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Homesteaders Share Why They Started Homesteading

3/11/2018
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In this episode I was feeling under the weather and fighting a cough so I asked some folks if they wanted to share why they started homesteading. This is a collaboration from a few homesteaders about what lead them down this path.

Duration:00:40:31

Living Fences: Trees, Hedges and Fedges

2/25/2018
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In this podcast episode I discuss creating privacy or a barrier using living fences, made from trees, hedges and fedges.

Duration:00:28:04

10 Things I Don’t Want You To Know About Me

2/17/2018
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On this podcast episode I respond to some negative feedback by telling you 10 things I don't really want you to know about me in order to take myself off a pedestal some have put me on and help you realize you can homestead and make a difference in the world.

Duration:00:45:45

The Wormcast: All About Vermicomposting

2/4/2018
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In this podcast episode I discuss composting with worms. Vermicomposting is a fantastic way to compost and provide valuable nutrients for your garden, here's what you need to know to get started with your very own composting system.

Duration:00:44:56

27 Movies For Homesteading Inspiration

1/28/2018
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In this podcast episode I decided to step away from the usual format and do something fun by combining two of my passions, homesteading and good movies. I discuss 27 movies I believe offer a little homesteading inspiration to keep you ever pressing forward in your journey.

Duration:00:32:34

Homesteaders Need To Know About Coccidiosis

1/13/2018
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In this podcast episode I discuss the dreaded coccidiosis which is a common problem among homesteaders raising livestock. I talk about what coccidiosis is and how to prevent and treat it.

Duration:00:47:50

Announcements and Recommendations

12/23/2017
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I decided to take a break for a couple weeks during the holiday season from the regular podcast episodes but I did want to tell you a few things and leave you with some recommendations.

Duration:00:09:27

Q & A Episode: Mistakes, Regrets, Farm Sitters, Soil Tests and More

12/10/2017
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On this Podcast episode I answer a few questions from listeners. I talk about what to get started with on a new homestead, mistakes I've made and what I'd do different, getting away from the homestead and farm sitters, what to look for on a new homestead, guest rules on my homestead, what i've decided to stop doing and making use of a leach field area.

Duration:00:47:02

The Underappreciated Mulberry Tree

12/3/2017
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When someone asks me what my favorite most useful tree on the homestead is I'm quick to answer, The Mulberry Tree! This usually surprises the person asking the question as this tree is considered a burden to many homeowners. In this podcast episode I'll talk about why I believe it is one of the best trees you can have on your homestead.

Duration:00:34:34

Pioneer Roots: Interview with Melissa K. Norris

11/19/2017
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On today's podcast episode I'm joined by homesteader, blogger, author and podcaster Melissa K. Norris. Melissa and her family homestead 15 acres in Washington where they raise cattle, chickens, pigs, grow heirloom vegetables and put a lot of emphasis on cooking from scratch. She has written two books and she is the host of the "Pioneering Today" Podcast.

Duration:01:00:47

5 Reasons You Might Fail As A Homesteader

10/29/2017
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Getting started homesteading is easy, all you have to do is just start. But to keep homesteading, well that might be a little tougher. In this podcast episode I discuss 5 reasons you might fail as a homesteader and what you can do to prevent it from happening.

Duration:00:36:09

Build Your Own Homestead Hardware Store

10/14/2017
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Being prepared and keeping supplies around the homestead is a necessity in my opinion. That's why I think building your very own "Homestead Hardware Store" is a good idea.

Duration:00:34:31

Homesteading When Your Spouse Isn’t On Board

10/1/2017
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Do you have dreams of being a homesteader but your spouse doesn't? On today's podcast episode I want to give some of my thoughts on homesteading even if your spouse isn't on board with the whole self sufficiency thing.

Duration:00:29:04

Container Gardening

9/18/2017
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It has never been more important for you to grow at least some of your own healthy food. The good news is anyone can do it no matter where they live. One great way is to garden using containers. On today's podcast episode I discuss the pros and cons of container vegetable gardening

Duration:00:45:40

Seed Saving for Self Sufficiency

8/20/2017
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A big step toward self sufficiency is knowing how to collect and store seeds from your garden. On today's podcast episode I discuss all the basics of seed saving and all the reasons you may want to start doing it.

Duration:00:38:40

Creating and Utilizing Microclimates

8/13/2017
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Getting the most from your garden depends on a lot of things including the right climate conditions for each specific plant. On today's podcast episode I discuss how to locate or create microclimates for your garden and how best to use those microclimates.

Duration:00:50:59

All About Comfrey On The Homestead

5/21/2017
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On today's podcast episode I discuss the many uses of having comfrey on the homestead and why EVERY homesteader should be growing it, what variety to grow and where to get it.

Duration:00:36:48

21 Ideas To Help You Grow A Lot Of Food On A Small Homestead

4/23/2017
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On today's podcast episode I will discuss how you can make the most out of what you have by giving you 21 ideas to help you grow a lot of food on a small homestead. These ideas can be used for urban, suburban and even rural homesteaders for increasing the amount of food they grow.

Duration:00:46:17

Healthy Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Homestead

4/9/2017
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Not only is Spring a time to get started with our gardens it's also the time we think about giving our home a deep cleaning after a season of being closed up. On today's podcast episode I will discuss how to spring clean your homestead in a safe and non-toxic way that will make your homestead a healthier place.

Duration:00:33:25

7 DIY Homestead Building Projects Worth Doing

3/26/2017
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On today's podcast episode I will share with you 7 Diy Homestead Building Projects that will make great additions to your homestead. These are simple and easy to build projects that anyone can do.

Duration:00:41:25