Episode 111 – Permission to Do Less
Today’s episode is a first in so many ways. This will be a solo episode. Yup. Just me.
And you might have noticed that last week was different from anything we have done before as well. We didn’t have an episode!! Continue reading
Episode 71 Health, Chicken, Meditation, and Podcasts We Like.
On Being Sick and Home Remedies.
We, Jenise and Marianne, both were sick and it took us a long time to find a date to record this December 2016 update. When we had the time, one, or both of us, didn’t have a voice. Oh well, it is the time of the year when so many people are sneezing, coughing and talking funny. Both of us don’t like to take medication much and opted out of the pills and potions widely advertised during the winter month. Instead, we turned to a variety of home remedies with pretty good results. Continue reading
We have chickens. Many, many chickens. And among them wander quite a few roosters. Some are magnificent and really are looking out for their girls – others are loud little punks and rather annoying. For…
Karen Johnston on Becoming a Heritage Chicken Breeder
What is a heritage chicken? Why it is a good idea to keep a heritage breed flock? How to find the right bird for you? How and why would a backyard chicken owner want to breed them? These are just a few of the topics Karen and I are exploring in this interview. When I asked Karen to be a guest on our show, I had a general idea that it is important to have different breeds of chicken available, but also thought that a willy nilly reproducing backyard flock is equally good. Boy, was I wrong!
Marianne has been raising chickens for a few years now and has picked up quite a few great tips for reducing chicken feed costs. She shares them in Episode 42 of the podcast. But for…
This week’s podcast is a sustainable living update in which we discuss chicken feed, gardens, Jack Spirko, toys for toddlers, listener feedback and more.
Thinking about raising chickens? In this episode, Marianne a seasoned chicken raiser and Jenise, a newbie, discuss the basics of raising backyard chickens. You may also want to check out our previous podcast, “Getting Started with Raising Backyard Chickens.“
Chickens are near and dear to our hearts. Both Marianne and I are raising our own. But I’m a newbie and Marianne has been doing it for a while.
In this episode we discuss getting started with backyard chickens. What does it take? What’s the time and cost commitment? We answer a few of these questions. But chickens are a big topic, so we reserve the right to explore it further in future episodes