Josh Dowbiggin joins Bright Pasture in Episode 5 to share his story of entrepreneurial spirit and professional growth. Josh shares insights on his post-secondary education at Harper Adams University where a one-year work term proved to be a foot in the door to his current career at Co-op Food. At Co-op Food, Josh works with a team to deliver quality dairy products to its customers while ensuring farmers' sustainability long-term.
Rob Flack, CEO of Masterfeeds. shares valuable insights on how his passion for agriculture at a young age led to the pursuit of a meaningful career in feeding animals. His quest to bring the story behind Canadian food to the city is evident with his involvement with the Toronto Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and the University of Guelph.
Dirt to Dinner's aim is to educate kids about the work it takes to produce the food people enjoy everyday. The book is written by farmer Conny Kappler of Rolling Hills, Alberta, while design and photography is done by Ralaina Virostek.
Jill Harvie interviews Brooke Mierke from Didsbury, Alberta about her restaurant called Vintage Coffee Bar. During the podcast they explore how Brooke was able to turn her dreams into a reality through research, hard work and building a strong group of supporters.
Harvie's first guest is Olds College graduate Ross Springford from Nanoose Bay, British Columbia, Canada. Ross shares the ins and the outs of building a booming farm store. They talk customer service, product lines, business goals and living out your passion in growing crops and caring for farm animals.