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Luna’s Farm Podcast Episode (en Español)

Luna’s Farm Podcast Episode (en Español)

Dear listeners, click here to listen to our last episode of the season. We hope you enjoy this special episode in Spanish hosted by our podcast producer, Jaime Roque. In this episode we visit Luna’s Farm, a multi-generational Latinx family

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Luna’s Farm Podcast Episode (en Español)

Luna’s Farm Podcast Episode (en Español)

Queridas oyentes, este es nuestro último episodio de la temporada. Esperamos que disfrute de este episodio especial en español presentado por el productor de nuestro podcast, Jaime Roque. En este episodio, visitamos Luna’s Farm, una granja familiar Latinx multigeneracional que

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Stone’s Throw Farm Podcast Episode

Stone’s Throw Farm Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Stone’s Throw Farm, an organic vegetable and flower farm located in Colfax, California. We sat down with Bryanna Eisenhut, co-owner and operator of Stone’s Throw, to learn about her path to farming full-time and what

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Vitis and Ovis Farm Podcast Episode

Vitis and Ovis Farm Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Vitis and Ovis Farm, a multi-generational Swiss-American-Ethiopian family farm located in the Capay Valley and specializing in pastured duck eggs, fruit and medicinal herbs. We talk to Hans, Barbara and Giselle Herren about the 30+

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Sherman Produce Podcast Episode

Sherman Produce Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Donald Sherman at his farm in Kerman, California. Donald owns and operates Sherman Produce, a year-round diversified vegetable farm and produce market distributing throughout Fresno County. Donald has been involved in agriculture his entire life

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Urban Tilth Podcast Episode

Urban Tilth Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Urban Tilth, a community-based organization in Richmond, California. We learn about the organization’s mission and programs to cultivate agriculture and build a more sustainable, healthy and just food system in West Contra Costa County. One

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Sysourath Farms Podcast Episode

Sysourath Farms Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Sysourath Farms in Fresno, California. Veomany Sysourath, a second generation farmer, shares about her family’s history emigrating to the United States, working in agriculture and eventually starting their farm. Sysourath Farms grows a variety of

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Steve Fukagawa Farms Podcast Episode

Steve Fukagawa Farms Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Steve Fukagawa Farms in Kingsburg, California. Steve Fukagawa is a third generation Japanese farmer, growing organically in the San Joaquin Valley. We learn about Steve’s family history farming in California, his production of organic tree

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Interview with Daniel Karp, Associate Professor at UC Davis Podcast Episode

Interview with Daniel Karp, Associate Professor at UC Davis Podcast Episode

In this episode we interview Daniel Karp, Ph.D., Associate Professor at UC Davis studying conservation in working landscapes. Danny describes his research related to wildlife habitat conservation and bird activity on farms, and implications for food safety on produce farms.

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Jacobs Farm / del Cabo Podcast Episode

Jacobs Farm / del Cabo Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Jacobs Farm / del Cabo in Watsonville, California. Larry Jacobs, one of the co-founders, tells us about the company history and relationship with growers in Mexico. We learn how food safety regulations for imported produce

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Coastal Roots Farm Podcast Episode

Coastal Roots Farm Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Coastal Roots Farm in Encinitas, California. We learn about the farm’s mission to connect agriculture, education and ancient Jewish wisdom. The farmers give us a tour of the food forest, production fields, laying hens and

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Fresno Freedom School Podcast Episode

Fresno Freedom School Podcast Episode

In this episode we hear from Dr. Floyd D. Harris Jr. of Fresno Freedom School in Fresno, California. We learn about the organization’s history and mission to connect Fresno’s youth with agriculture, how they implement food safety practices as an

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Soil Born Farms Podcast Episode

Soil Born Farms Podcast Episode

In this episode we interview Tyler Stowers, the farm manager at Soil Born Farms in Rancho Cordova, California. We learn about the organization’s history and growth, how they integrate food safety practices into their day-to-day operations as an urban-based education

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New Natives Podcast Episode

New Natives Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Ken Kimes at New Natives Farm in Santa Cruz County. We learn how New Natives pivoted during the beginnings of the COVID-19 pandemic and their food safety practices, including tips for passing a third party

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Hillview Farms Podcast Episode

Hillview Farms Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Shanon and Michael Whamond at their farm in Placer County, CA. We learn about Shanon and Michael’s farming journey, recent challenges and their farm’s food safety practices, including how they maintain produce quality during hot

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Bai Thao Farms Podcast Episode

Bai Thao Farms Podcast Episode

In this episode we visit Bai Thao at her farm in Sanger, CA. We learn about Bai’s family history in agriculture and her farming and food safety practices, including water testing and an inventive method for ensuring her tools stay

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Full Belly Farm Podcast Episode

Full Belly Farm Podcast Episode

SHOW NOTES: Full Belly Farm website: http://fullbellyfarm.com/ Full Belly Farm instagram: @full_belly_farm https://www.instagram.com/full_belly_farm/ FDA FSMA pdf of law: https://www.fda.gov/food/guidanceregulation/fsma/ucm334114.htm Hotsy Hot Water Pressure Washer: http://www.hotsy.com/Hot_Water_Pressure_Washers See page 133 of Martin’s Produce Supply’s online catalogue and call them to discuss further: https://www.martinsproducesupplies.com/sites/default/files/Catalog-2018.pdf CAFF Food Safety Training

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Fortalecimiento de granjas y comunidades a través de ventas directas al consumidor  – Episodio 4 con orador invitado de “Radio Organic”

Fortalecimiento de granjas y comunidades a través de ventas directas al consumidor – Episodio 4 con orador invitado de “Radio Organic”

En el episodio final de nuestro ciclo piloto, la Fundación CCOF charlará con Bertha Magaña de Magaña Farm y Tania Zuñiga de Kitchen Table Advisors para descubrir cómo vender directamente a los consumidores fortaleció el negocio y la comunidad de

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Strengthening Farms and Communities Through Direct-to-Consumer Sales  – “Radio Organic” Guest Episode 4

Strengthening Farms and Communities Through Direct-to-Consumer Sales – “Radio Organic” Guest Episode 4

In the final episode of our pilot series, the CCOF Foundation will chat with Bertha Magaña of Magaña Farm and Tania Zuñiga of Kitchen Table Advisors to discover how selling directly to consumers strengthened Magaña Farm’s business and community. Send

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Transición a orgánico debido a la demanda del cliente – Episodio 3 con orador invitado de “Radio Organic”

Transición a orgánico debido a la demanda del cliente – Episodio 3 con orador invitado de “Radio Organic”

En nuestro tercer episodio, acompañe a la Fundación CCOF en su charla con Patricia Rodriguez de Rodriguez Farms sobre cómo los clientes del mercado de agricultores los instaron a que se volvieran orgánicos y los apoyaron mientras su granja descubría

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Conocer las tendencias del mercado a través de las ventas directas al consumidor – Episodio 2 con orador invitado de “Radio Organic”

Conocer las tendencias del mercado a través de las ventas directas al consumidor – Episodio 2 con orador invitado de “Radio Organic”

En nuestro segundo episodio, la Fundación CCOF charlará con John y Kyle Garrone de Far West Fungi. Escuche cómo aprovechan sus puntos de venta directos al consumidor para conocer las tendencias del mercado, probar nuevos productos y educar a los

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Keeping Tabs on Market Trends via Direct-to-Consumer Sales – “Radio Organic” Guest Episode 2

Keeping Tabs on Market Trends via Direct-to-Consumer Sales – “Radio Organic” Guest Episode 2

In our second episode the CCOF Foundation will chat with John and Kyle Garrone of Far West Fungi. Hear how they leverage their direct-to-consumer sales outlets to keep tabs on market trends, test out new products, and educate consumers about

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Repensar los sistemas de facturación y ventas agrícolas –Episodio 1 con orador invitado de “Radio Organic”

Repensar los sistemas de facturación y ventas agrícolas –Episodio 1 con orador invitado de “Radio Organic”

En nuestro primer episodio, acompañe a la Fundación CCOF en su charla con Joe Schirmer de Dirty Girl Produce donde analizaremos el nuevo enfoque de Schirmer en cuanto a la venta de productos y los sistemas de facturación. Obtenga consejos

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Rethinking Farm Sales and Invoicing Systems – Guest Episode 1 English

Rethinking Farm Sales and Invoicing Systems – Guest Episode 1 English

In our premier episode, join the CCOF Foundation for a conversation with Joe Schirmer of Dirty Girl Produce where we’ll discuss Schirmer’s new approach to produce sales and invoicing systems. Get tips on how to have your customers pay up

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Redshed Farm Podcast Episode

Redshed Farm Podcast Episode

Photo from Red Shed Farm SHOW NOTES: Red Shed Farm website: http://www.redshedfarming.com/ Red Shed Farm instagram: @redshedfarm https://www.instagram.com/redshedfarm/ FDA FSMA pdf of law: https://www.fda.gov/food/guidanceregulation/fsma/ucm334114.htm SARE “Farmer’s Guide to Business Structures” – book is a great resource for farmers to read when starting a

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Foothill Roots Farm Podcast Episode

Foothill Roots Farm Podcast Episode

Episode 3: Foothill Roots Farm – Meadow Vista Photo from Foothill Roots Farm SHOW NOTES: Foothill Roots Farm website: https://foothillrootsfarm.com/ Foothill Roots Farm instagram: @foothillrootsfarm https://www.instagram.com/foothillrootsfarm/ FDA FSMA pdf of law: https://www.fda.gov/food/guidanceregulation/fsma/ucm334114.htm University of Vermont Extension Greens Spinner resource: http://blog.uvm.edu/cwcallah/2018/07/20/greens-spinners-for-farm-use/ Search for Joy Fish

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Live Oak Farm Podcast Episode

Live Oak Farm Podcast Episode

SHOW NOTES: FDA FSMA pdf of law: https://www.fda.gov/food/guidanceregulation/fsma/ucm334114.htm Live Oak Farm’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/liveoakfarmpetaluma/ Instagram: @liveoakfarmpetaluma https://www.instagram.com/liveoakfarmpetaluma/ Compost thermometer: https://reotemp.com/compost/heavy-duty-compost-thermometer/ Compost turner – Sittler machine: http://www.globalrepair.ca/compost%20testimonies.htm Find PSA’s free sanitizer excel tool “PSA Labeled Sanitizers For Produce” on this webpage: https://producesafetyalliance.cornell.edu/resources/general-resource-listing/ FSMA 101 Webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWKf-yKMlkA Release date:

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