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  • Blog

    The Future Of Better Farming

    Sustainable practices + smart technology = thriving soils
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, August 2, 2019, 11:16 AM

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    While it’s *soooo* tempting to write about the stomach-churning drop/spike/dive thrill ride the financial markets have embarked on after this week’s Federal Reserve rate cut, I will resist and instead direct your attention to a topic much more important to our future. Here at PeakProsperity.com, we’ve long warned about the dangers of inflation and of…

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  • Daily Digest
    Image by Janitors, Flickr Creative Commons

    Daily Digest 11/10 – Debt Ceiling Will Be Set To Record High, Social Media Increases Depression and Loneliness

    by DailyDigest

    Saturday, November 10, 2018, 8:14 PM

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    • Debt ceiling will be set to record high of $22 trillion, fund government to just summer
    • China’s Central Bank Ready to Tackle ‘Profound’ Economic Changes
    • Million-dollar homes: The number surges as home prices rise. Many are in California
    • Dmitry Orlov Gives an Interview
    • Save Us From Freedom!
    • The West is Failing Julian Assange
    • USA Has Become Oligarchy
    • Almost Half of Big U.S. Banks Are Failing to Satisfy Fed Supervisors
    • Towards 5G communication systems: Are there health implications?
    • Social media use increases depression and loneliness, study finds
    • Punishment isn’t about the common good: it’s about spite
    • Camp Fire is most destructive wildfire in California history: 9 dead, 6,713 structures incinerated
    • Glut of cranberries in Wisconsin means 25% of crop could be discarded

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  • Podcast

    Joel Salatin: Curing Society’s Constipation Of Imagination

    We can do things profoundly better
    by Adam Taggart

    Monday, May 22, 2017, 12:19 AM

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    The always colorful "renegade farmer" Joel Salatin returns to the podcast this week to share his latest thoughts on creative yet practical solutions society could and should be pursuing vs limiting and litigating everything under the sun.

    Much of what's needed is a shift in thinking and priorities, says Salatin. And it starts with embracing initiative, accountability, and a 'do more with what we have' mentality — which stands in stark contrast to the "we just need more stuff" narrative of today's status quo.

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  • Podcast

    Adam Parks: How To Select & Prepare Sustainably-Raised Meats

    A ranch-to-table primer
    by Adam Taggart

    Monday, April 10, 2017, 9:15 PM

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    What specifically should you look for when choosing a provider to buy your meat from?

    Additionally, most folks don't realize how important the butchering process is to how well meat tastes. What qualities are important to look for in a butcher?

    Former rancher and current meat-repreneur, Adam Parks, joins us for this week's podcast to give practical guidance on these questions, as well as recipe and cooking tips for how to get the most out of the meats we eat. After all, if you go to the trouble to select the healthiest product and get the best butchering, you want to ensure the meals you make from it are prepared well, too.

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  • Podcast

    Farmland LP: Investing In Sustainable Farmland (2016 Update)

    Creating value by improving the land
    by Adam Taggart

    Sunday, December 18, 2016, 6:24 PM

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    Over the past few years, we've tracked the success of Farmland LP, a family of funds created to increase the economic yield of farmland through sustainable farming practices.

    Chris recently mentioned our renewed commitment here on the site to focus more on highlighting examples of better models for the future. So in that spirit, in this week's podcast, I check in with the founders of Farmland LP for an update on how the team has progressed on its mission in 2016. For the first time, we have Craig Wichner ("the numbers guy") joined by Jason Bradford ("the farming guy"), who provides much more detail than we've had in the past into the sustainable land-management practices Farmland LP employs to put the land to its best use.

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  • Podcast

    Joel Salatin: The Promise Of Regenerative Farming

    It may well be our only long-term food solution
    by Adam Taggart

    Sunday, March 13, 2016, 12:03 PM

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    Front man for the sustainable/regenerative farming movement, Joel Salatin, returns to the podcast this week.

    Next month on April 23rd, he'll be joining Adam, the folks from Singing Frogs Farm, permaculturalist Toby Hemenway, and Robb Wolf at a speaking event in northern California. He'll be speaking on the power that's in our hands to make much smarter choices regarding the food systems we depend on.

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  • Podcast

    Joel Salatin: The Pursuit Of Food Freedom

    A right worth fighting for
    by Adam Taggart

    Sunday, June 28, 2015, 4:54 PM

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    Sustainable farming activist Joel Salatin and author of Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal returns this week to talk about the importance of a basic human right: to eat what we believe is best for us.

    In past podcasts, he's described the challenges facing farmers who want to grow organically. This week, he sheds light on the additional challenges consumers face in getting access to quality produce and meats.

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  • What Should I Do?
    Phil Williams

    Why Bother Composting?

    The benefits of building great soil.
    by Phil Williams

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 12:01 AM

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    Composting can seem pretty complicated. Depending on who you talk to, or what you read, you will find tons of different advice on how to get just the right “brew”. You’ll hear about having the perfect ratio of greens and browns, and putting them together in thin shredded layers. Then you hear about occasionally turning…

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