Gerrit Van Weerdhuizen | #102 07/14/2022

Gerrit Van Weerdhuizen has a passion for educating students about farming, and has mentored countless people interested in growing food and supporting the food system. Known to his students as "Mr. Van," he's also a beef farmer himself, and we visited his farm near Everson, WA to hear his insights into food, farming and education.

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Ron Tebow | #100 06/22/2022

An unbelievable farming accident nearly killed Ron Tebow when he was 19, and it changed his life forever, in more ways than one. Hear him tell his incredible story, and explain how he became a farmer poet later in life.

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Ashlee Frank | #096 05/18/2022

This dairy farm in Washington has created a revolutionary natural skincare cream made from cows' colostrum. Ashlee Frank with Nurst explains how the innovative idea was born on her family's farm, Royal Family Farming, and how they're trying to get the word out about the surprising benefits of their unique skincare products.

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Mieschia Wilson | #094 05/04/2022

More and more people are disconnected from how their food is grown, and farmsteader Mieschia Wilson says one of the consequences is that people are lashing out at farmers. Hear how she's personally been targeted, and what she's trying to do at Next Generation Farmstead to reconnect people with where their food comes from.

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Ryan Mensonides | #090 03/29/2022

This organic dairy farmer is betting everything on the future of local food, as he and his family work to launch their own creamery and market near Seattle. Meet Ryan Mensonides of Mount Rainier Creamery & Market and Providence Farms and hear his passion for local food and family farming, as well as the huge challenges he's faced to make his dream a reality.

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Marie Hegarty | #085 12/07/2021

Sadly, there's a huge bottleneck keeping a lot of locally-grown beef from reaching dinner tables in WA. Small beef farmer Marie Hegarty explains why, and shares what's so important to her about raising small-scale grassfed beef near Custer, WA at Fair Cow's Path Farm.

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Jordyn & Kay Clark | #081 10/26/2021

Racking up millions of video views, mother and daughter-in-law homesteaders Jordyn and Kay Clark became a viral sensation on social media, sharing day-to-day insights into growing food. They share how they got started, what made them go viral, and what their newfound notariety means for their homestead, Portage View Farm, on Washington's Lummi Peninsula.

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Leann Krainick | #078 10/04/2021

Even though she was diagnosed with cancer, Leann Krainick knew her family's 100-year-old dairy couldn't stop while she was in treatment. She shares the emotional story of working through that time of crisis, and gives an inside look at running Krainick Dairy just a stone's throw from Seattle.

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Brianna Parmentier | #074 09/09/2021

Are dairy cows being treated well on Washington state dairy farms? Coming into the world of dairy originally as an outsider, Brianna Parmentier is now in charge of taking care of a dairy herd near Everson, WA. She shares what really happens behind the scenes on dairy farms in this state.

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