Most of the farm’s produce and meat is sold to the partner restaurant Blue Hill, and we dig into how this relationship has benefitted both the farm and the restaurant. We also take a look at how the vegetables are integrated into the livestock and pasture operation, the half-acre gutter connect greenhouse and how that differs from high tunnel production, and the compost heating system for the propagation operation.
Vermont Compost Company: Founded by organic crop growing professionals committed to meeting the need for high-quality composts and compost-based, living soil mixes for certified organic plant production.
Farmers Web: Making it simple for family farms and farm cooperatives to streamline working with their buyers. By lessening the administrative load and increasing efficiency, FarmersWeb helps producers save time, manage their business, and work with more buyers overall.
Quotes from the Show
The fact that we can take a risk because we know that on the other side it's actually going to be greeted with great interest I think is a really important part of catalyzing change in the food system.
One of the beauties of being a farmer is that we get to actually experience nature on a daily basis, and all of the lessons it teaches us.