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 10 Plants YOU CAN Grow IndoorsYCH #47 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:16:49

What can you grow indoors for food, spice or medicine. Most any herb Peppers -turn into little trees Curry Leaf Tree Kaffir Lime Sprouts Nine Vegetables Fruits Grasses for fodder and juicing Salad greens Tomatoes  / Plant of the Week  Elaeagnus x ebbingei – A Plant for all Reasons ReNeGaDe PiG!  and moving animals from […]

 8 Reasons To Grow Your Own Fodder, Herbs for Cold & Flu YCH#46 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:36

Reasons To Grow Fodder  For Your Animals or Sprouts for You: Growing fodder uses less water Less water is needed as compared to growing it in the ground. Water can be recirculated through the system Water can be saved and used to water plants. Feed cost is reduced. A 50 pound sack of feed can make […]

 Mushrooms-morel, lion’s mane, turkey tail #45 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:02:56

Things I forgot to talk about last week: Morel and shaggy mane mushrooms. New app for mushroom identification: There is a free version.  I really like having this app on my kindle. I got motivated again to start and try to identify mushrooms.  I read something that really helped me.  It said to try […]

 Brining Meat, Sunchokes, Making Dog Food, Update on Bumblefoot Chicken/Winterizing Chickens, Get Organized in 2014 YCH#44 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:25:33  Kombucha Brining Turkey and my Paleo Thanksgiving Corned venison What? Every year I try a little something different with the Thanksgiving turkey.  This year I did a couple of things different.  I just had a small 11 # turkey from work,. I brined it overnight with water, salt sugar, bay leaves, lemons, cracked […]

 Get Organized, Winterizing Chickens/Dealing With Illness, Cleaning Up your Computer YCH#43 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:30:22

 This is the real #43.  My dyslexic brain uploaded an older episode Sunday night.  I am sorry for any inconvenience it may have caused anyone.  I deleted that and am resubmitting.  Thanks for your patience. One Year To An Organized Life   Used books starting at less than $5 including shipping   Reviews […]

 Meet Divinia, Herbs, Mushrooms For Medicine, Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar In Livestock, Ruminants Fed on Pasture Only,YCH #42 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:00

CONTACT DIVINIA Link to Paul Staments  The Future is Fungi Who needs Obamacare – try the natural Pharmacy I buy herbs, but want to grow my own.  There are some companies that sell herbs with nothing in them except fillers or something that isn’t even listed. This one is an overview of some […]

 Raising Rabbits and Meat Chickens with Cris CantinYCH#41 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:13:23

I have a special treat today.  An interview with Cris Cantin.  Cris is a homesteader that lives on a 1/4 acre in Wisconsin.  She raises most of her own vegetables, meat rabbits and chickens.  She was nice enough to be interviewed and share a recipe and pics of her Rabbit Taj Mahal.  There is also […]

 Parasites in goat, sheep foot rot, Gluten Free Pizza, Kim CheeYCH#40 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:58 This week I will talk about update on goats in the ICU.  The  2 babes are back on pasture and looking fat and healthy.  Then my male Boer went down with parasites.  This seems to be an ongoing battle.  He is so thin, he may not make it.  We  put him on the oak leaf […]

 Sauerkraut, Cabbage Grater, Saving Money at the Grocery Store,Making Corned Beef, Chestnut Beer YCH#39 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Sauerkraut, Saving Money at the Grocery Store, Making Corned Beef Sauerkraut I made another batch of sauerkraut   I have been slicing it with my kitchen knife and haven’t been really happy with it.  So I ordered a cabbage slicer from LEM. This thing can grate a whole head of cabbage.  I like that because I don’t […]

 Plantain, Timber Rattler, Groundnuts,Foot Rot, Permaculture Zones, Making Wine YCH#38 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Last week I tried to fry up some ripe plantain (cooking bananas) . I used to do it all the time in Hawaii.  But it as been so many years I kind of forgot how.  I floured them up with gluten free flour.  First mistake; and had the heat a little hot – 2nd mistake. […]

 Ancient food Preservation, Curing Meat, Cooling Your Home, Permaculture Cobb Building YCH #37 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:13

  Ancient food preservation Curing meat the Old Fashioned Way Cooling Your Home Sunchokes Curry Leaf Tree Permaculture

 Bamboo, CL in Goats, Heartsease YCH # 36 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

On the podcast I discuss the many uses of bamboo. Ideas on how to grow it and I give some great links for learning more. What is CL in goats and sheep? The herb heartsease and how to use it.

 How to Become a Really Good Cook, Breeding Rabbits, Figs and Muscadine on the Farm YCH#35 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:36

I would like to share some very easy things you can do to change your everyday meals into awesome meals.  When I was younger I loved making fancy recipes and baked goods.  And my family loved to eat it.  But I really hated the Ho Hum day to day, bargain basement cooking.  Thank God I […]

 Raising Meat Rabbits on Forage, Fall Gardening, Repairing and Building Computers YCH#34 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:44

Some ideas for forage for meat production rabbits. from Rise and Shine Know you poisonous and edible plants. Make sure they get enough protein with foods like alfalfa, comfrey, or sweet potato vine. Ideas and links for your fall garden. My computer graveyard.  Ideas on repairing or building simple system  

 Raising Rabbits For Meat Production, Identifying Weeds, Smarty Plants App YCH#33 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Today we talk about raising rabbits. This first episode is the start of a short series. I answer the questions:  Why raise rabbits? What are the best rabbits for meat production? What kind of cages do they need? And I give you some interesting information about rabbits  – the woo woo side. I also discuss how […]


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