This Week in Small Farm Nation: 2/17/19

This Week in Small Farm Nation: 2/17/19

Hi everyone, This was another awesome week and I have some inspiring and fun news to share, including: an informative podcast interview about tanning animal hides, my weekly farm marketing tip, commentary on the most interesting thing I read this week, and current...
How to Start a Farm Tanning Sheepskins

How to Start a Farm Tanning Sheepskins

In this episode, you’ll learn… How Sarah Scully went from knitting to raising sheep starting an organic tannery How Sarah learned to tan hides organically without chemicals How Sarah found the courage to go from librarian to starting  her own business...
This Week in Small Farm Nation: 2/10/19

This Week in Small Farm Nation: 2/10/19

Hi folks, I’ve got some great content for you this week: my podcast about starting up a new farm with Paul from Pasturebird and from Primal Pastures, my weekly farm marketing tip, commentary on the most interesting thing I read this week, and current farm and...
How to Scale Up Pastured Poultry

How to Scale Up Pastured Poultry

In this episode, you’ll learn… How a health issue led to the creation of Primal Pastures. Why Paul doesn’t believe in an “ideal customer.” Paul’s tips for starting and scaling a pastured poultry business. Why Paul does not like the...
This Week in Small Farm Nation: 2/3/19

This Week in Small Farm Nation: 2/3/19

Hi folks, I’ve got some great content for you this week: my podcast about starting up a new farm with Jenn from Howling Wolf Farm, my weekly farm marketing tip, commentary on the most interesting thing I read this week, and current farm and food safety news of...
Starting Up a New Farm

Starting Up a New Farm

In this episode, you’ll learn… How it may sometimes more challenging for women farmers that it is for men. Criteria for choosing new farm land. Options for funding and financing a new farm. Matching farm enterprises to the land. The importance of farm...
This Week in Small Farm Nation: 1/27/19

This Week in Small Farm Nation: 1/27/19

Hi folks, I’ve got some great content for you this week: my podcast interview with the CEO of Crowd Cow, my weekly farm marketing tip, commentary on the most interesting thing I read this week, and current farm and food safety news of interest. First up, this...
Craft Meat With Crowd Cow

Craft Meat With Crowd Cow

In this episode, you’ll learn… The story of how Crowd Cow morphed from dream to reality. What “craft meat” is. Crowd Cow’s protocols and standards. How Crowd Cow aims to make it convenient to buy directly from small farms. Crowd...
This Week in Small Farm Nation: 1/20/19

This Week in Small Farm Nation: 1/20/19

This week’s Small Farm Nation episode is titled “How to Save Heritage Rabbit Breeds by Eating Them.” In it, Callene and Eric Rapp of Rare Hare Barn about their meat rabbit business. They tell us all about: How carcass quality and growth differs among...
Meat Rabbits

Meat Rabbits

In this episode, you’ll learn… How carcass quality and growth differs among heritage rabbit breeds. Why you have to cook a rabbit differently from a chicken. The pros and cons of raising meat rabbits in cages, in chicken tractors or in colonies. Common...
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