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In the words of farmer, and cattlemen!

In the words of farmer, and cattlemen!
Host: Nick and Don “We Grow Ours

FarmerOn this episode of the We Grow Ours show we’ll discuss the pros and cons of conventional farming with Jerry Klein. We’ll touch on the farmers views about GMOs and new age cattle treatment. We’ll also talk about the need for varmint control… and the good times you can have hunting them!

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The Urban Medic Part 2 – Medicinal Herbs

The Urban Medic Part 2 – Medicinal Herbs
Host: Sam Coffman “The Human Path”

Urban MedicLast week, Sam Coffman talked about the “urban medic,” or ways of dealing with injury and illness in an urban environment using wilderness and herbal medicine skills. Sam discussed the details of setting up a neighborhood clinic as well as considerations of being a mobile medic in an urban area that is experiencing unrest, protests or mob violence.

Urban MedicThis week on The Human Path Sam will discuss the specific herbs and other first aid gear that you should consider having or carrying in this kind of a situation. He will discuss several medicinal plants that grow throughout urban areas in North America, how to identify, prepare and use those plants for major and minor acute and chronic conditions (to include trauma). Sam will also discuss some of the issues to be considered in regards to the safety and effectiveness of “weedcrafting” (harvesting wild medicinal plants) in city areas. This podcast is all about the herbs, and by the time it is over you will have learned several new medicinal plants and how to use them properly. Continue reading The Urban Medic Part 2 – Medicinal Herbs

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Gardening and Food Preservation Strategies for Hard times!

For much of the country, it’s the END of gardening and canning season. And many of us are ready for a break from the endless gardening, (watering!) harvesting, and preserving we’ve been doing these last few months. But it’s never too early to start thinking about, and planning next year’s harvest. I have a few ideas to share with you on how to better face the future challenges coming our way in regards to continuing to produce quality, healthy nutritionally sound food for our families. We are all going to have to become more efficient with, and better stewards of, our resources as the perfect storm of weather, rising food prices, and economic “stresses” loom ahead.

So join me, Renée (aka Michigansnowpony) and my co-host Katzkradul this Thursday night, October 25th on the “Homestead Honey Hour” as we talk about not only streamlining our gardens for optimal results and nutrition, but also introduce to you the idea of “rotational canning” (and dehydrating) to help fill your pantry without the stress of trying to get it ALL done every year.

Whether you garden in the ‘burbs, on a country homestead, or get your produce from the local farmers’ markets to can and preserve, tune in and together, we can help make next season even more “fruitful”!
Related video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml9u4AgNVSA
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Renowned herbalist Susun Weed

The Wise Woman returns! The Other Side of a Preppers Path walks down natures path once again with renowned herbalist Susun Weed. This episode will focus on harvesting herbs as well as wild vs cultivated. Susun, an acclaimed author, teacher, lecturer and wise woman will share her vast knowledge of herbs and natures cures.  Each visit with Susun brings the listener an avalanche of new information.  Learn about the Wise Woman tradition and what it can do for you and your prepping lifestyle. We start a little slow with a 20 minute wait on our guest so extended this show an extra 30 minutes. Listen in player below.

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