Welcome to the Modern Homesteading Podcast, where we talk about all things homesteading, we discuss things like gardening, livestock, food preservation, urban homesteading, permaculture, foraging, hunting, fishing, and the know-how and skills that will help you in your homesteading journey and even sometimes we get to hear about what others are doing on their homesteads.


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10 Ways To Repurpose 5 Gallon Buckets (Part 1)

Most homesteaders I know are big on repurposing things and why wouldn’t they be. Repurposing saves money and reduces waste so whenever you can find another purpose for something laying around not getting used and might get thrown away then ...
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4 Types Of Working Dogs To Consider For Your Homestead

The Year was 1957 and Walt Disney released a movie that would impact the lives of many generations. The movie was Old Yeller and in it, we came to love this energetic and ornery homestead dog. In the opening scenes ...
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Making The Homesteading Dream Happen With Guest Anna Sakawsky

On this episode of the Modern Homesteading Podcast, I chat with Anna Sakawsky from thehouseandhomestead.com. The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 131 – February 2, 2020 – Making The Homesteading Dream Happen With Guest Anna Sakawsky ...
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Homestead and Podcast Updates

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Creating and Utilizing Permaculture Edge Effect For Abundance

What is commonly referred to as the 10th Permaculture design principle is the “Edge Effect” which is the use of edge and natural patterns for the best and most abundant effect. The use of this principle can increase productivity, efficiency, ...
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Integrate Don’t Segregate, Stacking Functions In Permaculture

When it comes to designing your property using permaculture principles one of the many areas of consideration is stacking functions by integration rather than segregation. When I started implementing this design element into my homestead it increased productivity and efficiency ...
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A Few Power Tools That Make Homesteading Easier

Every homestead needs a few tools but which ones are the most useful and make homesteading easier? On this podcast episode, I discuss a few such tools, some might seem obvious, others maybe you haven’t thought about. Check out these ...
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The Other Homesteading Skills

In this podcast episode, I talk about building skills other than what we consider traditional homesteading skills. There are many other skills you can develop that can help you take steps toward self-sufficiency and sustainability. Just recently I found myself ...
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Increasing Soil Fertility Through Permaculture Practices

In this episode, I discuss a few ways to help soil fertility in ways normally exercised in permaculture practices. These are ways that are simulated in nature to create balanced, rich, and living soil. The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 125 ...
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Chatting About Elderberry (Mostly) With Guest John Moody

On today’s podcast episode I have a chat with the author, speaker, and homesteader John Moody about growing and using Elderberry and his new book on the subject. The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 124 – June 23, 2019 – Chatting ...
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