuss no-till. In … More Talking Seeds On The No-Till Growers Podcast
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!
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
We’ve been running our farm as a workers cooperative for 10 years now. You can find out a little bit more about our experience in the podcast and guidebook mentioned below. Interview about coops on The Ruminant Last week I spoke to Jordan Marr of The Ruminant podcast about the cooperative aspects of Tourne-Sol farm. … More Talking about running a Cooperative Farm
I’ve been a bit slow on posts over the last 15 months. (Coincidentally about the same amount of time that Stella has been in our lives!) Nonetheless I’ve been busy with seeds and have thought of many fantastic blog posts I could write. And maybe in 2014, I will write some of those posts. In … More Seedy Reading and Listening For The Holiday Season
We’ve finally finished out 2013 seed catalog. You can download it from the Tourne-Sol website. Last year we’d set a Jan. 1 release date target. Though Stella has been a big help with germ tests and seed packing this winter, we’re a bit behind on that release date! Maybe next year … Also, Jordan Marr … More 2013 Tourne-Sol seed catalog