Episode 567 – Homestead Update for May 5, 2022

Today, I talk about the Spring Sprint, caring for yourself and your homestead, adding a Daily Dose of garden care, No Kill List, and the new heartbeats that are arriving this morning.



  • Last call for watercress
  • Wild rose petals
  • Hairy vetch
  • Radish greens, lettuce, malabar spinach
  • Sage, young dill, young basil, parsley, cilantro


  • The chicks are arriving and I still did not find the chick feed I want (sans soy, sans fish protein)
  • Not sure of the sheep schedule
  • Pigs will soon move to Jenni’s
  • Goats need hoof trimming, mineral refills
  • Ducks are about to go broody
  • Dog integration update


  • Spring Sprint: LFTN22 happened exactly when we needed to be transplanting
  • Tomatoes are in the ground, as are herbs
  • Peppers are being hardened off this week
  • Daily Dose: 1 row per day approach
  • No Kill List – Tomato Wall
  • Hopps update

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • Jenni served Dinner much to our relief on Tuesday – we are all tired
  • Post event cleanup continues and is taking forever
  • Holler Neighbor Livestream coming soon


  • Hillside AP update


  • Lost a little money on the workshop itself (reality check)
  • Chicken Class will be limited to 10

Membership Plug

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. It makes a great Christmas Gift!


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