7 episodes

Conversations for farmers, by farmers about organic, sustainable, regenerative, and direct marketing agricultural production in Washington State. For more than 17 years, Tilth Alliance and Washington State University Food Systems Program have been collaboratively organizing the traditional Farm Walks. Before COVID-19, they happened - well, on-farm… So, Farm Walks are going Podcast! In each episode, Farmer Nicole Witham, hosts lively interviews with Washington small farmers or ranchers, digging into their production and marketing methods, lessons learned, and current related research and resources. Visit farmwalks.org to learn more about upcoming interviews, submit questions to the ASK A FARMER form, and drop us your thoughts in the podcast evaluation.

Farm Walk‪s‬ Tilth Alliance & WSU Food Systems Program

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Conversations for farmers, by farmers about organic, sustainable, regenerative, and direct marketing agricultural production in Washington State. For more than 17 years, Tilth Alliance and Washington State University Food Systems Program have been collaboratively organizing the traditional Farm Walks. Before COVID-19, they happened - well, on-farm… So, Farm Walks are going Podcast! In each episode, Farmer Nicole Witham, hosts lively interviews with Washington small farmers or ranchers, digging into their production and marketing methods, lessons learned, and current related research and resources. Visit farmwalks.org to learn more about upcoming interviews, submit questions to the ASK A FARMER form, and drop us your thoughts in the podcast evaluation.

    Bil Thorn of Sky Island Farm: Low-Risk Marketing Outlets and Food Safety Best Practices for Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Farms

    Bil Thorn of Sky Island Farm: Low-Risk Marketing Outlets and Food Safety Best Practices for Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Farms

    In this episode of the Farm Walks Podcast, we have the opportunity to talk with Bil Thorn of Sky Island Farm in Humptulips, WA about low-risk marketing outlets and food safety best practices for direct-to-consumer marketing and wholesale outlets. Bil...

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Emily Asmus of Welcome Table Farm: Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Channels and E-Commerce Platforms

    Emily Asmus of Welcome Table Farm: Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Channels and E-Commerce Platforms

    In this episode of the Farm Walks Podcast, we catch up with Emily Asmus of Welcome Table Farm in Walla Walla, WA to talk about their direct-to-consumer marketing channels including their customizable CSA, farm stand, and online shop. Emily also...

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Emily Tzeng of Local Color Farm and Fiber: Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Strategies and Farmers Market Operations During COVID

    Emily Tzeng of Local Color Farm and Fiber: Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Strategies and Farmers Market Operations During COVID

    In this episode of the Farm Walks Podcast, we dive into direct-to-consumer marketing with Emily Tzeng of Local Color Farm and Fiber in Puyallup, WA. We talk about developing marketing channels, building a brand, and the ways she adapted her CSA and...

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Pablo Silva de Silva Family Farm: Operando una granja de U-Pick durante COVID

    Pablo Silva de Silva Family Farm: Operando una granja de U-Pick durante COVID

    En este episodio del podcast Farm Walks las presentadoras Marilú Fernandez Silva y Kate Smith de WSU Extensión platican con Pablo Silva de Silva Family Farm de cómo pudieron operar de manera segura su granja de arándanos U-Pick la temporada pasada y...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Heidi and Mike Peroni of Boistfort Valley Farm: Organic Certification

    Heidi and Mike Peroni of Boistfort Valley Farm: Organic Certification

    In this episode of the Farm Walks Podcast, we chew through all things organic certification with Heidi and Mike Peroni of Boistfort Valley Farm in Curtis, WA. We learn why they decided organic certification was right for them, and break down the...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Casey Smith of BCS Livestock: Niche Meat Marketing Channels and Transitioning from Custom-Exemption to USDA Inspection

    Casey Smith of BCS Livestock: Niche Meat Marketing Channels and Transitioning from Custom-Exemption to USDA Inspection

    Casey Smith is a fifth-generation sheep producer in Winthrop, WA. Together with his fiancée, mom, and dad, Casey grows forage crops on irrigated pasture that are harvested with sheep. Casey sells grass-fed lamb meat, wool hats, wool blankets, yarn,...

    • 1 hr 17 min

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