256: Take on the skills that suck

256: Take on the skills that suck

Listen in on a funny story about me, a tractor, and how we all need a reminder to take on the skills that suck.

254: The Monetization of Everything

254: The Monetization of Everything

Let’s talk about the slippery slope of monetizing everything we do, think, or say. When a potential dollar hangs over everything, at what point is enough, enough?

253: What if you have enough?

253: What if you have enough?

What do you need that you don’t already have right now? Do the things you’ve crammed in fit with where you actually want to be? Tough questions…

252: A quiet revolution

252: A quiet revolution

A revolution doesn’t always rush in with fire and noise. Here are two things you can do to bring about the best world for you and yours.

250: A New House

250: A New House

In this episode of the Farmish Kind of Life podcast, I talk about my upcoming new project The Lifesteaders, how it’s the same as and different from A Farmish Kind of Life, and where we all go from here.

240: Maybe you’re not a homesteader

240: Maybe you’re not a homesteader

For those of you stressing out about how much you’re doing or how it all fits with “homesteading”, this piece is all the perspective you need. <3

Pros and Cons of a Chick Brooder Heat Plate

Pros and Cons of a Chick Brooder Heat Plate

We recently used a chick brooder heating plate instead of a heat lamp for the first time. Here are the pros and cons I see with heat plates…

236: None of Us Are Self-Sufficient

236: None of Us Are Self-Sufficient

Let’s dig into (and get real about) the fallacy of self-sufficiency and self-reliance. For all our talk about “we can do it ourselves, we don’t need anyone”… we actually need other people in ways we don’t even realize.

235: Productive Homestead Planning

235: Productive Homestead Planning

Let’s start the busy homestead season off right by making some big lists…and then letting them stare back at us to show what we’ve really got on our plates.

Preserve eggs by water glassing

Preserve eggs by water glassing

Water glassing is a simple way to preserve your extra eggs long term without the need for refrigeration. But do they actually last a whole year? Let’s find out…