Homesteady - Stories of homesteading farming hunting and fishing
By Austin Martin, Squash Hollow Farm
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Have you ever dreamt of starting a farm or homesteading? Do you love foraging for wild edibles? Is your perfect afternoon spent drifting downriver, fishing for that nights dinner? Or do love to spend a crisp fall morning hunting for wild game to share with your family? Or perhaps you spend all your free time digging in your garden, collecting herbs, vegetables, and fruits to enjoy. Homesteady is a show that focuses on living a more sustainable life. We talk about all the ways a modern Homsteader can put food on the table, from the fields, streams, gardens and woodlands. Our roads may be rocky, but with the right skills and knowledge we can make Homesteady.
||CleanThe BIGGEST HOMESTEADY ANNOUNCEMENT EVER||It was WAY BACK! May 16, 2014.... The very first episode of the Homesteady Podcast was released.... Since then we have released 55 episodes of the podcast 286 Youtube videos blog posts courses swag! I didn't start this thinking I would ever go full..||11/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanI was an ANTI HUNTER - What changed me?||On this episode of Homesteady, we explore the lifestyle of the modern hunter. We will be examining both the facts and the feelings that come into play when decided whether hunting is an ethical option for feeding one's family. With scenes from Bambi...||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrow Farm Fresh Food All Year Long with Hydroponic Gardening!||How Hydroponic farming can feed your family||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanForaging - A great way to feed your family... Or a easy way to kill yourself?||On this episode of Homesteady, we are exploring the delights and dangers of foraging, or looking for and gathering wild foods. After a scare gathering mushrooms on the Homestead, Aust shares with us information on how to safely...||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Run Profitable Farm Workshops||Take the Epic Homesteady Survey Here On the farm this week we successfully planted an entire orchard in just a few hours! How did we get so much work done in so little time? With an on-farm workshop! On-farm workshops are a great way to help a farmer...||5/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpring on the Homestead||Spring is a busy time for a farmer!||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy You Should Be Planting Fruit Trees and Bushes On Your Homestead||Planting fruit on the farm!||4/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEscape The Rat Race||What do you think about when you hear, "The Rat Race?" On this episode of Homesteady, we will explore the idea of the "rat race." What is it? And, most importantly, how do you escape it? We will explore these ideas, and give you some steps on how to...||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To ACTUALLY Catch Fish||Catch a fish the next time you go fishing.||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould You Raise Pastured Pigs On Your Homestead?||Raising Pastured Pigs||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPractical Preparedness - Being ready for survival through the everyday emergencies that we are most likely to face.||practical prepping for lives most common emergencies.||3/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs owning a Family Cow "Worth It?"||Another look at the economic breakdown of the family cow||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaising Meat Chickens - Pastured Poultry... Is it Profitable?||Raising meat chickens - A great gateway into the world of raising your own meat!||3/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Family Cow - Should We Get One?||Is a family cow the right decision for a homestead?||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUPDATE: We're NOT selling the farm...||On this episode of Homesteady, Kendra and Aust sit down together (with their adorable baby!) to talk about the change in their plans to sell their farm, and their exciting new plans for 2017. Why were Aust and Kendra going to sell the farm? Where Aust..||2/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Farm or Homestead When You Have No Extra Money||How to grow your Wealth so you can start your farm dreams.||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHomesteaders On the Road||Homesteading – On the Go! “Seeing you don’t object, I’ve decided to go see the West. Are there any homesteaders amongst us who haven’t found inspiration in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House Series? As you know from our last...||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
|18||CleanVideoWe're Going on an Adventure....||After 5 years of farming, we're taking a short break to go on an adventure... Why?||10/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Make Money Raising Goats on the Homestead||Goats can earn you an income on your homestead! Find out how in Part 2 of our Goat episode of the Homesteady podcast, brought to you by www.thisishomesteady.com . In this episode we talk to Brittany Colebush, from BCB Shepherdess...||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|20||CleanVideoGoats - Should you bring these animals onto your farm or homestead? Part 1||Goats - Your next farm animal?||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBig Announcements from Homesteady||In this quick episode we share some announcements with you! We have a tag sale coming up soon on the farm, come by and say hi! We also have a new project in the works, head on over to www.thisishomesteady.com to sign up to our email...||8/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Livestock and Rotational Grazing (with the help of moveable fencing) Can Save the Planet...||Using Goats and Sheep to Repair the Planet!||7/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChickens 101 - Eggs, Coops, Breeds, Meat, Feeders and Fencing and Much More!||Are you thinking about making the leap into backyard chickens? Or maybe adding some new breeds to your current flock? Maybe you want to start a small farm business, selling meat, and want to know the right breeds to start with? In this episode of Homesteady we share with you a sneak peak of the Go Homestead! Course, letting you listen to the entire lesson on chickens. Learn about the Pros and Cons, equipment needed, best breeds, and more! And visit www.thisishomesteady.com to sign up for the free video course. We also make a big announcement in this episode about a change to the Pioneer Program. Become a Pioneer at https://www.thisishomesteady.com/head-west-become-pioneer/||7/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHomesteady LIVE Q and A - May 23, 2016||Aust and Mike answer your questions!||6/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Start Homesteading||How do I start Homesteading? Have you asked yourself that? In this episode we give you an answer...||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDucks - ducklings, brooding, the mess and the eggs - and answering the big question.. Have you been Abduckted?||learn all about raising ducks for eggs, and whether or not its a good move for your homestead||4/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Epilogue - Just One More||Meet the new pup on our farm.||2/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBears in the Dark Woods||Learning to harvest from the wild can be a hard lesson.||2/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHoney, Bees, and Should a Homesteading Family Try Beekeeping?||Can bringing bees onto your farm earn your family money? Should all homesteaders have bees?||2/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Own Your Dream Farm - Featuring Grant Woods||The steps to take, no matter how small, towards owning your own farm, homestead, or dream property to raise your family on.||1/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
|31||CleanVideoMake Money Homesteading and Farming - How to turn your Passion into a Business||How homesteading, farming, gardening and any homestead hobby can turn into a real business||1/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Chickens and the Egg... Can you Make Money Selling Farm Fresh Eggs? Chickens, Eggs, and Homestead Business||A in depth look at the business of selling farm fresh eggs... and whether of not you can make money doing it!||12/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLost. A Wilderness Survival Podcast Story||What happens when 2 brand new backpackers decide to go hiking up Mt Washington on a whim? They get lost...||10/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHORT: Pigs 101 - How to select good a good breed for your farm, who to buy pigs from, what to feed them, how to move them, and MORE homesteading goodness!||Have you considered raising pastured pork? Here is everything your going to need to know to get started.||10/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTo Sheep or Not To Sheep - An in depth look at farming with grass fed sheep, lamb, raising meat on pasture, and if it is a good idea for someone who is small scale farming or homesteading||Is a flock of sheep better than a lawn mower? Find out in this in depth look at lambs, sheep, meat, wool, and everything else sheep related.||8/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Mono Crop Even YOU Might be Growing! (And what we can do to change)||Turn your yard into a garden that feeds your family lots of organic food!||7/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpecial Announcement and The Story Behind Rocketman... And his Bow and Arrow!||How an archer called the Rocketman got his nickname!||7/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearn to Hunt the Whitetail Deer - Wild Harvest||The woods are filled with wild, free range, organic meat. Years ago, I tried to figure out how to bring that home.||6/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFather Knows Best... Sometimes - A Homesteady Campfire story of a father and son on a hunt together||A father and Son going on a turkey hunting adventure find themselves unprepared for what was about to happen.||6/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA year of Homesteady - Fishing, Gardening, Chickens, fishing, hunting, all things sustainability!||A look back at the stories and tales shared on the podcast for the modern homesteader, Homesteady.||5/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmergency on the Farm - "Just One More"||An emergency that took place at our homestead, and how we dealt with it.||5/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBaking Bread... White, Wheat, and Sourdough, and does It Save Money?||Fresh baked bread is so delicious, but is it cost effective?||3/31/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Start a Homestead Business||Want to make money homesteading? We want to help you get started!||2/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA family, A Tradition and The Elk Hunt of a Lifetime - Pioneering a Tradition||A father and Daughter go on a elk hunt that will make history for their family||2/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHORT: Homestead Planning for a year of Sustainability!||Its winter... don't sit inside and mope... Plan for your hoemstead's best year yet!||2/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCampfire: Pioneers - Homesteaders who decide to jump into adventure, for a life of self sufficiency!||Stories of homesteaders who ditch it all to live off the land, and some who go in reverse.||2/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHORT: Make Money Farming- 3 ways homesteaders can save and earn money from a small farm||How a small scale farmers can save and earn money on the homestead||12/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoes Firewood Make Sense for the Homesteading or Farming Life? Heat, wood, stoves, inserts, pellets, cutting and chopping trees, its the wood episode!||Should you heat with firewood? And is it a cost effective use of your time?||12/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHORT: Hunting the Rut, the whitetail deers breeding season, a time when the woods are filled with BIG BUCKS!||What is the RUT and why should every hunter be in the woods for these next two weeks?||12/2/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCampfire: Fishing in Rhode Island's Salt Ponds... and Telling an outdoors story: fishing, striped bass, skunked,||Gather round the campfire for this episode, an oral telling of our recent fishing trip to Rhode Island...||10/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEgg Laying Chickens, farm fresh eggs, the economics of an egg, hens, roosters, and raising chicks on a homestead||Should egg laying chickens be a part of every farm or homestead?||9/26/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHORT: Farming chickens, pigs, and hunting... How homesteaders can stop buying meat from the supermarket||Hunting deer, raising pigs, processing chickens, learn how you can get 1000 lbs of meat from your own backyard!||9/3/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHORT: Pastured pigs on your homestead or farm, fencing, feeding, grassfed, pork, pasture to plate, piglets, hogs, from piglet to market||The best way to pasture pigs on limited land without electric fence||8/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPicking Berries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, making jam and canning||How to Pick and Preserve a years worth of Berries.||7/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFishing, Bass, bluefish, trout, stripers, and how to limit out on opening day||How to Catch and Cook Fish for Dinner||6/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanContainer Gardening, herbs, tomatoes, potts and raised beds||The how to and why of growing your own grub...||5/15/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
I’ve always enjoyed my son’s productions…he is amazingly talented, and this podcast is just one example of his endless creativity, knowledge and talent. (Ok, so maybe you are thinking that I am his mom so I would think this way, just stay tuned…you will feel the same way!) He is a special man, an amazing husband, father and son.
It was interesting, warm and informative…with the complete Austin charm!
Can’t wait to hear the next one!
As any competent TV watcher will tell you, one should never judge a series by its pilot; I listened to episode 1 of Homesteady armed with this lesson. And sure, there are ways I can see the program growing over time -- kinks to be worked out, aspects to be enhanced or trimmed --- but as a pilot, Homesteady's container garden episode was surprisingly enjoyable! Austin is passionate about what he has grown to love and as a relative newcomer to the world of sustainable living he makes the topic accessible to even the staunchest of urbanites. I didn't walk away from the podcast feeling like I should make a career change and start a tomato farm -- but, it did ignite the itch to get my basil into a bigger container so that it stops dying and perhaps finally get my window herb garden growing.
I look forward to Homesteady taking on the bigger, more intriguing aspects of rural life -- and I hope it continues to feel just as accessible.
Acountant Mike is wise...
Just the fact that HE knew who Captain Kirk was says enough… Its a fun show.