Episode 671 – Homestead Happenings for Dec 16, 2022

Today we talk about the BIG DEEP FREEZE, babies on the homestead, brainstorming local revenue ideas and more.



  • Pasture seed is germinated and looking good
  • Next week is time to trim/pollard
  • Juniper Berries
  • Wreath evergreens
  • Jerusalem artichoke



  • Baby bunnies – 3 or 4 – are doing well (We are very hands off right now)
  • Sheep Birth Watch
  • Preparing the pasture sheep for incoming ice (We are actually growing more grass now than we did this summer)
  • Ducks still not laying – chicken is and she is OLD
  • Hoof trimming this weekend

Harvest Meals

  • Eggs and bacon (2 weeks)
  • Beef Neckbones
  • Red curry turkey

Homesteading in Winter

  • Single digit deep free and snow on the way
  • Stacking Osage logs inside as I find them
  • Removing all stuff from outdoor freezers and fridge, unplugging
  • Testing the kerosene heaters and staging them 
  • Setting up electric heater in prepper pantry
  • Stuffing holes in the pump house
  • AP System drain
  • Extra sump needs a stock tank heater
  • Water heat tape and heating systems (electric JUST finished for goats)
  • More mulch

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • We’ve been innerly focused (Final coffee push is right now)
  • LFTN Spring Workshop Presale


  • Close to perimeter fence
  • electric


  • Rental 

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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