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Archive for April 2017

Winner of the Independent Homestead Book!

Independent Farmstead Book Winner

It’s April 29th 2017 and I am going to announce the winner of the book  The Independent Farmstead: Growing Soil, Biodiversity, and Nutrient-Dense Food with Grassfed Animals and Intensive Pasture Management And the winner is: Vicki from the Website Vicki’s Garden Tips in Beautiful Idaho! Shawn and Beth Dougherty wrote this amazing and informative book…

174. Our Small Urban Farm blog | Linda Simpson | Queensland, Australia

Linda and Michael Simpson

Linda Simpson blogs about her gardening experiences in New Zealand with her husband Michael on their Small Urban Farm.

Replay Episode 57: Composting in the Suburbs | Long Island, NY |Peter Ramos

Peter Ramos has been gardening on Long Island’s temperate climate for almost 20 years, and has learned many methods for being effective and efficient with a busy family life. He’ll share successful strategies for creating healthy compost, planting perennial beds that look beautiful and enhancing the landscape and some trials and tribulations of growing trees.

173. The Independent Farmstead | Growing Soil, Biodiversity, and Nutrient-Dense Food | Shaun and Beth Dougherty

Independent Farmstead

Shaun and Beth Dougherty wrote the book The Independent Farmstead Growing Soil, Biodiversity, and Nutrient-Dense Food about their journey as modern farmers. win a copy at by entering a comment in the show notes by April 29, 2017.

172. Crooked Yard Hops | Jake TeSelle | Bozeman, MT

Crooked Yard Hops Founder Jake TeSelle

Jake TeSelle talks about his new growing hops business he is building on his family farm in Bozeman Montana providing local hops to local breweries. Learn about this exciting new entrepreneur and green opportunity.

170. JM Fortier | the Market Gardener | Les Jardins de la Grelinette | Quebec, CANADA

JM Fortier

JM Fortier who is revolutionizing the way we think about agriculture, small scale farming and most of all how we care for our planet and today he his here with us to share his knowledge and his incredible passion! Author of Market Gardener: A successful Grower’s Handbook for Small Scale Organic Farming JM shares today tricks and tips for your success no matter how big your garden.

169. Flathead Farmworks | April & Kurt Vomfell | Kalispell, MT

April and Kurt Vomfell from Flathead Farmworks in Kalispell, MT share their gardening marketing journey in the Rocky Mountains Flathead Valley. I am sorry about the sound folks. I did my best to play with the levels and make it as good as possible but I felt this couple added enough inspiration and knowledge it was worth it to keep the file.