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Jeff Poppen, also known as the Barefoot Farmer, is the owner and operator of one of the oldest and largest organic farms in Tennessee.
For the past 15 years Poppen has appeared on Nashville PBS’ television program Volunteer Gardener, for over 20 years he has written a gardening column for the Macon County Chronicle, and he is the author of two books, The Best of the Barefoot Farmer Vol. 1 & Vol. 2. Poppen runs a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program with the food he grows using about 8 acres of his farmland and about 40 head of cattle. Poppen currently runs an apprenticeship program on his farm, and when he is away from the farm he spends his time doing consulting for other farms, lecturing for schools and organized events, and starting new farms using organic and biodynamic methods.
In todays episode we discuss:
- Soil quality and quality of consciousness.
- What is biodynamic farming and the preparations.
- Rudolf Steiner core message with Biodynamic lectures.
- How elements like nitrogen impact our human being.
- The importance of insects.
- Growing your own food.
- How Jeff sets up his farm.
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