Trailer: Breaking Ground
In Her Boots Presents: Breaking Ground
by Marbleseed
5M ago
Listen to the trailer for In Her Boots Presents: Breaking Ground, a two-part audio story from Marbleseed that follows a journey for farmland financing with farmers Dria Price and Halima Salazar and their diversified farming operation, Justevia Teas ..read more
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Episode 1: Just Starting Out
In Her Boots Presents: Breaking Ground
by Marbleseed
5M ago
It’s a Farm Bill year, which means there’s an opportunity to change agricultural policy in the United States and the way it helps—or hurts—farmers. Right now, policies reward and finance agriculture that produce singular crops or livestock at an industrial scale, often to the detriment of communities, animal welfare, and the planet. So, what happens when farmers want to do things differently?   In this episode, we’ll get to know farmers Dria Price and Halima Salazar and their diversified farm business, Justevia Teas. In many ways, their story is emblematic of a beginning farmer succe ..read more
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Episode 2: Financing the Farm
In Her Boots Presents: Breaking Ground
by Marbleseed
5M ago
Dria and Halima start seeking farmland financing with traditional agriculture lenders and the outcomes are not what they expected.  We’ll also hear how some grassroots organizations are helping beginning farmers to navigate these systems and innovative ideas on how farmland financing can be approached in a more supportive and community-minded way.  People featured in this episode:   Dria Price & Halima Salazar, Justevia Teas and Gimbia’s Kitchen Jan Joannides, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Renewing the Countryside  Tera Johnson, Principal Consultant, Kitchen ..read more
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