Episode 743 – Homestead Happenings for May 12, 2023

Join me for a discussion of what to do to catch up on your spring gardening, exciting spring forage, update on the incubation project. 

Featured Event: June 24 Poultry Processing Workshop at the Holler Homestead


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  • Red clover (Harvesting recommendation game)
  • Vetch
  • Wild rose petals
  • Dandelion flower
  • Last chance on watercress for awhile (Flavor is quite peppery)


  • Keeping an eye on the sheep with the spring rains
  • More baby rabbits due – and our space challenge
  • Incubator project update
  • Goats and garden weeds
  • Still no bresse babies…

Harvest meals

  • Spring greens and mouth feel
  • Holler Stew goulasch style


  • These 3 peas!
  • Strawberries are off the charts, too many to eat
  • Brassicas look good (finger’s crossed)
  • Catching up on the garden when you are behind
  • Worm castings
  • Comfrey Harvest 1.0
  • Planting more fodder trees propagated from the first round

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • Quiet week



  • Auctioned off things to buy a zero turn mower – not sure how that went yet

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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