Episode 105: Processing Pigs, Processing Life

Today, we will talk about a basic homesteading activity: Processing Pigs for winter — and a deeper topic: Processing Life. The last 10 days, many people I know and ones I just recently got to know in the LFTN community have been facing hard life lessons. So we will look at lessons learned from processing pigs next to lessons learned from life. And they are not all that different.

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Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • Reviewing the root vegetables (Cat got into the pantry)
  • Care of cheese
  • Thanksgiving from stored foods

What Mother Nature is providing

  • Down to nuts and mushrooms
  • Jerusalem artichokes are ready to dig

Stump the Sauce

  • Salad Dressing

Operation Independence

  • Porchetta for the workshop
  • New coffee launching this week – should be a good one!

Processing pigs – processing life.


  • Highlight: Cindy and her 54 birds – many hand make light work

Make it a great week!

Song: Every Way by Sauce

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The Booze Whisperer

The Tactical Redneck

Chef Brett

Samantha the Savings Ninja