New farm plot stage 1

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Here is the first stage of preparing a new plot for production. It has been trapped all winter to kill off most of the grass. Since I did that, I don’t have to worry about stripping off the sod. The first stage here is basically just to grind up the ground.

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Urban Farmer Curtis Stone coming to Puerto Vallarta Feb 28, Mar 1, 2015

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Interviews & Insights: Chris Thoreau – Commercial Microgreens Operation

Interview with Chris Thoreau. A profitable, shipping container, urban based, micro green operation. SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/2d7dQgd POPULAR VIDEOS: http://bit.ly/2cmcFLe
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Curtis Stone interviews urban farmer Chris Thoreau of Vancouver Food Pedalers.

Segments

1:56 – Tell us about what you do and what you grow
2:26 – How many people work at the coop?
3:06 – What is your peak season?
4:46 – What’s different about now to when you started?
8:52 – Using systems to help delegate tasks
10:40 – The challenges of indoor production
12:31 – The risks of production
13:13 – What are the risks in marketing?
15:58 – Explain the economics of this system
17:05 – How do you expand production?
18:24 – How much can this system produce weekly?
19:48 – Why grow in a shipping container opposed to a greenhouse?
21:14 – Talk about the marketability of the product
21:44 – What do you offer to other urban farmers looking to start up?

Chris Thoreau’s info

Email: garlicpatch@gmail.com

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Blog: cmthoreau.wordpress.com

Web: http://foodpedalers.ca

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Ask The Urban Farmer — Top 5 pieces of advice for starting your urban farm

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Ask the expert. Curtis Stone takes your questions and passes along his knowledge on how to get your own urban farming operation off the ground.

In this episode Curtis gives his Top 5 pieces of advice for urban farmers getting started:

1. Believe in yourself
2. Follow the path of least resistance
3. Source high grade information
4. Start small, grow incrementally
5. Be the first mover, don’t walk into a saturated market

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Ask The Urban Farmer — HOW TO Track your business with Spread Sheets

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In this episode Curtis answers a question about using spreadsheets to track your farming business. Using spreadsheets is a great way to track all aspects of your business.
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Ask The Urban Farmer — HOW TO START UP your own backyard urban farm

Ask the expert. Curtis Stone takes your questions and passes along his knowledge on how to get your own urban farming operation off the ground.

In this episode Curtis tells you how to get started from scratch with your own urban micro farm. From market research and fastest turnover crop selection to urban plot selection. With 0.25 acres you can easily make $50,000+ a year.

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Ask The Urban Farmer — HOW TO Approach Restaurants and sell your produce

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In this episode Curtis tells how to sell your produce including approaching local restaurants.

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Ask the Urban Farmer — HOW TO Manage your Time and Farm

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In this episode Curtis gives his tips and techniques on time management and the importance of it.

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Ask The Urban Farmer — HOW TO Negotiate Land Leases for Urban Farming Plots

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In this episode Curtis gives advice on how to approach and negotiate land owners for leasing small urban land plots.

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Ask The Urban Farmer — HOW TO Find Land for Urban Farming Plots

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In this episode Curtis tells how he approached land owners to grow his urban farming operation.

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