, ,

Episode 853 – Homestead Happenings for Jan 26, 2024


Direct Download

Join us at 9:30m Central for a live discussion of managing the homestead alone, mud season, life without the grocery store, seed starting and more.

Featured Event: Sequatchie School Trapping Class, $125

Date: February 24, 2024

Location: Spencer, TN

Sign up: sequatchieschool@gmail.com

Sponsor 1: AgoristTaxAdvice.com

Sponsor 2: DiscountMylarBags.com

Careful what you pray for – Snow turns to rain turns to mud city

Update on the truck key situation

Freezer Probe Problems – 

Guest form is off until April 1, 2024


  • AP update: Plants lived and it did not freeze with a stock tank heater so we have watercress and swiss chard
  • Brussels sprouts is still alive
  • Rosemary is still alive
  • Good time to trim the fodder trees


  • Rabbit poop problem
  • Coop Cleanout Problem
  • Miles keeps getting out – wherever there is no electric fence – floppy fence problem
  • Need hay
  • Know your animals
  • No eggs – cold 


  • Time to start brassicas, peppers, lettuce
  • Round 1 of pea seeding
  • Indoor peppers are still alive
  • Longevity spinach 

Homestead Meals

  • Hamburger pizza
  • Eating while NIcole is Away – an update

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • Mini Split Installation
  • 3 Seats left for the LFTN Spring Workshop


  • Operation eyesore next 2 weeks
  • Overall freeze resilience feedback


  • No trips to the store yet
  • Firewood vs electricity for heat

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!



Advisory Board