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Cover Cropping Systems for the South
January 31, 2011 01:17 PM PST
Farmer brad discusses his intensive cover cropping system for vegetable growers in the South. This was a presentation given at the Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Assoc. 2011 Conference. You can follow along with his power point presentation by clicking this link: http://www.homesweetfarm.com/CoverCroppingSystems.pptFood Safety Enhancement Act - HR2749
July 21, 2009 03:55 PM PDT
On July 19, 2009, Farmer Brad is a special guest on the "Natural Way" with Howard Garrett, the Dirt Dr. Learn about this fast moving bill that may jeopardize our local food supply and organic farming across America.Judith McGeary - National Animal ID System (NAIS)
February 21, 2009 04:40 PM PST
Farmer Brad interviews Judith McGeary, founder and Exec. Director of the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance (FARFA). Judith is an attorney and recognized expert on the National Animal ID System (NAIS). How will NAIS impact small farmers and our freedom of choice concerning local fresh food? What can we do about it?
Organic Consumers Assoc. TAKE ACTION: STOP NAIS! http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/642/campaign.jsp?campaign_KEY=26665
What is the National Animal Identification System & Why It Should Be Rejected. Watch this informative video... http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_16869.cfmJohn Ikerd - Small Farms Are Real Farms - Part 2
August 21, 2008 06:27 PM PDT
We give a farm update and discuss recent successful events in the area; followed by the second part of our interview with John Ikerd...
August 14, 2008 07:25 PM PDT
Farmer Brad interviews John Ikerd, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics at the University of Missouri, he has written extensively on how sustainable farming practices affect and are affected by industrialization, the environment, economics, and communities. He now spends his time writing and speaking out on issues related to sustainable agriculture with an emphasis on the economics of sustainability.
April 09, 2008 03:43 PM PDT
Farmer Brad interviews Dr. Will Allen, author of The War On Bugs. Will is an organic farming visionary. A true activist, entrepreneur, and expert, he understands the complexities of farming first hand and the impact that commercialization has had... His new book is just released, The War On Bugs, "The secret history of pesticides revealed: how farmers and consumers have been conned by government, industry, and war-mongering jargon into choosing toxic food."
March 13, 2008 03:46 PM PDT
Farmer Brad discusses the basics of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and interviews Alice Varon, Exec. Dir. of Certified Natural Grown. Learn about the proposed USDA regulations on the "Natural Label", along with the grassroots alternative program, Certified Naturally Grown (CNG). Another tool to assure the integrity of the local food revolution!
March 10, 2008 12:49 PM PDT
My conversation with Amanda Love, The Barefoot Cook discussing the benefits of a traditional diet using seasonal whole foods and naturally preserved foods through fermentation.Show #2, part 1: Amending the New Farm
March 08, 2008 05:55 AM PST
Part 1: Farmer Brad discusses the soil amendments needed to start a new farm. By investing in the soil bank, you can turn neglected farmland into fertile soil, creating long-term food production for your community.
February 27, 2008 10:22 PM PST
A conversation with Dr. Will Winter on grass farming, holistic livestock management, preventing infectious diseases, mineralization and more.
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