Episode 714 – Homestead Happenings for March 17, 2023

Join me for an update from the Holler Homestead. Friends leaving the farm, new arrivals, winter returns 1.0, and more.

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  • Watercress, dead nettle, stinging nettle, chick weed
  • Morels and other mushrooms
  • Ramps are up
  • Pea shoots and other early spring greens
  • A word on the frost


  • Lady Pig and LB are leaving the Holler Homestead
  • Rabbit 2 is making a nest about 5 days later than we expected – this is why you wait a week to be sure
  • Sheep moving to the barn in advance of SRF to making things easier for the farm sitters – can do this because the grass is back
  • Getting ready for chicks in two weeks
  • Rats are a renewed problem


  • Seedlings are doing well
  • Brassicas made it through the freeze just fine
  • Rosemary and lavender is still with us
  • Strawberries are blooming 

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • BIIIG help on the kitchen redo (See thumbnail)


  • Holler Roost
  • Pump House Update 


  • Sold some lamb in the network

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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