Chickens… They are the “gateway” animal. That’s how our farm started. It seems every homesteader and wannabe farmer starts with a flock of hens. But should they be? Do egg layers make financial sense in a world of $2 per dozen eggs? Listen to this months episode to find out! Check out this episode!
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 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 […]
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 […]
Is catching, cleaning and cooking fish really worth all the work? Find out in the latest episode of Homesteady, where we break down how to go out and harvest wild caught fish from the rivers and streams around you! How did I get hooked on fishing because of the one that got away? What is […]
How Much Food Can I Grow In a Raised Bed? This was the question we set out to answer in the first episode of Homesteady, the podcast for homesteaders, farmers, country dwellers and dreamers. Before we moved to the farm, we had a garden. This was long before I ever considered hunting, raising pigs, or […]