Earthworks on the Farm

Earthworks on the Farm
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Earthworks on the FarmOver the winter and spring, a huge earthworks project was underway here at the farm. Just last week the big excavator was picked up, and now our farm earthworks for the year is complete! The new Homesteady farm now has new roads, 3 times as much pasture as before, beautiful views, and tons of firewood! Read more “Earthworks on the Farm”

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Raising Dogs for Hunting and Farm life!

Raising  Dogs for Hunting and Farm life
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Raising Dogs for Hunting and Farm lifeDO you want a dog for your farm that will not chase and kill chickens, and that will still retrieve birds and track wild game for you? Find out how to get that in this episode of Homesteady Live. Read more “Raising Dogs for Hunting and Farm life!”

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Tales from the Turkey Woods

Tales from the Turkey Woods
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Tales from the Turkey WoodsThis week I spent some time chasing turkeys through the woods and fields. The last eight years I have been on a mission, to kill a turkey. The last eight years I have failed.

Eight years ago I started hunting. After watching Food Inc. and learning all about where our meat at the supermarket comes from, I decided Read more “Tales from the Turkey Woods”

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How to do an On-Farm Workshop

How to do a On-Farm Workshop
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How to do a On-Farm WorkshopOn the farm this week we successfully planted an entire orchard in just a few hours! How did we get so much work done in so little time? With an on-farm workshop! On-farm workshops are a great way to help a farmer get a lot of work done in a timely manner, and a great way for farm dreamers and homesteady types looking to spend some time living the farm life get some real hands on experience. Read more “How to do an On-Farm Workshop”

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Spring on the Homestead – A Busy Time Of Year!

Spring on the Homestead – A Busy Time Of Year!
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Spring on the Homestead – A Busy Time Of Year!On this show we catch up with you all! It has been a busy spring on our homestead. Usually, winter leaves us all sitting inside our homes, by a fire, dreaming of all the new things we want to try on our homesteads in the following spring. We always spend that time talking together about big plans for the season. This year was no different! And in no time we had a few big ideas. Read more “Spring on the Homestead – A Busy Time Of Year!”

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How to start foraging … Without killing Your family!

How to start foraging … Without killing Your family!
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How to start foraging … Without killing Your family!Last year i was super excited when my wife came inside and told me that she thought she found a patch of Morell Mushrooms in our backyard. I ran outside to look, and yes! There were lots of little mushrooms poking up through the ground. Read more “How to start foraging … Without killing Your family!”

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Why You Should Plant Fruit This Year!

Why You Should Plant Fruit This Year On the Homestead
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Why You Should Plant Fruit This YearGoing on 6 years of homesteading, I have learned some big lessons. Don’t get goats. Infrastructure is king. Don’t buy livestock on craigslist. But of all the lessons learned, one of the biggest regrets I have… Spending so much time on annual based gardens, and not focusing on planting fruit trees, bushes, and other perennials. Read more “Why You Should Plant Fruit This Year!”

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