American Family Farmer

The American Family Farmer Show is the weekly voice for small, independent farm owners, as well hobby farmers and all of those interested in eating natural foods that make as few stops as possible from the farm to the table.


11/12/20 - Get Salmon Direct from The Fishermen

Host and American Family Farmer Doug Stephan begins with news about how national food chain Panera is now indicating on their menus which items are certified Climate Friendly. Then, news about how New York State Dairy Farmers are helping boost dairy sales. Next, we meet Ryan Horawath of Sitka Salmon Shares. Sitka Salmon Shares is a members-based organization that allows you to purchase a “share” of the harvest of a small-boat family fishermen. You have the option of paying for your share in full at the beginning of the season or spreading out your payments through monthly installments. One of their 20 fishermen-owners or partner fishermen then catch your fish and handle each one with care virtually unheard of in the world of large factory boats and corporate-owned fish farms. Finally, Farmer Doug opines about safety on the farm, especially with children and use of ATVs.


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