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Organic Gardner Podcast – Young’s Farm | Tim Dooley and Aidan Feeney | Mother’s Day episode – 05.21.18

Youngs Farm was founded in 1892 as a result of a marriage between the Youngs and the Hegemans (the farm is located on Hegeman’s Lane).  Currently the 4th and 5th generation of the Youngs Family operate and manage the business.  Formerly a wholesale operation, we now sell nearly everything we produce out of our farm stand on site.  Our store specializes in selling both our own and …

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Organic Gardner – Farm Manager at Dig Inn | Larry Tse | Boston • NYC – 04.30.18

LARRY T Sorry folks. This interview has both typing in the background and I couldn’t split the tracks and no show notes. On the flip side the content is AWESOME!!! I know you will love it!   WE BUILD COMMUNITY THROUGH FOOD We do this by forming genuine, trusting relationships with our farmers and partners, and serving food that embraces …

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Connect The Dots – Healing Landscapes – 04.18.18

Show description: Healing Landscapes for Holistic Climate Balance Mark D. Cohen, permaculturalist, wildlife biologist and Organic Standards inspector, discusses creative approaches for stabilizing the climate through holistic management in different landscapes including forests, grass lands, and crop agricultural systems — in conversation with Alison Rose Levy. Part One of this exploration,Climate-Saving Agriculture may be heard at: http://connectthedots.podbean.com/e/connect-the-dots-climate-saving-agriculture-012418/ Download this episode (right click …

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Organic Gardner Podcast – Raw Episode Garden Maker | Bill Sadler | Elwood, KS – 04.09.18

At Garden Maker™ Naturals, we want to help gardeners grow their best possible gardens. Every garden is different – different plants, different weather, different soil. Why shouldn’t your fertilizer be just as unique? Today you can build your own burger and design your own doll, so we thought you should be able to formulate your own fertilizer, too. In March of …

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Organic Gardner Podcast | The Organic Mechanics Soil Company | Mark Highland the Organic Mechanic | Chester County, PA | 02.12.18

http://organicmechanicsoil.com/contactus-organic-potting-soil.html Mark Highland the Organic Mechanic and author of  Practical Organic Gardening: The No-Nonsense Guide to Growing Naturally  is here to share his garden entrepreneurship journey today! Full of golden seeds you won’t want to miss this!     WATER LESS video!!! (episode) Can I ask? Are you a millennial? Cause I talk about rockstar millennials all the time. I have this …

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KAREN PERRY STILLERMAN – Organic Farming is Growing (But Not Everywhere)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released the results of its latest survey of organic farmers, and there’s good news. Organic farming is up nationally, with 12,818 farms generating $6.2 billion in certified organic product sales in 2015, up 13 percent from 2014. But the survey shows that all states aren’t pursuing organic farming equally. And one of the top …

Honoring women farmers

As we celebrate National Farmers’ Day, let’s take a moment to honor the women who run about a third of our country’s farms. They’re also often leading the way in developing more resilient practices, farming on smaller pieces of land, incorporating more crop diversity and growing food for their communities. I had the privilege of speaking with four such farmers …

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Ann Larkin Hansen – How to Buy Farmland, Even If You Think You Can’t

For those of us who were born to farm but, alas, not born on a farm, the ache to have your own land can be so intense you feel it in your belly. I thought it could never happen for me. But now, after 20 years of farming and 15 years of interviewing farmers, I’m pretty sure that almost anyone …

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Farming with forests

Feeding the world’s burgeoning population is a major challenge for agricultural scientists and agribusinesses, who are busy developing higher-yielding crop varieties. Yet University of Illinois researchers stress that we should not overlook sustainability in the frenzy to achieve production goals. More than a third of the global land area is currently in food production. This figure is likely to expand, …

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Kate Fried – Are You Sure You Want to Eat That?

Whether we shop for sustenance at a chain grocery store, the corner bodega or even at a farmers market, we all share a basic desire—to not get sick from the food that is supposed to nourish us. In fact, much of the time, most of us don’t think twice about the safety of our food. But not all nations have …