Tag: organic farming

  • Justin Rich – Burnt Rock Farm: EP2

    Justin Rich – Burnt Rock Farm: EP2

    In this episode we’re visiting with Justin Rich of Burnt Rock Farm where they grow 30 acres of vegetables in Huntington Vermont.  This farm visit starts off quickly – literally. Since most of the fields at the home farm are in cover crop this season we jumped on the side by side for a stretched […]

  • Jon Cohen – Deep Meadow Farm: EP1

    Jon Cohen – Deep Meadow Farm: EP1

    In this episode we’re visiting with Jon Cohen of Deep Meadow Farm where they grow ~50acres of mixed vegetables on the Connecticut river in Ascutney Vermont.  Our conversation starts off by the farm stand wanders towards the greenhouses before moving to the brassica field. Jon shares what he likes and dislikes about the wizard vacuum […]

  • Buying A Farm When FSA Loans or Family isn’t an Option: EP74

    Buying A Farm When FSA Loans or Family isn’t an Option: EP74

    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 Eli Hersh of Honey Field Farm who shares his experience purchasing this farm, and the challenges faced in order to get the […]

  • 12 Greenhouse Tour – And Each One is Different! EP73

    12 Greenhouse Tour – And Each One is Different! EP73

    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 Eli Hersh of Honey Field Farm (https://honeyfieldfarmvt.com) takes us on a tour of his 12 different greenhouses for their bedding plant, and […]

  • Advice for Young Farmers: EP66

    Advice for Young Farmers: EP66

    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 Howard Prussack of High Meadows Farm who reflects on his career of farming and shares some tips for the next generation. Learn […]

  • Rain-flo Plastic Mulch Layer: EP65

    Rain-flo Plastic Mulch Layer: EP65

    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 Howard Prussack of High Meadows Farm to talk about his Rain-flo plastic mulch layer used on his farm. Learn something from the […]

  • Checking out New Equipment at High Meadows Farm: EP64

    Checking out New Equipment at High Meadows Farm: EP64

    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 Howard Prussack of High Meadows Farm to talk about some of the new equipment used on his farm. Learn something from the […]

  • Checking Out Old Equipment at High Meadows Farm: EP63

    Checking Out Old Equipment at High Meadows Farm: EP63

    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 Howard Prussack of High Meadows Farm to talk about some of the old equipment used on his farm. Learn something from the […]

  • DIY Hand tools for Efficiency & Ergonomics: EP62

    DIY Hand tools for Efficiency & Ergonomics: EP62

    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 Josh Volk of Slow Hand Farm to talk about his books and experience making hand tools for the farm. Learn something from […]

  • Soil Steaming for Weed Control: EP61

    Soil Steaming for Weed Control: EP61

    In this episode, we visit with Becky Maden of Singing Cedars Farmstead (http://www.singing-cedars-farmstead.com) and UVM Extension  to talk about soil steaming. 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. Learn something from the show? Let me […]