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The Urban Farm Podcast with Greg Peterson

Welcome to The Urban Farm Podcast, your partner in the Grow Your Own Food revolution! This audio only podcast features special guests like Jason Mraz, Lisa Steele, and Kari Spencer as we discuss the art and value of growing food in urban areas. We'll explore topics such as urban beekeeping and chicken farming, permaculture, successful composting, monetizing your farm, and much more! Each episode will bring you tips and tricks on how to overcome common challenges, opportunities to learn from the experience of people just like you, and plenty of resources to ensure you're informed, equipped, and empowered to participate more mindfully in your local food system... and to have a great time doing it!
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Mar 17, 2016

Jennifer is the Director of the New Entry Sustainable Farming Project, a project of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.  New Entry is a beginning farmer training program that assists limited-resource individuals to begin small-scale commercial agriculture in Massachusetts as a way to preserve farmland and to expand consumer access to locally-grown foods. Jennifer is also a vegetable and livestock farmer she raises chickens, eggs, pork, beef, rabbit, and specialty vegetables.   

Jennifer serves on boards of the Urban Farming Institute of Boston and The Carrot Project, a small farm financing organization.  She is a farm business planning instructor for the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources and has organized farm labs and field trips for graduate students in the Tufts’ University Agriculture, Food and Environment program.   

Jennifer served as an agricultural Peace Corps Volunteer in Honduras, holds a Master’s degree in Agricultural Policy from Tufts University and a BS in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Indiana University. 

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