The Efficient Homestead

The Efficient Homestead

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By The Efficient Homestead
Homestead self sufficiency through efficiency. We’ll cover topics such as homestead DIY, gardening, cooking indoors and out, raising small livestock, hunting and processing your harvest. Please subscribe, follow us on Facebook or email me directly at TheEfficientHomestead@gmail.com
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Ep. 18 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Thanks for joining us! This week we have an update on the garden, the weather and the homestead critters both feathered and furred. We’ve been hot and dry until today when the weather forced a change of plans. If you like the podcast please give us a 5 star rating and we always appreciate your kind words. Be sure to check out the blog at https://TheEfficientHomestead.com and feel free to email me directly at TheEfficientHomestead@gmail.com, I’d love to hear from you. #homesteadlife #followyourdream
17:30
August 16, 2019
Ep. 17 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Welcome to Episode 17 of The Efficient Homestead Podcast! This week we talk about our summer garden struggles, fruit trees, and chicken wrangling. We also spend some time discussing a listener emailed  question about getting started growing in a desert environment, thank you so much for reaching out! If you have a question please send it in to TheEfficientHomestead@gmail.com. Please visit the blog at https://TheEfficientHomestead.com and follow us at FaceBook.com/TheEfficientHomestead. #homesteadlife #followyourdream
19:02
August 9, 2019
Ep. 16 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
In today's podcast we talk about our garden success over the past week and share a change of plans. Thanks for listening and as always, check out the blog where I share some DIY tips as well as tackle some philosophical questions. Be sure to give us a like on Facebook.com/theefficienthomestead and you can always email me at TheEfficientHomestead@gmail.com, I really do enjoy getting to know you all and I'd be happy to answer any questions. @homesteadlife #followyourdream
08:27
August 2, 2019
Ep. 15 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Welcome back! It's been a couple of weeks since we've talked. Today we'll do a walk around the Homestead and check on the animals and the gardens. We'll also share our plans for the future and some exciting news about a big change coming up. Be sure to check out the blog at https://TheEfficientHomestead.com and follow us on Facebook.com/theefficienthomestead as well as our YouTube channel! You can always send me an email at TheEfficientHomestead@gmail.com. Thanks for listening! #homesteadlife #followyourdream
13:48
July 25, 2019
Ep. 14 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
This week we start off with a little sad news. And I made a mistake when I talked about the chickens and said Monday when it was really Wednesday night. After that's out of the way we give a garden update and share our plans for next week. I appreciate you listening and please leave a review wherever you listen to this podcast. It only takes a second and it really helps us out a lot. If you want more info please visit our blog at https://theefficienthomestead.com or shoot me an email at theefficienthomestead@gmail.com. #followyourdream #Homesteadlife
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July 12, 2019
Ep. 13 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Happy Independence Day fellow Homesteaders. I have lots to do today to prepared for our celebration this evening but I wanted to check in with y’all and give a quick Homestead update and let you in on an exciting announcement I’ll be making soon! Please visit our blog at https://TheEfficientHomestead.com and check us out on Facebook. Thanks for listening! #followyourdream
06:50
July 4, 2019
Ep. 12 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Welcome back as we talk about our apple tree production, give an all around garden update and I let you in on a little secret. We'll also talk a little about our future plans and one key thing to look for in a new homestead property. Please visit us at https://TheEfficientHomestead.com and look us up on Facebook and YouTube and as always, feel free to shoot me an email at theefficienthomestead@gmail.com.
19:41
June 28, 2019
Ep. 11 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Welcome to episode 11 of The Efficient Homestead Podcast! I’m glad you’re here. The garden is growing but so are the weeds. We’ll give you an update on what’s going on around the homestead as well as share some information you can use. If you like this week’s podcast let me know by sending an email to theefficienthomestead@gmail.com I’d love to hear from you. Unless you’re mean. No one has time for that!
11:29
June 21, 2019
Ep. 10 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Thanks for joining us for this milestone! Episode 10! If you’re stuck in the city and dream of the quiet country life it’s worth a listen to hear what I hear every day! Today we’ll talk about the ducks and chickens, a garden update, and my plans for the day. Be sure to check out the blog at https://TheEfficientHomestead.com. We have some good info there including a post on What is a Homestead. I think you’ll enjoy it and thanks for listening!
18:16
June 15, 2019
Ep. 9 of The Efficient Homestead Podcast
This week’s Homestead update includes the garden, chickens and ducks as well as our ever expanding wild flower plot. We also talk about the state of our county road and a little teaser about a trip I’ll share details on next time. We even have a wildlife encounter on the drive as I’m recording and I pose a question to ponder.
20:04
June 7, 2019
Ep. 8 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
In this episode of The Efficient Homestead Podcast we talk about the weather and our struggles coping with over 18 inches of rain over 30 days and sometime over 5 inches in under 12 hours. We also talk about the ducks and a little about an article I’ve written exploring what it means to be a “Homesteader” at https://TheEfficientHomestead.com As always, Thanks for listening!
15:46
May 31, 2019
Ep. 7 The Efficient Homestead Podcast
We’re finally able to get back in the garden and get some work done after a couple of weekends off. In this episode we share a homestead update and some information on one of our favorite nature trails we visited on Mother’s Day. Please head over to www.TheEfficientHomestead.com and sign up for our news letter. I’ll be able to keep you posted on future podcast releases and other exciting happenings around the homestead. Thanks for listening, we truly appreciate your support!
12:23
May 16, 2019
Ep. 6 of The Efficient Homestead Podcast
In this episode we share details of our rain ravaged garden and the resulting lazy weekend. Is it OK to take a weekend off? Email me at theefficienthomestead@gmail.com and cast your vote! We also provide some updates on the garden and share details on how to get our favorite Venison Tenderloin Jalapeño Popper recipe. Thanks for joining us and if you haven’t already please hit subscribe!
08:17
May 8, 2019
Ep. 5 of The Efficient Homestead Podcast
On this episode of the podcast we talk about temporary vs. permanent fencing, garden updates, cucumber trellis DIY, baby ducks graduation to full time outside and some of the flowers on the homestead including a very large dandelion type that I had to research. I think it might be Yellow Salsify ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tragopogon_dubius ). If anyone can verify that or provide a better identification please send me an email at theefficienthomestead@gmail.com. When they bloom again I'll post pictures on the blog at https://theefficienthomestead.com. Thanks for listening, please subscribe and leave us a review on your favorite podcast platform.
12:43
April 30, 2019
Ep. 4 of The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Episode 4 is an update on past and future homestead projects, garden progress and farm animals. Here is the link for the pepper farm we buy from www.facebook.com/peppersnmore/ Thanks for joining us! Don’t forget to subscribe and look us up on https://theefficienthomestead.com and on Facebook!
15:48
April 22, 2019
Ep. 3 of The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Join us for a review on an Organic Gardening class presented by Fox Farms. We cover recommendations for soil amendments, raised bed options and pest control as well as scoring a couple of tomato plants for the homestead. Please subscribe to our podcast and leave a review, then head over to TheEfficientHomestead.com and sign up for our mailing list to stay up to date on the latest from us. If you have any questions or comments you can find us on Facebook.com/TheEfficientHomestead or email me directly at theefficienthomestead@gmail.com
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April 11, 2019
Ep. 2 of The Efficient Homestead Podcast
Homestead update and news along with info on our camping trip, protecting new plants from frost and a better description of our chicken operation.
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April 2, 2019
Ep. 1 of The Efficient Homestead Podcast
A little about The Efficient Homestead, our gardening accomplishments as of the first day of spring and our weekend plans. Please subscribe to follow along as we learn and be sure to leave a comment at TheEfficientHomestead.com or on our Facebook page The Efficient Homestead. Thanks for listing and come back soon!
08:31
March 22, 2019
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