Farmish Kind of Life Podcast

Welcome to the Farmish Kind of Life Podcast where I talk about homesteading, life, and everything in between! 

Join me, Amy Dingmann, as I explore big life questions on a little farm.

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** Episodes (including replays and audio from livestreams) are listed beginning with most recent and divided by year of publication. **

2022

209 — Looking For Work and What Needs to Be Done (20 min)

Spicy Sisters Live with Nicole Sauce Episode 003 (1 hr)

208 — On Creativity, Music, and Life (40 min)

207 — 9 Things I Learned from the LFTN Workshop (33 min)

Farmish Chat 008 — Trees, Bad Eggs, and Your People (1 hr 2 min)

206 — Leave it Alone! (and other Cooking Tips) (59 min)

RP 003 — Open Your Eyes. Prepare Accordingly (35 min)

RP 002 — Hard Times Teach Big Lessons (34 min)

RP 001 — Should You Raise and Grow Your Own Food? (24 min)

Spicy Sisters Live with Nicole Sauce Episode 002 (1 hr 9 min)

Farmish Live Chat 007 — Hyrdo Lettuce, Wisdom, and Excitement (1 hr 11 min)

205 — Personality Matters (59 min)

204 — Pay Attention (34 min)

Farmish Live Chat 006 — Farm Journals and a Pretty Mouth (1 hr 6 min)

203 — Garden Therapy for All (39 min)

202 — You Can Only Do So Much (30 min)

Farmish Live Chat 005 — Seed Match and Internetty Internet (1 hr 7 min)

201 — Live Until You Die (44 min)

200 — 200th Episode Celebration! (52 min)

Farmish Live Chat 004 — Burritos, Ma Nature, and Gardening (1 hr 3 min)

199 — Getting Started in Ham Radio (44 min)

198 — All About Chickens (72 min)

Farmish Live Chat 003 — Blue Hair, the Gym, and Real Food (1 hr)

Farmish, Furious, and Free Live Chat (1 hr 20 min)

197 — What Actually Makes You A Homesteader? (53 min)

196 — Gettin’ Real About Judgment (28 min)

Spicy Sisters Live with Nicole Sauce Episode 001 (1 hr 5 min)

Farmish Live Chat 002 — Aldi, Garden Plans, and Date Nights (1hr, 1 min)

195 — It’s Not About Luck (63 min)

194 — 9 Things to Consider Before Getting More Animals (42 min)

Farmish Live Chat 001 — Grilled Cheese, Motorcycles, and Raw Tomatoes (1hr 3 min)

193 — Building Community to Get Stuff Done (34 min)

192 — Does Prepping Make You a Target (27 min)

191 — Homesteading: It’s Not What You Think (43 min)

190 — Does Sharing Your Self Reliance Success Equal Showing Off? (35 min)

189 — Farmers Markets and What You Should Know (59 min)

188 — Dealing with Rats on a Homestead (34 min)

187 — Raising Meat Rabbits (41 min)

186 — It’s Time to Do Something Else (26 min)

185 — Moving to the County, Lessons Learned (56 min)

184 — Shut Out the World and Make Your House a Place of Peace (31 min)

183 — Dealing with Negativity While Taking the Road Less Traveled (45 min)

182 — It’s Tricky: Creating and Consuming Content in Today’s World (45 min)

181 — When Changing Goals Makes Sense (35 min)

180 — Want Freedom? Avoid These Traps (35 min)

179 — Work From Home: Pros, Cons, Tips (36 min)

178 — 30 Days to Organize Your House (44 min)

2021

177 — My Focus Word(s) for 2022 (34 min)

176 — 10 Lessons After 10 Years on the Farm (49 min)

175 — What Are You Doing With Your Anger? (43 min)

174 — Personal Responsibility: We Choose Our Own Problems (34 min)

173 — Finding the Line Between Hope and Reality (33 min)

172 — It’s Not About Them: Learning to Rely on Each Other (28 min)

171 – Why I Don’t Think We Should Go Back to Normal (29 min)

170 — Know Your Neighbor (and how the internet made this hard) (29 min)

169 — Find the Path (25 min)

168 — Many Hands Make Light Work (19 min)

167 — My rational approach for how to start prepping (32 min)

166 — The SHTF Thing We’re Not Talking About (39 min)

165 — Dear Prepper/Homesteader, Put Your Ego Away (25 min)

164 — Build an In-Person Community (27 min)

163 — 9 Tips to Take Care of the Homestead when You’re Sick (28 min)

162 — Why it’s More Important than Ever to Take Care of Yourself (36 min)

161 — 5 Uncomfortable Things to Consider (30 min)

160 — “Nobody Wants to Work”: It’s More Than That (37 min)

159 — The Truth About Growing and Raising Your Own Food (31 min)

158 — Mouth Noises and Pathetic Plants: Two Lessons from my Farm (30 min)

157 — Stages of Homesteading (26 min)

156 — Goats: Why We No Longer Raise Them (17 min)

155 — Don’t Get Stuck (15 min)

154 — Now I Get It (3 min)

153 — Today Will Someday Be The Past (13 min)

152 — Five Things We Can Learn From Dogs (14 min)

151 — The REAL Reason to Take Care of Yourself (28 min)

150 — Be Teachable (15 min)

149 — The Importance of UNlearning (16 min)

148 — YouTube, Odysee, and Tiktok: The Experiment (23 min)

147 — But What’s Your Actual Goal? (22 min)

146 — Alternative Social Media Sites: 8 Things to Understand (27 min)

145 — Get Started with Raising Turkeys (20 min)

144 — Assumptions: What Do You Actually Know? (8 min)

143 —  Normal Life in the Real World (8 min)

142 — Nature vs. Nurture…as adults (27 min)

141— The Secret to Moving Forward (7 min)

140 — What is the Right Work for You? (7 min)

139 — Seed Starting: 11 Things I’ve Learned (30 min)

138 — “Your Homeschooled Kids Won’t Get into College” (3 min)

137 — Are They Supporting You…or Your Cause? (4 min)

136 — My Biggest Fear as a Homesteader Content Creator (28 min)

135 — Learn to Look Up From Your Weather App (A Metaphor) (7 min)

134 — Teach What You Know… Without Being a Jerk (10 min)

133 — How Time Scarcity Mindset Screws You Up (31 min)

132 — Don’t Be Afraid to Grow Up (9 min)

131 — This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things (7 min)

130 — Be Involved in Your Life (30 min)

129 — The Problem with Choice and Opinion (5 min)

128 — The Big Secret about Parenting (5 min)

127 — Participation is Optional (37 min)

126 — A weird thing we all do (5 min)

125 — A peg in many holes (5 min)

124 — A different kind of spring cleaning (22 min)

123 — RAQ #9 Self-reliant “enough”, Homeschooling is Hard, Homesteading Books, Frozen Eggs, Self-Publishing (31 min)

122 — Love in real life (31 min)

121 — It’s Not Just You (30 min)

120 — RAQ #8 Who Should Cook Dinner, Teen Worried About Future, Death on the Homestead, Competitive Frugality, How Many Chickens (35 min)

119 — Three Things We Need Right Now (28 min)

118 — RAQ #7 Missing the City, Working Full Time, Rooster Behavior, Meat Bird Terms, “My life is nuts” (40 min)

117: 25+ Tips to Help You Get Through Winter (40 min)

2020

116 — The 7 Gifts You Forgot (40 min)

115 — Sometimes You Have to Wait (40 min)

114 — I Worry and I Forget. (And Then I Do It) (40 min)

113 — And I Hope (11 min)

112 — The Chickens Still Need to Be Fed (14 min)

111 — RAQ #6 Feeder Pigs, Ghost Stories, Kid Chores, Teaching Butchering, and (more) Facebook (40 min)

110 — NaNoWriMo: Life Lessons while writing 50k words in 30 days (34 min)

109 — Lessons, Tiny Farms, and Other Stuff (30 min)

108 — RAQ #5 Homesteading Skills, Family Issues, Snow Removal, Leaving Facebook, Crocheting (38 min)

107 — Deep Thoughts from the Woods (39 min)

106 — If I May Speak Freely: Freedom of Speech (36 min)

105 — Build the Life You Want by Saying No (32 min)

104 — RAQ #4 Podcasts, Multi-Generational Living, Quitting, Circle of Friends, Ruth Stout (47 min)

103 —How to Have an Actual Conversation (41 min)

102 — What are YOU Going to Do About It? (38 min)

101 — Random Audience Questions #3 Packaging Chicken, The Gym, Homeschooling, State of the World, & Nails (37 min)

100 — Safety Tips for the Homestead and Beyond (60 min)

099 — Being a Gray Man: What It Means, Why It Matters (24 min)

098 — You Can Be Both (26 min)

097 — Random Audience Questions #2 Meat Birds, Keeping Up, Firearms, Turkeys, and Guilty Pleasures (31 min)

096 — Eat The Cake While You Can Still Taste It (29 min)

095 — The Truth About Tribes (38 min)

094 — Random Audience Questions #1 Sunburn, skirts, roosters, preserving, and vegan friends (29 min)

093 — Okay, Now What (Keep Going) (28 min)

092 — Everyone’s Normal is Different (28 min)

091 — When it’s Time to Dig, Dig Deep. (32 min)

090 — When It All Makes You Mad, Who is Really in Charge? (23 min)

089 — Is it Really Worth it to Grow and Raise Your Own Food? (25 min)

088 — “When You Just Want to Sit in Your Barn and Drink Beer (28 min)

087 — A Homesteader’s Response to Everyone’s Sudden Interest in Homesteading (32 min)

086 — When Everyone Needs Help, Take Care of Yourself First (27 min)

085 — 5 Common Mistakes When Choosing Egg Bird Breeds (26 min)

084 — 10 Lessons to be Learned in a Crisis (38 min)

083 — 9 Ways to Use Technology to Ward Off Isolation (33 min)

082 — Keeping a Pantry Journal Helps You Prepare for Emergencies (24 min)

081 — DIY Your Pantry (43 mins)

080 — 5 Reasons Homesteaders Need to be Brave (21 min)

079 — How to Brine and Smoke a Chicken (21 min)

078 — 9 Lists You Need for Homestead Organization (27 min)

077 — Because Winter is Hard: Mental Health for Homesteaders (35 min)

076 — Starting Over as a Homesteader (32 min)

075 — How to make homemade bacon (21 min)

074 — Use Less Stuff: How to do it, why it’s hard (20 min)

073 — How to Make Homemade Chicken Broth (20 min)

2019

072 — 3 Stages of Homestead Goal Setting and Planning for the New Year (20 min)

071 — Christmas Traditions (from the Farmish Folk Community) (29 min)

070 — Homesteading with Kids (49 min)

069 — The “Homesteader” Label: How it Helps, How it Doesn’t (30 min)

068 — How to Grow a Year’s Worth of Food (39 min)

067 — Butcher Your Own Meat: 7 Reasons Why (32 min)

066 — A Christmas Gift Giving Challenge for You (47 min)

065 — 25+ Myths About Life on a Homestead (53 min)

064 — Homestead Decluttering: The Why and How (43 min)

063 — The One Thing that Hurts the Homesteading Community Most (31 min)

062 — Homestead Failure: It’s Part of the Game (22 min)

061 — Time Management for Smart Homesteaders (47 min)

060 — How Much Time Do You Actually Have for Homesteading? Time Assessment (37 min)

059 — Homeschooling: Our Journey with Self Reliant Education (53 min)

058 — Smart Homesteaders Pay Attention…and Prepare Accordingly (41 min)

057 — Feeding Cornish Cross Chickens: How Much Should They Eat? (33 min)

056 — Our Chicken Butchering Set Up (32 min)

055 — Smart Homesteaders Fix the Problem (34 min)

054 — Smart Homesteaders Keep Learning (36 min)

053 — Why We Started Homesteading…and How We Screwed it Up (42 min)

052 — The Handwritten Letter: 4 Reasons We Need to Bring it Back (27 min)

051 — The Simple Life: How We Screw it Up (16 min)

050 — Choosing Between Ducks and Chickens on your Homestead (14 min)

049 — What are the Best Animals for a New Homesteader? (22 min)

048 — Homesteaders and Preppers: Get real. (24 min)

047 — Old Fashioned Weather Prediction Tips (24 min)

046 — Home cured ham: How to wet-cure a ham (18 min)

045 — Should You Help a Chick Hatch? (15 min)

044 — My Favorite Homesteading Blogs, Podcasts, and YouTube Channels (27 min)

043 — Hatching Chicks? Incubator Vs. Broody Hen (22 min)

2018

042 — Three Frugal Living Tips…that have Nothing to do with Money (16 min)

041 — Two Ways to Render Lard…and What to Use it For (19 min)

040 — The One Surefire Way to Keep Chickens Water From Freezing in the Winter… (21 min)

039 — My 5 Favorite Go-To Homemade Bread Recipes (30 min)

038 — 10 People Who Will Struggle With Homesteading (24 min)

037 — Gratitude: Why You Should Sit With Your Chickens (24 min)

036 — Should You Raise Animals for a Friend (18 min)

035 — “Doesn’t Butchering Animals Bother You?” A Homesteader’s Answer (14 min)

034 — 5 Common Homesteading Mistakes to Avoid (22 min)

033 — Supplemental Light for Chickens? Be Honest About THIS… (15 min)

032 — How to Keep Warm Without Turning Up The Heat (19 min)

031 — Homestead Menu Planning: Make it Work in Real Life (20 min

030 — Eat Like a Homesteader in 3 Easy Steps (25 min)

029 — How to Convince Your Spouse to Homestead (18 min)

028 — 5 Ways to Homestead Like Great-Grandma (23 min)

027 — 5 Things Baby Chicks Need (23 min)

026 — Overwhelmed Homesteader? It’s Okay to Scale Back (19 min)

025 — Why YOU Are a Homestead Expert (14 min)

024 — It’s Okay if You Don’t Free Range Your Chickens (17 min)

023 — Social Media Etiquette: A Farmgirl’s Guide (17 min)

022 — Homesteading Challenges: The Three Biggest You’ll Face (23 min)

021 — Homesteading Questions: Why There Aren’t Any Dumb Ones (24 min)

020 — Death: It’s Part of Life on the Homestead (21 min)

019 — Don’t Be a Slave to the Simple Life (25 min)

018 — Why You Should Keep a Farm Journal (17 min)

017 — 7 Reasons You Can’t Rehome Your Pet at My Farm (26 min)

016 — 10 Tips for Butchering at Home (31 min)

015 — Keeping a Rooster: Tips You’ll Need (25 min)

014 — Cornish Cross vs. Red Rangers: The Great Meat Bird Experiment (29 min)

013 — Urban Homesteading: What I Really Think (17 min)

012 — Should You Sell Chicken Eggs? A Few Things to Consider… (25 min)

011 — Raising Pheasants: 5 Things I Didn’t Know (25 min)

010 — Chick Starter: 3 Reasons We Don’t Use It (18 min)

009 — The Only Way a Garden Saves Money (22 min)

008 — Fill Your Freezer on the Homestead 5 Ways (20 min)

007 — Free Range Chickens: 5 Truths to Know (16 min)

006 — Does Homesteading Save Money? (27 min)

005 — Truths About Homesteading: 7 to Know Before You Start (22 min)

004 — Homestead Winter Projects: 7 Things to Do While Waiting for Spring (21 min)

003 — The Most Important Homesteading Skill Is… (13 min)

002 — 5 Reasons Your Bread Didn’t Turn Out (19 min)

001 — But Why Do You Call It Farmish? (8 min)

Looking for some real talk about homesteading? Join me at the Farmish Kind of Life podcast!