#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.
#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.
#121 In this episode Becky talks about Granite, Bartering, she talks about “The Creative Habit” by Twyla Tharp, and Becky reads your letters.
Sitting here on my front porch looking out over my garden and pastures, I think about all the future projects I want to do. I have never felt so at home. That’s because I built this place. It’s my blood sweat and tears that made it all happen. I want to convey that feeling to …
#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
Once you decide to live the simple life there is something you need to ponder. Here it is… There is a difference between pleasure and happiness. Pleasure is tricky and here’s why. A drug addict gets pleasure when he or she is doing the drug, but is definitely not happy trying to find more money …
#118 In part two of this two part series, Becky talks about how to build a log cabin yourself. She discusses the roof, framing, electrical and plumbing.
#117 In part one of this two part series, Becky talks about how to build a log cabin yourself. She discusses the foundation and logs.
#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.
Moving to the country and starting a homestead means we will be learning new skills. Develop a healthy sense of humor. I really mean that because it’s hard to do things you have never done before. Let me tell you from experience you don’t develop a new skill from one try. That’s where the sense …
#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.
#113 In this episode Becky talks about how to raise and care for baby chickens. She discusses feeding, housing, and watering.
#112 In this episode Becky teaches you how to sharpen an axe.
#111 In this episode Becky talks about heating your home with kerosene. Becky also talks about a really good book by Michael Pollan.
#110 Our 10th episode! In this episode of Becky’s Homestead, Becky shows you how to build a light weight chicken coupe, so you can have fresh eggs. Becky also talks about debt.
#109 In this episode Becky shows you how easy it is to clear your land yourself.
#108 In this episode Becky visits a horse farm in Kentucky and learns about driving Belgian draft horses.
#107 In this episode Becky shows you how to build a feed trough or raised garden.