Episode 576 – Homestead Updates for May 27 2022

Today is a homestead update about rabbit ears, incoming livestock, emergency room visits, food success, and more.



  • About to get Elderberry flower
  • Sassafras Leaves
  • Fodder tree harvest round one is in process
  • Red clover – the clover story


  • Pig nest and pond sealing update
  • Sheep Arriving
  • Chickens keep getting stuck in the feeder (Class is almost sold out)
  • Goat troubles
  • Rabbit Ear Mites
  • New Ducks coming soon – broody duck 2.0 and what we are doing about it


  • Arugula and greens have patches established in the garden
  • Squash in pig pasture (Rehab in process, water automated)
  • Nutrient issue in Sunshine plot and location problem
  • Succession planting where the outdoor lettuce was
  • A word on the week of intermittent rain and planting

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • Lots of visitors through this week, potluck solution, taking next week off from visits
  • How we found the sheep
  • Preparing SRF – Call for volunteers


  • Chicken Tractor Fencing
  • Tomato walls are done
  • IBCs ready for the AP
  • Sheep Fencing (Video coming soon on setting a post in solid rock)


  • $4k invested in sheep

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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