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P&P 023: Beekeeping on the Homestead with Bobby Jimenez

P&P 023: Beekeeping on the Homestead with Bobby Jimenez

September 20, 2022 // by Jason White In a time where inflation and supply chain issues are everyday topics, it’s easy to fixate on cost and scarcity concerns when it comes to managing our resources. Many of us have, undoubtedly, taken on a new project out of one concern or another and then found ourselves […]

P&P 022: Grow Where You’re Planted with Rachel Jamison

P&P 022: Grow Where You’re Planted with Rachel Jamison

September 6, 2022 // by Jason White We all have different reasons for wanting to homestead and even different definitions of what exactly the word homesteading means. We’re all drawn to different aspects of the homestead way of life and the possibilities are endless when it comes to the combinations of different plants, animals and […]

P&P 021: September Farm Update

P&P 021: September Farm Update

September 2, 2022 // by Jason White It’s time for an update of everything that’s been going on around the homestead over the past month. Still learning some tough lessons in the garden, but bringing in baskets of produce as well. Having some breakthroughs in our rabbitry and the steer calves are putting on weight. […]

P&P 020: The Renaissance of the Community Grain Mill

P&P 020: The Renaissance of the Community Grain Mill

August 23, 2022 // by Jason White I’ve heard it said that. over the past few years, we’ve seen a back to the land movement on a level never before seen in this nation. As the monolith of centralized and industrialized food production continues it’s decline, more and more people are taking a step or […]

P&P 019: A Conversation with Cheryl Franklin

P&P 019: A Conversation with Cheryl Franklin

August 9, 2022 // by Jason White As the homesteading movement gains momentum and more people are taking matters into their own hands regarding food and other resources, the demand for learning new skills grows as well. While we are certainly blessed to live in a time with an abundance of digital and print resources, […]

P&P 018: August Farm Update

P&P 018: August Farm Update

August 5, 2022 // by Jason White #018 – It’s the first Friday of August and time for an update on everything going on around the homestead. It’s gardening season and we’re learning a bunch of tough lessons that will pay off in the future. A few successes with the livestock and some new problems […]

P&P 017: Preparing Without Fear with Karen Morris

P&P 017: Preparing Without Fear with Karen Morris

July 26, 2022 // by Jason White I think that when many of us hear the words preparedness or prepper, we tend to think in terms of things we can buy like stockpiles of gear and supplies. While having ample supplies in a crisis could certainly mean the difference between life and death in a […]

P&P 016: July Farm Update

P&P 016: July Farm Update

July 12, 2022 // by Jason White In this solo show I share some of the things we’re learning as we battle the bugs and weeds in our first garden on the homestead. I also talk about some of the problems we’ve been facing with our livestock and the solutions we’ve found.

P&P 015: Foraging on the Homestead with Bo Brown

P&P 015: Foraging on the Homestead with Bo Brown

June, 28, 2022 // by Jason White As I’ve continued my journey towards a more independent and resilient lifestyle, I’ve started to think outside of the box when it comes to providing food for my family. While learning how to produce and store food in ways that reduce or eliminate dependency on conventional supply channels, […]

P&P 014: June Farm Update

P&P 014: June Farm Update

June 14, 2022 // by Jason White Summer is coming on strong here on the homestead and we’ve had some good things- and some bad things-happen here in the past month or so. Join me for a quick rundown on the comings and goings of the homestead in the month of June!

P&P 013: A Passion for Permaculture with Billy Bond

P&P 013: A Passion for Permaculture with Billy Bond

June 1, 2022 // by Jason White One of the things that I’ve found in the early stages of my homesteading journey is that this life is one of problems and solutions and, at least so far, often more time is spent on planning and thinking than actually doing. As our first spring on our […]

P&P 011: Roasting Your Own Coffee

P&P 011: Roasting Your Own Coffee

May 3, 2022 // by Jason White I If you’ve ever wondered how to improve the cost, supply and quality of your daily coffee needs then you have to consider roasting coffee at home. It is a simple and rewarding process that allows you to become more independent and resilient in one of the more […]

P&P 010: Recent Reading List

P&P 010: Recent Reading List

April 26, 2022 // by Jason White In this episode, I share some of the books that I’ve read this year as well as one that was recently published by one of my podcast guests. I love to read and thought it would be fun to share with you a few books that I’ve enjoyed […]

P&P 009: Getting Started with Rabbits with Bobby Jimenez

P&P 009: Getting Started with Rabbits with Bobby Jimenez

April 19, 2022 // by Jason White In my family’s quest for food security and health we have often considered raising meat rabbits as a solution to the problems of meat price, quality and availability. Since moving onto our new homestead late last year, we have begun the process of starting our own rabbity by […]

P&P 008: April Farm Update

P&P 008: April Farm Update

April 12, 2022 // by Jason White In this solo show I share some of the new things happening around the homestead as spring unfolds here in the beautiful Ozarks. We’ve seen some significant changes over the past few weeks and I’m excited to share these developments with you.

P&P 007:  A Grass Fed Future with The Shepherdess

P&P 007: A Grass Fed Future with The Shepherdess

April 5, 2022 // by Jason White As food prices are soaring and the basic availability of everyday items is anything but guaranteed, we also face a deeply concerning trend as it relates to our nations farming population. Put quite simply, our farmers are getting old with approximately 2/3 of the 3.4 million American farmers […]

P&P 006: Thoughts on Homeschooling

P&P 006: Thoughts on Homeschooling

March 29, 2022 // by Jason White In this solo show I take a few minutes and talk about my family’s experiences in homeschooling. I explain some of the reasons why we have chosen to homeschool and some of the great things that have come of that decision. I also describe some of the challenges […]

P&P 005: Advice for Beginning Homesteaders with Danny King

P&P 005: Advice for Beginning Homesteaders with Danny King

March 22, 2022 // by Jason White The homesteading movement in America is growing at a rapid pace as many people look to find meaning and security by leaving behind city life in favor of a slower and more self sufficient lifestyle. Thankfully, there are people who have been living that lifestyle since before homesteading […]

P&P 004: March Farm Update

P&P 004: March Farm Update

March 15, 2022 // by Jason White In this solo show I take a few minutes and introduce you to the homestead and talk about some of the current and future projects we’ll be taking on.  I get into our chicken program and how we’ve found an exciting compromise to our ideal practice of pasture […]

P&P 003: A Dive into the World of Fermentation with Sandor Katz

P&P 003: A Dive into the World of Fermentation with Sandor Katz

March 8, 2022 // by Jason White Fermentation is all around us. It is used to some degree in a surprising number of common, and not so common, items of food and beverage all around the world. It is found in every culture and on every continent and, while it has served to nourish and […]

P&P 002:  Herbal Medicine on the Homestead with Judson Carroll

P&P 002: Herbal Medicine on the Homestead with Judson Carroll

MARCH 1, 2022 // by Jason White I’m sure that most of you would agree that building and maintaining health and wellness should be at the forefront when it comes to living a more independent and resilient life. Today, I’m joined by master herbalist Judson Carroll. He is the author of four books including one […]