What the Farm

What the Farm Podcast – Dana McCauley fork to farm

When consumers demand organic, are they willing to sacrifice price & Taste?

What the Farm Podcast – Nick Babington Futurist

What the Farm Podcast – Jenny Hefty giving back

What do you do when a kid’s “Make A Wish” request is to see big farm equipment? You send him to a farm show!

What the Farm Podcast – Jay Hill not your average farmer

What the Farm Podcast – Kyle Wynette growing future beer

What the Farm Podcast – Josh Miller The Bearded Prairie Chef

Finishing third on Canada’s Master Chef, Josh Miller takes us behind the scenes on what it’s like to be on a reality TV show.

What the Farm Podcast – Rachel Herz, Why you eat what you eat

Rachel Herz has a fascinating conversation with Rob and Lesley about “Why We Eat What We Eat.” Everybody has their own scent based on their DNA makeup just like no two fingerprints are the same. They explore the idea that we can smell fear and stress? A room full of people taking a test smells very different than a gym. Research has shown that organic food labels can actually change our behavior towards people..even in the grocery store parking lot! If you want to eat 1/2 as much food put it on a red plate versus a white or blue one.

What the Farm Podcast – Ryan & Lesley Steppler cricket farmers

Ryan had an idea to diversify their farm by raising …of all things…crickets.

Born and raised on cattle and grain farms, they are country kids that know the value of agriculture and the importance of growing and raising food.

They started with 200, very loud, crickets in their basement and now have hundreds of thousands! Crickets are high in protein, nutrient dense, and can be ground into a powder that can be added to snacks and baked goods.

What the Farm – Greg Johnson tornado hunter

Greg Johnson loves to chase down tornadoes! Talking with people who are directly affected by a tornado and showing up to help them find hope in all the destruction brings a human aspect to these storms! Greg says the ” original storm chasers” are farmers. We watch and learn the weather like no one else!

What the Farm Podcast – Sara Shymko Ag in the classroom

Sara Shymko is the Executive Director of Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan and is passionate about creating opportunities for young people to have meaningful experiences with food, farmers and agriculture. She was raised on a mixed farm near Jasmin, Saskatchewan and still returns to the farm to help out as often as possible. Sara is a graduate from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Economics.