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Episodes

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


Thoughts On Hugelkultur, Food Forests, Aquaponics and Other Popular Food Growing Methods

3/19/2017
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On today's podcast episode 58 I give my thoughts on a few popular food growing methods that seem to be the hot topics in homesteading today. Are these methods something you should be doing or are they just a shiny object that looks good on the surface but have no place on your homestead?

Duration: 00:32:04


Passing On A Homesteading Legacy and Getting Started Homesteading Without Land

2/26/2017
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In this podcast episode I share my thoughts on living out the legacy that has been handed down to you, adding to that legacy and then passing it down to future generations. I also share 11 tips for getting started homesteading if you don't have any or very little land.

Duration: 00:34:33


Pastured Pork For Free Or For Profit

2/19/2017
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In this episode of the Modern Homesteading Podcast, Kelly and Troy McClung guest host again. The core of the discussion is how to raise hogs on your homestead for free or for profit. Kelly and Troy detail how they raise pastured pork on their homestead and how it is a valuable revenue stream to support their homesteading expansion endeavors.

Duration: 01:07:02


Continuing To Turn An Old, Run-Down Appalachian Property Into A Functional Farm

2/12/2017
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In this episode, guest hosts Troy and Kelly McClung discuss their eager anticipation of warmer weather on their homestead in central West Virginia. Their to-do list is long and the excitement is building to see what can be accomplished this season.

Duration: 01:00:17


Q & A Episode- Seed Starting, Adding Compost To Garden, Self Employed Health Insurance and More

1/29/2017
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On today’s podcast episode I will be giving my thoughts on some questions from you, the listeners. I will be answering questions today on seed starting, how and when to add finished compost to a garden, I'll give my thoughts on health insurance for the self employed, tanning rabbit hides, software I use to do my "techy stuff" and what life looks like a little further along in the homesteading journey.

Duration: 00:41:27

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