Homesteading with Children – Teri Page
Homesteading with children has been Teri’s normal. They were homesteading when their children were born and they continued homesteading after – only now incorporating the children in the daily tasks as is age appropriate. That might mean carrying the baby on the back while tending to the garden and animals or scheduling certain tasks around naptime. Continue reading
Immaculate Cowception – What?
Cowception? What is that?
That is a very good question and I am not going to tell you. Claire is in this short podcast and I highly recommend that you all are going to listen.
Let me say that much. There were wildfires involved that came way to close for comfort – and, of course, cows. Continue reading
Chicks or Hens?
Chicks or hens? What is the better option to get started with chickens? That is a question many wanna-be chicken owners are asking themselves. In this podcast, Marianne will explore the pros and cons of both options of starting out on the wonderful adventure of chicken ownership. Continue reading
Diana MacDonald is Introducing Herself
I have been a professional photographer since 1993, and have been shooting stock photography since 1996 when I moved to Florida and landed a job as an in-house stock photographer for SuperStock, a stock agency in Jacksonville. In 1998 I left the agency and branched out on my own, shooting what is known as macro stock for a company called Eyewire, which had previously been owned by Adobe, and was bought out by Getty Images. I shot exclusively for Getty for many years, but with the advent of microstock agencies, the business changed drastically, so I now shoot for 5 micro agencies as well as for Getty and for Alamy (a UK based macro stock agency.) Continue reading
The New Voices on The Sustainable Living Podcast
As you know, there are new voices at The Sustainable Living Podcast. When Jenise decided to give up podcasting for now, I got excited about the idea of adding a variety of new voices to our program. Sustainable Living is such a large topic and many of us are trying our best to become knowledgeable about the many aspects of creating a more sustainable life. Continue reading
If you don’t know who Joel Salatin is, let me quote here a short bio I received from Joel.
Joel Salatin and his family own Polyface Farm in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Featured in the iconic foodie book Omnivore’s Dilemma and award-winning film FOOD INC., the farm’s moniker is “healing the land one bite at a time.” A prolific author (12 books to date) and speaker, he promotes local food systems, freedom of food choice, and farming systems that build the commons.
It All Began With a Seed This story of the gourd begins with my love for seeds and for growing things I have never seen before. That can be a good thing, or not. One…
SLP 95 – Healthy, Handmade Food
Healthy, handmade food was hard to come by when I was a child.
My mom would be the first to say that cooking was not her forte’. But, lucky for her, Mr. Swanson, Mrs. Stouffers and many others provided pre-cooked meals that could be bought at the super market and stored in the freezer until needed.
So, for many of us, cooking amounted to opening a package and heating a frozen or canned meal up on the stove or in the oven.
Hey, it was the “modern” way, wasn’t it?