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What To Do First To Turn A New Home Into A Homestead - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

7/19/2018
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In this podcast episode I answer a question from a listener about what I would suggest they do first at their soon to be new home to turn it into a functioning homestead.

Duration:00:41:51

What Homesteading Podcasts Do I Listen To - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

7/16/2018
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In this podcast episode I answer a question about what podcasts I am currently listening to and my thoughts on Jack Spirko and his podcast called The Survival Podcast.

Duration:00:35:36

Eating Healthy From The Homestead - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

7/12/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 97 – July 12, 2018 – Eating Healthy From The Homestead. In this podcast episode I answer a question about what I believe caused my past health issues and the diet that helped me turn it all around. I discuss healthy eating from the homestead and things like organic, paleo, ketogenic and Weston A. Price.

Duration:00:32:38

A Homesteading Journey That Went Down Many Paths - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

7/9/2018
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On this podcast episode I have a conversation with homesteader and Author Michele Nutter. Michele started homesteading for frugal living reasons but soon started down many other paths such as pursuing healthy eating of ethically raised meats, herbal remedies and even a preparedness lifestyle as well as many other paths.

Duration:01:06:38

5 Great Ways To Use Coffee Grounds On The Homestead - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

6/29/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 95 – June 29, 2018 – 5 Great Ways To Use Coffee Grounds On The Homestead. I Discuss: Coffee grounds in compost. How to balance a hot compost pile. Using coffee grounds in vermicomposting. Other ways to use coffee grounds on the homestead. Where to use unused coffee. Where to get more coffee grounds.

Duration:00:17:47

The Good, Bad and Ugly About Growing Bamboo - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

6/25/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 94 – June 25, 2018 – The Good, Bad and Ugly About Growing Bamboo. I Discuss: The benefits of bamboo. Construction material, privacy screens, culinary, medicinal. The problems with growing bamboo. Different types of bamboo. Over 1500 varieties. Running and Clumping. Who might want to grow it. Those who have space and a purpose. Who definitely wants to avoid growing it.

Duration:00:21:07

Laying Down A Strong Foundation For A New Homestead - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

6/20/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 93 – June 20, 2018 – Laying Down A Strong Foundation For A New Homestead. I discuss: Evaluation of your new homestead Education through reputable sources. Emulating great examples of those who are doing what you want to do. Establish the right infrastructure for your homestead. Evolve gradually, because you won't get everything right the first time. Enjoy the journey as much as the destination.

Duration:00:23:27

Small Backyard Ponds: Advantages and Dealing With Potential Problems - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

6/18/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 92 – June 18, 2018 – Small Backyard Ponds: Advantages and Dealing With Potential Problems. I Discuss: The advantages to having a small backyard pond. Wildlife (frogs, snakes and pollinators), growing water plants, microclimates, emergency water, and enjoyment. Different ways to install small ponds. Hard liner, rubber liner, plastic, bentonite clay. Other pond components. Pumps, filters, pipes. Beneficial features. Waterfalls, streams, bridges....

Duration:00:28:38

Setting Up A Rabbitry - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

6/14/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 91 – June 14, 2018 – Setting Up A Rabbitry. Question For Today’s Podcast Episode: Ty Asks – What are some best ways to set up a rabbitry? I have three does and a buck in separate outdoor hutches at this time. I have been receiving large amounts of request for rabbit meat. So in order to capitalize I want to expand my operation. I was thinking of building a small rabbit specific barn but i have no clue were to start. What should the dimensions be,...

Duration:01:16:20

What Is Homesteading? - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

6/11/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 90 – June 8, 2018 – What Is Homesteading? Question For Today’s Podcast Episode: Theresa asks: Do you have a book that you might suggest on foraging for herbs and weeds that would have photographic and written descriptions? We are fairly new to homesteading and I am interested in learning about harvesting for both edible and medicinal purposes. Also, what do you consider “homesteading”? My husband and I moved out of Texas to Kansas in 2013, and over...

Duration:00:25:40

Building A Greenhouse Out Of Old Windows - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

6/6/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 89 – June 6, 2018 – Building A Greenhouse Out Of Old Windows. Question For Today’s Podcast Episode: Jason Asks - I'm thinking of building a new greenhouse out of old windows. My question is, is it worth it, estimate cost, and some good plans locations.

Duration:00:37:23

When Are You Too Young or Old To Start Homesteading? - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

6/4/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 88 – June 4, 2018 – When Are You Too Young or Old To Start Homesteading? Question For Today’s Podcast Episode: Tanya asks: I would love to hear your thoughts on starting a homestead in mid life. We are looking to homestead in the near future and we are a married couple in our mid 40s with a young son (4 yrs). People say it would be futile as we are too old for such a lifestyle. I think it could be an advantage in having the wisdom and forethought to...

Duration:00:33:03

How To Properly Use A Greenhouse - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

6/1/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 87 – May 28, 2018 – How To Properly Use A Greenhouse. Question For Today’s Podcast Episode: Troy asks - How do you properly use a greenhouse? I bought a small 6×8 plastic greenhouse to use. I had horrible luck. It didn't retain any heat at night and if any sun was out, it got between 30 - 50 degrees hotter than outside and would fry my plants. I don't know where I'm going wrong.

Duration:00:39:49

Return of Investment In Homesteading - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

5/28/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 86 – May 28, 2018 – Return of Investment In Homesteading. Question For Today’s Podcast Episode: Kolbi Asks - I would love to hear more about if you feel that the financial investments you've made for homesteading projects have helped you save money later. For example, have you gardening expenditures begun to pay for themselves in terms of produce you've harvested? If not, do you think they will over the course of several years? Same for, say, quail...

Duration:00:30:37

Protecting Plants In The Heat of Summer - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

5/25/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 85 - May 25, 2018 - Protecting Plants In The Heat of Summer Question For Today's Podcast Episode: Randy Asks - What are some strategies for protecting veggie plants in heat of summer? We have a lot of 95+ degree days here and it would be nice to hear some new strategies of keeping plants shaded/cooler to improve production.

Duration:00:33:20

Outdoor and Summer Kitchens - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

5/23/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 84 - May 23, 2018 - Outdoor and Summer Kitchens. Question For Today's Podcast Episode: Sarah Asks - What are your thoughts on the usefulness of a summer kitchen? This is our first summer and with all the stuff I want to can from the garden I can see that I will be paying through the nose on electric bills to cool the house back down.

Duration:00:22:20

Planting Trees and Shrubs In Less Than Ideal Soil - The Modern Homesteading Podcast

5/21/2018
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The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 83 - May 21, 2018 - Planting Trees and Shrubs In Less Than Ideal Soil. Question For Today's Podcast Episode: Alexandra Asks - What is the best way to prepare the soil for planting trees and shrubs, on property that has hard compacted grey soil, with no nice top soil, only enough for grass to barely penetrate. How long would you take before hand to prep your tree spot?

Duration:00:28:24

Consider Growing These 7 Perennials On Your Homestead

4/29/2018
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On this podcast episode I discuss 7 perennials you might want to consider growing on your homestead. I go over how to prepare, maintain and make best use of these perennials.

Duration:00:52:47

Function Stacking On Small Scale Homesteads

4/16/2018
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On this podcast episode I will discuss what is commonly known as the second permaculture design principle, Stacking Functions. The application of this design principle can lead to a more productive homestead.

Duration:00:39:34

Destructive Insect Control For Organic Gardening

3/31/2018
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In this podcast episode I discuss a few methods for controlling destructive insects in your organic garden and give the best chance for having a great harvest.

Duration:00:34:26