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Join host Pat Spinosa as he celebrates the culture and lifestyle of rural America with captivating interviews and tales of resilience.

Like a Farmer Like a Farmer

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    • 4.5 • 17 Ratings

Join host Pat Spinosa as he celebrates the culture and lifestyle of rural America with captivating interviews and tales of resilience.

    Jeremy Ford on Winning Top Chef, Gordon Ramsay Encounter and Michelin Stars

    Jeremy Ford on Winning Top Chef, Gordon Ramsay Encounter and Michelin Stars

    Join us as we delve into the life of Michelin-starred chef Jeremy Ford! Discover how this culinary genius balances owning several restaurants and simultaneously running a farm in South Florida. After using a fake ID to start his culinary career, he went on to win the 13th season of Top Chef which launched him into success. Chef strives to bring the freshest ingredients on his farm from the ground to your plate. Get a behind-the-scenes look at Jeremy's love for food, adventure, and the challenges of being a farmer.  
    Chapters:
    00:00:00 - A Challenging Journey on Top Chef
    00:06:15 - From the Kitchen to the Farm
    00:12:30 - The Choice Between Farming and Podcasting
    00:18:42 - Audition in New York
    00:25:20 - From Top Chef to Michelin Stars
    00:31:34 - The Butcher Club and JJ's Smash Burger
    00:37:42 - Adversity in Organic Farming and Equipment Upgrades
    00:43:51 - Labor Challenges in Agriculture
    00:50:12 - Setting Goals
    00:56:33 - Subscribe!

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    About Like A Farmer: Like a Farmer is a podcast and video series that spotlights accomplished individuals from diverse industries and their inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and achieving success.
    Come along for this fun ride and meet some inspiring folks along the way: https://likeafarmer.com/ 
    Contact us at: info@likeafarmer.com
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    Field Tested. Farmer approved. Shop the Like A Farmer Blue Otter Sunglasses. 10% of all proceeds go to the AgAmerica Giving foundation to help farmers and ranchers in rural communities. https://blueotterpolarized.com/collections/like-a-farmer-collection 
    AgAmerica is supporting agriculture nationwide, with personnel that know the industry best. Learn more by visiting: https://agamerica.com/  
    Supporting Florida's fruit, vegetables, meat, and seafood industry. Learn more and find some delicious recipes at: https://www.followfresh

    • 57 min
    Knuckle Bump Farms: Female Farmers Going Viral with Cows and Emus

    Knuckle Bump Farms: Female Farmers Going Viral with Cows and Emus

    The story behind Knuckle Bump Farms. We dive into the entertaining world of Taylor and Kristian, two hobby farmers from South Florida whose passion for animals has turned them into social media sensations. Best known for their ever-charming Emmanuel the Emu, these women have created a haven for a variety of rescued breeds. The girls share their journey to overnight fame, the joys and challenges of upkeeping a farm, and the heartwarming stories behind their animals. Whether it's birds, cows, goats, or more, their vibrant life is sure to entertain and inspire. Join us as we explore the lives of these remarkable women in agriculture, and their mission to provide a loving home for animals in need.
    Check out more about Knuckle Bump Farms here: https://knucklebumpfarms.com/
    Chapters:
    00:00 Pursuing Dreams and Living with Purpose
    03:04 The History of Knucklebump Farming in Florida
    06:10 Childhood on Knucklebump Farm and the Love for Horses
    09:33 Following God's Plan at Knucklebump
    12:53 Breaking Stereotypes as Female Farmers
    15:57 Creating a Fluffy Version of the Cutest Pets
    19:20 Diversifying Income Streams on the Farm
    22:26 Raising Animals with Care and Respect
    25:46 Living a Full Life on Knucklebump Farm
    29:02 The Importance of Movement and Growth
    32:09 Facing Adversity in the Agriculture Industry
    35:17 The Beginnings with Cows and Farm Animals
    38:37 Going Viral on Social Media
    41:41 The Challenges of Fame at Knucklebump
    44:38 Spreading Light and Creating a Stress-free Zone
    48:01 The Reality of Farming and Its Challenges

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    About Like A Farmer: Like a Farmer is a podcast and video series that spotlights accomplished individuals from diverse industries and their inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and achieving success. Come along for this fun ride and meet some inspiring folks along the way: https://likeafarmer.com/
    Contact us at: info@likeafarmer.com
    Powered by: AgAmerica Media 
    SUPPORT THE SHOW  
    Field Tested. Farmer approved. Shop the Like A Farmer Blue Otter Sunglasses. 10% of all proceeds go to the AgAmerica Giving foundation to help farmers and ranchers in rural communities. https://blueotterpolarized.com/collections/like-a-farmer-collection
    AgAmerica is supporting agriculture nationwide, with personnel that know the industry best. Learn more by visiting: https://agamerica.com/ 
    Supporting Florida's fruit, vegetables, meat, and seafood industry. Learn more and find some delicious recipes at: https://www.followfresh

    • 45 min
    McBee Dynasty: Reality TV, Farming and Business Ventures

    McBee Dynasty: Reality TV, Farming and Business Ventures

    Join Steve and Steven McBee as they share the unfiltered truth about life on their farm and the realities of their hit reality show “McBee Dynasty” on Peacock. The McBees are more than just farmers; they're entrepreneurs who diversify their business to weather any storm. From the highs and lows of agricultural life to the strategic moves that keep their enterprise thriving, they reveal all. Watch as they discuss the real struggles of farm life and how they keep their family business diversified and resilient against tough times. They also talk about the genuine portrayal of their lives on their reality show – no scripts, just real life, and real drama. Don’t miss this inspiring story of hard work, family values, and the honest truth behind one of America’s beloved farming families. Find out what the future holds for the McBees as they navigate their newfound fame and continue their mission to educate and grow.
    Chapters:
    0:00 Introduction
    3:00 Behind the Scenes: Under the TV Microscope
    6:09 Origin Story: Come Out and See the Farm
    8:11 Authenticity in Storytelling: Trust the Process
    11:59 Importance of Local Producers: Spotlighting Our Industry
    15:08 Nature's Role and Local Focus: Mother Nature Controls It All / Keep It Local
    18:44 Reflections and Apologies: Please Accept My Apology
    19:51 Diversification in Business: The McBee Businesses
    21:15 Journey of First-Generation Farmers
    22:55 Essence of Farming: No Industry Creates This Feeling Like Farming
    27:24 Creating Apex Meat Sticks: Behind the Scenes
    35:15 Consumer Awareness: Do Your Research on Your Food
    40:42 Exciting Dynamics: Group Challenge
    46:22 Overcoming Hardship: Growing Up Dirt Poor
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    About Like A Farmer: Like a Farmer is a podcast and video series that spotlights accomplished individuals from diverse industries and their inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and achieving success.
    Come along for this fun ride and meet some inspiring folks along the way: https://likeafarmer.com/ Contact us at: info@likeafarmer.com
    Powered by: AgAmerica Media
     SUPPORT THE SHOW  Field Tested. Farmer approved. Shop the Like A Farmer Blue Otter Sunglasses here: https://blueotterpolarized.com/collections/like-a-farmer-collection 10% of all proceeds go to the AgAmerica Giving foundation to help farmers and ranchers in rural communities.  
    AgAmerica is supporting agriculture nationwide, with personnel that know the industry best. Learn more by visiting: https://agamerica.com/ 
    Supporting Florida's fruit, vegetables, meat, and seafood industry. Learn more and find some delicious recipes at: https://www.followfreshfromflorida.com/

    • 56 min
    James Winchester on Super Bowl Wins, Taylor Swift and Hunting

    James Winchester on Super Bowl Wins, Taylor Swift and Hunting

    Join us for an exclusive sit-down with Kansas City Chiefs long snapper, James Winchester. James shares insights into his football journey, the importance of family support, and what it takes to achieve multiple Super Bowl victories. Winchester’s love for the outdoors motivated him to buy and raise a family on his own farm. Instilling the lesson of hard work and the outdoors is something he is grateful to pass along to his children. Looking ahead to the 2025 season, Winchester provides his NFL predictions, discusses his love for hunting and fishing, and answers the burning question that every Chef fan wants to know – is he a Swiftie? Don't miss this exclusive interview packed with football wisdom, family values, and a few surprises along the way.

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    About Like A Farmer:
    Like a Farmer is a podcast and video series that spotlights accomplished individuals from diverse industries and their inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and achieving success.
    Come along for this fun ride and meet some inspiring folks along the way: https://likeafarmer.com/

    SUPPORT THE SHOW
    Field Tested. Farmer approved. Shop the Like A Farmer Blue Otter Sunglasses here: https://blueotterpolarized.com/collections/like-a-farmer-collection
    10% of all proceeds go to the AgAmerica Giving foundation to help farmers and ranchers in rural communities.

    Contact us at: info@likeafarmer.com
    Powered by: AgAmerica Media

    • 57 min
    The Castellows: Rise to Country Music Stardom

    The Castellows: Rise to Country Music Stardom

    The Castellows (pronounced, cast-el-ohs), are country music's newest trio band. Other than sharing the same DNA , the girls share a love for music and following their passions. Raised on a cattle farm in Georgia, Ellie, Powell, and Lily all know what it means to truly be "Like A Farmer".
    The sisters talk candidly about their sudden rise to fame, their individual hobbies outside of music, and how they plan to climb further in to country music stardom. This is one inspiring episode you don't want to miss!

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    About Like A Farmer:
    Like a Farmer is a podcast and video series that spotlights accomplished individuals from diverse industries and their inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and achieving success. Come along for this fun ride and meet some inspiring folks along the way: https://likeafarmer.com/

    SUPPORT THE SHOW
    Field Tested. Farmer approved. Shop the Like A Farmer Blue Otter Sunglasses here: https://blueotterpolarized.com/collections/like-a-farmer-collection
    10% of all proceeds go to the AgAmerica Giving foundation to help farmers and ranchers in rural communities.

    Contact us at: info@likeafarmer.com
    Powered by: AgAmerica Media

    • 51 min
    Justin Tuck on Beating Tom Brady and Confirms Notre Dame Story

    Justin Tuck on Beating Tom Brady and Confirms Notre Dame Story

    Former NFL NY Giant Justin Tuck, is a true icon. Raised in small-town Alabama, Tuck has a deep passion for the land and respect for those who grew up on a farm.
    Tuck discusses his Notre Dame recruiting story, getting drafted to the Giants, and some upcoming predictions for the 2024-2025 NFL season.
    We also dig into his plans for his land in Alabama, and the passion he has for raising his kids on the land. Now with a successful career with Goldman Sachs, Tuck is proud of where he comes from and what has shaped him into the man he is today.

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    About Like A Farmer:
    Like a Farmer is a podcast and video series that spotlights accomplished individuals from diverse industries and their inspiring stories of overcoming adversity and achieving success. Come along for this fun ride and meet some inspiring folks along the way: https://likeafarmer.com/
    Contact us at: info@likeafarmer.com
    Powered by: AgAmerica Media 

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Wiatt ,

Great Podcast!

Episode one with Bills QB Josh Allen is amazing. I never knew he grew up on a farm. Such a great podcast. Excited to see what other guest come on the show!

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