How to Raise Pigs For Meat

Becky gives you ideas on how to raise pigs for meat. She gives you a tour of her pig pen, shows you how she gets it ready, then Becky visits a local pig farmer to pick up her two new baby pigs.

Chicken Coop Designs

Becky gives you a tour of the chicken coops on her homestead. She gives you some ideas for the different chicken coop designs you can have.

Crusty Bread Recipe

Becky shows you how to make crusty bread at home. This is a very easy recipe that’s perfect for beginners who’ve never made bread before.

Cold Process Soap Recipe

Becky’s beginner bar soap recipe. Cold process soap with only 3 ingredients: lye, lard & water. Becky shows you how to make your own bar soap from start to finish in this homesteading video.

Pork Sandwich Recipe

I like to cook my own homegrown food for my friends and family. In this recipe I use homestead ground pork, eggs, onions and tomatoes. It is so fresh and tasty when you get your ingredients from your backyard. To me that’s what homesteading is all about. Then to be able to share it with […]

How I Finally Grew A Veggie Garden

I thought I needed a field garden of some kind to be a “real” gardener. You know, rows of plants in the ground. After getting almost nothing for three years that way I was desperate. I didn’t care how, I just wanted to grow veggies. This year I tried container gardening, and I’ve been growing […]

Homesteading Ideas

Look over Becky’s shoulder as she gives you a quick tour of everything she’s doing on her homestead.

What Do Chickens Eat?

#213 In this episode Becky shows you what to feed chickens so you get plenty of farm fresh eggs. Raising chickens in your backyard is really easy if you know a few simple things about how to keep your hens fat and happy.

Donkey Cart Training

#212 In this episode Becky shows you how to harness up a donkey or horse, she talks about all the parts of a harness, and then shows you how to teach a donkey or horse how to drive and pull a cart.

#209 Becky visits her friend Kat’s homestead, and Kat shows Becky how to milk a goat, then they go into the kitchen and make home made goat cheese from scratch.

#207 Becky visits a goat farm and learns about dairy goats, and pygmy goats.

Kerosene Heater

#206 Becky shows you how to light and operate a kerosene heater and talks about planting some garlic bulbs. Sengoku CV-2230 KeroHeat Convection 23,000-BTU Portable Kerosene Heater

Water Tank Home Repair

#205 Becky shows you how to fix the air volume control gauge on her well water tank, plays with her new baby pony, and hammers in the grounding rods for her log cabin electrical. NOTE: You can see all the details on the float type air volume control gauge for the water tank here. ( […]

Canning for Beginners

#204 In this episode Becky talks about her first time canning and tells you all about it. She also talks about pulling wires for the log cabin electrical, and reads your homesteading letters.

Log Cabin Insulation

#202 Becky shows you the second part about insulating her log cabin roof deck with Icynene spray foam insulation, and becky reads your letters and answers your homesteading questions. I’m building my own log cabin. The step I’m on now is insulation. Even with a log cabin you need to insulate the attic and the […]

Make a Nest Box for your Backyard Chickens

#201 In this episode of Becky’s Homestead, Scott shows you how to build a recycled chicken egg laying nest box for your backyard poultry. Becky talks about insulating her log cabin roof deck with icynene spray foam insulation.

Backyard Chickens for Beginners

#125 In this episode Becky shows you everything you need to know about chickens for your homestead. She talks about baby chickens, roosters, hens, egg production, what to feed chickens, and tips for making sure your homesteading chickens are happy.

Building A Log Cabin

#124 In this episode Becky answers the question: How long does building a log cabin take? She talks about the spring garden on the homestead and answers your homesteader questions and gives encouragement and advice.

Cleaning Cast Iron Cookware

#123 In this episode Becky shows you the different types of cast iron cookware she uses in the homestead kitchen, she also gives advice on cleaning your cast iron cookware.

Draft Horse Heavy Pullers

#122 In this episode Becky talks about a great design for a bird feeding station, Belgian draft horse heavy pullers and how to do their shoes, and Becky answers your mail.

Tips for hard financial times.

#120 In this episode Becky talks about how to make it through hard financial times. She gives a tour of the homestead kitchen and talks about ways to simplify and save money.

#119 In this episode Becky talks about how much land is needed for a homestead. How to Grow More Vegetables Than You Ever Thought Possible on Less Land Than You Can Imagine

#116 In this episode, Becky shows you how to grow a successful homesteading garden, including tomatoes, squash and flowers. She talks about fertilizer, pest control, and seeds

#115 In this episode Becky has a special report from John Flowers of www.LifeZero.org. John gives us a tour of his Life Zero apartment. Becky also reads your letters.

#114 In this episode Becky visits the library and speaks to the Librarian and Master Gardener, Patty. Becky and Patty talk about books for the homesteader, starting seeds, and they answer questions from the audience.

Kerosene Heaters 101

#111 In this episode Becky talks about heating your home with kerosene. Becky also talks about a really good book by Michael Pollan.

What is Homesteading?

#104 In this episode Becky talks about: What is Homesteading? Oil Lamps, and she answers a question from a viewer.

Meet Becky

In our first episode you get to meet Becky, and she gives you a quick tour of her homestead.