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Greenhorns Radio is radio for young farmers, by young farmers. Hosted by acclaimed activist, farmer and film-maker Severine von Tscharner Fleming, Greenhorns Radio is a weekly phone interview with next generation farmers and ranchers, surveying the issues critical to their success. We hold no punches. Greenhorns is a six year old grassroots cultural organization with a mission to recruit, promote and support young farmers in America by producing media, events and stunts that connect and and inspire.

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Greenhorns Radio is radio for young farmers, by young farmers. Hosted by acclaimed activist, farmer and film-maker Severine von Tscharner Fleming, Greenhorns Radio is a weekly phone interview with next generation farmers and ranchers, surveying the issues critical to their success. We hold no punches. Greenhorns is a six year old grassroots cultural organization with a mission to recruit, promote and support young farmers in America by producing media, events and stunts that connect and and inspire.

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Must listen for anyone who cares about Farming

By nirenire - Nov 19 2014
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Great peek into what it takes to make it in farming. Love this show.

Greenhorns rocks!

By Eliav12 - Mar 15 2011
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Fun, interesting, valuable connections accross our growing movement!

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16 Ratings
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14
1
0
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1

Must listen for anyone who cares about Farming

By nirenire - Nov 19 2014
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Great peek into what it takes to make it in farming. Love this show.

Greenhorns rocks!

By Eliav12 - Mar 15 2011
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Fun, interesting, valuable connections accross our growing movement!

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Greenhorns Radio is radio for young farmers, by young farmers. Hosted by acclaimed activist, farmer and film-maker Severine von Tscharner Fleming, Greenhorns Radio is a weekly phone interview with next generation farmers and ranchers, surveying the issues critical to their success. We hold no punches. Greenhorns is a six year old grassroots cultural organization with a mission to recruit, promote and support young farmers in America by producing media, events and stunts that connect and and inspire.

Episode 112: Stacey Murphy of BKFarmyards

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Stacey is the founder of BKFarmyards, a coalition of experienced urban farmers dedicated to expanding food justice through agricultural production & education in Brooklyn. They manage 2 acres of farmyards spread across several farm sites and consult on new urban farm development. In addition to agricultural production, their educational agenda includes something for all ages: training programs, apprenticeships, free workshops, farm visits, and volunteer days! Stacey is leading efforts to build BK Farmyards capacity to grow lots of food and flowers in Brooklyn through the development of new urban farms and organization of community resources. As a real food advocate, she speaks to audiences of all ages about food, farming, and culture. Stacey also runs a backyard farm CSA with a Backyard Farmer Training Program. This program has been brought to you by The Heritage Meat Shop.

“In all of our training programs we really talk about community issues surrounding the land, historical issues surrounding land access, and what people can do to start partnering.” — Stacey Murphy on Greenhorn Radio

Jul 03 2012

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Episode 56: Mother Plants Nursery

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This week on Greenhorn Radio Sev speaks to Marguerite of Mother Plants Nursery in upstate NY. Mother Plants specializes in baby plants that are green-roof ready, so you can jump start the “green” part of your green roof. They have a seemingly infinite amount of low maintenance, draft tolerant, “plug-size” plants and can deliver anywhere UPS is willing to trek. Their goal is to be a catalyst for the public’s growing interest in green roofs, and facilitate not only the start of new roofs, but to ensure current roofs are the botanical wonderlands their owners had envisioned. This episode was sponsored by Hearst Ranch: purveyors of all natural grass-fed cattle from the coast of California.

Photo: A green roof w/Mother Plants Nursery plants

Sep 02 2010

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Episode 221: Emily Garrity / Twitter Creek Farm

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Today’s featured farmer: Emily Garrity. Emily Garrity was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. There she found her love for farming in her late teens working in yard, garden, and flower maintenance.
At the age of 24, she moved to Homer, a seaside community at the end of the road in South Central Alaska. Her first solo commercial endeavor consisted of less than 1Ž4 acre of garden space on borrowed land and a small table at the Homer Farmers Market. In 2005, she began her first CSA season with four subscribing members. Later that year, just over nine acres of south sloping, spring fed, topsoil rich real-estate became home to the farm she now owns and operates as Twitter Creek Gardens.

Over the past nine years Emily has spent most of her waking moments and all of her income on the infrastructure of the farm. One 26’x96′ high tunnel, three homemade low tunnels, a large passive solar greenhouse, a root cellar, two work-shops, and a little farm house now make up the complex. Incorporating animals into the farmstead has been her newest endeavor. Small flocks of laying hens, broiler chickens, and hogs have made their way into the field rotations, providing much of the soil nutrients required to grow the current one-acre vegetable plot. The farm supplies food for a 20 member CSA, the Farmers Market, local restaurants, as well as the cast of characters who work the land.
Emily sits on the Homer Farmers Market board, Homer Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors, and heads a farm-to-school project at the Homer Flex High School. She looks forward to the expansion of local agriculture and food security in the state of Alaska.

This program was brought to you by Heritage Foods USA


“I was really interested in the CSA model initially. That’s where I got started, I used borrowed land and had four members just to get the ball rolling.” [04:00]

–Emily Garrity on Greenhorns Radio

Feb 11 2015

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Episode 283: Dorn Cox, Tuckaway Farm

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Dorn Cox, PhD, is an agriculturist, and farmer working his 250-acre diversified organic family farm in Lee, New Hampshire. He is a co-founder of the FarmOS software platform, a founding member of the Farm Hack community, and is active in the national soil health movement to develop systems that improve global agricultural knowledge exchange and local regenerative production capacity. He has a PhD from the University of New Hampshire.

Dec 20 2016

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Episode 289: Sara Day Evans, Accelerating Appalachia

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Based in Kentucky and North Carolina, Sara Day Evans works through Accelerating Appalachia to advance the regenerative economy for North America's most diverse foodshed: the Appalachian region. She's a program developer, social entrepreneur, and living bridge who for over 20 years has delivered powerful impact through strong leadership, creativity, and collaboration. Launching Accelerating Appalachia was borne out of a variety of circumstances: a natural evolution of her ongoing commitment to people, place and prosperity in Appalachia; conversations with leaders in social enterprise and impact investing, the natural abundance and beauty of Appalachia; her connection to place as a 6th generation Kentuckian; her service to distressed communities in Appalachia to help rebuild the loss of their furniture, textile, and farming economies while with the NC Department of Commerce; her impactful work with Kentucky's Environmental Protection Cabinet; and the deep influence of her longtime Kentucky friends, bell hooks and Wendell Berry, and her activist, physicist parents and inspiring children. A hydrogeologist, community planner, entrepreneur, former truck driver, waitress, maid, and woodworker, Sara Day is also an accomplished musician, writer and poet.

Feb 14 2017

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Episode 3: Lisa Hamilton

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Severine talks with Lisa Hamilton, author of “Deeply Rooted,” a survey of unconventional American farmers, due out in May.

Apr 23 2009

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Episode 16: Sam Comfort

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Sam Comfort is this weeks guest on Greenhorn Radio.

Jul 27 2009

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Episode 20: Ambika Conroy

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On this week’s Greenhorn Radio, Severine interviews Ambika Conroy, Australian crocheter and rabbit farmer, about creating Sports Illustrated cover bikinis, raising rabbits in upstate New York, and the future of fur co-ops.

Aug 24 2009

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Episode 284: Ben Dobson, Stone House Grain

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Ben Dobson grew up in Hillsdale, New York, on a small organic farm and started his first agricultural business in 2001. After two years on his own, he joined forces with his father Ted Dobson and managed the fields at his salad and tomato farm in Sheffield, MA, from 2003 through 2006. Since then Ben has started, managed, and overseen the sale of two agricultural businesses: One of which, Atlantic Organics, founded in 2007, was the largest organic vegetable farm in the state of Maine. The other, a company called Locally Known LLC, founded in 2008, was a salad processing company that sold pre-packaged ready to eat salads to Whole Foods Market, Hannaford Bros. and Trader Joe's supermarkets in the Northeast and Mid Atlantic regions. In 2013, Ben joined Stone House Farm as the Organic Transition Manager, and in 2016 he became their Farm Manager. He planned and oversaw the implementation of an organic transition on the 2,200-acre Stone House Farm property, and developed a non-GMO feed and grain business to sell their grain. The farm is now expanding its grain operation to include organic grain from other farms in the region. Ben also heads Hudson Carbon: a research project conducting long term research across several sites on Stone House Farm and two neighboring farms. Hudson Carbon monitors the economic impacts and ecological effects of organic farming systems regarding carbon sequestration. Collaborators in this project include the Rodale Institute, The Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, and Scenic Hudson. This winter Hudson Carbon will be launching a website with sections dedicated to farmers, science, and the public.

Jan 10 2017

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Episode 107: Darina Allen of Ballymaloe Cookery School

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Owner of the Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Co Cork, Ireland, Darina Allen is a teacher, food writer, newspaper columnist, cookbook author and television presenter. The Ballymaloe Cookery School is situated on her family’s organically run farm, and they believe that good food, good health and good farming practices are an inseparable part of the same process. Darina was the founder of some of the first farmers markets in Ireland, is a tireless advocate for artisan producers, and is involved on an ongoing basis in helping set up new markets. The winner of countless awards for her leadership in slow food and sustainability, she is currently chair of the Middleton Farmers Market, is a councillor for Ireland in the Slow Food Movement and President of the East Cork Convivium of Slow Food. This program has been brought to you by Fairway Market.

“We have to shock people out of thinking that food is something that comes wrapped in plastic off a supermarket shelf.” — Darina Allen on Greenhorn Radio

May 29 2012

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Episode 38: Dan Machin

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Sev speaks to Dan Machin of Lone Acre Farm, a farm in Long Island that is literally a lone acre!

Mar 11 2010

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Episode 33: Alex Gifford

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On this week’s episode of Greenhorns Radio, Severine interviews Alex Gifford of Wilton, Connecticut about his baseball field-turned-farm.

Jan 26 2010

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Episode 278: Jonny Price, Kiva

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Jonny leads Kiva's work to reach financially excluded and socially impactful small business owners, artisans and farmers in the United States with 0% interest loans. He first came to Kiva in 2009 as a volunteer, and joined full-time in 2011 to lead the Kiva U.S. team. Jonny graduated with a degree in History from the University of Cambridge. He is married to Ali, who he met at Kiva, and a few weeks ago he became the proud father of Felicity Grace Price!

Nov 15 2016

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Episode 30: Mustard Seed Farms

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On this week’s Greenhorn Radio, Severine interviews Arion of Mustard Seed Farms about starting a small farm in Iowa, and about the Christian Farmers Network.

Dec 17 2009

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Episode 149: Greenhorn Radio

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Once again, we’re digging into the Greenhorn archives, and revisiting the 2012 Farm Bill. Annette Higby, from the New England Farm Union, discusses Federal Farm Bill the various titles and programs, and the the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity act which is supported by the National Young Farmers Coalition. The National Farmer’s Union is one of the oldest and best Farm advocacy groups in the country, with a strong family farmer focus. They are critics of the way farm policies have subsidized certain parts of our farm economy over other more sensible choices. Public investment in agriculture isn’t going away, but we can shift the direction it points us, our food and our landscape. Tune in to learn how – and check out the New England Farmers Union, NEFU.org. This program has been brought to you by Hearst Ranch.

Apr 30 2013

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Episode 7: Ken Greene

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Severine talks with seed scientist Ken Greene, co-founder of the Hudson Valley Seed Library

May 28 2009

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Episode 6: Nik Bertulis

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Severine interviews Nik Bertulis, an Oakland-based scientist and farmer researching and engineering ways to make use of urine in agricultural systems.

May 12 2009

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Episode 5: Kevin Skvorak

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Severine interviews Kevin Skvorak of Regeneration CSA in High Falls, NY. Regeneration CSA is a community supported farm growing with permaculture based, no-till systems that use no chemicals and regenerate our soils.

May 04 2009

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Episode 4: Jacob Cowgill

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Severine interviews Jacob Cowgill, innovative dryland vegetable grower and new farm owner!

Apr 30 2009

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Episode 29: Melanie Crawford

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On this week’s installment of Greenhorn Radio, Severine takes us to Missouri to visit with Melanie Crawford of Butterfly Hill Farms. The two discuss seed saving, bumper crops, and re-purposing the Missouri landscape.

Dec 06 2009

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Episode 296: Greg Hart, The Family Farm

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Greg Hart farms 1500 acres in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. He works on the property with his wife and 3 young children, as well as 3 other workers and various WWOOFers from all around the world. The Harts practise regenerative agriculture and try to raise awareness about the urgent need to transition to a food production system based on nature that heals the earth and society.

Apr 11 2017

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Episode 295: Erika Rumbley, The New Garden Society

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Erika Rumbley is the Co-Founder and Director of The New Garden Society (TNGS). Each year The New Garden Society trains 100+ incarcerated students in the art and science of plants, building a bridge from Greater-Boston prisons and youth detention facilities to local careers in organic land care. Erika is also the Greenhouse Manager at Langwater Farm, a 50-acre, certified organic vegetable, fruit, flower and herb farm south of Boston. Her most formative experiences as an adult educator include her time with Southside Community Land Trust, The Trustees of Reservations, and growing food and flowers alongside students in prison gardens outside of Boston. A North Carolina native, Erika has farmed and found her home in southern New England for over a decade.

Apr 04 2017

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Episode 294: Ildi Carlisle-Cummins, Cal Ag Roots Project

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Ildi Carlisle-Cummins is Director of the Cal Ag Roots Project at the California Institute for Rural Studies. Cal Ag Roots puts historical roots under current California food and farming change movements by telling the story of California agricultural development in innovative, useful, and relevant ways. There is deep knowledge about the structures, driving forces, and key moments that have shaped California's food system among recognized experts; and those who have participated in the creation of CA farming, but this knowledge doesn't always inform food movement work. Cal Ag Roots shares stories from this wide range of people, opening new lines of communication among them.

Mar 28 2017

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Episode 293: Robert Olivier, GrubTubs

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Robert Olivier, founder of GrubTubs, Inc. invents and develops all aspects of insect based technologies, from conceptual design work to prototyping and final fabrication. Currently he is engineering a bioconversion facility in Austin, TX, to transform food waste into animal feed. Olivier holds a bachelor's degree in environmental sciences and business administration from Southern Methodist University. He received the Departmental Academic Excellence Award in Geological Sciences upon graduation.

Mar 21 2017

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Episode 292: Marie Hoff, Capella Grazing Project

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Marie Hoff founded Capella Grazing Project in 2013. Using rare, heritage breed Ouessant sheep, she grazes in such unlikely spots as vineyards, orchards, on cover crop at local farms, and for landowners seeking holistic lawn-mowing services. In this unconventional manner of ranching, she blends ancient shepherding with modern day integrated agricultural and economic systems, stewarding both landscape and livestock genetics.

Mar 07 2017

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Episode 291: Locky Catron, Oggun Tractor

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Locky Catron graduated from Iowa State University with an Agricultural Business degree and joined the three-person Cleber, LLC, team in Alabama. Her experiences working both in Big Ag and on organic farms led her to have a passion for regional food systems and a more diversified agriculture. Cleber's business model is one that encourages local/regional manufacturing by using an open system design approach. Their first piece of equipment is the Oggun Tractor - a simple, versatile tractor inspired by the Allis Chalmers G and made using off-the-shelf components. The focus is appropriateness of scale and affordability.

Feb 28 2017

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Episode 290: Thomas Baldwin, Ulua Palms Farm and Nursery

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Tom Baldwin is the Farm Director of Ulua Palms Farm and Nursery in Makawo, HI. A permaculture designer and nurseryman, he is currently engaged in the development of a 5-acre homestead property on Maui in addition to maintaining an 18-acre farm on Big Island. This includes the current planting of a collection of roughly 50 avocado varieties, and an extensive renovation of an old family homestead built in 1906. Tom stewards an extensive collection of plants, including a repository of rare fruit and nuts. He also has a special interest in cacti.

Feb 21 2017

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Episode 289: Sara Day Evans, Accelerating Appalachia

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Based in Kentucky and North Carolina, Sara Day Evans works through Accelerating Appalachia to advance the regenerative economy for North America's most diverse foodshed: the Appalachian region. She's a program developer, social entrepreneur, and living bridge who for over 20 years has delivered powerful impact through strong leadership, creativity, and collaboration. Launching Accelerating Appalachia was borne out of a variety of circumstances: a natural evolution of her ongoing commitment to people, place and prosperity in Appalachia; conversations with leaders in social enterprise and impact investing, the natural abundance and beauty of Appalachia; her connection to place as a 6th generation Kentuckian; her service to distressed communities in Appalachia to help rebuild the loss of their furniture, textile, and farming economies while with the NC Department of Commerce; her impactful work with Kentucky's Environmental Protection Cabinet; and the deep influence of her longtime Kentucky friends, bell hooks and Wendell Berry, and her activist, physicist parents and inspiring children. A hydrogeologist, community planner, entrepreneur, former truck driver, waitress, maid, and woodworker, Sara Day is also an accomplished musician, writer and poet.

Feb 14 2017

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Episode 288: Miles Teitge, Syringa Mountain School

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Miles Teitge took his first steps in the old growth forests of Vashon Island, WA, and was transplanted to the Idaho high mountain desert in 1983. Graduating from the Community School, he took up surfing in Kauai, trekked India, and biked across the U.S. to study Anthroposophy for a year at Camphill Village in Copake, NY. This Rudolph Steiner inspired community serves those with special needs, and is also the home of Turtle Tree Seed, a producer of biodynamic seeds. He earned a Bachelor's degree in education at Antioch University, while volunteering at the Seattle Tilth Children's Garden. Miles interned at the Herb Pharm in Williams, OR, and continued his education at Seed School (with local legend Bill McDorman), and the Fungi Perfecti mushroom cultivation course (with visionary Paul Stamets). He joined The Mountain School shortly after it opened, inspired to learn and teach principles of permaculture and the gardening arts; be it cultivating vegetables, gathering medicinal herbs, grafting trees, laying out hugelkultur beds, bee-tending, greenhouse design, poultry care, humane composting, worm wrangling or the like, there is a lifetime of learning on this path! He and Sweet Clover teacher, Jessica Banks, are the proud parents of SMS student Edyn Crow Teitge. Miles is delighted to continue with the Syringa Mountain School's Sustainability Arts program and plans to share his deep reverence for the natural world, plant fruit for future generations, and grow the largest watermelon the Wood River Valley has ever seen in 2017!

Feb 07 2017

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Episode 287: Michael Bologna, Green Lion Partners

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Mike Bologna, CEO of Green Lion Partners, is a decisive and personable leader with a comprehensive background in supply chain technology consulting, process analysis, and operational strategy. Using this experience, Mike focuses on ensuring organizational success by improving efficiencies, minimizing waste, and bringing socially conscious processes to the forefront. Green Lion Partners is a Denver, CO based business strategy firm focused on early stage development in the regulated cannabis industry.

Jan 31 2017

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Episode 286: Jeff Conant, Friends of the Earth-US

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Jeff Conant directs Friends of the Earth's international forests program, which campaigns to protect forests and the rights of forest-dependent peoples by addressing the economic and political drivers of forest destruction. Prior to joining Friends of the Earth, Jeff ran communications and popular education efforts around climate and development justice with Global Justice Ecology Project, International Accountability Project, and other advocacy organizations, and co-authored A Community Guide to Environmental Health (Hesperian Health Guides, 2008), a comprehensive community education manual that covers issues from basic sanitation to big dams and from forestry to food sovereignty. The Community Guide has been translated into over a dozen languages.

Jan 24 2017

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Episode 285: Maddie Elling, Hosta Hill

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Berkshire native Maddie Elling and her partner Abe Hunrichs run Hosta Hill, a Berkshire-based business growing and making lacto-fermented vegetables. A lover of the outdoors, food, and dynamic work, Maddie spent four years after high school WWOOFing and wandering. After meeting Abe, they both settled in the Berkshires: dabbling in odd jobs and raising various animals and crops. Inspired by the Berkshire landscape and food scene they were eager to create a business of their own. They settled on growing vegetables and making fermented vegetables and tempeh. Maddie and Abe are in their 5th year of running Hosta Hill, distributing their products from the Berkshires to Boston and beyond. When not fermenting or doing office work, you can find Maddie staying busy outside, walking in the woods with her dog Oso, swimming, and scribbling on paper.

Jan 17 2017

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Episode 284: Ben Dobson, Stone House Grain

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Ben Dobson grew up in Hillsdale, New York, on a small organic farm and started his first agricultural business in 2001. After two years on his own, he joined forces with his father Ted Dobson and managed the fields at his salad and tomato farm in Sheffield, MA, from 2003 through 2006. Since then Ben has started, managed, and overseen the sale of two agricultural businesses: One of which, Atlantic Organics, founded in 2007, was the largest organic vegetable farm in the state of Maine. The other, a company called Locally Known LLC, founded in 2008, was a salad processing company that sold pre-packaged ready to eat salads to Whole Foods Market, Hannaford Bros. and Trader Joe's supermarkets in the Northeast and Mid Atlantic regions. In 2013, Ben joined Stone House Farm as the Organic Transition Manager, and in 2016 he became their Farm Manager. He planned and oversaw the implementation of an organic transition on the 2,200-acre Stone House Farm property, and developed a non-GMO feed and grain business to sell their grain. The farm is now expanding its grain operation to include organic grain from other farms in the region. Ben also heads Hudson Carbon: a research project conducting long term research across several sites on Stone House Farm and two neighboring farms. Hudson Carbon monitors the economic impacts and ecological effects of organic farming systems regarding carbon sequestration. Collaborators in this project include the Rodale Institute, The Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, and Scenic Hudson. This winter Hudson Carbon will be launching a website with sections dedicated to farmers, science, and the public.

Jan 10 2017

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Episode 283: Dorn Cox, Tuckaway Farm

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Dorn Cox, PhD, is an agriculturist, and farmer working his 250-acre diversified organic family farm in Lee, New Hampshire. He is a co-founder of the FarmOS software platform, a founding member of the Farm Hack community, and is active in the national soil health movement to develop systems that improve global agricultural knowledge exchange and local regenerative production capacity. He has a PhD from the University of New Hampshire.

Dec 20 2016

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Episode 282: Erica Frenay, Shelterbelt Farm & Cornell Small Farms Program

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Erica Frenay manages 35 acres of sheep, cattle, ducks, orchard, apiary, and high tunnels at Shelterbelt Farm near Ithaca, NY, with her husband and two young kids. She has also worked for the Cornell Small Farms Program for 11 years, co-founding the Northeast Beginning Farmer Project in 2006. She is a certified educator of Holistic Management and has completed permaculture design training, both of which have informed the design and management of her farm. She is passionate about connecting people to soil. And about playing the upright bass.

Dec 13 2016

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Episode 281: Amanda Swinimer, Dakini Tidals Wild

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Amanda Swinimer completed her BSc+ at Dalhousie University with an advanced major in Marine Biology and a minor in Oceanography. Amanda furthered her education by apprenticing for two years with a wise herbal teacher, Bernice Woolham, and studying with the ‘Kelp Doctor’, Dr. Louis Druehl. Her deep love of the ocean and the rainforest brought her to the west coast of Vancouver Island where she started her own business, Dakini Tidal Wilds, in 2003. For 15 years, Amanda has been sustainably harvesting, by hand, edible seaweeds, wild herbs and crafting products from these wild gifts. For most of these years, she has been sharing her passion for the wild gifts of our coastline with many people through a variety of hands-on teaching methods and with a focus of sustainability and respect for our rare coast. She has taught at the University of Victoria, Bamfield Marine Science Center, Royal Roads University, public schools and through private venues.

Dec 06 2016

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Episode 280: Graison Gill, Bellgarde Bakery

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Graison S. Gill is the owner of Bellegarde, a commercial bakery and stone mill in New Orleans bound to local ingredients, heritage, and flavor. He has been baking professionally for eight years and was trained at the San Francisco Baking Institute under Michel Suas, Mac McConnell, Mike Zakowski, and Frank Sally.

Nov 29 2016

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Episode 279: Alexandra Hudson, Kaleidoscope Foods

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Alexandra Hudson is a holistic chef, clinical herbalist, and regenerative food system advocate. In 2013 Alexandra founded Kaleidoscope Foods, a California Bay Area-based producer of bone broth infused kale chips, to provide deep on-the-go high integrity nutrition to her community. Alexandra is committed to weaving a food system that regenerates at every step of the process, from the vibrancy of the soil to the health of her customers.

Nov 22 2016

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Episode 278: Jonny Price, Kiva

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Jonny leads Kiva's work to reach financially excluded and socially impactful small business owners, artisans and farmers in the United States with 0% interest loans. He first came to Kiva in 2009 as a volunteer, and joined full-time in 2011 to lead the Kiva U.S. team. Jonny graduated with a degree in History from the University of Cambridge. He is married to Ali, who he met at Kiva, and a few weeks ago he became the proud father of Felicity Grace Price!

Nov 15 2016

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Episode 277: Becky Brand, Brandmoore Farm

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Becky Brand, of Brandmoore Farm, joins today's episode of Greenhorns Radio. Becky grew up in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and later attended University of New Hampshire– landing her on the New Hampshire Seacoast. After studying Environmental Horticulture at UNH, she worked in Massachusetts at Appleton Farms and New Hampshire at Meadow’s Mirth where she continued to learn about organic and sustainable farming practices. Becky and her husband Phil Brand started Brandmoore Farm in 2012. Brandmoore Farm is a diverse, organic farm with a focus on cow dairy and vegetables. Becky and Phil have a nearly one-year-old baby named Thomas, a dog called Ernie, and a cat named Mimi.

Nov 08 2016

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