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Host Marianne West & guests share information on how to live a more sustainable life including such topics as: homesteading, survival, sustainability, self-sufficiency, natural remedies, self-reliance, gardening, permaculture, meditation, #DIY health & household products, and more.

Host Marianne West & guests share information on how to live a more sustainable life including such topics as: homesteading, survival, sustainability, self-sufficiency, natural remedies, self-reliance, gardening, permaculture, meditation, #DIY health & household products, and more.
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Host Marianne West & guests share information on how to live a more sustainable life including such topics as: homesteading, survival, sustainability, self-sufficiency, natural remedies, self-reliance, gardening, permaculture, meditation, #DIY health & household products, and more.

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English


Episodes

SLP 154 Teri Page on Homesteading with Children

10/19/2018
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Teri is a long time homesteader and homesteading blogger known as Homestead-Honey. Here is the bio from her book that tells you more about her: "Teri Page is the blogger behind the popular homesteading website, Homestead-Honey.com. Her homesteading adventures have taken her from Oregon, where she planted her first vegetables and fell in love with a dirt-covered lifestyle, to Missouri, where her family built an off the grid homestead from scratch and lived in a 350 square-foot tiny house...

Duration:00:56:00

SLP 153 Tiny House Decisions

10/8/2018
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Emily and Ethan Waldman are two tiny house enthusiasts. Ethan wrote a book "Tiny House Decisions" that is helping people in their research for their own tiny house build. If you are even just a little bit thinking about tiny houses- either to live in or to have as an extra space - you want to listen to this show. We love your support! Please visit our Patreon page and pledge as little as $1 to help create that world we all want to live in. Find us here: Website:...

Duration:00:22:32

SLP 152 A Day Late. a Dollar Short

10/1/2018
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International Podcast Day We are a day late for our contribution to the International Podcast Day - September 30, 2018. Oh well, better a day late than never, right? I, Marianne, spend the day at the Outlier Podcast Festival in LA. I was fortunate to meet some of my podcasting heroes and attend the panels from two outstanding fellow E-Leaguers Ginger Wiseman and Katie Ward. Ginger is host and producer of the Outlander Podcast and if you like romance, history, alternative medicine, time...

Duration:00:21:16

SLP 151 Zero Waste Tips

9/26/2018
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Emily shares many tips to reduce the creation of waste. One of the subjects she has been researching are compostable garbage bags. Are they really better for the environment? What are your tips? She also feels strongly that we have to be gentle with ourselves. Sometimes, we are just not as diligent as we are at other times. Trying to do our best is all we can do at times. Let us know what you think! We love your support! Please visit our Patreon page and pledge as little as $1 to help...

Duration:00:21:02

SLP 150 Keep a Local Farmer's Market in Town

9/12/2018
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Emily and Marianne hosting a weekly Facebook live session. This week, they discussed a local Farmer's Market and what people can do to keep it going. They also shared their cleaning procedures using readily available household items that are kind to nature. Visit our website for more articles and information We love your support! Please visit our Patreon page and pledge as little as $1 to help create that world we all want to live in. Find us here: Website:...

Duration:00:36:22

SLP149 Tiny House: Build, Finance, and Regulations

8/29/2018
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Emily Gerde is exploring with Brian Eck and Tucker Roe the ever-growing Tiny House Movement. Brian is the owner of Eck Architecture. He is building tiny homes for his clients and knows that fiancing, insuring and finding a good place for the home are important issues. He is negotiating with several banks right now to make it easier to get financing for the built. We love your support! Please visit our Patreon page and pledge as little as $1 to help create that world we all want to live...

Duration:00:25:06

SLP 148 Immaculate Cowception

8/23/2018
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Claire is telling us about aging on a homestead and the trials and tribulations. In this episode, her farm and animals are threatened by a wildfire - and then, there is a surprise. This is a rather short episode again. My voice is still not up to snuff. Hopefully, by next week, we are back to normal. We love your support! Please visit our Patreon page and pledge as little as $1 to help create that world we all want to live in. Find us here: Website:...

Duration:00:05:59

SLP 147 Camping - The Sustainable Way

8/15/2018
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Beng true to our sustainable lifestyle is not always easy while traveling. Pia Piscitelli is our sustainable travel expert and is bringing us another great episode. This time, camping is on the menu. As we explored in previous podcasts, getting all the gear for camping can be expensive and use up a lot of our storage space. In episode 138 Pia is telling us how to be sustainable about camping gear and how to get...

Duration:00:08:37

SLP 146 Start with Baby Chicks or Big Hens?

8/8/2018
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Heat Tips and Getting Started with Chickens We are sharing tips on staying cool in a heat wave without air conditioning. Then, we dive into today's main topic: Getting started with keeping chickens. Is it better to start with already laying adult hens? Or day-old baby chicks. What about incubating eggs? Patreon We love your support! Please visit our page and pledge as little as $1 to help create that world we all want to live in. Find us here: Website:...

Duration:00:47:17

SLP 145 People's Fest

7/27/2018
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We love your support on Patreon! Please visit our page and pledge as little as $1 to help create that world we all want to live in. Exclusive live videos for our Patrons!! Emily has Marcus, the founder and organizer of the Colorado Springs People's Tiny House Festival, on the podcast. Marcus tells us how he found out about tiny homes, fell in love with the idea and is putting his talents to work to organize this festival. Participants from 5 countries are expected. Location: Colorado...

Duration:00:16:52

SLP 144 Minimize Consumption

7/25/2018
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Let us know what you think! Feedback and topics you like to hear from us. Email us at SustainableLivingPodcast@gmail.com Tips on how to spend less money and have less clutter in the house but still live a full life. Emily shares how to have all we want and need for our children without spending lots of money. Many of the tips are from Emily's Book “Minimalist Living for a Maximum Life” she published earlier this year. We like to hear from YOU!! Share your tips on minimizing consumption...

Duration:00:19:42

SLP 143 Sustainable Festivals

7/17/2018
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We are starting the episode with an Urban Farm update from our Urban Farmer Steven. Then Emily is telling Marianne about the Colorado Tiny House Festival she recently was attending as a speaker. 30 to 50 thousand people were in attendance This leads to the exchange of ideas on how to make large festivals more sustainable. We end with more personal updates and inviting you all to join us on Patreon.

Duration:00:37:41

SLP 142 Isabelle - A Female House Builder

7/10/2018
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We love to hear from you! Email us @sustainablelivingpodcast@gmail.com Join us on Facebook! Support us on Patreon! Isabelle Nagel-Brice is a tiny house consultant, guiding people through the different phases of their builds. She has put together The Healthy Tiny House Kit, which she offers to DIY and professional builders looking to build a chemical-free and healthy tiny home with continuous fresh air ventilation. Isabelle has also created a website called A Tiny Good Thing, which will...

Duration:00:36:42

SLP 141 Baby Led Weaning and First Food

7/2/2018
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Emily Gerde jumps into a quick podcast to share her insights on Baby Led Weaning. In a nutshell, baby led weaning is when you start your child on real foods first and you skip the purees. Every child is different and has different needs so Emily also gives ideas for those who want to start with purees first. She discusses extended breastfeeding, best practices for starting baby on foods, when to start and ways to keep baby safe and healthy. Whether you have an infant at home or have a...

Duration:00:27:30

SLP 140 Drawbacks of Tiny Home Living

6/23/2018
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We are now doing live stories on Patreon for our supporters. You can join the Sustainable Living crew with as little as $ 1 per month!! Link to our Patreon Page Marianne and Emily dive deep into the drawbacks of tiny home living. Emily has moved from over 2000 sqft to her 325 sqft tiny home. After two years in the tiny home, they moved to Colorado and are in an even smaller camper now until their home arrives.

Duration:00:47:14

SLP 139 Baby Chicks and Thoughts on Depression

6/15/2018
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In this Solo episode, Marianne gives an update on the happenings at the Homestead. Most notable there are new baby chicks around. Just say No is a new motto to escape feeling overwhelmed and stressed out. Many of us say yes when we really need to say not and protect ourselves from taking on to much. Depression is a theme which seems to be talked about a lot these days and it touches so many of us. On a brighter note. We started to do live stories on Patreon. They are there for 24 hours...

Duration:00:26:25

SLP 138 Sustainable Outdoor Sports and Local Politics with Colleen Zahradnicek

6/7/2018
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Pia Piscitelli, our Sustainable Travel expert 's segment is on how to enjoy the great outdoors without buying equipment we might only use once. Emily Gerde interviews Colleen Zahradnicek who is running for office in Denver. The city is experiencing a rapid increase in home prices that leaves many unable to afford a house. Emily and Colleen exploring ways alternative housing and financing options can ensure a bright future for the working population of Denver.

Duration:01:02:58

SLP 137 Backyard Farmer and a Story

5/30/2018
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Steven, our Urban Farmer is back with an update from the life of a backyard farmer. We talk farmer's markets, farm projects, and so much more. We are also sharing exciting Patreon updates and you will hear a story. To see our Live stories, check us out on Patreon Some of the videos and pictures are for the public and many are for our supporters exclusively. It only takes $1 per month (more is of course appreciated) to be part of the in-crowd.

Duration:00:32:57

SLP_136 Food Choices for Health

5/18/2018
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Emily shares the food choices her family makes and why that works for her - now. We have different needs at different times in our lives. But there are some things which apply to all of us - no matter what. Visit us at on our website and remember to check for stories on our Patreon page Emily's Message Hello! Emily here with a solo podcast adventure! Please excuse the sound quality as I completely forgot to put my earbuds in, so it’s just my computer microphone. I felt called to do a...

Duration:00:22:29

SLP 135 Universal Basic Income for All

5/12/2018
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Marianne and @taskmaster4450 explore how all of us can have a basic income through Manna. We also explain what is the blockchain and what is cryptocurrency. To start receiving a weekly income, use this link https://www.mannabase.com/?ref=179a62831e What is Universal Basic Income? If you have never heard of Universal Basic Income (UBI), you have come to the right place to find out. In this podcast, taskmaster4450 explains what it is, why we need it, and how to get it. If you think that...

Duration:00:47:29