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Farm Small Farm Smart Daily

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Daily farm and garden talk. All about growing vegetables profitably and efficiently on small farms and in gardens. Each episode focuses on one specific topic - growing practices, how-to, farming challenges and struggles, sales and marketing, soil preparation, weed management, farm startup, market selection, and work-life balance. Hosted and produced by Diego Footer's Modern Grower Podcast Network.
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Insights for vegetable farmers and market gardeners who earn, or want to earn, a living growing vegetables profitably. In each episode, I talk with a beginning or experienced farmer, diving deep into their story to find out what makes their market farm successful. I focus on in-the-field farming. Soil preparation, weed management, post-harvest processing, appropriate technology, farm tools and equipment, and growing crops. Hosted and produced by Diego Footer's Modern Grower Podcast Network.
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In this episode, grower Travis Schulert shares why they switched their business model from doing a CSA to doing farmer's markets. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://a…
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In this episode, farmer/aggregators Max Becher and Mike Roberts double down on what local small farms have over big companies. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://appl…
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In this episode, farm manager John Smajda talks about how they apply lean principles on their farm to increase productivity. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.…
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In this episode, farmer Elliot Seldner talks about how they use shade cloth on their farm to grow great summer greens. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.co/2m1…
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In this episode, farmer and content creator Josh Sattin talks about how to think about pricing your products for your market. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple…
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In this episode, The Urban Farmer Curtis Stone talks about how he reconciled his ideals with the reality of running a farm business. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https:…
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In this episode, the Lean Farmer Ben Hartman talks about a way to clear your beds without breaking your back. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.co/2m1QXmW Vege…
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In this episode, Diego and Alec talk about one business lesson Alec learned from his previous entrepreneurial endeavor: the importance of knowing your operating costs and your margins and staying true to the price you need to charge to keep the business running. Farmer Alec also shares an account of how he learned that lesson, as well as some inter…
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In this episode, Sheri Frey of Arbico Organics talks about how predatory insects keep crops safe from pests. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.co/2m1QXmW Veget…
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In this episode, farmer and educator Ray Tyler shares some tips on how they're able to maintain the high quality of their greens in the heat of summertime. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Foot…
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In this episode, farmer and educator Jesse Frost talks about how no-till practices can be realistically scaled. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.co/2m1QXmW Ve…
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In this episode, Local Line founder and CEO Cole Jones talks about the logistics behind packaging and delivery using Local Line. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://ap…
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In this episode, farmer and content creator Josh Sattin talks about why you should consider adding egg production too your market garden. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: h…
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In this episode, farming couple Benny & Courtney Pino talk about what flowers you can grow to sell to local florists in your area. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://…
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In this episode, grower Travis Schulert tackles the question of having farming be the side thing instead of the main thing. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.c…
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In this episode, Diego and Alec step away from the field and dive into the business aspect of running a farm, zeroing in on admin work like bookkeeping, expense tracking, tax management, and even software tools. They also touch on crop planning, sales outlets, and leveraging personal connections for sales. Lastly, Diego and Alec explore the viabili…
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In this episode, veteran organic farmer Nicolas Donck talks about how they irrigate inside their high tunnels. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.co/2m1QXmW Veg…
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In this episode, farmer and educator Michael Kilpatrick talks about the right time to start putting up systems on your farm. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.…
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In this episode, farmer Elliot Seldner shares one of their secrets to growing great greens in the middle of the summer heat. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.…
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In this episode, podcast host Diego Footer talks about dealing with one aspect that can make a business fragile: key person risk. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://a…
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In this episode, farmer and content creator Josh Sattin talks about how the key to small farm profit is through direct marketing. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://a…
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In this episode, long-time microgreens grower Chris Throeau and farmer aggregator Max Becher talk about the logistics behind growing sunflower shoots out in field beds. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts …
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In this episode, The Lean Farmer Ben Hartman talks about the importance of identifying the value of tasks on the farm to make running the business more efficient. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Die…
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In this episode, Diego and Alec delve into the winding journey of entrepreneurship. They touch on the excitement around starting a new business and the burnout that comes with crunching the startup phase. They also talk about Alec’s thoughts on the mental load of entrepreneurship, his hopes and expectations for the coming growing season, and his st…
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In this episode, plant scientist Nikolay Georgiev talks about naturally occurring mutations in plant breeding. Make farming easier with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Farm Efficiency Tools and Equipment at Modern Grower. Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpotco Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.co/2m1QXmW Veg…
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