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A unique blend of science and business all focused around farming. Each week features farmers, scientists, and experts sharing insights into topics like soil science, raising livestock, crop growing, composting, cover cropping, modern farm business, microgreens, no-till, and permaculture, among other things! Farm Land is a collection of farm-related podcasts produced by Diego Footer's Modern Grower Podcast Network.
 
Weekly insights for vegetable farmers and market gardeners who earn, or want to earn, a living growing vegetables profitably. The show is hosted by Diego Footer of Permaculture Voices. Each week 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 farming challenges and struggles, sales and marketing, soil preparation, weed management, post harvest processing, appropriate technology, farm startup, market s ...
 
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In this episode, Diego invites you to take on the 30 Day Challenge for August. Pick something. Set parameters. Do it every day no matter what. Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on IG http…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses why Giannis Antetokounmpo's story is so inspirational and what we can al learn from it. Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/pape…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses why Giannis Antetokounmpo's story is so inspirational and what we can al learn from it. Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/pape…
 
In this episode, Diego asks the question - "Do we have a duty to expand as business owners?" Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpot Podcasts by Diego Foote…
 
In this episode, Diego asks the question - "Do we have a duty to expand as business owners?" Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Farm Equipment at https://www.paperpot.co/ Follow PaperpotCo on IG https://instagram.com/paperpot Podcasts by Diego Foote…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how being persistent pays off and how once you become liked, it can last forever, assuming you don't screw it up. He also asks the question - "What is success for your business?" Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Fa…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how being persistent pays off and how once you become liked, it can last forever, assuming you don't screw it up. He also asks the question - "What is success for your business?" Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Other Small Fa…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how we often obsess on details for us - no one else notices. He discusses the increased push by the banking industry to give us credit and the danger of it. He also asks the question - "What is something I am considering doing for my business, that I really shouldn't do?" Comment on this episode on IG https://instag…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how we often obsess on details for us - no one else notices. He discusses the increased push by the banking industry to give us credit and the danger of it. He also asks the question - "What is something I am considering doing for my business, that I really shouldn't do?" Comment on this episode on IG https://instag…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how we often ignore what we know to be true hoping that it isn't. He discusses the Paradox of Choice - is more choice bad? He also asks the question - "What are the things I hate about my business, that I could and should get rid of, yet I hold onto." Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter I…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how we often ignore what we know to be true hoping that it isn't. He discusses the Paradox of Choice - is more choice bad? He also asks the question - "What are the things I hate about my business, that I could and should get rid of, yet I hold onto." Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter I…
 
In this episode, Diego talks about finding ourselves in The Tail End as parents and being a dad. He also discusses being a dad and farmer with Jeremy Tolley of https://www.instagram.com/redthreadfarm. We close out the episode talking kids TV that is actually good. Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficie…
 
In this episode, Diego talks about finding ourselves in The Tail End as parents and being a dad. He also discusses being a dad and farmer with Jeremy Tolley of https://www.instagram.com/redthreadfarm. We close out the episode talking kids TV that is actually good. Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficie…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses why simple can be better than complex for some businesses and why the imperfect path isn't always the best path. We close with the thinker - "Workable ways to cut cost and increase profit." Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Oth…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses why simple can be better than complex for some businesses and why the imperfect path isn't always the best path. We close with the thinker - "Workable ways to cut cost and increase profit." Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter and Oth…
 
In this episode, Diego talks about why the worst part of any job is really just the worst part of another job in a different form - all jobs have bad parts. He also discusses the danger of lowering prices to stimulate sales. Laura Patterson of https://handgrowngreens.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-decide-if-starting-a-microgreens-business-is-right-for-y…
 
In this episode, Diego talks about why the worst part of any job is really just the worst part of another job in a different form - all jobs have bad parts. He also discusses the danger of lowering prices to stimulate sales. Laura Patterson of https://handgrowngreens.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-decide-if-starting-a-microgreens-business-is-right-for-y…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses the ways in which we lose people and how we can build memories with the people we have before we lose them. He also asks the question - "Would you want this band to crash your Memorial Day Party?" Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter …
 
In this episode, Diego discusses the ways in which we lose people and how we can build memories with the people we have before we lose them. He also asks the question - "Would you want this band to crash your Memorial Day Party?" Comment on this episode on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Increase farm efficiency with the Paperpot Transplanter …
 
In this episode, Diego discusses the downside of up - focusing on what you don't like about what you like and the importance of getting more people into your business. Javan Bernakevitch of https://www.allpointsdesign.ca joins to talk about making more holistic decisions. We close out the episode with the fruits that are only good as fruits. Commen…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses the downside of up - focusing on what you don't like about what you like and the importance of getting more people into your business. Javan Bernakevitch of https://www.allpointsdesign.ca joins to talk about making more holistic decisions. We close out the episode with the fruits that are only good as fruits. Commen…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how the Mr.Beast Burger model might make sense for farms and why you can't just love an idea. Dan Brisebois of https://www.farmerspreadsheetacademy.com// joins to talk farm sales and changing since COVID. We close out the episode with the Top Ten Vegetables Grown Worldwide. Comment on this episode on IG https://inst…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how the Mr.Beast Burger model might make sense for farms and why you can't just love an idea. Dan Brisebois of https://www.farmerspreadsheetacademy.com// joins to talk farm sales and changing since COVID. We close out the episode with the Top Ten Vegetables Grown Worldwide. Comment on this episode on IG https://inst…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how you probably can't do it all alone and why being likable is so important in today's business landscape. Chris Thoreau of Urban Micro joins to talk about the Top Ten Considerations for Starting a Microgreens Business. We close out the episode by letting the cat out of the bag on a big scam. Comment on this episod…
 
In this episode, Diego discusses how you probably can't do it all alone and why being likable is so important in today's business landscape. Chris Thoreau of Urban Micro joins to talk about the Top Ten Considerations for Starting a Microgreens Business. We close out the episode by letting the cat out of the bag on a big scam. Comment on this episod…
 
In this episode, Diego talks about the cost trade-offs of being great versus being mediocre while asking if you are willing to go "All-In". For that conversation, he is joined by Javan Bernakevitch of www.allpointsdesign.ca. He talks about the classic summer movie The Sandlot and gets into the Super League of Farm Tools - the ten tools to rule them…
 
In this episode, Diego talks about the cost trade-offs of being great versus being mediocre while asking if you are willing to go "All-In". For that conversation, he is joined by Javan Bernakevitch of www.allpointsdesign.ca. He talks about the classic summer movie The Sandlot and gets into the Super League of Farm Tools - the ten tools to rule them…
 
Dr. Holly Roberts, a licensed psychologist, joins me to talk about the mental health crisis in America. A crisis that is impacting the farm community at a greater rate than other industries. We talk about what is mental and behavioral health, why it is important, why some people don't prioritize it enough, and how you can improve mental health. We …
 
Dr. Holly Roberts, a licensed psychologist, joins me to talk about the mental health crisis in America. A crisis that is impacting the farm community at a greater rate than other industries. We talk about what is mental and behavioral health, why it is important, why some people don't prioritize it enough, and how you can improve mental health. We …
 
Troy Hinke of Living Roots Compost Tea wraps up the tenth part of the series going beyond compost tea. How can you build and maintain great soil with other soil management practices. Follow Troy on IG: https://www.instagram.com/livingrootscomposttea/ This episode was produced by Diego Footer. Follow Diego on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Pod…
 
A lot of us who go into farming probably had an idealized vision of what farming as a career is supposed to be like and how our lives and lifestyles would just naturally meld into that vision when we start farming: grow some vegetables, sell them, pay the bills, live a quiet life while eating good food. As simple as it sounds—and many of us have ex…
 
A lot of us who go into farming probably had an idealized vision of what farming as a career is supposed to be like and how our lives and lifestyles would just naturally meld into that vision when we start farming: grow some vegetables, sell them, pay the bills, live a quiet life while eating good food. As simple as it sounds—and many of us have ex…
 
In this episode of Farm Small, Farm Smart, we’re talking to Joel Konrad of Konrad Farm Markets who primarily sells pumpkins. Joel’s business model is both interesting and simple: he rents out spaces on busy streets and sets up self-service farm stands made of repurposed metal trailers. Despite the model’s simplicity, a few things go into the planni…
 
In this episode of Farm Small, Farm Smart, we’re talking to Joel Konrad of Konrad Farm Markets who primarily sells pumpkins. Joel’s business model is both interesting and simple: he rents out spaces on busy streets and sets up self-service farm stands made of repurposed metal trailers. Despite the model’s simplicity, a few things go into the planni…
 
Troy Hinke of Living Roots Compost Tea talks about what compost extract is. How to make it. How it is different from compost tea. Follow Troy on IG: https://www.instagram.com/livingrootscomposttea/ This episode was produced by Diego Footer. Follow Diego on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.co/…
 
As farmers and business owners, it’s easy to get lost in productivity—the need to grow more, sell more, expand the farm, scale operations. This episode’s guest, Derek Amadi from Texas, is trying to spend more time with his family, enjoy the experiences of parenting, and pay attention to his farm just enough. What about you? Spending time on the far…
 
As farmers and business owners, it’s easy to get lost in productivity—the need to grow more, sell more, expand the farm, scale operations. This episode’s guest, Derek Amadi from Texas, is trying to spend more time with his family, enjoy the experiences of parenting, and pay attention to his farm just enough. What about you? Spending time on the far…
 
Regardless of what products you are farming, you must have a diversified marketing and business plan for your farm to be successful. Darby Simpson has developed from scratch a “real world”, successful direct marketing approach for his farm thru nearly 10 years of trial and error. In his three hour workshop, he’ll cover all of the basics you will ne…
 
Troy Hinke of Living Roots Compost Tea talks about the many benefits of using compost tea for growing plants. Follow Troy on IG: https://www.instagram.com/livingrootscomposttea/ This episode was produced by Diego Footer. Follow Diego on IG https://instagram.com/diegofooter Podcasts by Diego Footer: Microgreens: https://apple.co/2m1QXmW Vegetable Fa…
 
We’ve just signed off from 2020 and we’re starting a new year in 2021. Looking back at the past year, how does it make you feel? Are you sighing with relief, just glad that it’s finally over? Or maybe you’re looking at how even though 2020 wasn’t that great of a year, there were still things to be happy and thankful about? Javan's workshop: https:/…
 
We’ve just signed off from 2020 and we’re starting a new year in 2021. Looking back at the past year, how does it make you feel? Are you sighing with relief, just glad that it’s finally over? Or maybe you’re looking at how even though 2020 wasn’t that great of a year, there were still things to be happy and thankful about? Javan's workshop: https:/…
 
Darby discusses some of the different sales models that he has used on his farm throughout the years. He talks about how to market meat and communicate its value. We also discuss the nuances of customer communication. Learn more with Grassfed Life Courses: https://farm-business-essentials.teachable.com/courses or https://www.grassfedlife.co…
 
Troy Hinke of Living Roots Compost Tea talks walks through the different ways of applying compost tea from foliar sprays to root injections. He covers simple to complex ways of application using a variety of equipment. Follow Troy on IG: https://www.instagram.com/livingrootscomposttea/ This episode was produced by Diego Footer. Follow Diego on IG h…
 
Today Javan Bernakevitch and I each go through our top 5 life lessons from 2020. In total 10 simple ways of looking at life, approaching life, and thinking about life that can change your life tomorrow. I look at a lot of these lessons as base principles in an approach to life that very much contradicts the status quo. None of these lessons require…
 
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