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Dec 17, 2022

Story by Tom Oder, read by John Moore.

Family bonds and traditional techniques form the foundation for this off-grid farm dedicated to producing naturally grown olives, almonds, and herbs in the Spanish countryside.

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Nov 5, 2022

Story by Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, read by Jessica Mitchell.

Looking for a side business for your farm, or profitable hobby farm ideas? Gain some tips and inspiration from these big and small farm income ideas.

For more great articles on livestock and land management, large and small farming, and even bees, go to the Grit...


Feb 26, 2022

Peter Larson moved his family back to the family farm where they’ve built a successful life together. Learn about their journey. This is the audio version of an article from the March/April 2022 issue of Grit magazine.

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Jan 17, 2022

“Disabled gardening is a beautiful use of time.” Sheffield writes about Innisfree farms in Virginia, where the unique skills and knowledge needed to farmstead with disabilities are taught. This is the audio version of an article from the March/April 2021 issue of Mother Earth News magazine.

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Dec 17, 2020

Welcome to this first episode of Hack’s Hacks, a series of podcasts with Oscar “Hank” Will III, a man of many talents and a lifelong love of farming, animal husbandry, science, and DIY.

Hank Will has farmed since childhood and been involved in innovative crop management, as well as earning a PhD in...