Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast

Episode-1- An Introduction 2-1-19

An episode of Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast

By Dennis Alan
Hello hello and welcome to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast.
The story of a city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life.
This is my very first episode where I introduce myself and explain how I went from a corporate hotshot, hanging out with celebrities and living the VIVA LOCA, to growing a beard, quitting my job, selling everything and starting over in central Pennsylvania.
Todays sponsor AKA my new coffee shop
The IngleBean Coffee Shop
www.inglebean.com
www.woodwardquarry.com
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Episode-20- Cup of Joe with Joe 3-20-19
Today is Wednesday March 20th 2019 and it's “A Cup of joe with Joe” live from The IngleBean Coffee House in Millheim, PA. A weekly what's up in Penns Valley, the valley so nice they named it twice. This week we have something from  Elk Creek Cafe  www.elkcreekcafe.com The IngleBean Coffee House www.inglebean.com Millheim Hotel www.facebook.com/millheimhotel/ Penns Valley Schools  www.pennsvalley.org GroundWork Farms  www.groundworkfarms.com Serenity Wellness Centre www.serenitywellnesscentre.com Today’s sponsor Quarry Fest 4/20 www.quarryfest.com If you are in the area and have something you want to share with the community please get in touch with me at podcast@dennisalan.com Birthdays  Today Mimi Owen THURSDAY Niki Koos  Rebecca Warner MONDAY Les Burkholder Millheim Hotel Sam Thul Friday night at 8pm Burkholders Country Market Chinese Buffet this Friday Night! From 3-7 PM enjoy all you can eat of our famous General Tso's Chicken, Fried Rice, Lo Mein and much more! Elk Creek Heart Hunters comes to Elk Creek this coming Sunday, 3/24 at 5PM they were voted top folk band in Atlanta 2018 Cancelled: Jim Donovan and Sun King Warriors on Saturday the 23rd Pub Hang w/ Poe Valley Troubs thursday the 21st Early Spring Seafood Fling! Friday and Saturday from 5:00 to 9pm Chef Winston’s Early Spring Seafood Fling Better call for some reservations! 814.349.8850 Green Drake  Last day of the Mid-winter sale at the Green Drake. 15% off most fine art, some more!  Old Gregg School Monday night is volleyball at , usually at 8:30. Penns Valley Jewelers has a month birthstone sale. This month its Aquamarine so receive 25% off. Inglebean  Friday 22nd is open mic and we are having our homemade chili with or without grass fed beef from Stone Meadow Farm being served from 6pm till closing at 10pm. Saturday the 23rd at 2pm we are hosting the Central PA Homesteaders Meetup where liked minded people can come together to talk and learn about anything homesteading. Penns Valley School has a land development meeting tonight at 6:30 to talk about all the waste in school systems and what they should do about it. Ground Work Farms: accepting CSA signups for the growing season.   www.groundworkfarms.com Tonight at 6pm spring is officially here and tonight is a full moon so get out there and enjoy the outside. Winter blues are over!!! Serenity Wellness Centre Embodied Yoga Thursday the 21st at noon  Song go the day  Heart Hunters  Red https://hearthunters.love If you are in the area and have something you want to share with the community please get in touch with me at podcast@dennisalan.com
18:02
March 20, 2019
Episode-19- Homestead Health and Wellness 3-8-19
Today is Friday, March 15th 2019 and beware the ides of march. This was known as the deadline for settling debts in Rome. On this day in 44BC Julius Caesar was stabbed to death over who is going to rule over others.  On this episode we will be talking about homesteading for health and wellness something Julius Caesar did not have enough of nor does anyone in those positions. Weather a president a emperor or a corporate manager you need a balance in your life when it come to things like  Food Drink Pollutants  Light, noise and other pollutants Body health Mind health  Feed your mind, continuing to learn/grow Stress Connection to the planet Overall happiness Todays sponsor is Dennis Alan Podcast DennisAlan.com youtube.com/user/enufallredy Before we get into i’d like to ask everyone that is listening to this to please take a minute out of your day and tell a friend or share this with friends on social media. Then get outside :) DennisAlan.com Song of the day Julius Caesar ("Besame Mucho" by the Beatles) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPYuxReh7fM My side hustles Coffee shop The IngleBean Coffee Shop http://www.inglebean.com/ My new amphitheater  Woodward Quarry http://www.inglebean.com/
47:30
March 16, 2019
Episode-18- Cup of Joe with Joe 3-13-19
Today is Wednesday March 13th 2019 and it's “A Cup of joe with Joe” live from The IngleBean Coffee House in Millheim, PA. A weekly what's up in Penns Valley, the valley so nice they named it twice. If you are in the area and have something you want to share with the community please get in touch with me at podcast@dennisalan.com Today we have Serenity Wellness Centre www.serenitywellnesscentre.com Elk Creek Cafe  www.elkcreekcafe.com IngleBean Coffee House www.inglebean.com Friday Night Open Mic Mac and Cheese Central PA Homesteading Meetup 2pm Inglebean Quarry Fest 4/20 We are still looking for volunteers and tickets are on sale Brown Paper Bag https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4103294 Big spring The Feathered Hook Extravaganza Weekend GroundWork Farms  www.groundworkfarms.com 814.349.8915 Bill Wolf left the valley The PENNS VALLEY YMCA  silent auction till 1pm March 16th Zumba Thon March 16th from 9am to noon Song of the day Obvious Pocket- Throne Of Power
20:40
March 13, 2019
Episode-17- Music Mondays Planning a Music Festival 3-11-19
Episode-17- Music Mondays Planning a Music Festival 3-11-19 Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Monday, March 11th 2019 episode 17 and it’s Music Monday, a weekly podcast were we talk about anything music related going in my life or in the valley so nice they named it twice, Penns Valley.  Joining me on this episode is my friend, neighbor and co-organizer of Quarry Fest Chris Whitmer. Chris is a seasoned music festival planner, organizer, and long time attendee who is going to talk to us today about the timeline and the overall planning of Quarry Fest 4/20. We go over things like sponsors, volunteers, booking bands, security and so many other issues that are needed to put together a music festival.  Todays sponsor  Quarry Fest 4/20 www.quarryfest.com Today’s guest Chris Whitmer https://www.reverbnation.com/chriswhitmer More information on the  Woodward Quarry  My website Dennis Alan
44:33
March 12, 2019
Episode-16- Homesteader Dan 3-8-19
Today is Friday, March 8th 2019 and on this episode we will be talking with a full time homesteader and personal friend Homesteader Dan On this episode we discuss What is homesteading Different aspects of the homestead The homesteader helpers Growing what you need What is off grid Advise for new or inspiring homesteaders The future of homesteading Todays sponsor is Dennis Alan Podcast DennisAlan.com youtube.com/user/enufallredy Song of the day John Denver - Thank God I'm a Country Boy My side hustles Coffee shop The IngleBean Coffee Shop http://www.inglebean.com/ My new amphitheater  Woodward Quarry http://www.inglebean.com/
49:27
March 8, 2019
Episode-15- Cup of Joe with Joe 3-6-19
  Episode-15- Cup of Joe with Joe 3-6-19 Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Wednesday March 6th 2019 and it's “A Cup of joe with Joe” live from The IngleBean Coffee House in Millheim, PA. A weekly what's up in Penns Valley, the valley so nice they named it twice. If you are in the area and have something you want to share with the community please get in touch with me at podcast@dennisalan.com GroundWork Farms  www.groundworkfarms.com Serenity Wellness Centre www.serenitywellnesscentre.com Elk Creek Cafe  www.elkcreekcafe.com James Bradley Milo was born March 1st  Lexi Orr and Adrienne Gemberling March 7th Elk Creek  Van Wagner Thursday the 7th Pub Crawl Saturday the 9th Town Mountain a rocking Carolina string band at 8pm Billy Leaves Town party At elk creek Serenity Wellness Centre has a Free week of Balance March 11-14th with Yoga classes, Group Meditation, and a Reiki Circle. ☑ Check out their website for more information. IngleBean Coffee House Friday Night Open Mic with Standing Stone coffee cupping with North Jersey Style spaghetti and sausage dinner
14:33
March 6, 2019
Episode-14- Music Mondays Jerry Egelhoff 3-4-19
Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Monday, March 4rd 2019 episode -14 and it’s Music Monday, a weekly podcast were we talk about anything music related going in my life or in the valley so nice they named it twice, Penns Valley.  On this episode Jerry Egelhoff will be joining me for a cup of coffee live at the IngleBean in Millheim, PA.  Jerry is a local music lover and friend who sits down with me and shares a few of his music related stories and experiences he’s had in his life so far. We get into Becoming a Deadhead in their home town the Who? and the Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy The energy of a live show How music is personal and it evolves  Life changing concerts BIG HUGS Open source concerts Benefits of small personal music festivals like Quarry Fest 420 more BIG HUGS Todays Sponsor Quarry Fest 420 www.quarryfest.com Todays song is Jerry Garcia Band - Dear Prudence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ef_W187XqkM My new coffee shop The IngleBean Coffee Shop www.inglebean.com My new amphitheater  Woodward Quarry www.woodwardquarry.com Quarry Fest 420 www.quarryfest.com
34:43
March 4, 2019
Episode-13- Family Time & Open Mic 3-1-19
Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Friday, March 1st 2019 and on this episode I had some time to chill with my daughter so it’s a short podcast but ending off with an amazing open mic at the IngleBean Coffee House.  Thanks for understanding and enjoy the music.
1:56:21
March 4, 2019
Episode-11- Music Mondays My Music Experiences 2-25-19
My Music Experiences  Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Monday, February 25th 2019 episode -11 and it’s Music Monday, a weekly podcast were we talk about anything music related going in my life or in the valley so nice they named it twice, Penns Valley.  On this episode I will be sharing my limited music stories with you the way plan to interview others to learn about their music experiences.  We will be talking about Old records TKA U2 Metallica System of a Down not Bestie Boys Willie Nelson Snoop Dogg/ Bishop Don Juan Little Kim Ja Rule The Fugees Aerosmith ZZ Top  Sublime House of Pain Annie Lennox from Eurythmics  Death Metal club Velvet Revolver Slash, Duff McKagan Morrissey Ice T Tribe Called Quest Back Street Boys 98 Degrees Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow and Quinneth Paltrow Sugar Ray Keith Murray Madonna and Britney Spears…Not Today’s Sponsors The Woodward Quarry Amphitheater in Woodward, PA www.woodwardquarry.com  Song off the Day Aerosmith Dream On https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bAoq7k3tZ0 My new coffee shop The IngleBean Coffee Shop http://www.inglebean.com/ My new amphitheater  Woodward Quarry http://www.inglebean.com/
51:31
February 25, 2019
Episode-10- City VS Country 2-22-19
Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Friday, February 22nd 2019 and on this episode we will be talking about the differences between the city life and the country life. After 40 years living in very urban cities in northern NJ and Manhattan I share what I have learned from the way people live in large cities and compare it to what I see so far by living now in a town of around 100 people. Growing up in a Elizabeth NJ Spending some time outside of the city life Moving to a NYC life in the 6th boro Jersey City, NJ Building community in Jersey City, NJ Moving out of the city and into the internet Wanting a better life Moving out to the country and comparing what it’s like so far after almost 4 years Todays sponsor  My YouTube Videos Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader https://www.youtube.com/user/enufallredy Song off the day  Waylon Jennings - Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way https://youtu.be/TNpLSaCirj8 My new coffee shop The IngleBean Coffee Shop http://www.inglebean.com/ My new amphitheater  Woodward Quarry http://www.inglebean.com/
41:50
February 22, 2019
Episode-9- Cup of Joe with Joe 2-20-19
Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Wednesday February 20th 2019 and it's "a Cup of joe with Snow” not live from The IngleBean Coffee House in Millheim, PA. A weekly what's up in Penns Valley, the valley so nice they named it twice. If you are in the area and have something you want to share with the community please get in touch with me at podcast@dennisalan.com This week we have something from  Elk Creek Cafe  Bremen Town Ballroom The IngleBean Coffee House Millheim Hotel Old Gregg School Penns Valley Schools  http://www.aaronsburgcc.org/ Millheim Theatre on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheMillheimTheatre/ GroundWork Farms ww.groundworkfarms.com Serenity Wellness Centre Today’s sponsor Woodward Quarry http://woodwardquarry.com/ Song go the day Angeline the Baker and The Poe Valley Troubadours video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ou6FnqBTbM
14:50
February 20, 2019
Episode-8- Music Mondays Karl Leitzel 2-18-19
Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Monday, February 18th 2019 episode 7 and it’s Music Monday, a weekly podcast were we talk about anything music related going in my life or in the valley so nice they named it twice, Penns Valley.  Joining me on this episode live from the Inglebean Coffee Shop is my friend, neighbor and fellow local business owner Karl Leitzel. Karl is a seasoned music lover who has been involved, since he was younger ,in the local music scene in the valley so nice they named it twice, Penns Valley. We talk about our music scene here and how it’s evolved A brief explanation of who Karl Leitzel is What the heck is a ukulele and why is there one at the coffee shop How the ukulele is helping the Haven of Hope and kids in need Song of the day  Okay Not Okay by Karl Leitzel Todays sponsor  IngleBean Coffee House Today’s guest Karl Leitzel  https://www.greendrakeart.com/ Haven of Hope http://www.havenofhopeglobal.org/ More information on the  Woodward Quarry  My website Dennis Alan
21:56
February 18, 2019
Episode-7- Financial Freedom 2-15-19
Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Friday, February 15th 2019 and on this episode we will be talking about what is financial freedom and what I’ve learned that helped me find my own.  In no way am I an expert in this I am just telling you my story in my own opinion.   What is financial freedom Having the means to have what you want financial enslavement What do you really want How the system works to encourage you to imprison yourself  Ways to stay out of it Ways to get out of it Todays sponsor AKA my new coffee shop The IngleBean Coffee Shop My new amphitheater  Woodward Quarry My YouTube Videos Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader
35:38
February 15, 2019
Episode-12- Cup of Joe with Joe 2-13-19
Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Wednesday February 13th 2019 and it's "a Cup of joe with Snow” not live from The IngleBean Coffee House in Millheim, PA. A weekly what's up in Penns Valley, the valley so nice they named it twice. If you are in the area and have something you want to share with the community please get in touch with me at podcast@dennisalan.com This week we have something from  Elk Creek Cafe  Bremen Town Ballroom The IngleBean Coffee House Millheim Hotel Old Gregg School Penns Valley Schools  Mount Nitanee Kombucha http://mountnitaneekombucha.com/ GroundWork Farms www.groundworkfarms.com Today’s sponsor Woodward Quarry http://woodwardquarry.com/ the hope fund of penns valley http://pennsvalleyhopefund.com
20:11
February 13, 2019
Episode-6- Cup of Joe with Joe 2-13-19
Hello hello everyone this is Dennis Alan and your listening to the Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Podcast. A city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Wednesday February 13th 2019 and it's "a Cup of joe with Snow” not live from The IngleBean Coffee House in Millheim, PA. A weekly what's up in Penns Valley, the valley so nice they named it twice. If you are in the area and have something you want to share with the community please get in touch with me at podcast@dennisalan.com This week we have something from  Elk Creek Cafe  Bremen Town Ballroom The IngleBean Coffee House Millheim Hotel Old Gregg School Penns Valley Schools  Mount Nitanee Kombucha http://mountnitaneekombucha.com/ GroundWork Farms ww.groundworkfarms.com Today’s sponsor Woodward Quarry http://woodwardquarry.com/ the hope fund of penns valley http://pennsvalleyhopefund.com
18:24
February 13, 2019
Episode-4- Future Plans for the Homestead 2-8-19
Hello hello and welcome to the Dennis Alan Podcast. The story of a City Boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Together we can learn and accomplish anything. Today is Friday, February 8th 2019 and we will be talking about why I bought about 30 acres and what are the plans for my homestead. I give my explanation as to what a "homestead" is and my definition of "off grid" means. We discuss how I am going to use solar and wind to provide my off grid power.  The plan to repair and build the land so that it will grow food, medicine and give me the financial freedom needed for a better lifestyle.  Todays sponsor AKA my new coffee shop The IngleBean Coffee Shop My new amphitheater Woodward Quarry My YouTube Videos Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader Song for today Motley Crew Home Sweet Home
51:37
February 8, 2019
Episode-3- Cup of Joe with Joe 2-6-19
Hello hello and welcome to the Dennis Alan Podcast. The story of a city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Today is Wednesday February 6th 2019 and it's "a Cup of Joe with Joe" live from The IngleBean Coffee House in Millheim, PA. A weekly what's up in Penns Valley, the valley so nice they named it twice. If you are in the area and have something you want to share with the community please get in touch with me at podcast@dennisalan.com This week we have some thing from  Elk Creek Cafe  Bremen Town Ballroom The IngleBean Coffee House Millheim Hotel Old Gregg School Penns Valley Schools
16:53
February 6, 2019
Episode-2- Music Monday 2-4-19
Hello hello and welcome to the Dennis Alan Podcast. The story of a city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. Today is the first Music Monday and I will be talking about what music related things I have going on.  Like the ampithethre we are building from the old rock quarry I have on my land to the killer open mic at the IngleBean. Todays sponsor AKA my new coffee shop The IngleBean Coffee Shop Our Local Radio Station WSOV 101.7 Sounds of the Valley My new amphitheater Woodward Quarry My YouTube Videos Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader
42:33
February 5, 2019
Episode-1- An Introduction 2-1-19
Hello hello and welcome to the Dennis Alan Podcast. The story of a city boy who gave it all up to find happiness, financial freedom and a better way to live life. This is my very first episode where I introduce myself and explain how I went from a corporate hotshot, hanging out with celebrities and living the VIVA LOCA, to growing a beard, quitting my job, selling everything and starting over in central Pennsylvania. I talk about my childhood in the hood and how it helped me achieve the "American Dream" and how I gave it all up for true happiness and the chance to live a simple, self-sustaining lifestyle. Todays sponsor AKA my new coffee shop The IngleBean Coffee Shop My new amphitheater Woodward Quarry My YouTube Videos Dennis Alan City Boy Homesteader
41:51
February 3, 2019
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