Seed starting season is upon on and today I will talk you through how we plan for and start seeds at the Holler Homestead while also providing guidance for how to do this when you do not have a bad-assed kratky seed-starting setup. Don’t let the lack of infrastructure stop you from getting your seedlings going.

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LFTN Spring Workshop, April 28-30

Dr. Ken Berry, MD: Proper Human Diet

Nicole Sauce, your hostess: Underground Networking

Amy Dingmann: This Homestead Life 

Harry Albright: Saving Seeds (He will also host a seed exchange)

John Pugliano: Making Money Through Connections 

Toolman Tim: No Excuses – Get your Business Going!

Niti Bali: Regenerative Food Communities

John Willis: Community

David Oswalt: Processing Rabbit

Kerry Brown: Choose and Maintain Homestead Tools

Chris Spees: Real Life Rental Investment

The Tactical Redneck: Assessing Your Property for Defense

Wild Forage Walk

Aquaponics Installation

How to make Sofrito, cheese and other things

Property walk and tour of our aquaponics system, front-of-house growing operation, off-grid energy savers, and other infrastructure

Food, Fun, Networking. Treats from local farmers, keto-friendly

Additional demos will be announced.

Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • Poultry and Pork Problem (Retraining)
  • Restock Isnt Happening – and I feel fine
  • Lettuce system yielding about 2 lbs a week
  • The Carrot Story

Operation Independence

  • Tajmaholler and events
  • New Workshop With Niti
  • Making Bacon Member Webinar

Pete Quinones Show

Main topic of the Show: Starting Seeds Budget and Better

Why start seeds?

Is it Hard?

What do you start inside from seed?

How do I do it if I do not have anything?

  • Trays or solo cups
  • Soil
  • Light
  • Heat
  • Seeds
  • Timeline

The Kratky System at the Holler Homestead

  • Explain kratky
  • Tubs (Budget)
  • Rock wool or pete plugs (Budget)
  • Net cups (budget)
  • Nutrient/ec meter
  • Timer
  • Heat
  • Seeds/Germination
  • Timelinee

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. 

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Today is a thought of the walk episode – a collection of short thoughts shared on a variety of topics. These thoughts are shared on Odysee every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, then produced as an audio podcast every other Friday.

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Today’s Thoughts Include:

  • Bending Trees and Strength
  • What is. Thermal Battery
  • Preparing Aquaponics for Sub Zero Weather
  • Does fascism lead to communism?

To view the videos for Thought of the Walk Episode, go here: Odysee: https://odysee.com/$/invite/@livingfree:b

They are also produced on Youtube as a playlist.

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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Today, I share a day in the life on a homestead, working for yourself. The ups, the downs. The reality. The schedule. The life I choose on my terms. Why? SO you can decide which pieces fit for you and which do not.

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I am Joined by the Tactical Redneck to discuss the advent of the “Hillside Project”, what we have found along the way, and how keeping the big picture in mind has made the project much better, though slow to develop.

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Show Resources

Tactical Redneck Equipment – Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCalzjZDSlKx6Famy1A_NLCg

Main content of the show

After a career in the military, The Tactical Redneck Moved to the Holler Homestead and has concentrated on developing water gardening designs, livestock systems, and more. 

Interview

Make it a great week

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Winter is here. That means SPRING Is coming! Today we will talk about winter projects underway at the Holler Homestead, as well as preparing for the BIG FREEZE of 2022.

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Stump the Sauce

  • How to store egg noodles

Main topic of the Show:  Winter Homestead Projects

Thursday Weather (Tennessee Perspective)

  • What is covering the pipes?
  • Historical low
  • Freeze vs Sub zero lists (Drain the house, move livestock, kerosene heaters, sleep in livingroom, heat lamps, livestock bedding, LOTS of FEED

Winter Projects

  • Lettuce Grow Operation (Thought of the Walk Weekly Video, spring plans)
  • Fencing while the weeds are low
  • Firewood Rotation
  • Preservation Catch Up
  • Organizing Inside (and out)
  • Mechanical maintenance
  • Improved Rabitery
  • Spring gardens and livestock
  • Big Changes: HIllside Project and Tajmaholler
  • Quietude: Writing, taxes, etc

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Today is the first episode of 2022 and we will talk about building habits – because habits will get you where you want to go much faster than the fits and starts approach of resolutions.

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Today we have Michael Leonido reading the Intellectual Night Before Christmas followed by the traditional text in song. Merry Christmas Y’all!

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Join Aussie Ro as she reads the Night Before Christmas, Australian styel.
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Today, we have the Scottish version of The Night Before Christmas, read by Jaggy Little Thistle

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 Join us for another reading of the classic poem, The Night Before Christmas, by Mia from our Mewe group. This is a pagan take on the day, The Night Before Yule.