We’re back! With the worst technical difficulties yet! You’re welcome. 1A.) Emergency Goat Killing. 2B.) Spirituality Returns To Evan’s Hearts. Also, Ferrari’s are really good. 3C.) Selling Veggies or Weird Plastic Things? 4D.) Project Grow Out of Portland, OR Is So Great! 100Z.) Farm Life, In General, Is Pretty Darn Hectic.
(1) Space Balls will always be funny. (2) Ted Whitaker of Split River Growers returns, and saves the show from a horrible, horrible death. The new segment ‘Ted Talks’ involves small farm economics, and is INVALUABLE to anyone who is even remotely interested in starting up their own farm operation. (3) Evan is truly off [...]
Stephen Khoury, neighbor/gardener extraordinaire, drops by to introduce our newest segment ‘I Know Kung Fu’. Swiss Chard is involved. We also talk about distribution, middle men, and – ultimately – how to melt your face off.
Grey Horton of Morgan’s Landing Farm drops by to edify us on melons, pigs, and all other sorts of goodies. Evan gets stupid with an article from The Atlantic on the Pitchfork Zone / Herald. My son gets all droppy with the drops early on. Success!
Ted Whitaker of Split River Growers stops by to talk shop. Turns out, he’s full of shop, as well as really, really excellent tips. Evan elaborates (very stupidly) on how to teach a farm class to youngsters. Also, some great tunes (as is the Norm [that is, Norm from Cheers]). Join us for realz!
Jamie Newlin, Evan’s co-farmer at Green Gate Farms in Austin, comes on the show to console Evan’s nervousness about teaching a class to some kids in the coming days. She calms Evan’s nerves, and then moves on to illuminate all our faces with her freaking insight. Also! Evan has tractor problems as he soils himself. [...]