Episode 606: Homestead Happenings for August 12, 2022

In this week’s update, we will talk about sheep recovery, new animals coming to the homestead, planning a food forest, and late summer garden bounty.



  • Elderberry
  • Mint, late summer teas
  • Watercress is back – liver cleanse


  • Separating the girls from the boys in sheep
  • Tippy is recovered
  • Need fatter sheep
  • Henry’s foot, and a word on trimming hooves
  • LGDs coming to avoid the parasite load of barn keeping sheep
  • Baby found the pond


  • FINALLY getting peppers
  • Squash Year
  • 2 jars of green beans and four jars of tomatoes
  • Both round 3 and 4 of beans have germinated and the rain has been perfect for this
  • Seeding carrots and beets by Tactical’s house
  • Strawberry round two
  • Food forest install workshop Oct 27 & 28

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • Homestead Bootcamp next week
  • Shower GSD at SOE
  • Airbnb update


  • Goat pasture upgrade with solid wire/centralized charger for sheep rotation


  • Nothing to report (Buying supplies makes T happy)

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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