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Hosted by Michael Clark
Produced and Directed by Frank Melli  Photography and Graphic Design by Leslie P. Jenkins

#1 Meet The Farmer TV Pilot

Community based food systems and people. First episode of Meet The Farmer TV:

Food From The Farm To The Plate 

A look at sustainable agriculture and local food systems in central Virginia.  

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#2 Local Food Relationships: Blue Light Grill

Part 1  Check out this episode as we look at winter crops and the importance of the Master Chef / Farmer Engineer relationship and their unique ability to adapt local food. Featuring: Jeff Achterhoff Master Chef,

#3 Growing Winter Crops, Winter Market and Part 2 Blue Light Grill 

This episode looks at winter crops and the importance of the Master Chef Jeff Achterhoff / Farmer Engineer relationship and their unique ability to adapt local food and community food systems.

#4 Winter Market and Hidden Benefits of Alternative Agriculture at VSU. 

C’Ville’s Winter Market with  Stephanie Anderegg-Maloy the City Market Manager,

and Virginia State University’s Sustainable Agriculture with Chris Mullens and And Hankins

#5 A Look at Local Food with JABA 

JABA is the Jefferson Area Board on Aging. 

For more info, please visit: http://www.jabacares.org

#6 Helping Local Food Entrepreneurs 

Learn how you can become a Food Entrepreneur on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV as we look at an upcoming workshop designed to help people specialize in local food. Hear from Dawn Story of PEC and Stephanie Anderegg-Maloy the City Market Manager.  See highlights from day one of this conference on video page labeled VAFEP Day 1

#7 Food Safety 

Join is on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV as we take a close look at food safety with people working with local food.

#8 Eco Friendly Businesses: From the Farm Bureau to Sublime Juice Bar & New Moon Naturals

A quick look at the Albemarle Farm Bureau. In depth look at Sublime Juice Bar’s local food efforts and healing teas with New Moon Naturals.

#9 UVA’s Community Food System

A look at UVA’s community food system.

#10 Growing Mushrooms and Healing Teas

Join us as Dawn Story of New Moon Naturals takes us to her mushroom grower Mark Jones of Sharondale Farm in Cismont Virginia. Learn about some of Dawn’s healing teas and some interesting things Mark is doing with mushrooms.  Click image below to play video.

#11 The Farm At Red Hill

Green Houses and specialty products with The Farm At Red Hill.

#12 Virginia Friends Of Farmers

Virginia Friends Of Farmers a new nonprofit organization serving farmers in the Charlottesville area. To volunteer contact: www.vafriendsoffarmers.net

#13 Flavor Magazine’s Winter Party

Serving the Piedmont region’s food and wind culture is Flavor Magazine all year long.

#14 Albemarle County’s Farm Bureau

A perspective the nation can learn from: Learn what Virginia’s Farm Bureau is doing in Albemarle County in Central Virginia.

#15 Charlottesville’s City Manager: Gary O’Connoll

Charlottesville’s City Manager: Gary O’Connoll takes a look at the positive impact of Charlottesville’s city market.

#16 C’est si Bon Cooking School / Buy Charlottesville

C’est si Bon Cooking School / Buy Charlottesville with Chris Engel Assistant Economic Development Director of Charlottesville.

#17 VSU’s Sustainable Agriculture Specialist:

Andy Hankins

VSU’s Sustainable Agriculture Specialist: Andy Hankins

#18 Save Our Food (Virginia Farm Bureau)

Virginia’s Farm Bureau’s Save Our Food program.

#19 L’etoile Part 1 Owner/Chef & staff visit the farm

L’etoile Part 1

A look at this local Charlottesville chef / owner brings magnificent local fare from the farm to the plate. 

#20 L’etoile Part 2 Back at the restaurant

L’etoile Part 2    A look at this local Charlottesville chef / owner brings magnificent local fare from the farm to the plate.

#21 Annual Farmer Vintner Chef Luncheon at Magnolias 2009

Annual Farmer Vintner Chef Luncheon at Magnolias 2009

#22 VABF The Virginia Biological Farming Conference 2009.  

For some of the highlights from this years conference, click below to play this full length episode of Meet The Farmer TV.  To order copies of the individual participants or the full conference go to: planetearthdiversified.com

Also for a full list of participants and more info visit: http://www.vabf.org/conf2009.php

#23 Farm to School VDACS Program at Randolph Elementary School Goochland, VA

#24 Joshua Wilton House  Sustainable Dining and more at the Joshua Wilton House in Harrisonburg VA.  Join us for a look at the local innovations with executive chef/owner Mark Newsome.  Joshua Wilton House offers guests an oasis of quiet charm and gracious living in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. In an elegantly restored Victorian home, Joshua Wilton House occupies a corner in the historic “Old Town” district of Harrisonburg, Virginia.   joshuawilton.com  For Reservations Call (540) 434.4464 (888) 2-Wilton (toll free)  Joshua Wilton House  412 South Main Street  Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801  Email: info@joshuawilton.com

#25 Keswick Estate Edith Fossett   Executive Chef Craig Hartman: http://www.chefhartman.com   http://www.keswick.com/web/okes/fossetts.jsp
Keswick Hall’s award-winning restaurant, Fossett’s, features expansive three-sided floor to ceiling windows with spectacular panoramic views of the Estate’s pristine landscape and the beautiful Southwest Mountains beyond. With a backdrop of classic cooking techniques, the Chef and his staff take special care to create innovative seasonal menus that are both approachable as well as contemporary.  Fossett’s also promises guests an authentic al fresco dining experience like no other. Let the romantic ambience of our outside terrace seating refresh all your senses and make for an unforgettable evening under the stars.

#26 Specialty Foods Conference 2009

2nd Annual Specialty Foods Conference 2009 at the Boars Head with Ag. Commissioner Todd Haymore.  
VDACS     The Boars Head

#27 Berries Conference 2009 at VSU

See some of the highlights form the 2nd Annual Virginia Berry Production and Marketing Conference which took place on Thursday, March 26, 2009 at VSU. This conference is designed to assist experienced and new growers in learning about production and marketing of berries.  Organizers are Reza Rafie and Chris Mullens at Virginia State University School of Agriculture in Petersburg Virginia.

#28 Floyd VA: Sustainability In Action!

If you haven’t already met Kris Hodges and Erika Johnson the founders of Floydfest and ATW Productions, watch this video for an interesting overview of part of what’s happening this year in Floyd.   See one of the finest examples of a truly sustainable community and more about what they do in Floyd VA.   Additional interviews with representatives of StreamLine Timberworks and Healing Harvest Forest Foundation and more.

#29 Charlottesville’s City Market and Cooking School

On this episode of Meet The Farmer TV we visit the Charlottesville’s City Market on the second day of the 2009.  Interviews with vendors and new season info about the market running straight through Christmas this year with no break.  We also visited the Charlottesville’s Cooking School during the Virginia Festival of the Book 2009.

#30 VAFEP Workshop Day 1 Highlights

Virginia Agricultural Food Entrepreneurship Program  (VAFEP)  On this episode of Meet The Farmer TV, see some snapshots from day one of this valuable workshop. To order copies of the show www.MeetTheFarmer.com and for more information go to www.VAFEP.com

#31 Sustainable Dining with Staunton Grocery

Located in Historic Downtown Staunton Virginia, the Staunton Grocery offers a gracious dining experience, featuring the freshest local products and produce from more than two dozen small area farms in and around the Shenandoah Valley. With his commitment to sustainable agriculture, Owner/Chef Ian Boden allows the seasonal flavors to inspire the dynamic menu, which is reviewed, refined and changed regularly, sometimes daily. Visit: http://www.stauntongrocery.com

Visit: http://www.stauntongrocery.com  On this episode of Meet The Farmer TV meet Ian Boden and several of his staff as they tour Planet Earth Diversified Farm.

#32 Farmers In The Park

Charlottesville’s other city market at Meade Park on Wednesdays.   Market Manager: Stephanie Andreg-Maloy maloy@charlottesville.org  434-970-3371  http://www.charlottesvillecitymarket.com     Market Manager’s Blog:  http://manager.charlottesvillecitymarket.com
Charlottesville’s other city market at Meade Park every Wednesdays 3 to 7 P.M.  Take the #1 bus.  On this episode of Meet the Farmer TV hear from Stephanie Anderegg-Maloy the city market manager about useful vender information.  Also hear from several of the vendors including 2 of the veterans of Charlottesville’s city market.

#33 Cooking Demo at the Forest Lakes Farmers Market

Forest Lakes Farmers Market    –  Every Tuesday at Forest Lakes from 4pm tp 7 PM   Market Manager: Dawn Story Contact: dstory@pecva.org  http://www.forestlakes.net  
Forest Lakes Farmers Market Every Tuesday at Forest Lakes from 4pm to 7 PM.  Cooking Demos every second Tuesday of the month with Cindy Sheppard.  Click and play below to watch the full half hour show and join Cindy as she shops and cooks right at the market in her first cooking demo.

#34 Yogaville Part 1

Yogaville  –  Join us on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV as we look at an intentional food system in the Yogaville community (Part One and Two) Meet Cassandra Stish VP Operations and Rev. Saraswati Neumann

#35 Yogaville Part 2

Yogaville  –  Join us on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV as we look at an intentional food system in the Yogaville community (Part One and Two) Meet Cassandra Stish VP Operations and Rev. Saraswati Neumann

#36 Edible Blue Ridge

Join us on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV, as we look at Edible Blue Ridge.  Visit their website at:  http://www.ediblecommunities.com/blueridge   Edible Blue Ridge  Editor Natalie Ermann Russell natalie@edibleblueridge.com Publisher Steve Russell steve@edibleblueridge.com  Office 434-296-2120 1614 Brandywine Drive Charlottesville, VA 22901

#37 PEC’s Meet The Farmer Dinner

Join us on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV as we look at thePiedmont Environmental Council’s 2nd annual Meet The Farmer Dinner at Palladio’s Restaurant.  http://www.pecva.org 

#38 Local Fare at Whole Foods Part 1

Join us on this episode of Meet The Farmer where we have 3 members of Whole Foods inspect a farm and a look at their Local Fare at Whole Foods Market (Pt. 1) and on Whole Foods Part 2, join us on again as the 3 team members from Whole Foods visit Planet Earth Diversified Farm, get some ideas for new classes and so much more.  http://wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/charlottesville   (Phone} 434-973-4900

#39 Local Fare at Whole Foods Part 2

Join us on this episode of Meet The Farmer where we have 3 members of Whole Foods inspect a farm and a look at their Local Fare at Whole Foods Market (Pt. 1) and on Whole Foods Part 2, join us on again as the 3 team members from Whole Foods visit Planet Earth Diversified Farm, get some ideas for new classes and so much more.  http://wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/charlottesville   (Phone} 434-973-4900

#41 Polyface Farm Pt. 1

On this episode, meet the legendary Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm, part 1 of  3
For more info please visit: http://www.polyfacefarms.com

#42 Gov. Kaine: Saving The Family Farm

Join host Michael Clark as we discuss saving the family farm with Gov. Kaine at the grand, opening of Albemarle CiderWorks.  Additional interviews with T. Robins Buck, David Slutzsky and the Shelton Family, owners of Rural Ridge Orchard where Albemarle CiderWorks is located.  For more info, please visit: http://www.albemarleciderworks.com  and http://www.governor.virginia.gov  and www.vdacs.virginia.gov 

#43 Polyface Farm Pt. 2

On this episode, meet the legendary Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm, part 2 of  3
For more info please visit: http://www.polyfacefarms.com

#44 Culpeper VA: Agricultural History and More

For more info, please visit:  http://www.culpeperdowntown.com

#45 Feast! Connecting Local Farmers, Artisan Food Producers and Consumers

For more info, please visit:  http://www.feastvirginia.com

#46 Polyface Farm Pt. 3

On this episode, meet the legendary Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm, part 3 of  3
For more info please visit: http://www.polyfacefarms.com

#47 In The Kitchen Magazine

On this episode of Meet The Farmer TV, host Michael Clark interviews Rowena Morrel, creator of In The Kitchen Magazine. In the Kitchen has been covering the local food sceen since June of 2000.   Visit In The Kitchen Magazine at: www.InTheKitchenOnLine.com

#48 FRESHFARM MARKETS at The White House Pt. 1

Join us on as host Michael Clark interviews Ann an Bernie, the founders, some interviews with the farmers and some special footage of the First Lady Michelle Obama and US Secretary Tom Vilsack curtesy of VideoTakes Inc. For more information about FRESHFARM MARKETS visit their website at: http://freshfarmmarkets.org

#49 Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

Join us for some highlights from the Heritage Harvest Festival at Montalto just above Thomas Jefferson’s home Monticello. Interviews with the ground's keeper Peter Hatch on some untold history, Ira Wallace, the director of the festival, Tom Burford (Professor Apple) and more.

#50 Local Food Hub

A prototype organization is up and running in Central Virginia.  The Local Food Hub is an amazing nonprofit service organization located in the Piedmont of Central Virginia.  Please visit their website, blog and connect with them on Facebook.
Contact Them  (434) 244-FARM (3276)

Or you can send an email for general information to:  
https://localfoodhub.org

info@localfoodhub.org    Click here to visit their blog!

Visit them on Facebook

#51 UVa Community Garden

Started by a student initiative, the University of Virginia’s Community Garden hopes to be a space for both Charlottesville and the University to learn more about organic gardening.  Keeping with the agricultural traditions of the University’s founder, Thomas Jefferson, the garden hopes to help foster the growth of community as well as food. Contact them at:
uvacommunitygarden@gmail.com or visit their blog at www.uvagarden.wordpress.com.

#52 Slow Food

On this episode host Michael Clark interviews Rosemary Melli the Regional Governor of  Slow Food New England. Find out how Slow Food got started, how it got here to the U.S. and what it really means to local agriculture and your community food system.  You can contact Rosemary Melli at oliodimelli@comcast.net    For more info visit: http://slowfoodusa.org  and  Click here to sign the petition to rewrite the child nutrition act, to get better food for our kids  in school.     Also For Now:  Slow Food Charlottesville (not yet launched) Lena Zentgraf lena.louise.z@gmail.com 434-466-7389

#53 2009 Mid-Atlantic Grass Finished Livestock Conference In Staunton VA

Topics include: forage systems for grass finishing, alternative marketing outlets, small scale processing facilities, meat cutting and cooking demonstration, building healthy grazing systems, supplementation in pasture finishing, factors affecting meat quality, genetics for grass finishing, and marketing: a success story from North Carolina. Speakers include: Anibal Pordomingo, Denise Mainville, Joe Cloud, Ed Rayburn, John Andrae, Susan Duckett, Jeremy Engh, V. Mac Baldwin, local artisans. Includes tour of Joel Salatins Polyface Farm! for more info go to: http://info.ag.vt.edu/vaes/arec.cfm?webname=blackstone or   http://vaforages.org

#54 Global G.A.P.

“Global GAP” with Steve Warshawer of Beneficial Farm in Santa Fe New Mexico, since 1994, has managed the farm as a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.  Steve is also the Food Safety Coordinator for the National Good Food Network. For more info got to:  http://www.beneficialfarm.com
and https://www.globalgap.org

#55 The Bridge: Progressive Arts Initiative

Join us on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV as  we visit The Bridge.  A look at The Beekeeper a film that ran at Sundance and 12 film festivals, a bio diesel bus with a roof top garden and more.  The mission of the Bridge is to BRIDGE DIVERSE COMMUNITIES THROUGH THE ARTS. http://www.thebridgepai.com/

#56 VICFA’S Farm Food Voices

On this episode of Meet The Farmer TV, host Michael Clark and videographer Leslie P. Jenkins attended VICFA’s annual Farm Food Voices event.  Check out some of the highlights from presenters, like Rob Schilling of WNIA RADIO and some exclusive interviews with Tom Perriello, Creigh Deeds and some of the organizing members of VICFA.  For more information about VICFA call: (804) 366-6051 or visit http://vicfa.org

#57 Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
Meet the extraordinary Ira Wallace and her team at Southern Exposure Seed Exchange.
For more info visit:
https://www.southernexposure.com

#58 Copper Fox Distillery

Locally grown grain from one farmer and recycling the mash back to the cows on another farm.  Find out more as we interview Rick Wasmund of Copper Fox Distillery.  And check out their new store!  For more information go to: https://www.copperfoxdistillery.com

#59 MTFTV Year In Review 2009

Join us for some unseen interviews with Tom Burford (Professor Apple) at  the Heritage Harvest Festival at Mount at Jefferson’s Mount Alto.   Also some unseen footage of First Lady Michelle Obama and Ann an Bernie, the founders and organizers of the White House Farmers Market.  Special footage of the First Lady Michelle Obama and US Secretary Tom Vilsack curtesy of VideoTakes Inc. For more information about FRESHFARM MARKETS visit their website at: http://freshfarmmarkets.org

#60 Deputy Secry. Merrigan at VSU

 

Farm to School and School to Farm on this Meet The Farmer TV.   Join us with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Kathleen Merrigan at VSU for the USDA Outreach Conference.

#61 Charlottesville’s City Market 2010

On this episode of Meet The Farmer TV, Charlottesville’s City Market 2010.  Here from Market Central, and some of the vendors.

#62 A Tribute to John Coles

A Tribute to John Coles on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV.

#63 Family Friendly Forest Lakes Farmers Market

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on this weeks Meet The Farmer TV as we revisit the Forest Lakes Farmers Market. Learn about what makes this market unique. Consider starting a farmers market in your community. Contact me the producer, for help getting started. Help me be the Johny Apple Seed of Farmers Markets.

#64 Blacksburg Farmers Market Grand Opening

#65 Connecting The Local Food Dots

One of the interviews on this episode is with Homegrown Virginia, who helps you support both your local farmers and your local food producers by stocking your pantry with locally grown and locally produced, non-perishable foods.  Contact information:  info@HomegrownVirginia.com     www.HomegrownVirginia.com  Also please check out the organizers of the “Connecting the Local Food Dots Day”: Market Central: http://www.marketcentralonline.org

#66 Local Food at the UVA Medical System Pt. 1

Join us as we take a look at one of most innovative hospital dining services in the world. Initiated by Lynda Fanning and John W. Nichols, UVA Medical System now has a farm stand in the cafeteria with local food from a 60 mile radius as well as local food in the menu for staff and patients. This is part 1 of a 4 of a “Meet The Farmer TV” mini series.

#67 Local Food at the UVA Medical System Pt. 2

Join us as we take a look at one of most innovative hospital dining services in the world. Initiated by Lynda Fanning and John W. Nichols, UVA Medical System now has a farm stand in the cafeteria with local food from a 60 mile radius as well as local food in the menu for staff and patients. This is part 2 of a 4 of a “Meet The Farmer TV” mini series.

#68 Local Food at the UVA Medical System Pt. 3

Join us as we take a look at one of most innovative hospital dining services in the world. Initiated by Lynda Fanning and John W. Nichols, UVA Medical System now has a farm stand in the cafeteria with local food from a 60 mile radius as well as local food in the menu for staff and patients. This is part 3 of a 4 of a “Meet The Farmer TV” mini series.

#69 Local Food at the UVA Medical System Pt. 4

Learn more from Lynda Fanning and joining us on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV is Dr. Sandra Amrita McLanahan, M.D. who worked with Dr. Dean Ornish in developing the reversing heart disease program.  In this 4 part  mini series we took a look at one of most innovative hospital dining services in the world.  Initiated by Lynda Fanning and John W. Nichols, UVA Medical System now has a farm stand in the cafeteria with local food from a 60 mile radius as well as local food in the menu for staff and patients. This is part 4 of a 4 of a “Meet The Farmer TV” mini series.

#70 Corn Shucking Fest 2010 at UVA Community Garden

UVA Community Garden Corn Fest:  (more below)

Celebrating Fall Harvest with  the 1st Annual Corn Fest 

 

Started by a student initiative, the University of Virginia’s Community Garden hopes to be a space for both Charlottesville and the University to learn more about organic gardening.  Keeping with the agricultural traditions of the University’s founder, Thomas Jefferson, the garden hopes to help foster the growth of community as well as food.

#71 DuCard: Virginia’s 1st Solar Vineyard
Learn more about Scott Elliff on this episode of MTFTV.   Join us for Part 1 at DuCard Vineyards – Virginia’s first Solar Winery.

#72 Heritage Harvest Fest 2010 at Monticello Pt. 1

Part 1 of 4 of the 2010 Heritage Harvest Festival on Monticello.   (More Below)           Here from Peter Hatch the director of grounds and gardens at Monticello, and some of the presenters and vendors featuring  local food and old traditions and the Backyard Revolution with Gail Hobbs-Page and others.  Special Thanks to production assistant/camera operator Herman Dhaliwal for all his dedication over the years.

#73 Heritage Harvest Fest 2010 at Monticello Pt. 2

On this episode of MTFTV Part 2 of 4 of the 2010 Heritage Harvest Festival on Monticello.

 

Hear from Tom Burford “Professor Apple” and some of the presenters featuring local food and old traditions with the Backyard Revolution.  Special Thanks to QUALITY COMMUNITY COUNCIL and Qcc Farm for the use of their photos in this episode, and additional thanks to production assistant/camera operator Herman Dhaliwal for all his dedication over the years.

#74 Heritage Harvest Fest 2010 at Monticello Pt. 3

On this episode of MTFTV Part 3 of 4 of the 2010 Heritage Harvest Festival on Monticello. 

 

Hear from Ira Wallace coordinator of the festival and co-mngr. Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, Rowena Morrel of In The Kitchen Magazine, UVA Community Garden co-mngr., and some of the presenters working with local food.  Special thanks again to Herman Dhaliwal for all his ongoing technical and creative support.

#75 Heritage Harvest Fest 2010 at Monticello Pt. 4

On this episode of MTFTV: Part 4 of 4 of the 2010 Heritage Harvest Festival on Monticello. Hear from Neal Halvorson-Taylor and some of the presenters and vendors working with local food.

#76 DuCard Vineyards Part 2

Learn more about Scott Elliff on this episode of MTFTV.   Join us for Part 2 at DuCard Vineyards – Virginia’s first Solar Winery.

#77 The UVA Food Collaborative

Join us, as Michael Clark our host/farmer interviews Marian Burros of the NY Times,  and others (see below) following the Public Forum: Local Food and the Media. These interviews followed the Public Forum of the The UVA Food Collaborative.  

More about the guests on this episode: Marian Burros, food columnist, New York Times and Flavor Magazine; Tom Philpott, food editor, Grist.org; and James McWilliams, author, Just Food: Where Locavores Get it Wrong and How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly. The panel will be moderated by Benjamin Cohen, historian, agrarian studies scholar, and Food Collaborative coordinator.

#78 Meet Yer EAts

Join Kathy Kildea of Market Central for this review of how the farm tour impacted the community.

#79 Fall Food Festival

Twice a year Charlottesville’s Foods of All Nations has food festivals.  Learn about Bee Colony Collapse and Bee Venom Therapy, and so much more. "Ta-daaa!"

#80 JABA with Dr. Merrigan

#81 Slow Food - Farmers Foodies & Fire

Farmers Foodies & Fire – Terra Madre Day Slow Food Albemarle Piedmont, VA

#82 Richard Bean Double H Farm Pt. 1

#83 Richard Bean Double H Farm Pt. 2

#84 Richard Bean Double H Farm Pt. 3

#85 Year In Review 2010
Highlights of Meet the Farmer TV 2010

#86 2nd VA Food Security Summit Pt. 1

#87 2nd VA Food Security Summit Pt. 2

#88 Farms In The Park and Riverview Community Garden

Published on Sep 15, 2012   MEET THE FARMER TV EPISODE #88. JOIN US AS WE TAKE YOU ON THE ROAD TO JERSEY CITY HEIGHTS for a visit with Farms In The Park and Riverview Community Garden. Host Michael Clark speaks with farmer Scott Rowe, and community leaders Mo Kinberg, Beverly Brown Ruggia who says “Jersey City is really getting on the bus when it comes to urban farming!” Also hear from others in the Riverview Community Garden. Executive Producer Frank Melli

#89 NJ Secretary of Agriculture Fisher

Host Michael Clark interviews NJ Secretary of Agriculture Fisher at the Hasbrouck Heights Farmers Market.  They discuss Super Storm Sandy, the Environment, the state of agriculture in New Jersey, Food Safety, Food Deserts, CSA’s, & how the kids in school are asking for local yogurt with berries.   www.state.nj.us/agriculture

#90 Ian Mitchell-Innes, Joel Salatin, and Ridge Shinn

New interviews from Grass Finishing Conference
and Vault of Meet The Farmer TV

#91 NJ Peach Pie Contest with Jersey City’s Mayor Steven Fulop

Extended Version of MTFTV

#92 What Do You Know About GMO’s? Pt. 1 of 3

#93 What Do You Know About GMO’s? Pt. 2 of 3

#94 What Do You Know About GMO’s? Pt. 3 of 3

#95 Intergenerational Farming in Plattsburgh NY And NJ Petition To Label GMOs

#96 Putting Nobility Back Into Farming
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

#97 Beneficial Insects

#98 Will Allen of Growing Power Pt. 1
 

Part 1 – Will Allen, a former pro basketball player, is the number one urban farmer in the world.  Find out why and how you can replicate what he teaches on this 98th episode of Meet The Farmer TV.    The VABF: Virginia Biological Farming Conference is in Richmond – Midlothian, VA.   For more info go to:

http://vabf.org/conference

As you can see from this video, the VABF conference has the best presenters to learn from.

#99 Will Allen of Growing Power Pt. 2
 

Part 2 – Will Allen, a former pro basketball player, is the number one urban farmer in the world.  Find out why and how you can replicate what he teaches on this 99th episode of Meet The Farmer TV.    The VABF: Virginia Biological Farming Conference is in Richmond – Midlothian, VA.   For more info go to:

http://vabf.org/conference

As you can see from this video, the VABF conference has the best presenters to learn from.

#100 Will Allen of Growing Power Pt. 3
This is the 100th Episode of Meet The Farmer TV
 

Part 3 – Will Allen, a former pro basketball player, is the number one urban farmer in the world.  Find out why and how you can replicate what he teaches on this 100th episode of Meet The Farmer TV.    The VABF: Virginia Biological Farming Conference is in Richmond – Midlothian, VA.   For more info go to:

http://vabf.org/conference

As you can see from this video, the VABF conference has the best presenters to learn from.

#101 Will Allen of Growing Power Pt. 4
This is the 100th Episode of Meet The Farmer TV

Part 4 – Will Allen, a former pro basketball player, is the number one urban farmer in the world.  Find out why and how you can replicate what he teaches on this 100th episode of Meet The Farmer TV.    The VABF: Virginia Biological Farming Conference is in Richmond – Midlothian, VA.   For more info go to:

http://vabf.org/conference

As you can see from this video, the VABF conference has the best presenters to learn from.

#102 Floyd Fest: Historic View 
Join us on this episode of Meet The Farmer TV. This gem is from the vault an is mostly never before scene interviews with the founders of Floyd Fest.  For more info go to http://FloydFest.com

#103 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 1

#104 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 2

#105 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 3

#106 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 4

#107 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 5

#108 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 6

#109 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 7

#110 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 8

#111 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 9

#112 Best of Meet the Farmer TV Part 10

#113 White House Farmers Market (Part 2)

Meet The Farmer TV #113 White House Farmers Market Pt. 2

#114 Michael Madfis Urban Farmer Innovator 2014 Part 1
 

The extraordinary urban farmer Michael Madfis of Fort Lauderdale Vegetables is back with more national prototypes.
Michael is doing some incredible new things in the Broward County Fort Lauderdale area. From Executive producer Frank Melli, Hosted by Farmer/Engineer Michael Clark

We encourage you to apply what you learn from Meet The Farmer TV.

#115 Teaneck Farmer’s Market: Where Food is the Common Denominator
Teaneck Farmer’s Market: Where Food Is The Common Denominator. Released in Feb. of 2015, Teaneck, NJ  Vistit them at:
https://www.facebook.com/TeaneckFarmersMarket  Special thanks to the community, local government, colleagues and friends for your collaboration in making this episode of Meet The Farmer TV: Food from the Farm to the Plate.

#116 Michael Madfis Urban Farmer Innovator Part 2
 

The extraordinary urban farmer Michael Madfis of Fort Lauderdale Vegetables is back with more national prototypes.
Michael is doing some incredible new things in the Broward County Fort Lauderdale area. From Executive producer Frank Melli, Hosted by Farmer/Engineer Michael Clark

We encourage you to apply what you learn from Meet The Farmer TV.

#117 SEEAG’S Ventura County Farm Day Part 1

#118 SEEAG’S Ventura County Farm Day Part 2

#119 SEEAG’S Ventura County Farm Day Part 3

#120 Multi-Generational Farming: Dartmouth Farmers Market Pt. 1
Edited by Eileen Bailey this episode of Meet the Farmer TV features the multi-generational farmers as can be seen here at the Dartmouth farmers market in Dartmouth Massachusetts. This is part one of two. Please enjoy the many stories of this inter-generational farming story.

#121 Raw Milk Revolution: London’s Fen Farm Dairy 
On this 1st short version of Meet The Farmer TV:
Automated road side stand /Raw Milk Revolution

#122 Multi-Generational Farming: Dartmouth Farmers Market Pt. 2
Edited by Eileen Bailey this episode of Meet the Farmer TV features the multi-generational farmers as can be seen here at the Dartmouth farmers market in Dartmouth Massachusetts. This is part two of two. Please enjoy the many stories of this inter-generational farming story.

#123 Connecting The Local Food Dots Helping Hands Documentary - Teaneck, New Jersey
Thanks you Deputy Mayor Elie Katz and all who helped.