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The homesteading podcast dedicated to the pursuit of self-sufficiency, self reliance, and sustainability. Brian is a 4th generation homesteader located in beautiful upstate NY. Along with his wife, Bonnie (also a 4th generation homesteader) and their son Brian Jr., Brian has been actively homesteading on a 2 acre piece of land since 2008. This podcast is dedicated to their journey and is a call for others to join them in pursuing self sufficiency, self reliance, and sustainability.

The homesteading podcast dedicated to the pursuit of self-sufficiency, self reliance, and sustainability. Brian is a 4th generation homesteader located in beautiful upstate NY. Along with his wife, Bonnie (also a 4th generation homesteader) and their son Brian Jr., Brian has been actively homesteading on a 2 acre piece of land since 2008. This podcast is dedicated to their journey and is a call for others to join them in pursuing self sufficiency, self reliance, and sustainability.

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The homesteading podcast dedicated to the pursuit of self-sufficiency, self reliance, and sustainability. Brian is a 4th generation homesteader located in beautiful upstate NY. Along with his wife, Bonnie (also a 4th generation homesteader) and their son Brian Jr., Brian has been actively homesteading on a 2 acre piece of land since 2008. This podcast is dedicated to their journey and is a call for others to join them in pursuing self sufficiency, self reliance, and sustainability.

Language:

English


Episodes

S1E16 Chickens 101 - Part 1 So You Want To Get Chickens

2/10/2020
For many people, chickens are the quintessential homesteading animal. It is the animal most associated with homesteading and is the first livestock that many people get on their homestead. For some, it is even the gateway animal that leads them to a homesteading lifestyle. Whether you are new to chickens or you've been raising them for awhile, this episode will help you understand the basic things that chickens need. We talk about the benefits and drawbacks of that various systems available...

Duration:00:46:29

S1E15 Five Things To Consider When Adding Animals To Your Homestead

2/3/2020
The journey of almost every homesteader will eventually involve animals. Whether you are brand new to raising livestock or you're adding something new to the homestead, there are things that you should take into consideration before making that leap. On this episode, we discuss 5 things that I think should be considered when adding animals to your homestead operations. I also share with you some of thing the things we've had going on here on 3B Farm and Homestead as well as some exciting...

Duration:00:38:58

S1E13 7 Homesteading Myths and Misconceptions

1/20/2020
Unfortunately, I think too many people who are interested in homesteading have a romantic, idealistic view of homesteading that isn't realistic. On this episode we talk about 7 Myths and Misconceptions people have about homesteading. Everything from "free land" to "full time homesteading" and everything in between. The episode of SSL Family Dad that I reference:...

Duration:00:37:16

S1E12 Dream, Decide, Do.... 3 Steps To Help You Have Your Best Homestead Ever

1/13/2020
On this episode we talk about how Dreaming, Deciding, and Doing can help you set goals that could help you have your best homestead ever. We apply the SMART goal setting methodology to homesteading and talk about some other things we should think about when setting our goals for 2020. I also review Gardening Without Work by Ruth Stout and give my initial thoughts on Up Tunket Road by Philiop...

Duration:00:38:59

S1E14 How To Homestead When Working A Fulltime Job

1/6/2020
Finding balance in life in general can be hard. Trying to homestead while working a fulltime job adds a level of complication that many people don't face. If you're just new to the homestead journey, there's a good chance that you're working a full-time off farm job. And let's face it, many of us will always work a full time off farm/homestead job. But, whether you are working on farm or off farm, finding balance can be tough. This episode focuses on 5 steps you can take to successfully...

Duration:00:27:58

S1E11 Ten Mistakes To Avoid When Setting Your Homestead Goals for 2020

1/6/2020
On this episode of the Homestead Journey Podcast, we talk about 10 common mistakes people make when setting goals for their homestead. https://www.facebook.com/TheHomesteadJourneyPodcast http://www.youtube.com/c/3BFarmandHomestead https://www.facebook.com/3BFarmNY/ TheHomesteadJourneyPodcast@Gmail.com

Duration:00:33:26

S1E10 You've Come A Long Way, Baby - A Year and Decade In Review

12/30/2019
On this special episode of the podcast, we take a look back at our journey this year on 3B Farm and Homestead. We started out the year with some pretty ambitious goals. Did we meet them? And what else happened this year on our homestead? We also look back at our journey this past decade as we have built our homestead and skill set. As the old Virginia Slims Commercial used to say, "You've come a long way,...

Duration:00:42:37

S1E9 The War Against Weeds, Pests and Varmints

12/23/2019
This episode of The Homestead Journey Podcast is the fifth and final in our series on gardening. We talk about the weapons we have at our disposal as we fight weeds, pests and varmints in our gardens. My goal is for you to do the best with what you've got and grow as much food as you can!!! In our community corner segment we talk about giving gifts of things that we have produced and/or processed on our homesteads. . We round out the episode with a great homesteading hack that will help...

Duration:00:37:57

S1E8 Should I Buy Or Start My Own Transplants

12/16/2019
This episode of The Homestead Journey Podcast is the fourth in our series on gardening. We talk about starting things from seed. In particular, we talk about transplants and the benefits/drawbacks of buying them as well as starting your own. In this episode's community corner, we spend some time talking about documenting your journey and how it can serve as an inspiration to others. We round out the episode with a great homesteading hack that will help you setup grids on your square foot...

Duration:00:30:52

S1E7 Where Should I Get My Seeds?

12/9/2019
This episode of The Homestead Journey Podcast is the third in our series on gardening. We explore ways that you can get seeds to plant in your garden. I share with you some of the places I have used as well as 2 places I DON'T recommend. I also provide you with an update on what's been happening on 3B Farm and Homestead this week and share with you some wisdom I learned from a college football coach that I think applies to homesteading. We round out the segment with a great homesteading hack...

Duration:00:41:33

S1E6 Preparing For The Harvest

12/2/2019
This episode of The Homestead Journey Podcast is the second in our series on gardening. We talk about why you should prepare for the harvest before you ever buy a single seed or transplant. We talk about some of the ways you can handle your harvest and how you can begin investing in the necessary tools RIGHT NOW!! I also provide you with an update on what's been happening on 3B Farm and Homestead this week and share with you the ways that the online homesteading community can be an...

Duration:00:37:27

S1E5 What Gardening Method Should I Use?

11/25/2019
On this episode of The Homestead Journey Podcast, we are starting a series on gardening by talking about gardening methods. My goal is to help you answer the question; what gardening method should I use? . I also update you on things happening on 3B Farm and Homestead and we talk about dealing with the haters!! We round out the show with another great homestead hack, giving you some tips and tricks to help you render lard. The list of methods that I reference can be found...

Duration:00:34:31

S1E4 Why Homestead?

11/18/2019
On this episode of The Homestead Journey Podcast, I share with you some of the reasons why we homestead and why you might want to consider joining us on the Homestead Journey. I also update you on things happening on 3B Farm and Homestead as well as provide you with a most IMPORTANT PSA!! We round out the show with another great homestead hack. If you want to get in touch with us, here are some ways to do...

Duration:00:39:32

S1E3 How Do I Start The Homestead Journey?

11/11/2019
On this episode of the Homestead Journey, I share with you some tips and tricks on getting started on the Homestead Journey. And trust me, they are SIMPLE steps that ANYONE can do. If you're wondering where to start on your journey towards self-sufficiency, self-reliance, and sustainability, this episode should help you get headed in the right direction. I also bring you up to date with what's been going on on 3B Farm and Homestead. And I talk about the beauty and importance of community...

Duration:00:31:59

S1E2 What Is Homesteading?

11/11/2019
On this episode of the Homestead Journey, I give you my definition of homesteading and talk about the journey towards self sufficiency, self reliance, and sustainability. We bring you up to date with what is happening on 3B Farm and Homestead and also share a great homestead hack. You can contact us via our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheHomesteadJourneyPodcast/ or by emailing us at thehomesteadjourneypodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:32:45

S1E1 An Introduction To The Homestead Journey

11/11/2019
On this episode, I share with you what you can expect from The Homestead Journey Podcast. This includes our format which will generally be comprised of 4 segments: This episode is focused on sharing with you our homestead journey up to this point. You can contact us via our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TheHomesteadJourneyPodcast/ or by emailing us at thehomesteadjourneypodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:34:18

Trailer

10/29/2019
November 11th, 2019 is the date the Homestead Journey begins. Join us as we talk all things homesteading as we pursue self sufficiency, self reliance, and sustainability. Brian is a 4th generation homesteader located in beautiful upstate NY. Along with his wife, Bonnie (also a 4th generation homesteader) and their son Brian Jr., Brian has been actively homesteading on a 2 acre piece of land since 2008. This podcast is dedicated to their journey and is a call for others to join them in...

Duration:00:03:14