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Today is a live stream from the volunteer room at Exit and build! Go do something good this weekend guys.

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Today we talk about prepping, knives, getting things done, planting trees and more with Patrick Roehrman and John Willis.

Self Reliance Festival

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Replay of the Tuesday Live on Youtube.

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Today, we dive deeper into a concept that came out at the LFTN Spring Workshop: Finding and embracing your Special Sauce.

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Exit and Build Land Summit

Self Reliance Festival

May Webinar: Assessing Your Land For Security, May 22 at 4pm CT

Chicken Processing Workshop

Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • The last two jars of 2019 and some discolored beets from 2020
  • Swimming in lettuce and greens
  • Onion Flowers in salad
  • Road food: fd cheese, cold cuts, left overs
  • Chicken Recipe: Tuscan Chicken with Ginger and ham

Frugal Tip

https://www.bobvila.com/articles/how-to-make-foaming-hand-soap/

Operation Independence

  • Launched the chicken processing workshop
  • Using pigs to hopefully seal a pond

Main topic of the Show: Find Your Special Sauce

Why?

What do I mean by Special Sauce

I started out as a food blogger – ended up a podcaster and facilitator. 

How to find it:

  • What do you love?
  • What do you hate?
  • What are your naturally great at?
  • What are you naturally bad at?
  • What do other people tell you you are good at?
  • What have you tried?
  • Why did it succeed or fail?
  • When you are happiest, what are you doing? Why does this make you happy?
  • Wait 2 weeks and review
  • Tear this down to its base elements

Ex – happy at the farmers market (great at talking to people, tells good stories, quickly establishes trust, etc)

Happy in the Garden (comfortable being alone, excellent observation skills, etc)

>>>Go out and try, learn, refine, analyze until you find your Special Sauce or Sauces

I started out as a food blogger – ended up a podcaster and facilitator. 

  • Used to sing rock n roll
  • Started a food blog (could NOT motivate)
  • Became a facilitator and story expert
  • Tried podcasting for the heck of it
  • Realized some things: Performer, facilitator, teacher and storytelling with a heavy musical/verbal focus = podcasting and teaching, not blogging and WRITING.

My special sauce is Story Telling, Connecting People/networking (from others), Reading People/Facilitating.

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They’re not eggs anymore!

Join us at the Holler Homestead to learn about processing chickens…

When: July 2, 2022

Start Time: 9 am

End time: (around 2 pm)

Location: Lancaster, TN (1 hour east of Nashville off I-40)

Price: $95

Includes:

  • Instruction by Nicole Sauce
  • Hands-on processing
  • Chicken processing guide
  • Lunch
  • and you get to take home a chicken you processed, so bring your cooler

We are currently sold out - if you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email nicole@livingfreeintennessee.com

Background

We are raising about 40 birds for meat, and so many people have asked about how to process poultry that we decided to offer a class.

The course is outside, rain or shine, but don’t worry: we have TAJMAHOLLER for shelter!

There’s great food for lunch (not chicken)

We serve Holler Roast all day long!

This is a great way to get to know fellow homesteaders with shared interests.

Skills covered:

  • Food safety
  • Methods of dispatching
  • Scalding
  • Hand plucking
  • Barrel plucking
  • Evisceration
  • Parting the bird
  • Packing and storing

Are you interested in checking out our solar hot water heater and other regenerative things we do here? We will gladly show you while you are on site!


Today, I talk about the Spring Sprint, caring for yourself and your homestead, adding a Daily Dose of garden care, No Kill List, and the new heartbeats that are arriving this morning.

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Forage

  • Last call for watercress
  • Wild rose petals
  • Hairy vetch
  • Radish greens, lettuce, malabar spinach
  • Sage, young dill, young basil, parsley, cilantro

Livestock

  • The chicks are arriving and I still did not find the chick feed I want (sans soy, sans fish protein)
  • Not sure of the sheep schedule
  • Pigs will soon move to Jenni’s
  • Goats need hoof trimming, mineral refills
  • Ducks are about to go broody
  • Dog integration update

Grow

  • Spring Sprint: LFTN22 happened exactly when we needed to be transplanting
  • Tomatoes are in the ground, as are herbs
  • Peppers are being hardened off this week
  • Daily Dose: 1 row per day approach
  • No Kill List – Tomato Wall
  • Hopps update

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • Jenni served Dinner much to our relief on Tuesday – we are all tired
  • Post event cleanup continues and is taking forever
  • Holler Neighbor Livestream coming soon

Infrastructure

  • Hillside AP update

Finances

  • Lost a little money on the workshop itself (reality check)
  • Chicken Class will be limited to 10

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Today is the audio version of a First Tuesday show with Jack Spirko and John Willis. We talked about Flote Fest, LFTN 22, Exit and Build Land Summit, Self Reliance Festival and what one finds at such events. We also covered growing trees, mowing grass, preserving food and many more topics.

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Replay of the Tuesday Live on Youtube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwqCSC3obqs

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Every year, we have a new insight from LFTN22 adn this year is no different. This year was the workshop I envisioned when I first had this crazy idea. It took FIVE years, heartache, hardship, injury, recovery and more to make it to this point, but we arrived! 

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Tuesday Live with Jack Spirko and John Willis, 12:30CT Youtube

Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • Used up the green beans- apparently, I should can THREE bushels this summer if possible
  • Fen 74 people for four days – no problems
  • Venison roasts were great, salmon, rabbit, holler chickens, self made bacon, breakfast sausage, and more
  • Assessing the shelving solution

Operation Independence

  • We just passed a major benchmark

Main topic of the Show: Insights from LFTN22 Spring Workshop

Getting ready stories

Cleanup and community

Set up and community

The day of everythings breaks and community

Last minute speaker cancellations and community

Av problems and community

Lesson: ware the workshop word of the year!

Krystal’s Introduction

Main Themes – CONNECT:

  • Things happen – failing is opportunity – community solutions (The Aquaponics build adjustment)
  • It all boils down to you: Let go of doubts and do it – imposter syndrome – the only opinion that matters is yours – beating back the voice of cant – believe – regenerate – community solutions (highlight sessions and contributions)
  • Stop Panicking – how to find out what’s happening/perspectives – community solutions

Connect – community – solutions – success – resilience The YOU in CommYOUnity)

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Today we have a replay of a recap of what the LFTN community and podcast are all about. Enjoy!

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There are so many new listeners that I thought it would be worthwhile to talk about our tagline: Helping you build the life you choose on your terms. Lots of people think this podcast is about homesteading, about cooking good food,  about liberty and freedom – and it is. We do tons on starting and growing your own business, side hustles and more. But when you dig right into things a little deeper, you will discover the LFTN is about choosing the life you want to live, then setting yourself up to go there. The life I choose to live is in the country, but this approach works in the city and all over the world. The hardest part of doing it is accepting that you CAN do it.

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  • Coronavirus
    • Thermometer
  • Tornado
    • Finding old radios from Linda

Webinar Coming March 18

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Main topic of the Show: Live the Life You Want

8 foundations to live the life you choose

  1. Set yourself up to opt out (Debt free)
  2. Decide what you want (Life strategic plan)
  3. Always move the ball forward for YOU (#My3things)
  4. Get your house in order (Be prepared for the most likely)
  5. Lose the deadweight (NETWORK: Surround yourself with doers not takers)
  6. Reframe the things you cannot change – (Mental programming)
  7. Find ways to do what you want to do (Liberty)
  8. Give back (Teach and mentor)

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  • an expert show — need questions and suggestions if you think this is a good idea.
  • Livestreaming the podcast – would help if I had 1000 youtube subscribers. Subscribe

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Hey everyone, today is Friday, May 31, 2019 and this is episode 138 of LFTN.

Today we talk about building your business, keeping yourself accountable, solar and generators, prepping, and the Exit and Build Land Summit.

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This episode was recorded in March 2020 right before lockdowns were enacted. This was the year of the great TP shortage and folks who had never thought about having more than a few days’ worth of food on hand were thrust into keeping several weeks on hand. As we turn the corner into supply chain problems, this topic has again arisen. Please enjoy this replay episode on how to build a deep pantry right away rather than over time – which is the better way.

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Episode 279: Build Your Pantry the Right Way

2 episodes to listen to

  1. Load from the back, take from the front – as in the grocery stores
    1. Avocado Oil Example
    2. Now they are out of it at the store due to service interruptions — NBD
  2. The food journal (1 month)
    1. Never needed to do this but did not have a large family
    2. You will find yourself knowing how much of a thing you use
  3. Doubling
    1. Take advantage of sales too!

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