Homesteaders Burn Out all the Time Burnout. It is very common in this pasture to plate, backyard farm, homesteady movement. People watch Food, Inc, vow to never support CAFOs, go plant a garden, buy some meat chickens… and 3 years later sell all their chicken butchering equipment on Craigslist. Why? Homesteading can seem super fun […]
How To Stop your Lab From Biting Your Kids- Of Training a Bird Dog
One thing I herd often from people about time with your puppy is that “it is all play.” That’s true. You don’t want to be too serious with your pup, and make him lose his confidence and drive. But that doesn’t apply when he starts chasing and nipping your kids. It’s not play, it’s bad […]
What does Mt. Everest, the Oregon Trail, and Mordor have in common with Homesteading?
Mt Everest. Ever heard of it? Of course you have. The world’s highest mountain. The top of the world. There are only a handful of people who have can say they have made that journey to the top. Want to know how to do it? Ill tell you. You just take 58,070 steps. Thats it. […]
SHORT: Farming chickens, pigs, and hunting… How homesteaders can stop buying meat from the supermarket
3 years ago I stopped buying meat. Woa… Woa… Easy. I didn’t become a vegetarian. Far from it. In fact, Meatless Monday would cost me more than it would save me. Here is how I get my family of 5 (… Ok, one is a baby…) enough meat for a year, without ever buying it from […]
How To Raise Pastured Pigs the Easy Way!
How to pasture pigs… the easy way. Don’t have 100 acres? Don’t want to bother with electric fencing? Can’t spend all day supervising your pig herd? Ya, me either! In this episode we discuss how to raise grassfed pork, without all the hastle. All you need is 2 paddocks and a call. Listen to find […]
Pick Your Own Berries!
PYO- Pick Your Own… Who doesn’t want to do that? When your in the supermarket buying apple, you know your squeezing em’ to see which is best… So why not skip the middle man, go right to the farm that grows them and pick your own fruit at that perfect moment! This Month were discussing […]