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
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
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
Tonight I’m on Growers Live with Josh Sattin at 8pm EST. You can watch live on the No-Till Growers Youtube channel. Bring your questions about seeds, spreadsheets, workers coop, farming, crop planning … whatever you want to hear about! This is going to be fun! UPDATE: You can watch the recorded show here.
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!
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?
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