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Farm Traveler Podcast
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. www.thefarmtraveler.com
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Ep. 37: Advocating for agriculture with David H...
David Hafner is a farmer and rancher from Martin County, Florida. David is passionate about agriculture and advocating for agriculture in the sunshine state.
34 min
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Ep. 36: Butterball - A Thanksgiving Special
Today we have the pleasure of interviewing two people that work at Butterball, Rebecca Welch, the senior brand manager, as well as Wellie Jackson, a Butterball contract grower.
26 min
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Ep. 35: Former Director of Millennial Engagemen...
Vance Crowe has served as the Director of Millennial Engagement for Monsanto, a Communications Strategist for the World Bank Group, U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Communications Coordinator at NPR, and much more!
50 min
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Ep. 34: Bridging the gap between farm and fork ...
Casey Kinler will explain the mission of Animal Ag Alliance, tips they give to livestock farmers, information on their Primed and Prepared Summit, and more.
35 min
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Ep. 33: Supplying seeds to small scale farms - ...
Blake will explain the importance of building relationships with customers, what Johnny's Selected Seeds has to offer, and much more!
33 min
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Ep. 32: Ranching, Farming, and Family - JaTanna...
JaTanna and Natalie are the brains behind Ranch Wives Beef Company.  They also have some of the hardest jobs out there, working on a ranch and being mothers.  JaTanna and Natalie will talk to us today about their life ranching in Nebraska...
31 min
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Ep. 31: Dr. Kevin Folta - Discussing Genetic En...
Dr. Folta is a professor in the Horticultural Sciences Department and spends his spare time advocating for genetic engineering and bridging the gap between science and consumers.
53 min
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Ep 30: Local produce delivered straight to your...
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...
23 min
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Ep 29: Dairy farming, Tillamook, and fighting i...
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...
29 min
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Ep 28: Interviewing an Astro-Botanist and other...
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! 
31 min
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Ag 101: Hydroponics
What is hydroponics and is it the future?!
8 min
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Ep 27: The future of urban agriculture across t...
Agritecture offers consulting services for entrepreneurs, companies, and cities, including feasibility studies, and more!
35 min
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Ep 26: The job of a Horticulture Extension Agen...
Today's guest is another old friend, Daniel Leonard.  Daniel is an Extension Agent with the University of Florida.
38 min
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BONUS Episode: Life as a Hollywood filmmaker wi...
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,...
43 min
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Ep 25: Teaching small scale vegetable productio...
Jared is the creator of Vegetable Academy in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
29 min
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Ep 24: The Florida timber industry with Will Le...
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...
61 min
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Ep 23: The day in the life of a High School Ag ...
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...
38 min
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Ag 101: The Food Supply Chain
Have you ever wondered how the carrots you bought the other day traveled from the farm to your table?  Or maybe you’ve wondered how that juicy steak made its way from a ranch in Texas to the table at your favorite steak house?  Well today ...
10 min
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Ep 22: Custom built vertical farms in the UK
Hello and welcome to the Farm Traveler Podcast.  With the trend of urban agriculture on the rise to help create more sustainably and locally grown produce, one company based in the United Kingdom is leaving their mark on the industry.  V-F...
18 min
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Ep 21: Life and Ranching in Wyoming with Kacy A...
Our guest today knows a thing or two about cattle ranching in Wyoming and all that that entails.  Kacy Atkinson is a rancher, speaker, and agriculture advocate that will talk to us about her experience ranching in secluded Wyoming and what farm...
28 min
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Ep 20: A milk vending machine in the UK with Vi...
Vending machines are cool, right?  You can get almost whatever kind of drink or snack you want.  Well, ever hear about a milk vending machine?!  Today our guests today are Charlotte and James from Vine Farm Dairy and have a unique mil...
30 min
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Ep 19: The basics of hydroponics with Michael N...
Hope you're as excited as I am!  Today we are going to talk about all things hydroponics!  Michael Newton owns a hydroponics store in Panama City Beach, FL.  Michael will talk to us about the basics of hydroponics, how it's exploding ...
22 min
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Ep 18: First generation cattle ranchers with Mo...
Paul and Kendra Moravec are first generation beef cattle ranchers in Grand Bay, Alabama.  They will talk to us about their beef cattle operation, animal health, and how they are using social media to help the farmer/consumer relationship.
26 min
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Ep 17: Large scale farming, working with H2A Vi...
Our guest today is part of a third generation farm in Northern Indiana.  Kassi Tom Rowland is from Tom Farms and will talk to us about their farm, the history behind it, how they deal with employment with H2A Visa's, and much more!
28 min
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Ep 16: Feminism/Sexism in Ag, California Wildfi...
Today's guest is going to cover a ton of topics.  Megan Brown is a 6th generation cattle farmer in Northern California who also raises heritage pork.  Megan and the family farm also went through the Cherokee and Campfire Wildfires back in ...
22 min
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Ep 15: Growing the most important part of beer,...
Let's talk about beer.  Or rather one of the most important components of beer, hops!  Today our guests are a pair of cousins who started their own hop farm in Illinois.  Anthony Welty and Brian Dallam of Live Wire Hops will tell us a...
35 min
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Ep 14: Joe Lamp'l - Home Gardening and "Growin...
Our guest today is a man that knows a thing or two about gardening.  Joe Lamp'l is the creator of joegardener.com and the creator, producer, and host of the TV show, "Growing a Greener World".  Today, Joe will give us some of his best advi...
37 min
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Ep 13: Turning a backyard into a farm with Josh...
Josh Sattin is a farmer from North Carolina that turned his backyard into a small farming operation.  Today Josh will tell us why he got into farming, what he has learned in his two seasons, and how he goes about selling his produce.
30 min
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Ep 12: AgMoves.com, Ag children's books and coo...
Luella Fischer Gregory is a farm mom, wife, director of Agmoves.com, and has authored agriculture focused children's books as well as cook books.  Today, Luella will talk to use about her Ag background and how she started writing books to help ...
19 min
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Ep 11: Bringing together Ag entrepreneurs to in...
A podcast on another podcast?!  What is this?!  Today our guests are Tim and Tyler Nuss, creators and hosts of The Modern Acre Podcast.  Tim and Tyler will talk to us about what it's been like to bring together farmers and Ag entrepre...
27 min
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Ep 10: The environmental stewardship of farmers...
Cacee Hilliard is the CARES coordinator with Florida Farm Bureau.  In our episode today, Cacee will explain what the CARES program is, how it go started, and how farmers can be eligible to be recognized as part of the program designed to give h...
27 min
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Ep 9: Dairy farming, "Ask a farmer not Google",...
Our guest today is Katie Dotterer-Pyle, a Maryland Dairy Farmer.  Katie will tell us about her dairy operation, issues she and other dairy farmers face, and much more!Instagram-
20 min
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Ep 8: Maryland agriculture, environmental regul...
Today on the Farm Traveler Podcast, Paul Goeringer, a Maryland Extension Agent, will walk us through Maryland Agriculture, Legal issues facing farms, as well as environmental regulations farmers must follow.  Paul will also talk to us about wha...
21 min
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Ep 7: Vegetable farming in Florida and trying t...
Today our guest is Austin Accursio.  Austin is a vegetable farmer in Homestead, FL.  Austin is going to tell us about what all goes into growing vegetables, his experience with growing organic, and some issues he as seen in the Ag industry...
24 min
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Ep 6: Texas agriculture and the booming olive i...
Today's guest is Stephen Janak, a Texas A&M Extension Program Specialist in Colorado County.  Stephen will tell us about his experience with the Texas Ag industry as well as the booming Olive industry in the Lone Star state.
20 min
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Ep 5: Honey production in Florida and benefits ...
Ever wonder if honey can actually spoil or what exactly goes into honey production?  Today our guest is Joseph Register of Register Bee Farm in Freeport, FL.  Today, Joseph will talk us through the honey production process, how and why bee...
17 min
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Ep 4: Teaching the next generation of Ag Teache...
If you’ve ever had an Ag class, you can probably recall how much fun it was and all the fantastic knowledge you gained in that class.  Or maybe you never took an Ag class but remember seeing those Ag students out working with plants or animals,...
23 min
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Ep 3: Peanut production and starting a beef cat...
Every wondered how peanuts go from the shell to the creamy peanut butter in your PB&J?  Our guest today, Emmanuel Bankston, works in the peanut industry in Alabama.  Emmanuel will talk to us about his start in the agriculture industry,...
22 min
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Ep 2: Fighting misconceptions, benefits of agro...
If you’ve ever wondered what some major misconceptions consumers have of agriculture, or rural Ag community struggles, our guest today works with the University of Florida to find out just that.  Our guest is Ashley McLeod Morin who is the comm...
23 min
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Ep 1: Dairy farming, cheese production, and rob...
Our first guest is Mary Lyndal Harrison the marketing director for Sweetwater Valley Farms in Philadelphia, TN.  Sweetwater Valley Farms is a dairy farm that makes their own cheese and uses robotic milking techniques.  Today, Mary will wal...
17 min
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Episode 0: Intro for the Farm Traveler Podcast
The intro episode to the Farm Traveler Podcast.  We've got two goals for this podcast: 1: Inform consumers on how their food is made.  2: Provide a resources for farmers to share their stories.If you or someone you know w...
4 min