REDCO | Rosebud Economic Development Corporation

The Rosebud Economic Development Corporation also known as REDCO on the Rosebud Reservation is a corporation dedicated to economic development and food security for the Sicangu Lakota Oyate people of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe on the South Dakota Rosebud Reservation.

REDCO uses a community garden to help educate as well as assist tribe members with establishing their own self sufficient gardens. The corporation is also currently working on establishing the largest tribal owned herd of buffalo in the nation.

REDCO’s herd will appear in the documentary NATIVE | The Prodigies of an Icon a documentary about the American Buffalo and will also be featured in the Meet My Neighbor Farm Series.

Dakota Pure Bison Wood, South Dakota

Dakota Pure Bison is part of the Assman Family farming operations in Wood South Dakota along the Rosebud Reservation. The family has farmed the land for four generations and is currently transitioning from organic produce and cattle to primarily Bison. Dakota Pure will appear in the Meet My Neighbor Productions American Bison Documentary as well as have their family farm featured in a Farm Series episode.

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Durham Ranch Wright, Wyoming

Durham Ranch is a 55,000 Acre ranch home to a herd of 2,000 to 3,000 head of Bison in Wright, Wyoming run by the Flochinni family. Durham ranch will appear in the Meet My Neighbor Productions NATIVE | The Prodigies of an Icon a documentary film about the American Buffalo as well as have their ranch featured in an upcoming Meet My Neighbor Farm Documentary.

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Memphis Ranch Carr, CO.

Meet My Neighbor Productions will be adding Memphis Ranch to the winter 2021|2022 farm series. Memphis Ranch is a first generation Bison ranch on the Front Range of Colorado in a small town called Carr Colorado.

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The West Bijou Ranch Strasburg, CO

Filming NATIVE | Prodigies of an Icon a Bison Documentary we visited with National Bison Association President Dave Carter at the West Bijou Ranch outside of Strasburg Colorado. Dave and Byron Shelton (from the Savory Institute) will also appear on a Meet My Neighbor Farm Series episode focused on this incredible regenerative grazing project.

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MoShrooms Regenerative Microfarm Saint Louis, MO

MoShrooms is a Regenerative Microfarm in Saint Louis, MO. Danielle offers both a community composting service as well as produce including many vegetables, legumes, and mushrooms. MoShrooms will appear in the “City Grown STL” documentary as part of the Meet My Neighbor Productions 2021 Farm Series.

Such and Such Farm DeSoto, MO

Meet My Neighbor Productions completed filming of Such and Such Farm in DeSoto, MO. Such and Such Farm will appear in the “City Grown STL” documentary for the 2021 Farm Series as we as their own Episode.

Grass Fed | Grass Finished | No Till

Smithview Farm is a farm in Pittsboro, North Carolina specializing in Grass Fed and Grass Finished Beef. But that’s not all Jim Smith is doing, Jim has spent the last ten years studying and implementing cover crop rotation with a No Till seeding method to enhance soil quality and help annual legumes flourish for nutrient rich cattle feed. The result is Prime Beef with plenty of marbling and no grains!

A Great Week Filming

We had the opportunity to film three farms this past week. From Briles Farm in Trinity North Carolina and Raising Roots Farm in Hickory North Carolina, to The Secret Garden of Survival in the Appalachians. These episodes will cover a lot of material from permaculture food forests and aquaponics, to private meat processing facilities. Stay tuned for our upcoming travel blog to learn more!

Raising Roots Farm – Series Updates

Meet My Neighbor Productions, Inc. will begin filming Raising Roots Farm for a Meet My Neighbor Episode between January and June 2021.

Raising Roots Farm lives by it’s name, raising roots through regenerative agriculture. From aquaponics to free range heritage breeds, Raising Roots has become a stable for sustainable and regenerative agriculture practices.

Following the 2020 COVID crisis, Raising Roots Farm has faced the food supply chain challenges head on by adding an onsite butcher shop to their operations which will be opening in 2021.

There’s a lot to cover with Raising Roots Farm and we’re excited to learn from them!

We will also be revisiting the Secret Garden of Survival with Survivalist Gardner Rick Austin and Survivor Jane (Jane Austin) to finalize filming of their “Nature Culture” food forest. We are expecting to air the Secret Garden in February 2021.

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