Today I looked around the homestead and wondered what is going on that might be a good topic for a homestead-focused podcast and it occurred to me – I have been planting sweet potatoes all week. Why not talk about how to set yourself up for success with them on the podcast. 

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Stump the Sauce

  • From Janet: How do I grind Pork?

Link to the meat grinder I use: https://www.amazon.com/STX-International-STX-3000-TF-Turboforce-Electric/dp/B0012KJBR0/ref=sr_1_42?dchild=1&keywords=meat+grinder&qid=1589918357&sr=8-42

What’s Up in the Garden

  • Cucumbers are NOT YET PLANTED and I am freaking out
  • Hydro tomato system looks great
  • Putting up shade cloth on the AP
  • Cilantro is flowering so we will soon have coriander
  • Making sure herbs are out 
  • Winter squash is looking good

Main topic of the Show: Planting Sweet Potatoes

  • Why Plant them
  • How they fit into our strategy of food production (even though I am keto)
  • How I make slips
  • What to do if you buy slips
  • When to plant 
  • How to prepare the ground
  • Post planting care
  • Propagation
  • Harvesting
  • Curing

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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