Down To Earth: A Planet to Plate Podcast - FROM APPRENTICE TO FOREMAN — BUILDING A CAREER IN FARMING
November 25, 2019
What does it take to be an apprentice on a farm or ranch? What does it take to mentor the apprentices? Paul Neubauer knows both sides, and talks about learning--and teaching--both practical and personal skills on the land.
The Great Healing: Five Compassions That Can Save Our World
June 23, 2019
Compassionate activism can create THE GREAT HEALING: the healing of our planet and the halting of the ongoing sixth great extinction. More than a “call-to-action” book, more than a book of compelling stories… this is a book with a plan.
agri-Culture: Ep 011 - Vilicus Farms Part Two
May 27, 2019
The continuation of our delightful conversation with Doug Crabtree and Anna Jones Crabtree of Vilicus Farms in Havre, Montana. We talk about their efforts to establish and maintain an apprenticeship program to find and train new pioneers on one of the last farming frontiers left in America.
agri-Culture: Ep 010 - Vilicus Farms
May 20, 2019
We visited the frontier - or as close as we've been to it so far - for our visit with some of the organic farmers of Montana. Our visit with Doug Crabtree and Anna Jones Crabtree of Vilicus Farms was a kitchen table discussion about diversity, dryland farming, organic land management, and the deeper understanding of the possibilities of how to work with natural systems in our agricultural processes, instead of waging constant war against them. These are some of the last of the pioneers, and we hope you enjoy the podcast (Part 1 of 2).
Havre Daily News - Vilicus Farms Recognized as Montana Ecostar Pollution Prevention Award Winners
May 9, 2019
Vilicus Farms selected among the businesses Montana State University Extension and Gov. Steve Bullock recently recognized as 2019’s EcoStar award winners for their pollution prevention efforts and statewide leadership.
Regeneration Rising - Anna Jones-Crabtree, Doub Crabtree, & Paul Neubauer (Vilicus Farms)
December 26, 2018
Anna Jones-Crabtree, Doug Crabtree, and their new Farm Operations Foreman Paul Neubauer discuss building a new agrarian community, the role of long-term mentorship, and important moments in their respective agrarian journeys. Paul is the new Farm Operations Foreman at at Vilicus Farms, an organic, dryland crop farm in Northern Hill County, Montana...
Down To Earth: A Planet to Plate Podcast - ORGANIC PRODUCTION AGRICULTURE IN MONTANA: SCALING UP AT VILICUS FARMS
March 20, 2018
Doug Crabtree and Anna Jones Crabtree of Vilicus Farms Montana have a 6800-acre organic farm is as far from industrial agriculture as you can get -- they grow as many as 20 different crops every year, without any farm chemicals, and with a focus on building soil, stewarding the land stewardship, and co-existing with wildlife.
Vilicus Farms | Bee Better Certified™
June 16, 2017
Anna and Doug Jones-Crabtree are first generation organic farmers who followed their vision and passion to northern Montana. They grow over 5,000 acres of heirloom grains and pulses in complex rotations that build the soils without the need for fertilizers. Over 20% of their farmland is dedicated to habitat.
Doug Interviewed on Food Sleuth Radio
Doug discusses his conservation-based land ethic for sustainable food production with Melinda Hemmelgarn, RD
The Vilicus Farms Story Featured in Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America
Friend of Vilicus Farms Liz Carlisle publishes Lentil Underground; the story of Montana’s network of organic farmers who stand together united by lentils.
Mountain West Voices Radio Features Vilicus Farms Story
September 8, 2013
Clay Scott’s “Showing Up With Your Heart” episode catalogues the Vilicus Farms journey.