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LivingHomegrown is all about Living Farm Fresh Without the Farm™. Through canning and preserving, artisan food crafting, edible gardening and small-space homesteading (including backyard chickens) you can enjoy the flavors of the season and live a more sustainable lifestyle no matter how small of a space you call home. Hosted by TV canning expert and national PBS TV producer, Theresa Loe, this weekly podcast continues the flavorful conversation happening at LivingHomegrown.com and the Canning Academy. Alternating between solo episodes and interviews with the rock stars of the DIY food movement, each episode helps you live closer to your food.

LivingHomegrown is all about Living Farm Fresh Without the Farm™. Through canning and preserving, artisan food crafting, edible gardening and small-space homesteading (including backyard chickens) you can enjoy the flavors of the season and live a more sustainable lifestyle no matter how small of a space you call home. Hosted by TV canning expert and national PBS TV producer, Theresa Loe, this weekly podcast continues the flavorful conversation happening at LivingHomegrown.com and the Canning Academy. Alternating between solo episodes and interviews with the rock stars of the DIY food movement, each episode helps you live closer to your food.
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LivingHomegrown is all about Living Farm Fresh Without the Farm™. Through canning and preserving, artisan food crafting, edible gardening and small-space homesteading (including backyard chickens) you can enjoy the flavors of the season and live a more sustainable lifestyle no matter how small of a space you call home. Hosted by TV canning expert and national PBS TV producer, Theresa Loe, this weekly podcast continues the flavorful conversation happening at LivingHomegrown.com and the Canning Academy. Alternating between solo episodes and interviews with the rock stars of the DIY food movement, each episode helps you live closer to your food.

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Episodes

LH 161: Extraordinary Edible Plants

9/21/2018
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LH 161: Grow Landscape Plants that are Beautiful AND Delicious As gardeners we grow tons of veggies and fruit, but there are many other landscape plants that are delicious as well as ornamental. So let's think outside the box of planting our gardens in rows. In this episode, host Theresa Loe brings on author Mike Lascelle to discuss a unique mix of perennial plants that can beautify our gardens and fill our plates at the same time. You CAN have your yard and eat it too. You will...

Duration:00:34:55

LH 160: Preserving Your Own Gourmet Meat With Curing, Smoking and Drying

9/7/2018
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LH 160: How to preserve protein-packed foods with gourmet flavors In this episode, host Theresa Loe talks with author Karen Solomon about turning your kitchen counter into a deli counter by preserving your own meat with dry curing, brine curing, smoking, and drying. Karen is the author of "Cured Meat, Smoked Fish and Pickled Eggs" and she shares the secrets to success with each of these techniques and how you can enhance the flavors of what you preserve. You’ll Learn: For the printable...

Duration:00:55:22

LH 159: How to Be A Better Food Gardener With Science

8/31/2018
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LH 159: Using Science to Improve Flavor & Food Production In this episode, host Theresa Loe brought back author Dr. Lee Reich to make us a better gardener…using science! When we fully understand the reasons behind the gardening techniques, we are better equipped to handle any problems that come along. And in this discussion, you'll learn the real reasons behind why we need to do what we do. You will learn: As always, you can get all the links mentioned at www.LivingHomegrown.com/159 as...

Duration:00:51:02

LH 158: Eating Local and Exploring More Flavor

8/24/2018
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LH 158: Eating Local and Getting to Know Your Local Farmer This week’s episode is about discovering INCREDIBLE flavors...locally. Host Theresa Loe brought back organic, foodie-farmer Andrea Bemis of Tumbleweed Farm to discuss a national project she's spearheading that's all about exploring what it really means to eat local. The premise is simple... We may already be eating some locally-sourced fruits and veggies. But when we look at ALL the ingredients used to create our meals, there are...

Duration:00:45:22

LH 157: The Magic of Vintage Garden Books and Cookbooks

8/17/2018
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LH 157: The Magic Of Vintage Books Host Theresa Loe has been collecting vintage books since she was a kid. And on today's episode, she wants to share her tips and tricks for getting the best value from vintage garden books, cookbooks and even old canning books. Vintage books are real treasures. And they're a great source of inspiration and ideas that you just can't find anywhere else. On today's episode, you'll learn: As always, you get a full listing of notes and resources at...

Duration:00:33:31

LH 156: Top 10 Favorite Farm Fresh Things

8/12/2018
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156: Farm-Fresh Living Made Easier Do you know how you feel when you get a new garden, or kitchen tool, and you love it so much you just have to tell everybody? That's what today's episode is ALL about! I'm sharing my favorite things that make farm-fresh living easier. This isn't one of those sponsored episodes where all the products I talk about were sent to me for free in exchange for an endorsement. I would never do that. Everything I'm sharing with you today was paid for with my own...

Duration:00:28:45

LH 155: Simple Seasonal Eating and Plum Liqueur

8/4/2018
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Throwing A Party With Real Food It's summertime and delicious flavor is EVERYWHERE right now. There's yummy seasonal flavor at the farmer's market and it may even be in our own backyards (if we grow our own food). What better way to enjoy that incredible flavor of in-season produce than by throwing a party with friends and family?? On today’s episode, host Theresa Loe brought back Ashley English to chat about simple seasonal eating - especially when we're throwing a party! They chat...

Duration:00:37:48

LH 154: The Homemade Kitchen with Alana Chernila

7/28/2018
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LH 154: Big flavor in a waste free kitchen You asked for it, so host Theresa Loe brought back author Alana Chernila for another episode! This time, they chat about getting the very best flavors from our produce and how to use left over scraps so that nothing from our garden goes to waste! They also talk about caring for our wooden kitchen tools and Alana shares a recipe for making a special cream (wood butter) that will help our wooden spoons last for a lifetime. You will learn: As...

Duration:00:43:21

LH 153: Making Real Pickles and Other Fermentation Basics

7/20/2018
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LH 153: How to make real, old-fashioned pickles Summer is here and homegrown cucumbers are ripening on the vine. Let’s make REAL pickles - The old fashioned kind! What's a “real” pickle? It’s where you use natural fermentation (and NO vinegar) to change a cucumber into a crisp, sour treat. They are delicious and nutritious! Host Theresa Loe interviews Karen Diggs who is Theresa's chief fermentation instructor inside her Living Homegrown Institute You will learn: As always, you can get...

Duration:00:53:41

LH 152: Getting Started With Backyard Chickens

7/13/2018
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152: Why Backyard Chickens Make Great Pets Host Theresa Loe has been keeping chickens in her small Los Angeles backyard for about 10-11 years. Her family loves having chickens and her friends and neighbors enjoy the eggs. Many people don't know just how easy it is to care for chickens! In today's episode, Theresa chats with author Melissa Caughey about all the considerations of starting your own flock, what you need for babies and adult chickens AND how it can be such a fun experience for...

Duration:00:42:55

LH 151: Behind-the-Scenes of a Farm-Fresh Lifestyle

6/28/2018
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LH 151: A Peek Into A Farm Fresh Life In this episode, host Theresa Loe has someone interview HER about her own farm fresh lifestyle. Guest interviewer, Bev Ross, digs deep to find out how Theresa juggles an urban homestead, the podcast, teaching courses, her family and a restoration heirloom orchard project. You will learn: As always, you can go to www.LivingHomegrown.com/151 to get a links and resources of everything mentioned (including the unusual veggies). You'll also find a full...

Duration:00:47:53

LH 150: Tips and Tricks to Simply Flavorful Veggies

6/15/2018
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LH 150: Getting The Best Flavor From Your Fresh Produce Whether you're harvesting from an epic kitchen garden or supporting your local farmers' market, you want that fresh produce to SHINE when it hits the dinner table. That's not always how it happens though, is it? Fresh vegetables can be tricky to properly cook. A less than stellar experience with a veggie can turn us and our family off of it completely. Which is why host Theresa Loe brought on Alana Chernila to tell us about her...

Duration:00:39:48

LH 149: Tips For Cooking Real Food With A Southern Flair

6/8/2018
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LH 149: How to Cook Real Food with Real Ingredients This episode is not just about Southern cooking, its about cooking from scratch using the freshest of produce and herbs. (Just like those we grow in our gardens) And it's about preparing real, whole food where you know and can pronounce all of the ingredients. Host Theresa Loe brought on nutritionist and author Ashley English to share her food journey and why she made her way back to her Southern cooking roots. She offers tips about...

Duration:00:41:08

LH 148: Long Term Food Storage for Emergencies

6/2/2018
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LH 148: Simple Ways To Prepare Food For An Emergency Being prepared for emergencies is an important topic to cover because no matter where we live, we could face a weather event or community emergency that requires us to be on our own for a bit. This is not about living in fear that at any moment there will be a zombie apocalypse. It's just about being ready for the unexpected...so that you DON'T have to worry. Being prepared is so easy and so important. In this episode, host Theresa Loe...

Duration:00:44:50

LH 147: Gardening to Save Our Native Bees

5/26/2018
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LH 147: Saving Our Native Bees With many of the foods we grow, bees are critcal. Without bees, we won't have much of a crop at all...or we have NO crop at all. But when you hear about the importance of bees in the media or the struggle of bees in the news...all you hear about are the honeybees. And yet...There are OTHER bees that may play an even more important role in our backyard food system. The native bee. And they are struggling even more! On this episode host Theresa Loe brings on...

Duration:00:39:18

LH 146: Jam Shelf Life And Other Canning Questions Answered

5/18/2018
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LH 146: Canning Q&A With Theresa Loe We're coming up on canning season again, so it's time to freshen up our knowledge! Host Theresa Loe receives a lot of wonderful questions from listeners that they would like to see covered on the podcast...especially about preserving the harvest. So in this episode, she dives into some canning Q & A using questions submitted by listeners. You will learn: As always, you can receive lots more free information and links at www.LivingHomegrown.com/146 as...

Duration:00:27:26

LH 145: Raising Baby Goats and Other Homesteading Skills

5/11/2018
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LH 145: Update on Beginning Homesteader Bev Ross There’s SO much to learn when you are just starting out in homesteading. But the fun is in the journey of learning new homesteading skills as you go! In today’s episode, host Theresa Loe brings back Bev Ross who was the guest on Episode 122: Lessons From A Beginner Homesteader. Theresa wanted to catch up with Bev and have her share her newest adventure: Raising Baby Goats! (They are adorable) Honestly, Bev isn't a beginner anymore. She has...

Duration:00:38:29

LH 144: Seasonal Eating With Organic Foodie-Farmer Andrea Bemis

5/4/2018
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LH 144: Cooking Through The Seasons with Foodie-Farmer Andrea Bemis This week’s episode is a fun chat between host Theresa Loe and foodie-farmer Andrea Bemis. If you don’t know Andrea, she is the brains behind the Dishing Up the Dirt Blog and the author of the book by the same name. Andrea is all about sharing the authentic journey of being an organic farmer who also happens to be a foodie. In this episode, she shares the good, the bad, and the delicious meals in between! You will...

Duration:00:30:54

LH 143: Everything About Chicken Eggs You're Afraid To Ask

4/27/2018
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LH 143: Everything you want to know about chicken eggs - From color to preservation, safety and more It doesn’t matter if you raise your own backyard chickens or if you’re a consumer of organic, farm-fresh eggs – there is always more to learn about eggs! In this episode, host Theresa Loe brings on author Jennifer Sartell to discuss everything we might want to know about chicken eggs. From the colors we can have, to the best practices in egg storage...we get into it all! You will...

Duration:00:33:26

LH 142: Sustainable Farming on Just 5 Acres or Less

4/21/2018
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142: Small Scale Farming on Just 5 Acres or Less Listen, we all have to eat. Right? And if you’re into consuming organic, sustainable food, you either have to grow it yourself or find reliable sources from people with the same values that you have. Chances are…you’ll find those values in your local, small-scale farmer! In today’s episode, host Theresa Loe interviews Josh Volk who is a small-scale farmer, farming consultant and an author. He wrote a book featuring 15 small-scale farmers...

Duration:00:41:08