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Episode 603 – Homestead Happenings for Aug 5, 2022


Today we catch up on 2 weeks of homestead updates, discuss a sick lamb, produce overwhelm, and more.

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Forage

  • Echinacea flower and leaves (Discuss root harvest)
  • Fodder trees
  • Creek mint
  • Goldenrod
  • Elderberry

Livestock

  • The story of the sick sheep (Vet, etc)
  • Baby duck
  • Muscovys are free ranging
  • The molt
  • When sheeps get feisty
  • Pigs and pond
  • LGD

Grow

  • Success with zucchini (duck factor)
  • Round 2 of beans, hoping for a third
  • Pasture veggies
  • 55 lbs tomatoes so far (Duck factor)
  • WEEDS

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • KH stayed home from swale – seeking a homestead sitter to work with over time
  • 1st Airbnb renter comes from our community
  • Story of connections and housing

Infrastructure

  • Water system failure

Finances

  • Spent money on a vet
  • Swale workshop broke even – There will be a training video from the class to hopefully recoup time

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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