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Covering subjects from permaculture, preparedness, and homesteading to cooking, health, politics, and entrepreneurship from a biblical worldview.

Covering subjects from permaculture, preparedness, and homesteading to cooking, health, politics, and entrepreneurship from a biblical worldview.
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Covering subjects from permaculture, preparedness, and homesteading to cooking, health, politics, and entrepreneurship from a biblical worldview.

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English


Episodes

Podcast Episode 126 - Our Final Podcast!

1/25/2017
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In this farewell episode Monica and I discuss the reasons we're closing the podcast and share the exciting upcoming plans for The Prepared Homestead.

Duration:00:12:02

Podcast Episode 125 – Blake Akers – Agritrue

12/3/2016
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On today’s program we interview Blake Akers, one of the partners, designers and promoters of Agritrue, which is a private alternative food Certification to USDA Organic Certification. Blake explains what Agritrue is and what it is trying to accomplish. Agritrue … Continue reading →

Duration:00:37:09

Episode 124 – What is the Prepared Homestead?

11/20/2016
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On today’s program, Monica and I discuss the purpose of The Prepared Homestead. We talk about several aspects of our operation and what they mean. We discuss what preparedness means and our approach to the concept. We talk about what … Continue reading →

Duration:00:36:02

Episode 123 – Growing Food Simply

11/4/2016
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On today’s podcast Monica and I discuss some considerations for growing food without getting complicated or spending a lot of time working on the property. Set good goals – most people either don’t set goals at all or they say … Continue reading →

Duration:00:40:54

Episode 122 – Prepping Your Garden for Spring

10/26/2016
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One of the main activities we’ve been engaged in on the homestead is getting our gardens ready for winter, and prepped for an even more productive spring. One thing to keep in mind when prepping your gardens for winter and … Continue reading →

Duration:00:23:38

Podcast Episode 121 – Mike Leister – Battery Bank

8/21/2016
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In today’s podcast we discuss building resiliency with our new battery bank. You can buy it here. We are joined by the innovator and owner of Tactical Woodgas: Mike Leister and go over, setup, employment, capabilities and limitations of TPH … Continue reading →

Duration:00:35:09

Podcast Episode 120 – Sun Oven: Solar Cooking and More

8/16/2016
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On today’s podcast Monica and I interview Paul Munsen, the president of Sun Oven International. We discuss solar cooking as well as some of the great things his company is doing in developing countries. Paul and his Sun Oven are … Continue reading →

Duration:00:40:44

Podcast 119 – 30 Days Off-Grid Cooking & More

8/9/2016
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On today’s podcast Sean and I discuss my upcoming video series “30 Days Off-Grid Cooking & More.” During this series I will be covering the use of several items we own, use and endorse including our Back Up Battery Bank … Continue reading →

Duration:00:15:29

Podcast Episode 118 – Homestead Goals

7/28/2016
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Today’s podcast is up! We recorded on Facebook Live this morning so don’t forget to check that out and subscribe to Live notifications! On today’s podcast Monica and I talk about one of our main homestead goals: By August, 2016 … Continue reading →

Duration:00:30:27

Podcast Episode 117 – 5 Ways to Make Money on the Homestead

7/21/2016
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Today’s podcast covers the important subject of creating multiple streams of income. We are not focusing on making these things your primary or only source of income, rather we are trying to get you thinking about ways you can add … Continue reading →

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 116 – 3 Excellent Fertilizer Teas

7/7/2016
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On today’s podcast we look at three fertilizer teas. If you are trying to stay away from chemical fertilizers then this podcast is for you. We talk about comfrey, rabbit manure and vermicompost tea! All of these teas work great. … Continue reading →

Duration:00:25:48

Independence Day! Podcast 115

7/4/2016
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Remember our founding and what we declared Independence from. Rights are not give us by government but by God. Government is to do nothing but secure those rights. God bless and Happy Independence Day!

Duration:00:23:30

Podcast Episode 114 – Top 3 Starter Homestead Animals

6/27/2016
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On today’s podcast mon and I talk about the three best animals to start homesteading with. It doesn’t matter if you are

Duration:00:27:17

Podcast Episode 113 – 5 Plants to Grow for Animal Forage

6/24/2016
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In today’s podcast, Monica and I talk about 5 plants to grow for animal forage. Two main reasons to grow animal forage are

Duration:00:35:41

Podcast 112- 4 Reasons to Grow Hops

6/21/2016
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In today's podcast we cover 4 reasons to grow hops. Here's a great book if you want to get into growing hops. The Hop Grower's Handbook: The Essential Guide for Sustainable, Small-Scale Production for Home and Market 1. They provide excellent shade at the hottest time of the year. Once established, hops grow around 25' a year with broad leaves and thick heavy vines. This is an ideal plant for an area that are in need of shade! 2. Hops are a great forage for animals. Our goats rabbits and...

Duration:00:25:01

Podcast Episode 111 – Permaculture Herbs and Guilds

5/5/2016
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In today’s podcast Monica and I discuss our Medicinal Guild Project as well as our thoughts on Permaculture and the Modern Medical Industry. We encourage everyone to join our TPH community membership for valuable and exclusive content that includes a … Continue reading →

Duration:00:52:06

Kyle Nagy – Orchardist at Sandpoint Orchard

3/26/2016
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On today’s podcast Monica and I interview Kyle Nagy who is an orchardist at Sandpoint Orchard. This is a great interview packed with a lot of valuable information for the home orchardist. This applies heavily to guilds and food forests as … Continue reading →

Duration:00:50:08

Water Strategies For The Homestead

3/15/2016
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In today’s podcast, Monica and I talk about building a comprehensive water plan. We start by talking about some very important principles to guide your plan: observe, start at the highest point, start small and simple, slow, spread and soak … Continue reading →

Duration:01:04:18

Dan McDonald – Candidate For County Commissioner

3/4/2016
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On today’s podcast, Monica and I interview Dan McDonald who is running for local office in Bonner County, Idaho. To be specific he is running for the County Commissioner seat in district 3. Why is this podcast important for you … Continue reading →

Duration:00:46:16

Homestead Update

2/26/2016
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In this podcast Monica and I give a homestead update. We talk about receiving our first chicks of the season. We plan on doing three meat runs and decided to use Cornish X this year. We had some lessons learned … Continue reading →

Duration:00:27:11