Creative Destruction [formally Permaculture Voices] - Honest Conversations About Farming, Business, and Life

DO THE WORK PODCAST:

A daily documentary of my life, behind Permaculture Voices blending together fatherhood, business, organization, and life hacking to make it all work.  

Produced by podcaster, entrepreneur and dad of three daughters - Diego Footer.

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Direct download: DTW_D305_05292017_sayno.mp3
Category:permaculture,agriculture,farming -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT

What if you want to raise pastured poultry, but you don't have any grass? You have pasture, but it's not green, or the pasture is just an area outside.

In many cases if it was cattle, you are feeding hay. But what do you do for poultry, because poultry don't eat hay.

You use fodder. Or at least, that's one option. An option that my guest today, Tim Bork of the Brush Arbor Farmstead is a big fan of.

Tim lives in Northern California and there are times of year when the grass instead green and parts of his property that are too shady to grow grass, so he grows his own, every 6 days, in the form of fodder.

It's a feed supply that makes sense in Tim's context - it's green when pasture grass isn't, it's portable, nutrient dense, and it's cheaper than feed.

In this episode Tim's going to talk about the numbers of fodder, call them fodder economics - what are the cost, what are the yields, and how much time is involved. He will also talk about why fodder.

But before we get there we'll start with how Tim got started in farming and some of the challenges that he faced early on, especially around developing a customer base and accurately trying to predict and produce enough for that customer base. There was a lot of trial and error that went into it, and led him to develop a farmshare sales model, which is just as unique as his fodder system.

His sales model's interesting, and his struggles are very real, and likely very common to many people listening to this show.

Despite those struggles, the farming journey continues, and here's what it looks like today.

DOWNLOAD the show notes at www.permaculturevoices.com/grassfed and CLICK on Episode 60

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Direct download: GFL_60_2017_TimBork.mp3
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DO THE WORK PODCAST:

A daily documentary of my life, behind Permaculture Voices blending together fatherhood, business, organization, and life hacking to make it all work.  

Produced by podcaster, entrepreneur and dad of three daughters - Diego Footer.

Support the show at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/support

Listen to more episodes at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/podcast

Direct download: DTW_D304_05282017_buysuccess.mp3
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DO THE WORK PODCAST:

A daily documentary of my life, behind Permaculture Voices blending together fatherhood, business, organization, and life hacking to make it all work.  

Produced by podcaster, entrepreneur and dad of three daughters - Diego Footer.

Support the show at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/support

Listen to more episodes at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/podcast

Direct download: DTW_D303_05272017_onclock.mp3
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DO THE WORK PODCAST:

A daily documentary of my life, behind Permaculture Voices blending together fatherhood, business, organization, and life hacking to make it all work.  

Produced by podcaster, entrepreneur and dad of three daughters - Diego Footer.

Support the show at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/support

Listen to more episodes at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/podcast

Direct download: DTW_D302_05262017_futureself.mp3
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Zach Weiss of Holzer AgroEcology discusses his experiences working on projects designed by Sepp Holzer. He also gets into Sepp's ideas and design philosophy.

This is the recording of a presentation that Zach gave at a workshop at VersaLand in October 2014.

Show Notes: www.permaculturevoices.com/b013

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Direct download: b013-REPLAY.mp3
Category:permaculture,agriculture,farming -- posted at: 3:00am PDT

DO THE WORK PODCAST:

A daily documentary of my life, behind Permaculture Voices blending together fatherhood, business, organization, and life hacking to make it all work.  

Produced by podcaster, entrepreneur and dad of three daughters - Diego Footer.

Support the show at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/support

Listen to more episodes at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/podcast

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Category:permaculture,agriculture,farming -- posted at: 10:56pm PDT

DO THE WORK PODCAST:

A daily documentary of my life, behind Permaculture Voices blending together fatherhood, business, organization, and life hacking to make it all work.  

Produced by podcaster, entrepreneur and dad of three daughters - Diego Footer.

Support the show at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/support

Listen to more episodes at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/podcast

Direct download: DTW_D300_05242017_episode300.mp3
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To celebrate episode 100 I take a look back at the 100 combined episodes of The Urban Farmer and what is now Farm Small, Farm Smart focusing on the highlights, some backstory, and where the show is headed in the future.

See some of the highlights from the first 100 episodes at www.permaculturevoices.com/farmsmallfarmsmart

Support the show at www.permaculturevoices.com/support

Thanks for listening!

 

Direct download: FSFS_100_2017_Special.mp3
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DO THE WORK PODCAST:

A daily documentary of my life, behind Permaculture Voices blending together fatherhood, business, organization, and life hacking to make it all work.  

Produced by podcaster, entrepreneur and dad of three daughters - Diego Footer.

Support the show at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/support

Listen to more episodes at http://www.permaculturevoices.com/podcast

Direct download: DTW_D299_05232017_ownterms.mp3
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