Category Archives: Homesteading

Podcast Episode 92 – Homestead Update

Some days are better than others, on a homestead a tough day can be very time consuming. Today we talk about some of the things that have happened on

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Podcast Episode 91 – Power Outage Prep

On today’s podcast we discuss the current windstorm that impacted the Northwest. Specifically we are talking about preparedness during extended power outages. Since we are currently enduring a potential extended power outage we decided to talk about a few important … Continue reading

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Podcast Episode 90 – Food Preservation Continued

In this podcast we continue our discussion on food preservation. We cover topics such as freezing, fermenting, curing, and drying.

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Podcast Episode 89 – Canning Basics

In today’s podcast we talk about food preservation. Specifically, we cover water bath and pressure canning. Monica really understands this subject well and lays out several important

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Podcast Episode 87 – Reducing Feed Cost

In today’s podcast we open with our Success Through Action segment covering the importance of establishing routines as a first step to effective time management. We also continue our discussion of

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Podcast Episode 86 – Composting

In today’s podcast we discuss, in some depth, the art and science of composting. Composting is super beneficial in so many ways and every home and

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Podcast Episode 85 – Homestead Waste Management

On today’s podcast Monica and I talk about turning “waste” into a resource. The term waste implies that there is no value in what you s typically considered garbage. We concentrate on

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Podcast Episode 84 – New Format and Homestead Update

In today’s podcast Monica and I introduce a new format. We have added a “success through action” segment that focuses on achieving success through engaging in

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Podcast Episode 83 – John Moody Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF)

On today’s┬ápodcast I talk with the interim director of FTCLDF John Moody. His organization concentrates on defending

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Podcast Episode 81 – Building Ponds

In this podcast I talk about building ponds/dams. I relate our recent project of building a pond and incorporate it into a podcast on the subject. I am also not shy about

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Podcast Episode 79 – Mike Leister – Tactical Wood Gas

In today’s podcast I have the opportunity to talk with Mike Leister of TacticalWoodgas.com about alternative energy solutions for rural, offgrid, and

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Podcast Episode 78 – Homestead Water

On today’s podcast I talk about the crucial element of water on the homestead. I talk about everything from conservation, wells, developing springs to

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