Food waste is a major issue in many households and just because you live on a homestead does not mean you magically end up in a place where food waste is no longer a problem. So today in my second in the series of handling waste on the homestead, we will discuss food waste strategies.
A few people have reached out to ask for help on crowdfunding projects and so I thought today would be a great time to talk about why Kickstart Holler Roast has not so well, so quickly. Some of the things that came into place for this project look intention and were not and I think we can all learn from this about not only crowdfunding things, but marketing ourselves and our businesses.
It was supposed to be a thought of the walk episode, but I am too stunned to think straight. So today, we talk through why!
Today, begins a series of talks about how to handle waste on the homestead, starting with the easiest waste to work with: Livestock waste.
Today we have an interview show with a very sassy homesteader who also knows a thing or two about homesteading with both her boys taking college courses this year. None other than Amy Dingmann. We will talk about homeschool from a getting started perspective today.
Today is usually a how-to day, but I got up to lots of reactions to censorship this morning and wanted to have a fireside chat with yall about censorship. Personality after personality is being deplatformed and we need to talk about that.
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This weekend, I had some pretty cool bartering opportunities and with everything changing so quickly, it occurred to me that we have not talked much about barter around here and how you can build it into your lifestyle, as well as why you should consider doing so…
Today, I am joined by a visitor to the Holler Homestead to do a thought of the walk on the concept of filling your cup. You can’t pour from an empty cup, so the saying goes and lately I have been burning the candle at both ends – to use way too many cliche sayings in one sentence. So as I navigate a busy fall, I wanted to talk about ways to fill the cup and find balance.
Fair warning: If you visit the Holler on podcast day, sometimes you end up on the podcast, right Ken Eash?
Pressure canning really freaks some people out. We have all heard stories of the famous exploding pressure canner. But to safely process green beans, aside from making dilly beans, you need to use a pressure canner or freeze them. Today, I will walk you through the pressure canning process, using green beans as the example.