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Emergency Back Up Power Options

12/12/2018
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On this podcast episode I discuss some possible options to have in place just in case you lose power on your homestead for an extended period of time.

Duration:00:35:17

Finding Cheap and Free Resources To Build Your Homestead

11/24/2018
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What are you lacking to really get your homestead going; time, money, land, stuff? In this episode I will discuss how to find free and cheap resources to build your homestead.

Duration:00:38:33

Just Chewin’ The Fat While Driving: Homestead Updates and More

11/5/2018
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In this podcast episode I just wanted to chat with you about what has been going on around the homestead. I talk about why I took a short break and some of the things I've been doing in the garden and with the livestock. I also talk about a few changes I'm thinking of making around the homestead.

Duration:00:27:23

How To Have Fresh Lettuce All Year

9/30/2018
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It is great to grow your own food, harvest that food and then in some form or another preserve that food to make it available year round. What is even better though is having something fresh from the garden you can eat year round. On this podcast episode I answer a listener question about how I grow lettuce for fresh salads year round in a four season climate.

Duration:00:33:31

Creative Homesteading In Small Spaces With Children

9/5/2018
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Homesteading in small spaces has many challenges but things get even tougher when children's play equipment is battling for space in the backyard of an urban or suburban homestead.

Duration:00:29:07

Homesteading In A Tiny House

8/24/2018
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Have you ever thought about homesteading with a tiny house but don't know where to begin? Is it even something that's right for you? Is homesteading while living in a tiny house even practical? On today's podcast episode I have a conversation with Ryan Mitchell from TheTinyLife.com and he answers questions like these and others.

Duration:00:51:56

Preparing A Chicken Coop For A Cold Winter

8/20/2018
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On this podcast episode I answer a listener question about prepping a coop for winter, specifically about ventilation requirements in a coop. This is an often underestimated feature in a coop but a very important one.

Duration:00:27:56

Using Goats And Other Methods For Clearing Land

8/13/2018
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On this podcast episode I answer a question from a listener by sharing my thoughts on how to clear underbrush from a piece of land using goats to make it useful for other livestock or anything else he might want to do with it.

Duration:00:22:01

Homesteading On A Temporary Property

8/2/2018
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Do you want to start homesteading someday but don't live on your "forever homestead" and don't plan on staying at your current location too long? What can you do right now, right where you are even if it's a temporary situation? On this podcast episode I tackle those questions.

Duration:00:51:47

Reflecting Back and Looking Forward On This 100th Episode

7/23/2018
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On this episode I am celebrating 100 episodes by taking a few minutes and looking at why I started this podcast, what I've learned along the way, what I believe this podcast has accomplished so far and where I think it's heading in the future.

Duration:00:51:25

What To Do First To Turn A New Home Into A Homestead

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

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

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

5 Great Ways To Use Coffee Grounds On The Homestead

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

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

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

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

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, what...

Duration:01:16:20

What Is Homesteading?

6/11/2018
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In this podcast episode we will dive into what homesteading is and what it means to pursue a life of self sufficiency and sustainability.

Duration:00:25:40

Building A Greenhouse Out Of Old Windows

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