Patrick's Path to Sustainable Farming show

Patrick's Path to Sustainable Farming

Summary: Join Patrick on his journey into a possible career change by becoming a sustainable farmer.


 Episode 15 – Family Day | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:35

In this episode I take the opportunity to talk with the whole family on their thoughts of being farm girls. I touch on the lettuce adventure, and what I have learned so far. This episode has a different feel to it, but I had a lot of fun making it.

 Episode 14 – Next Step to the Garden | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:00

In this short episode I touch base and talk about my plan with the garden for the fall. We plan to go crazy with lettuce! I also talk a short bit on a possible plan to plant one low maintenance crop next year on a piece of family land a hour from my home. If you have any low maintenance crop ideas let me know. Thanks for listening as always.

 Episode 13 – Banter | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:38

In this episode we celebrate the 4th of July with some brews and cheese curse from a recent trip to Wisconsin I talk about. I also talk about my trip to Texas and how instead of farming I may want to pursue my new dream of becoming a cattle rustler. Forgive me it was the 4th and I had been drinking during and prior to this episode. I also have a silent guest on to talk about gmo's. Sorry for the delay on getting this one posted and thanks for listening.

 Episode 12 – Why so many produce recalls? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:33

On this episode, I touch on the Brandon Tull interview I did in Episode 11.  I talk about the progress of my garden.  I also ramble about the number of produce recalls and tell you what I think the impact will be on small scale farms.

 Episode 11 – Brandon Tull Interview | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:11:47

In this episode I interview Brandon Full from his farm The Homegrown Farm. We have a great conversation on being a young sustainable farmer and his CSA. He gives me advice and informs me I may be a little nutty.

 Episode 10 – Garden Stepping Stone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:30

After a break in the path I talk about a new project I'm working on. I have a interview set up with a home grown farmer for our next episode and it should come out nice and timely. I talk a bit about a chunk of land that I have been toying with. And also touch on the use of raised beds. Thanks again for listening, and find me on Facebook and Twitter.

 #9 Looking at land | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:19

I'm back again after another detour, sorry for the wait. I talk a bit about a piece of land that I'm interested in and also touch on how crazy land prices have got in my area. If you have a chance go to my facebook page and talk about the prices of land in your neck of the woods. Take a listen I will be back sooner than later!

 #8 Tractor Talk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:16

Welcome to episode #8 we have a talk about what I am leaning towards for equipment and I spend most of my time talking about tractors. I learned a small amount of what I am looking for in a tractor and how much I am looking at spending. Thanks for listening and pass the word on tell your friends, neighbors, heck tell Aunt Edna!

 #7 Back at it, sorry for the break! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:01

We are  back on the path.  Episode 7 is a quick episode where I talk about where I've been, where I've stand, and where this little pod-cast is heading.  I have a new book Im reading and I talk about somethings that that has made me think about.  I talk equipment and how that is what Im going to dive into and learn as much as I can, and talk about in 2 weeks with you.  Sorry again for the lack of episodes....but this F.F.A. is back!  Thanks for listening!

 #6 – Slow And Steady… | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:20

Join me on Episode 6 as I touch base and talk about how I'm still here and working towards my dream of farming.  Sorry about the gap between episodes but I have been quite busy.  I talk a bit about my previous podcast with Ken Shook and a few things that I have taken away from that.  Thanks again for listening and don't be afraid to comment and let me know what you think!


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