Hannah Bernhardt and Jason Misik couldn’t afford prime farmland brimming with infrastructure. But sweat equity and soil health are helping them transform a marginal piece of ground far from Corn Country.
Beginning farmer Zach Knutson talks to Alex Romano about how rotational grazing allows him to manage land, time, and finances more efficiently.
Should we call it “sustainable” or “regenerative” ag? Dana Jackson makes it clear this is not a new debate and it all centers around soil, communities, and people.
Researcher Emily Reno started out doing a simple market analysis for a Latino produce cooperative, but ended up gaining new insights into the barriers and opportunities involved when any farmer seeks to sell local food on a wholesale basis.
How the Sustainable Iowa Land Trust is connecting stewardship-minded landowners with the next generation of regenerative farmers.
Conservation pioneer Paul Johnson talks about forging a social compact between farmers and society…and the day he made a farmer cry.
A desire to continue a legacy (and a love of weed-pulling) eases Foxtail Farm into the hands of the next generation.
What happens when you bring a group of food service folks out to see how vegetables are actually grown?
Blue Dasher Farm’s Jonathan Lundgren talks about bugs, biodiversity and, of course, cow pies.
An ag economist talks about the negative impacts the “get big or get out” attitude has had on farming and rural communities.