Tag: VT

  • Plastic Tarp Usage – Techniques and Tips: EP27

    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 of Small Axe Farm (https://smallaxefarm.com) to talk about how they use plastic sheet material (silage tarps and greenhouse plastic) on […]

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

    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. Visit […]

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

    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 at […]

  • 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 during […]

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

    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, […]

  • 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 on […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 their […]

  • 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 when […]

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

    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? […]