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Farm Traveler Podcast

Farm Traveler Podcast

Author: Trevor Williams

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Bridging the gap between the farmer and the consumer. Our interviews will not only better inform you the consumer about how your food is made, but also acts as an outlet for farmers to share their stories.
https://thefarmtraveler.com/
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Shuan Lee is the President and Co-Founder of Farmhouse Delivery in Austin, Texas.  Farmhouse Delivery is a food delivery service that offers a wide range produce, meats, and meal kits to their customers.  Farmhouse currently focuses their efforts on the Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, and Waco markets with hopes to grow across the Lone Star state.  In our interview, Shaun will talk to us about the start of Farmhouse, how they partner with local farmers, how they come up with recipes for meal kits, and much more!   Farmhouse Delivery Website Farmhouse Instagram
Our guest today is Derrick Josi, but you might know him best as tdf_honest_farming on Facebook and Instagram.  Derrick is a fourth generation dairy farmer in Tillamook County, Oregon.  Derrick is super active on social media showcasing the life of a dairy farmer and constantly fighting misinformation surrounding dairy production.  Check out our great conversation and be sure to check out Derrick's content at the links below.   Derrick's Facebook Page Derrick on Instagram Derrick's website: Tillamook Dairy Farmer
Tim Hammerich is host of the popular podcast, The Future of Agriculture.  In our interview today, Tim will tell us about his guests, his Ag background and more!  Be sure to check out his podcast as well for more great interviews from Tim. https://aggrad.com/ https://aggrad.com/tag/future-of-agriculture/
Ag 101: Hydroponics

Ag 101: Hydroponics

2019-09-2700:07:431

The future of sustainable agriculture is...hydroponics?  Let's find out more about hydroponics on this second episode of Ag 101.
Our guest today is Henry Gordon-Smith of Agritecture.  Agritecture offers consulting services for entrepreneurs, companies, and cities, including feasibility studies, farm design, recruiting, and local food system planning.  Some topics we will discuss include how  architecture changed in the last few decades in agriculture, examples of international partners and what are their plans for urban agriculture and much more!   https://www.agritecture.com/ https://www.instagram.com/agritecture/ https://thefarmtraveler.com/blog/
Today's guest is another old friend, Daniel Leonard.  Daniel is an Extension Agent with the University of Florida.  He worked in Walton County, Florida as a Commercial and Residential Horticulture Extension agent and recently took the position of Extension Director in our home county of Calhoun County, FL.  Daniel will tell us about his upbringing in the Florida panhandle, the responsibilities of a horticulture extension agent, and much more!  
Today is a bonus episode with my good friend and Hollywood director, Ben Hall.   Ben Hall is a writer, director, producer, (and countless other job titles) in Hollywood, California.  Ben has worked with film legends like Own Wilson, Zach Galifiankis, Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Andrew Garfield, Tom Ford, and Sandra Bullock.  Films and television shows he has worked on include Lady Bird, Pixels, Bosch, Cosmos, Nocturnal Animals, Straight Outta Compton, and even the new Lion King movie.  Ben has filmed two films during his time in Hollywood, The Man from Outer Space (available on Amazon) and the upcoming movie Night into Day.  Perhaps coolest of all, he has somehow been patient enough to be my best friend of 28 years.
Our guest today is Jared Regier.  Jared is the creator of Vegetable Academy in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.  Vegetable Academy is designed to teach urban farming and small scale vegetable production.  We will discuss how the academy started, the impact they hope to have with sustainable agriculture, and more!   Check them out at the links below: Vegetable Academy Website Vegetable Academy Instagram
Today our guest on the podcast is an old friend, Will Leonard.  Will is a forester in North West Florida and will talk to us about what all his job encompasses, how timber is harvested and much more.  Will is also going to touch base on the impact that hurricane Michael has had on the timber industry since it made landfall back in October of 2018.
Our guest today is a friend from my time at University of Florida - Jenna Blankenbaker is a high school agriscience teacher here in Florida.  Jenna will talk to use about the day in the life of an Ag teacher, what it's like teaching a diverse group of kids, and the MANY other aspects of being an Ag teacher AKA a jack of all trades.      More info on Agriculture Educaiton National Association for Agricultural Educators  https://www.naae.org/whatisaged/   National FFA information on Ag Ed https://www.ffa.org/agricultural-education/
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