Spending Money on Equipment That Matters (Cheap Spreaders & Fancy Seeders): EP26

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with John Hirsh of Clearfield Farm (clearfieldfarmvt.com) to talk about using cheap equipment where you can, and investing money on important equipment. VisitContinue reading “Spending Money on Equipment That Matters (Cheap Spreaders & Fancy Seeders): EP26”

Bins, Buckets, Baskets & Totes – Harvest Containers: EP25

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we share a resource from our own blog about options when selecting harvest containers. Visit the show notes for photos, videos or relevant links atContinue reading “Bins, Buckets, Baskets & Totes – Harvest Containers: EP25”

Time Slots for On-farm Shopping: EP24

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Pauline Stevens of Golden Russet Farm (https://goldenrussetfarm.com/) to talk about their pivot into opening up their greenhouses using a sign-up form duringContinue reading “Time Slots for On-farm Shopping: EP24”

Should an Online Marketplace be Part of your Long Term Business Plan? EP23

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we talk with Rose Wilson (rosewilson.com) to talk about online sales and their long term plan for your farm. Visit the show notes for photos,Continue reading “Should an Online Marketplace be Part of your Long Term Business Plan? EP23”

Finding Market Streams in Rural Vermont: EP22

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Evan Perkins and Heidi Choate of Small Axe Farm (https://smallaxefarm.com) to talk about how they built up their customers and markets onContinue reading “Finding Market Streams in Rural Vermont: EP22”

Stories of Success and Challenge at 1000 Stone Farm: EP21

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Kyle Doda and Betsy Simpson of 1000 Stone Farm (https://www.1000stonefarm.com) and talk about what they are excited about and what challenges them.Continue reading “Stories of Success and Challenge at 1000 Stone Farm: EP21”

The Paper Pot Transplanter For Market Garden Success: EP20

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Evan Perkins and Heidi Choate of Small Axe Farm (https://smallaxefarm.com) to talk about how they use the Paper Pot Transplanter on theirContinue reading “The Paper Pot Transplanter For Market Garden Success: EP20”

Intro to Setting up an Online Store: EP19

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we talk with Zachary Smith (zachary.m.smith@uvm.edu) of the University of Vermont Extension Farm Viability Program to talk about what farmers need to think about whenContinue reading “Intro to Setting up an Online Store: EP19”

The Wizard – Single Row Walk-behind Vacuum Seeder: EP18

The Ag Engineering podcast is a conversation with small scale fruit and vegetable farmers to discuss tools, tips or techniques to improve the sustainability of your farm. In this episode, we visit with Dave from Market Farm Implement to talk about vacuum seeding. Market Farm ImplementFriedens, PA(814) 443-1931http://www.marketfarm.com/ Wondering What Vacuum Seeding is all about?Continue reading “The Wizard – Single Row Walk-behind Vacuum Seeder: EP18”