Pain Can Change Your Plans

One of my favorite quotes of all time is from boxing champ Mike Tyson, when he was being questioned about his thoughts on his opponents plans about how he was going to fight him, Tyson said “Everybody has a plan until they get hit in the mouth.” Today I start my vacation from “the job” […]

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Healthy Cooking Over A Campfire

http://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/7104197/campfire_cooking.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday is Day 12 of our 30 days of homesteading Q&A on the podcast where I have reached out to some of the best bloggers and podcasters in the homesteading space to answer your questions about homesteading. Each episode will feature one question and answer […]

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How To Get Started With Fermenting Food

http://api.spreaker.com/download/episode/6801653/how_to_get_started_with_fermenting_food.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSToday is Day 3 of our 30 days of homesteading Q&A on the podcast where I have reached out to some of the best bloggers and podcasters in the homesteading space to answer your questions about homesteading. Each episode features one question and answer for […]

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Gardening Encouragement For Today From 1910

I was rather surprised when I came across a book from 1910 in public domain today. This book seems as though it could have been written yesterday when describing the benefits and need of gardening for all people no matter where they live or what their profession is. It would seem that many of the concerns we have with unhealthy eating, poor exercise and a need for a relief of stress was also a concern in 1910.

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Capturing Wild Yeast

Ahhh yes! The delectable smell of freshly baked bread is spreading through my little cottage today. Few things bring such a sense of hominess and wellbeing to me as slathering butter on a thick slice of hot bread straight from the oven. While there are countless potential combinations of ingredients in a good loaf of yeast raised bread, only four are essential: flour, water, salt, and yeast.

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Growing Mushrooms – Mike Hatfield from Flyway Family Farm

On today’s podcast i’m joined by Mike Hatfield of Flyway Family Farm in southern Illinois. Mike along with his wife and young daughter have a 9 1/2 acre homestead where they do a little bit of everything but their main crop is mushrooms. Mike shares with us a little bit about how he and his wife got into homesteading and how they eventually ended up focusing on mushrooms as their cash crop.

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Urban Homesteading – Sherry Willis from Half-Pint Homestead

On today’s podcast I interview Sherry Willis from Half-Pint Homestead. We discuss her homesteading journey from the wide open spaces of Wyoming to eventually land within the city limits in Missouri on a 1/5 acre plot raising goats, chickens, and rabbits with plans to bring in other livestock.

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