Farm Traveler

Farm Traveler

Food is a common language that we all share and it doesn't just magically appear in a grocery store. Join host Trevor Williams and learn about how food goes from the farm to your table. Learn about farming, ranching, direct-to-consumer businesses, tourism on farms (agritourism), and countless ag businesses and ag-tech start-ups that are shaping the agriculture industry. www.thefarmtraveler.com

Episodes

January 19, 2022 35 min

To bring in the new year, the first episode of 2022 is a great one. Today, I'm interviewing KC Cattle Company CEO and Owner, Patrick Montgomery. Before starting KC Cattle Co, Patrick spent time as an Army Ranger. Many of the members of the KC Cattle Co family are veterans and have brought what they learned in the service to the company that specializes in wagyu beef. In our chat today, Patrick and I will chat about how he start...

Share
Mark as Played

Reflecting on 2021 and looking forward to amazing things in 2022! And as always, THANK YOU for listening and supporting this show!

Learn more at our website: https://thefarmtraveler.com/

And be sure to follow us on social media!

https://www.instagram.com/farm_traveler/

https://www.facebook.com/TheFarmTraveler

https://www.youtube.com/farmtraveler

Subscribe here:

https://podkite.link/FarmTraveler

Farm Traveler is part of the Waypoint Outdoor...

Share
Mark as Played

Canada, a neighbor to the North is home to countless amazing farmers, ranchers, and restaurants. Our guest today is Rheannon Green from Alberta on a Plate, which is dedicated to celebrating farmers and restaurants throughout the province. What was first inspired by Alberta Farm Days has transformed into a huge resource for farmers, consumers, and restaurant owners who all want to support local food. Check them out at the links belo...

Share
Mark as Played

Have you ever been to a flower farm? I sure haven't! It's an often overlooked part of the agriculture industry, but flowers are a huge part of horticulture and account for billions of dollars every ear across the US. Today on the show, I'm interviewing Sarah Shoffner with Sweet Thistle Farms, a cut flower and pumpkin farm in the Central Valley in California. In our interview, Sarah and I chat about her background, how s...

Share
Mark as Played

Can we fix our food supply chain? Yes, we can! And companies like SIMPLi are going to be at the front of that fight. Today, I'm joined with Matt Cohen, co-founder of a company called SIMPLi that is revolutionizing the food supply chain. Learn more how Matt and everyone at SIMPLi are working directly with farmers to bring better products to consumers while also helping those farmers as much as possible.

SIMPLi, an ingredients com...

Share
Mark as Played

Have you ever heard of something called "Milo"? I sure haven't. I apparently do know it's more common name, which you'll find out soon in today's episode!

Today's guest is Dan Sell, aka FarmerDan, who grows wheat and milo in Texas. Dan and I chat about his background, how he built an awesome following on social media, his future plans, and much more! I had a blast chatting with Dan so I definitely think y...

Share
Mark as Played

Let's talk about what ranchers are doing to set themselves apart as well as improve both their enjoyment with work and profit of the business. My guest today is Jared Luhman from the Herd Quitter Podcast. Jared is a busy man with a day job, ranching job, AND a cool podcast focused on, you guessed it, ranching! The Herd Quitter Podcast is all about learning from ranchers around the world that are thinking outside the box and goi...

Share
Mark as Played

EMAIL ME HERE!!! (Click the email link on the top)

Might need some shades, cause our future is BRIGHT here at Farm Traveler!!!

Farm Traveler Updates

Farm News Friday - COMING SOON

Honest, negative feedback

Looking for guest authors

Farm Visits

Conference coverage at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference!

https://thefarmtraveler.com/


And be sure to follow us on social media!

https://www.instagram.com/farm_traveler/

https://www....

Share
Mark as Played
October 20, 2021 42 min

Moomers Handmade Ice Cream is home to the best ice cream in Michigan and I can attest to that! It's also approved by the President of the United States! Today on the show, I chat with Jon Plummer about his family dairy business, how it started, and how they do everything on-site in terms of milking cows, processing the milk, and selling it or turning it into some great ice cream.

Be sure to check them out at the link below!

https...

Share
Mark as Played

Our guest today is meant scientist, Diana Clark from Certified Angus Beef. Diana knows all things Angus Beef, why the brand was started, what makes Angus beef so good, and how our meat supply chain was impacted due to Covid. This was a super fun interview and if you'd like to learn more, be sure to check out the Meat Speak podcast by Certified Angus Beef! It features Diana and a few others from the brand as they educate people ...

Share
Mark as Played

Peter Dyck is a self-described Chicken farmer, tractor driver, Ag fanboy. Not a bad background. Peter, also known as Pete, married into the chicken business and raises pullets, which are young female chickens destined for egg-laying. In our interview, Pete and I chat about that Canadian chicken farming looks like, what makes "free-range chickens" actually free-range, and how he got into drone filming, which has resulted in ...

Share
Mark as Played

Can agriculture and the environment FINALLY live in harmony? I believe they can and so do many experts. One such way is by agroecology which is combining the knowledge of ecology with the science of agriculture. Our guest today is Evan Marks from The Ecology Center in California. Evan has an expansive background in agroecology and permaculture and he has spent time working in California, Hawaii, Mexico, and Nigeria in learning and ...

Share
Mark as Played

There is really nothing more futuristic than lasers, right? My first thought goes to the Death Star when I think about it. Now, imagine a Death Star...but for weeds. That is the subject today as we chat with John Mey from Carbon Robotics. John and the team from Carbon Robotics are developing an autonomous weeder that uses lasers to zap weeds into oblivion. How awesome is that?!?! John and I also chat about his background, deep lear...

Share
Mark as Played

My guest today is Jeff Lundberg from Babe Farms in Santa Maria, California. Babe Farms grows quality vegetables and also grows a number of varieties, from traditional veggies like carrots and radishes all the way to lesser-known vegetables like romanesco and frisee. Jeff and I chat about the start of Babe Farms, the relationships they've built with customers, and how their Farm Days bring out tons of locals looking to learn how...

Share
Mark as Played

Vertical farming is a super interesting subject within Ag. I really do think it's going to be the future of agriculture in cities across the world, especially in larger metropolitan areas. If you live around New York City, you might be familiar with our guest today is Tim O'Brien from Aerofarms. Aerofarms grows high-quality greens using vertical farming technology. Tim and I chat about the start of Aerofarms, the process of...

Share
Mark as Played
September 1, 2021 39 min

When you think of Florida, you probably think of beaches and Disney World. And honestly, you wouldn't be wrong. But, believe it or not, Florida is actually huge in the beef industry. In fact, the largest beef cattle ranch is located here in the sunshine state! Today, to learn more about beef and its role in Florida, I chat with Gene Lollis from Florida Cattle Ranchers. Gene and I chat about the history of Florida beef and major...

Share
Mark as Played

Farm Traveler's Market Bundles are NOW HERE! In our first product drop, we are focusing all on honey! Be sure to check out the websites and social channels of the farms that sent us honey.

Register Family Bee Farm

Williams Honey Farm

Rebels' Roost


Learn more at Farm Traveler.com

https://thefarmtraveler.com/


And be sure to follow us on social media!

https://www.instagram.com/farm_traveler/

https://www.facebook.com/TheFarmTraveler

htt...

Share
Mark as Played
August 11, 2021 33 min

This episode is brought to you by CashRent.com. Learn more about how CashRent is changing the farmland leasing game!


This is a re-air of my interview with Tyson and Cally of Ag Aviation Adventures. Through social media outlets like YouTube and Instagram, Tyson and Cally document the behind-the-scenes workings of crop dusting, their daily schedule, and also educate consumers on how spraying affects crops. Their videos are super infor...

Share
Mark as Played

https://www.thisfarmcares.org/

This month is National Water Quality Month with Farm Bureau. The program is designed to showcase the important steps farmers and ranchers are taking in both saving water and improving water quality. Here in Florida, Cacee Hilliard with Florida Farm Bureau’s This Farm CARES program will be highlighting farmers throughout the state that are doing their part in environmental conservation. In today’s inter...

Share
Mark as Played

My guest today is an expert when it comes to ditching the bank if you're a farmer! Mary Jo Irmen is the mastermind behind how to farm without the bank. In our interview today, Mary Jo and I chat about how she developed this strategy, why farmers have to buy the farm generation after generation, and how financing don't have to be super complicated!

Mary Jo Irmen: https://farmingwithoutthebank.com/

Learn more at Farm Traveler.c...

Share
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    BOB SAGET’S HERE FOR YOU is a podcast that is like no other— For one, this podcast has guests who are friends of Bob’s, or just really interesting people who many of you know and love. Secondly, this podcast is unique because it goes inside Bob Saget’s mind, and then quickly filters out through his mouth. Bob has a way of calming people he has conversations with as well as being entertaining and often informative. Bob talks with his guests with genuine empathy and humor, while reaching his unusually diverse audience that he talks to as a friend, Bob is the dad with great advice, the irreverent funny guy who’s always there when you need a laugh, and the free-associative Bob who goes off on crazy tangents then returns to the subject at hand, as serious or as comedic as it may be, to wrap up each episode in a way only Bob can do. Because he really does believe, “He’s here for you."

    Dateline NBC

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Daily

    This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.

    • Help
    • Privacy Policy
    • Terms of Use
    • AdChoicesAd Choices