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Self Sufficient Hub

Self Sufficient Hub

By Carl Mintern
All things self sufficiency, from raising animals, growing food, foraging, financial security, food security, bushcraft and much much more...

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Self sufficiency resources PT2- IRL resources
Today we are talking about resources that exist in real bricks and mortar locations all around us. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
26:52
May 17, 2021
Rehoming Hens
Today we are talking about rehoming commercials hens, sometimes referred to as ex battery hens. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
23:47
May 14, 2021
Getting free honey bees with Alan from Urban Homesteading UK
Beekeepers don’t pay for honeybees! If you are thinking of getting some bees this episode is a must listen. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
01:09:12
May 12, 2021
Self sufficiency resources PT 1 - free apps
There is a ton of free apps that we can use to help us better plan our gardens, and our time. As well as learn some new skills. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
29:06
May 10, 2021
4 things to do before the end of May
This months 4B4 feature learning a new recipe and lots of planting and crop maintenance, enjoy Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
24:24
May 7, 2021
Aquaponics with Joe Leveridge
Joe Leveridge has been using aquaponics to grow plants and food for many years, turning in into an income for him and his family. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
31:12
May 5, 2021
Finding time for all the homesteading jobs
Managing time can be one of the biggest challenges we face as we start to build up our repertoire of homesteading activities Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:39
May 3, 2021
Am I a prepper?
Am I a prepper? Spoiler alert - yes, and so are you! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
24:52
May 1, 2021
Jarvis Smith on Ethical Consumption
Today I am joined by founder of My Green Pod Jarvis Smith Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
47:58
April 28, 2021
Oddments April 2021
Another oddments episode to get you all caught up on what’s going on at my homestead. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:20
April 26, 2021
Could we make the food we buy and save money?
Today we are talking about some of the kitchen staples that we probably buy despite being able to make them cheaper. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:23
April 23, 2021
Where the wild things grow with David Hamilton
David Hamilton is author of several books, his latest, a fantastically comprehensive foraging guide that leads you through the outdoors, but doesn’t stop there. It continues to accompany you through the use and preserving of the wild edibles you will harvest, while also serving as a companion to every other related part of the process! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
32:07
April 21, 2021
What food should you grow pt2
Today we are looking at money savers and calorie dense options as well as wrapping a bow on all the categories we have discussed. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
24:13
April 19, 2021
What food should you grow?
It can sometimes be difficult narrowing down your options when looking at seed packets and deciding which plants to grow. Which are easy to grow? Which are high yielding? Sometimes we are comparing apples and oranges- literally. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:24
April 16, 2021
Square foot gardening
Today we are delving into the world of square foot gardening originally popularised in Mel Bartholomew’s book by the same name. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
20:53
April 14, 2021
So you’re thinking of getting a goat?
Today we are talking all about getting goats. We cover what type of fencing you need for goats. Goat breeds for milk and meat, what to feed your goat and much much more... Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:04
April 12, 2021
4 things to do before the end of April
Today’s 4b4 includes edible perennials, foraging and cress! Yes, Cress! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
20:08
April 9, 2021
Tinkers bubble - off grid woodland community
Today is my first attempt at an outside broadcast!
36:06
April 7, 2021
Happy Birthday!
The podcast is one year old! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
05:29
April 5, 2021
Ethical eating revisited
From the Vault - Ethical earing
59:17
April 2, 2021
What to plant when with the pyjama gardener
Today I’m joined by Chris Piper aka the Pyjama Gardener, to talk about different types of vegetable plants and what we can learn about plant groups to help us grow them more effectively Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
37:38
March 31, 2021
So you want to move to a homestead?
Today we are talking about the considerations of moving to a homestead with several acres. How big an upheaval can it be? Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:30
March 29, 2021
Where there is livestock there is dead stock
We have lost two of our kid goats this week and it reminded me of the saying, “where there is livestock there is deadstock.” Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
23:52
March 27, 2021
Thomas Riedmuller; 2yr Sustainable Horticulture / Permaculture course founder
Today's conversation is with Thomas Riedmuller, co-founder of the two-year Sustainable Horticulture / Permaculture course available at Kinsale College for Further Education
39:10
March 24, 2021
Encouraging family members to get involved
Today we are talking about ways we can bring close friends and family along for the ride of being more self reliant and self sufficient. Spouses, children and others. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
30:55
March 22, 2021
Oddments March 2021
Let’s get caught up! Bees, kids, vets, compost bins, germination and chicken lockdown being lifted.... Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:07
March 19, 2021
Regenerative livelihoods with Finn Weddle
Today we are talking with Finn Weddle about the business of making a business from sustainable ways of life. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
41:15
March 17, 2021
Permaculture principle 12; Creatively use and Respond to Change
The final principle in our series focuses on the impermanence of things, and that includes our plans and designs. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
31:25
March 15, 2021
4 things to do before the end of March
Today’s 4B4 covers weeding, slugs, planting and mulching. These four garden job checklist items are important to get off to a flying start this year. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
25:32
March 12, 2021
Forest Therapy Guide Liz Dawes
Today I am talking with Liz Dawes, forest therapy guide. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
32:27
March 10, 2021
Permaculture principle 11; Use Edges and Value The Marginal
Today we bring you our penultimate episode in our permaculture principles episode. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
12:50
March 8, 2021
Waste not want not - using by-products
Byproducts are all around us, and we can utilise them to great effect. Whether it’s commercial waste products, or our own. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
26:13
March 5, 2021
GM Crops with Xanthea Heynes
Are GM crops as good, or as bad as you think? Today I am trying to find out by talking with Xanthea Heynes. We talk about glyphosate use, seed sovereignty, and a number of other topics related to the GM crop conundrum. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
47:43
March 3, 2021
Permaculture principle 10; use and value diversity
Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
26:33
March 1, 2021
Guerrilla Gardening
Clandestine planting! Surreptitious sowing! Covert cultivating! We must be talking.... guerrilla gardening... SHHH! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:58
February 26, 2021
Everything Worms with Anna De La Vega from the Urban Worm
A real delight today as I talk for the first time with Anna De La Vega from The Urban Worm. Anna really knows her stuff and currently works to promote the use of worms for composting with schools, organisations and individuals. We talk about soil health, GM crops, permaculture and, of course, worms! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
31:59
February 24, 2021
Permaculture principle 9 - use small and slow solutions
The ninth permaculture principle is another of the overarching themes of permaculture that interacts with all the other principles we have discussed in this series. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
26:28
February 22, 2021
The Hunger Gap
The hunger gap, also called the hungry gap, is that period between our winter crops finishing and our summer crops being ready for harvest. In recent years with global food supply’s it’s something people rarely think about, but if we want to produce our own food all year round it’s a time of year that deserves special attention. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
24:44
February 19, 2021
Oddments February 2021
Another oddments episode today - we cover emergency pumpkin hummus, expectant goat kids, future podcast guests, goat milk soap and many other topics. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
25:49
February 17, 2021
Permaculture principles PT8 Integrate Don’t Seperate
The idea of integration is fundamental to the permaculture ethos. You might be surprised by how far we are away from true integration with most of our modern practices. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:43
February 15, 2021
What food can I start growing in Febuary?
Even though many of us are facing the coldest weather of the year, it’s still definitely the time to start thinking about planting our first seeds of the main growing season. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
25:50
February 12, 2021
4 Things To Do Before The End Of February
Today we are challenging you all to be ready for the new growing season by completing four important tasks before the end of the month
23:43
February 10, 2021
Permaculture principles PT7 design from patterns to details
Designing from patterns to details might not be something you are familiar with, but it’s really an integral part of permaculture design. Taking the big patterns all around us and allowing them to steer our designing if the small detailed elements of our gardens.
26:12
February 8, 2021
How much land do I need to grow my own food
How much space is needed to feed a family is a tough question, but one we attempt to answer on today’s show. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:29
February 5, 2021
The To Don’t List
Introducing a new type of productivity list to go alongside your to do list. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
10:23
February 3, 2021
Permaculture principles PT6 Produce no waste
The next in our permaculture principles series is another principle that has huge implications across our whole lives; produce no waste Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:01
February 1, 2021
Oddments January 2021
Sourdough, pig escapes, bird flu, self sufficiency challenges, caffeine, hunger gap and freezer space, today has a little bit of everything as you might expect from an oddments episode! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
25:57
January 29, 2021
Harvesting rainwater with The hosts of self sufficiency with Chris and Steve
Today we are talking rainwater capturing, storing, filtering and other related subjects. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
31:28
January 27, 2021
Permaculture principles PT5 Use and Value Renewable Resources and Services
Today we continue our look at the twelve permaculture principles with number 5, use and value renewable resources and services. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
26:17
January 25, 2021
Building resilience into our systems
Today we are talking about resilient vs lean systems and how we should look at the from a self sufficiency point of view. Is it possible to have the best of both worlds?
28:31
January 22, 2021
Composting kitchen waste part 2
The second part of my conversation on composting options for kitchen scraps with Nat from the allotment kitchen garden. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
52:53
January 20, 2021
Permaculture principles PT4 apply self regulation and accept feedback
In part four of our permaculture principles series we look at the importance of applying self regulation at every stage of our work and what it means to accept feedback Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
18:54
January 18, 2021
January’s garden jobs
January heralds the start of a new year and the lengthening of daylight hours here in the northern hemisphere. It also represents the time to do lots of garden jobs. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:31
January 15, 2021
Composting kitchen waste part 1 with Nat from the allotment kitchen garden
Today we are focusing on composting kitchen waste. We talk about pest problems, types of compost and other related topics. Part two looking at some other composting options follows next week. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
35:50
January 13, 2021
Permaculture principles PT 3 - obtain a yield
The third permaculture principle reminds us not to take our eye off the ball and forget that we intend to harvest something from our endeavours. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:24
January 11, 2021
Butchering a pig
Today I am sharing my experience of slaughtering and butchering our own pig. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
25:29
January 8, 2021
Pallet composting with Nat from the allotment kitchen garden
Today we are privileged to have as a guest a certified master composter! In what I hope to be the first of many conversations on the topic of composting, today we are diving into pallet composting! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
49:33
January 6, 2021
Permaculture principles PT 2 ; catch and store energy
The second in our permaculture principles series looks at the idea of catching and storing energy. This is about allot more than buying solar panels. We catch and store energy by planting a tree, raising bees and mulching our ground! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
26:09
January 4, 2021
Oddments Christmas 2020
I have enjoyed a fantastically self sufficient Christmas, and am looking toward the new year with lots of exciting ideas. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
19:08
December 26, 2020
How far have I come in 2020?
Today we are taking a look back to episode 1 Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
20:21
December 23, 2020
Surveying your space revisited
This is a rebroadcast of our “lockdown activity for mental health” episode.
29:51
December 19, 2020
Curative Forests with Rory Macphee
Today we are joined for a second time by Roy Macphee. Rory is steward of a curative forest in Scotland and is also conducting research into the benefits of the type of land in areas including human health and well-being. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
37:00
December 16, 2020
Permaculture principles 1 - observe and interact
The first of the twelve permaculture principles is to observe and interact with our environment. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
23:19
December 14, 2020
Grow more food
Maximising our harvest is a combination of lots of things, but there isn’t much that will improve yields over the long term better than experimenting with what you can achieve. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
24:52
December 11, 2020
Seaweed with expert Rory MacPhee
Today I’m speaking with seaweed expert Rory MacPhee about al things seaweed. From foraging tips to recipes, and even garden uses, seaweed is a vastly underused resource. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
36:16
December 9, 2020
Difficult to produce PT4 coffee and caffeine
It may not be as difficult to produce our own caffeinated beverages as we may have thought, and if caffeine isn’t important there are many many coffee and tea substitutes we can grow or forage in any climate. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:14
December 7, 2020
Oddments December 2020
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26:17
December 4, 2020
Raising turkeys
Everything you need to know about raising turkeys from one day old to healthy strong birds Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:17
December 2, 2020
Self reliance skills PT 8 - the ultimate self sufficiency skill
The ultimate self reliance skill is the ability to think you can try something, wether you fail or not. It is this skill that enables us to learn more, faster, and in a productive way. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
26:20
November 30, 2020
Preparing for 2021
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17:40
November 27, 2020
Christmas gift request ideas for homesteaders
Please let your loved ones know what things you really want this year, and both reduce the wastage in the consumerism of Christmas while at the same time getting those items you really want and need! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:02
November 25, 2020
Self reliance skills PT 7 - curing meat
Salt curing, or dry curing meat is an amazing way to preserve and enhance meat without any specialist equipment. Who doesn’t like bacon? Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
30:17
November 23, 2020
Kiss the ground
Kiss the ground is a Netflix film or documentary talking all about regenerative agriculture and using the underlying themes of soil health to capture carbon and store it in the soil as a huge part of the fight against climate change. This is a review of the show.
29:27
November 20, 2020
Sourdough with Alan from the Urban Homesteading Uk Podcast
Today we are talking all things sourdough, from baking loaves to making sourdough starters Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
49:20
November 18, 2020
Self reliance skills PT 6 - Medicinal plants
Medicinal plants and medicinal herbs don’t need to be a daunting subject. Even medicinal mushrooms can be accessible to the everyday user. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
31:48
November 16, 2020
Homesteading before you have a homestead
In answer to a listener question, today I’m talking about all the things you can do to practice skills and get homesteading before you own a place to call a homestead. ‘Turn your waiting room into a classroom’ is a quote from Jessica Sowards from roots and refuge farm, and it’s the topic of today’s podcast Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
26:58
November 13, 2020
Winter fruit plant care with Adam from gardeners tale.
This is the second in our two part conversation with Adam from gardeners tale. Check out last Wednesdays show for part 1 Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
37:39
November 11, 2020
Self reliance skills pt 5- making water potable
Creating our own safe drinking water is a task we outsource for good reason. It is economically sensible to use cheap water provided by our national organisations rather than build large individual systems, but sometimes we may require our own potable water that isn’t provided by others, or perhaps it is just a skill we should all know just in case. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
29:47
November 9, 2020
Bonus episode - post surgery problems
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04:03
November 6, 2020
Winter fruit trees and shrub care with Adam from gardeners tals
Today we are talking with returning guest Adam from gardener’s tale about pruning and winter care for our fruit trees. This is the first in a two part episode, part two will follow next week. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
38:53
November 4, 2020
Self reliance skills part 4- Fire
Fire! Fire! Since the dawn of mankind our relationship with fire has been a close one, that is until recently... rekindle (get it?) your relationship now with this episode of self sufficient hub. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:11
November 2, 2020
Oddments pt2 October 2020
The second part to this months oddments episode. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:44
October 30, 2020
The Allotment Kitchen Garden
We are back on track this week with our guest, Nat, from the allotment kitchen garden interview. Find Nat on Instagram - http://Instagram.com/the_allotment_kitchen_garden And on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/theallotmentkitchengarden Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
54:06
October 28, 2020
Self reliance skills part 3 - Reading Nature
Today we are talking about outdoor signs and clues that can tell us about all things from the direction we are looking, to what time it is. Navigation, seasons and the types of animals we might expect to see. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA - [ ]
27:54
October 26, 2020
Oddments part 1 October 2020
In this instalment of oddments we bring you a new goat, some new ducks, and some sad chick news... Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:12
October 23, 2020
October’s Garden Jobs
Summer is just a memory as we see the leaves fall, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be planting crops, and preparing for future bounty as this years harvest slows... Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
25:56
October 21, 2020
Self reliance skills part 2 - homemade stocks
Today we are talking about making homemade stocks, a natural by-product of home cooking and a way to utilise parts of our food which otherwise might go to waste. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
24:35
October 19, 2020
Reducing food waste
Save money; save time, save effort, save waste. There’s not really any down sides to reducing our food waste. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
25:06
October 16, 2020
Mini-Hubs interviews. The Children of Self Sufficient Hub.
Today I introduce you to my two young sons who offer their thoughts on life on the homestead.
11:52
October 14, 2020
Self reliance skills pt 1 - home maintenance
Today I’m talking about maintaining our homes, hopefully encouraging us all to take a little more time and care to keep our homes dry and warm and save some money in the meantime. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:56
October 12, 2020
Outbuildings - planning and building
Today we are talking about how to plan and build an outbuilding. Different materials, keeping costs down, and a host of other considerations. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
26:47
October 9, 2020
Expert Forager Iona Fraser from Broth and Butter
Today I am thrilled to be speaking with en expert in the world of foraging, both plant and mushroom varieties. We get into foraging legality, mushroom species preservation, rosehip syrup and much more. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
47:12
October 7, 2020
Introduction to self reliance skills episode 103
Today I am introducing our new Monday Series - self reliance skills! It’s a topic I get very excited about, and I hope after this episode you will too! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
30:14
October 5, 2020
Root cellars 101
Today we are talking root cellars. How to build a root cellar, how to use a root cellar, what produce you can store in a root cellar and how long things will store in a root cellar. I hope you enjoy this much requested episode. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
29:13
October 2, 2020
Urban Homesteading UK Podcast Hosts Alan and Mike - Part 2
Today I bring you part two of my chat with Alan and Mike from Urban Homesteading UK. We talk about raising animals, beekeeping and a host of other topics in this portion of the conversation, I hope you enjoy it. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
30:32
September 30, 2020
Episode 100!! Ask me anything
This is possibly me favourite episode of the show to date. Thank you to everyone who sent in questions! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
01:15:14
September 28, 2020
Global Food security in a pandemic (COVID 19)
Today we are talking about the global food supply chain and how it can be effected by the coronavirus pandemic. But COVID 19 is not the only thing that can cause our food security to come under stress. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:26
September 25, 2020
Alan and Mike from the Urban Homesteading UK Podcast
It is a pleasure to bring you my conversation with Alan and Mike from the Urban Homesteading UK podcast. Today we discuss where to get started in homesteading, reconnecting with nature, the spaces around us and opportunities they afford. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
30:05
September 23, 2020
Annual Vegetables Part 6 - Pumpkins
Pumpkins! Soup! Halloween! What’s not to love? This is my favourite vegetable to store for winter because of how easy it is and how beautiful it looks around the house. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
28:22
September 21, 2020
Become Self Sufficient in 1 (more) Thing
Sometimes it’s easy to forget the wins. Sometimes it’s easy to miss some small goals because we are too focused on hitting bigger, harder goals that are far away. Today I’m encouraging us all to become self sufficient in SOMETHING. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:15
September 18, 2020
95 - seed saving and seed sovereignty with Maggie Carr
Today we are talking with Maggie Carr on the issue of seed sovereignty. Maggie is an experienced seed saver and shares her tips on seed saving with us all. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
32:28
September 16, 2020
Annual vegetables PT 5 - cabbages
Cabbages are one of the few vegetables that offer varieties that crop all year round Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:30
September 14, 2020
Oddments 11th September 2020
Another oddments episode as I reflect on a very productive few weeks for the show. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
27:38
September 11, 2020
92 - Essential Reading
In a (not planned) break from our usual Wednesday interviews I am sharing what I consider to be the most important reference books on the topics of self sufficiency. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
18:22
September 9, 2020
Annual Vegetables PT 4 Runner Beans
Today we are talking about runner beans. How to plant and grow them, how to harvest them to maximise yields, and how to grow runner beans as a perennial vegetable. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
25:24
September 7, 2020
90 - the benefits of becoming more self sufficient
The benefits of becoming more self sufficient are huge, and numerous! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
33:15
September 4, 2020
Solar power kits for the beginner with Ivan from AskIveTech
Ivan is a home solar kit hobbyist that is very passionate on the subject and has generously given his time to help us become one too!! Find Ivan on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVD_vlgWLtVbNK_crczouBQ Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
56:07
September 2, 2020
Annual Vegetables PT 3 - Carrots
This simple to grow delicious vegetable caused me trouble for many years because I didn’t take the time to understand the plant, but it needn’t be a difficult crop to grow. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
26:05
August 31, 2020
Garden failures
Things don’t always go as we would like, but we can learn from our mistakes to make our future better than our past. Let me share this years garden failures with you. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
31:08
August 28, 2020
Sarah and Paul from the Fermentation Adventure
Today I’m joined by Paul and Sarah from the Fermentation Adventure! This interview was a ton of fun, so join us as we talk about the world of fermenting- just one of the ways to preserve your produce. Find fermentation adventure on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxoS4tvgVm1TtIc-lVNarTQ Their dill pickle video - https://youtu.be/RP5yUd54Arc Carrot stick fermenting vIdeo- https://youtu.be/uphpp16BlC4 Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
46:45
August 26, 2020
Annual Vegetables PT2 - Potatoes
All things potato! Potatoes are the most important thing we personally grow in our annual beds. They are a staple crop that makes up a huge part of our diets and self sufficiency planning. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
28:18
August 24, 2020
84 - what can I put in my compost?
Composting is yet another piece of the self sufficiency puzzle that can seem like a daunting subject to understand. However, it doesn’t need to be. In this episode we attempt to demystify it by talking about all the things you can compost, and how you can think about which of them you want to include in your composting system. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
32:21
August 21, 2020
83 - summer fruit tree care pt 2 with Adam from Gardeners Tale
Adam is a friend of the show and offers his time to share some tips on summer care for our fruit trees, this time we focus on pests and disease advice. Find Gardeners Tale on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd7zaSCD83eYSx6z9obXb2w Gardeners tale on Instagram - https://z-p3.www.instagram.com/gardenerstale/ Summer apple tree pruning video - https://youtu.be/aFqTvowq9o4 Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
40:14
August 19, 2020
Annual vegetables PT1 - Cucumbers
In the first of our new Monday series looking at annual vegetables we are taking a deep dive into the world of cucumbers. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
33:32
August 17, 2020
Oddments 14th August 2020
Another oddments episode, talking about summer hedgerow foraging, bee quarantine and lockdown, mole problems, nettle cordage, meat chickens, Jam making day and lots more... Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
27:01
August 14, 2020
80 - summer fruit tree care with Adam from Gardeners Tale
Adam is a friend of the show and offers his time to share some tips on summer care for our fruit trees, including some essential summer pruning advice. Find Gardeners Tale on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd7zaSCD83eYSx6z9obXb2w Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
31:19
August 12, 2020
Soil health pt4 - micro nutrients
There are several micro nutrients our plants need in small quantities to be healthy beyond the big three of n, p and k. Today we are running through them along with how to spot deficiencies and how to amend for them. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
25:21
August 10, 2020
78 - The Home Dairy
Adding a milking animal to your self sufficient home is a really important step towards real self dependence. The ability to make homemade, home produced, cream, butter, cheese and ice cream to name just some opens up an impressive range of foods that we can produce ourselves. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
36:43
August 7, 2020
Basketry and weaving with Anna Stickland
Todays Wednesday interview is with Anna Stickland who makes beautiful weaves baskets. Weaving is a skill that goes back millennia, and is something we can all try our hands at using materials from nature! Find Anna online - http://Wwww.annasticklandweaving.co.uk Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
28:25
August 5, 2020
Soil Health Part 3 - Potassium
Potassium is the final of the big three nutrients your plants need, and it’s the simplest to amend for. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
19:32
August 3, 2020
Episode 75 - plant guilds
A plant guild is a way of creating groups of mutually beneficial plants that do allot of the work for us. By taking up the role of weeding and feeding, among others, it is just yet another way of increasing our yields while reducing our workload. Sounds good to me! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
35:18
July 31, 2020
Urban homesteading, zero waste goals and wax wraps with Julie Ellerby
In the first of our official Wednesday interviews we are talking with Julie Ellerby, of elegant sufficiency. Julie is an urban homesteader, using her city garden to plant trees, grow food, raise quail and lots of other things, along with making wax wraps, she is a self described serial hobbiest! You can find her on Facebook - https://m.facebook.com/elegantsufficiencyUK/ on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/elegantsufficiencyuk/ and on youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx-ZUIQWwPrnmJXrT_Twa8w Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
40:15
July 29, 2020
Episode 73 - Soil health part 2 - phosphorus
Phosphorus is another vital nutrient all our plants need, but it works very differently from Nitrogen. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
19:13
July 27, 2020
Episode 72 - July’s garden job checklist
As summer deepens it’s easy to be distracted by the rewards of harvesting, but there’s plenty of other things that need our attention to make certain we can reap those rewards long into the autumn and winter. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
27:17
July 24, 2020
Episode 71 - Oddments July ‘20
Beekeeping, tractor repairs, sushi, mushrooms, foraging, community, cooking on an open fire, horseradish, food forests, marsh samphire and a retiring chef.. this episode really does have it all.... Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
29:05
July 22, 2020
Episode 70 - soil health pt 1 - Nitrogen
Today we are unpacking the mystery of nitrogen and it’s place in our soil’s health. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
23:52
July 20, 2020
Episode 69 - Building Soil Health
Today we are laying the groundwork for our next series of Monday podcasts; Building soil health. Over the coming weeks, Monday’s shows will be dedicated to different aspects of building soil nutrients. We will be talking about nitrogen, phosphates, hummus and all the other soil nutrients and deficiencies we can be amending for. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
31:27
July 17, 2020
Episode 68 - leather working with Mike Koopman
Returning friend of the show Mike Koopman introduces us to the art of leatherworking. Talking about some basic techniques and tools to get us started. We also talk about where we can source leather for free or very cheaply and an amazing piece of handmade leather armour! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
31:19
July 15, 2020
Episode 67 - Homestead Kitchen
The homestead kitchen is far more than somewhere to store and prepare meals. Drying, fermenting and cheese making can all be happening at any given moment in my kitchen, with apple cider vinegar fermenting on the worktop, curds hanging from cupboard door handles and sourdough starter bubbling away on top of the fridge all at once! Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
32:50
July 13, 2020
Episode 66 - stacking functions
One of the main ideas in a permaculture system is that of stacking functions. Finding the multiple uses for different elements within our gardens, be they plants, animals or objects, can give us new ways for them to interact with each other and produce new yields in ways we might otherwise have missed. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
30:11
July 10, 2020
Episode 65 - what can I still plant now it’s July?
Half the year is behind us but it’s certainly not too late to start growing food! Today is a run down of what you can still sow from seed even in July for a crop this year.
13:41
July 8, 2020
Episode 64 - ethical eating pt 2
Today we continue our discussion on ethical eating. We go into factory farming of chickens, where do our eggs come from? Chicken breeds, veganism, supporting local food producers and much much more. This pair of podcasts is mostly focused around the ethical implications of eating meat and dairy, I hope to produce one focussed on sustainability soon to compliment these
31:14
July 6, 2020
Episode 63 - ethical eating part 1
Ethical eating is something that is so important to me. In this episode I wrestle with some of the bigger picture aspects of ethically eating meat and talk about my thoughts regarding processing animals for meat in an ethical way. I also talk about a vegan diet and where our thinking as a species can maybe coalesce around some of the same ideas for the greater good regardless of our personal diet choices. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
31:04
July 3, 2020
Episode 62 - preserving tomatoes
Tomatoes are one of the earliest crops to offer us the gift of glut! Dealing with gluts is an essential skill for anyone aiming for self sufficiency, as preserving the abundance during times of feast is core to providing for ourselves during times of famine. Today we are talking specifically about tomato gluts and how to preserve excess yields. Tomato harvest season is either here, or just around the corner, depending on where you are and how you grow, and tomatoes make up a huge portion of many modern diets, I don’t know anyone who grows food that doesn’t grow them. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
27:06
July 1, 2020
Episode 62 - edible pond plants
We have speaking of the virtues of water spaces in the garden, for natural predators of our pests, but they can also provide us with a food crop. Today we are talking all about plants we can grow in water for food and other uses. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
28:06
June 29, 2020
Episode 61 - Creating water zones in the garden
From bird baths to wildlife ponds, creating spaces within the garden where we can hold water serves so many functions. Along with encouraging predators that will manage garden pest numbers, it can also creat new growing opportunities. It doesn’t have to be difficult either; anyone can create some water space, whatever your skill level or budget. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
26:23
June 26, 2020
Episode 60 - summer foraging
Summer is when everything really springs into life for the forager. There is such an abundance of wild edibles to choose from, including flowers, trees, mushrooms and fruit. Today I run through some edible seeds, flowers, nuts, herbs and more that are available right now growing wild. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
28:47
June 24, 2020
Episode 59 - self sufficiency goals
What exactly is self sufficiency? Is it possible to be completely self sufficient? What are we trying to achieve here anyway?? Today I’m talking about what I think when I think about the goals of becoming more self sufficient. Becoming completely food self secure, reducing our reliance on the outside world for our day to do living requirements.. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
34:21
June 22, 2020
Episode 58 - this week in the garden
It’s been a busy time for me personally with a couple of minor disasters, but as always, we carry on. Goats need milking, pigs need feeding, plants need planting, and children need loving... Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
20:13
June 19, 2020
Episode 57 - preparing for harvest time
Spending a little time now getting ready for harvest will pay dividends later in the season. As we approach the most productive part of the season, now it’s the time to start planning for gluts. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
22:52
June 17, 2020
Episode 56 - growing annuals as perennials with Liz Zorab from Byther Farm
Growing annuals as perennials is something that excites me a great deal. Any small gains we can make in the direction of increasing yields and reducing work compound to make outlet gardens super productive! Liz Zorab has a very popular youtube channel; Byther Farm, and has today generously given her time to produce this interview. Find Liz Zorab online at youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe0Ha5QljsCV5UqIkobBrcQ And everywhere else online through this link - linktr.ee/liz_zorab_byther_farm Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
28:01
June 15, 2020
Episode 55 - dealing with slugs
Slugs are one of the most prolific garden pests. Wherever you garden, you almost certainly have slugs and snails that want nothing more than to share your food. Today we are looking at lots of ways to manage slug problems with a view to creating predator/pest harmony within our gardens making our slug problem much less of a problem. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
23:09
June 12, 2020
Episode 54 - No dig potatoes
Growing potatoes can be back breaking work.... but it doesn’t have to be! Introducing - no dig potatoes! Today we are talking about how to grow potatoes using the no dig, or no till, method, from planting through to harvest. Popularised by Charles Dowding among others the no dig gardening method is something I use for all my annual plants. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
24:46
June 10, 2020
Episode 53 - difficult to produce pt 3 - citrus
In a temperate climate the problem of growing citrus fruits is something I am still struggling with. There are some cold hardy varieties, but also other plants we can grow or forage to use as replacements. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
20:36
June 8, 2020
Episode 52 - what crops can I still plant now it’s June?
We are half way through 2020, but it’s not too late to be planting seeds. There are a ton of plants you can still plant now to get a harvest this year. On today’s show I will be running through a list of lots of the vegetable plants you can still sow in June. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
20:58
June 5, 2020
Episode 51 - home blacksmithing with Mike Koopman
Today I’m talking with Mike Koopman. Mike is a blacksmithing enthusiast, who works on a Viking gorge he built in his garden. We talk about how you can get set up to start blacksmithing yourself without needing any expensive equipment. He will also be answering questions on our Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
28:21
June 3, 2020
Episode 50 - Oil - difficult to produce part 2
Today is part two of our difficult to produce series. Today we are looking at oil, and cooking oil in particular. At first I was daunted at the prospect of a world without vegetable or sunflower oil, but it is actually something that we have fount easy to replace. Olive oil? Not so much....
15:08
June 1, 2020
Episode 49 - breeding chickens
There isn’t much more captivating than watching day old chicks running round the garden. And you don’t need to be a child to enjoy it! Breeding your own hens is a fun and practical way of ensuring future egg and meat production self sufficiently. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
19:56
May 29, 2020
Episode 48 - understanding hardiness zones
The USDA plant hardiness zone system is a useful tool, however it is limited in it’s functionality. There is much more that goes into wether a plant will thrive in your area. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
19:32
May 27, 2020
Episode 47 - difficult to produce 1 - sugar
The first in our series on things I considered difficult to produce at an individual family level in our climate, Sugar. Today I’m talking about ways to make your own sugar substitutes. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
17:39
May 25, 2020
Episode 46 - raising pigs
If you are considering raising an animal purely for meat then pigs make the best option for someone new to the process. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
20:54
May 22, 2020
Episode 45 - working with the weather
Understanding our climate and working with the weather an save us so many garden failures as well as making our work easier. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
20:09
May 20, 2020
Episode 44 - supplemental - introducing our ‘hard to replace’ food series
A mini episode today due to time pressure, introducing our upcoming series on hard to replace foods. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
02:45
May 18, 2020
Episode 43 - This week in the garden
A run down of what I’ve been up to in the garden here at Mill Close Homestead. Plus as announcement on the future of the podcast. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
12:50
May 17, 2020
Episode 42 - marking plants
I cannot emphasise enough how important plant marking can be. If I had used the methods I use now in my first year I have no doubt I would have doubled my harvest and with allot less stress too! Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
15:37
May 16, 2020
Episode 41 - garden equipment
What equipment do you need? What are the best options? Where can I get gardening tools for free? I don’t want a lack of equipment to be the reason someone can not achieve success in the garden and today I talk about different ways to make that possible. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
26:32
May 15, 2020
Episode 40 - making the most of what you have
However limited our access to resources may be, it is up to us to make the most of them. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
15:55
May 14, 2020
Episode 39 - keeping bees
Keeping bees as a great way of reducing your requirements for buying sugar,as well as being a fun hobby. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
25:58
May 13, 2020
Episode 38 - Catch crops
Catch cropping is the method of using small, fast growing, complimentary crops to fill the spaces between slower growing plants; thus increasing yields dramatically. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
14:37
May 12, 2020
Episode 37 - all about Asparagus
Asparagus is among the most well know of the perennial vegetables, and with good reason. A small amount of effort and a moderate amount of patience will yield huge rewards down the line. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
21:18
May 11, 2020
Episode 36 - an encyclopaedia of country living
The encyclopaedia of country living by Carla Emery, is a vault of knowledge on all the things I am interested in. Here I review the book. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@Gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
17:35
May 10, 2020
Episode 35 - raising goats
Milk, meat and mischief - goats are a family favourite and such a giving animal. Here’s everything you should know to think about getting your first goat. Contact us at selfsufficientcontact@gmail.com
21:02
May 9, 2020
Episode 34 - permaculture introduction
Permaculture is a way of thinking to increase outputs while reducing inputs. It has so many benefits and no downsides. Contact us by email at - selfsufficientcontact@gmail.com
23:28
May 8, 2020
Episode 33 - compost basics
Making your own compost can seem daunting as there is such science behind it that experts can sometimes intimidate us amateurs with the perfect compost recipe. Well Don’t let perfection be the enemy of progress, let’s get composting. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
18:12
May 7, 2020
Episode 32 - How to design and build a herb spiral
Herb gardens are a great addition to the kitchen garden, and a herb spiral can give you access to a huge variety of herbs in a very compact way, right where you want it. Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub
13:13
May 6, 2020
Episode 31- Juggling work with homesteading
Wow it has been a very busy week for me. Juggling the commitments of having a full-time job with the commitments of raising animals and all the other things that come with having a self-sufficient Homestead can be difficult sometimes. Today’s episode is a reflection on that
17:47
May 5, 2020
Episode 30 - how to get hold of free garden supplies
Whether it’s materials for building structures, mulch for your garden beds, or netting to keep pests at bay, there are lots of things gardeners often buy that can be gotten hold of for free- if you know where (and when) to look.
09:15
May 4, 2020
Episode 29 - tomato plant basics
A quick guide to growing tomatoes, including a rundown of the differences between determinate and indeterminate varieties.
19:31
May 3, 2020
Episode 28 - wild edibles of spring
Spring brings with it an abundance of wild edible we can forage for. Not only a great fun activity either alone or with the family, but also a great way to bolster our food cupboards with things traditionally forgotten by most.
17:55
May 2, 2020
Episode 27 - personal Food Security
How to asses your family’s food security, and some simple changes that you can make to your habits that can have drastic impacts to increase how food secure you are.
24:45
May 1, 2020
Episode 26 - DIY Chicken Coops
All the elements to consider when building a diy chicken coop. Which elements should you include?
20:37
April 30, 2020
Episode 25 - feed your animals for free
There are many many ways to reduce your animal feed costs. Ever heard of tree hay?
16:42
April 29, 2020
Episode 24 - April’s garden jobs
A look at all the jobs that have been completed this April
16:23
April 28, 2020
Episode 23 - A lockdown garden activity for mental health
Spending time in our garden is a great way to relieve anxiety and increase our mental health and wellbeing. In this episode I talk about a great garden activity that is beneficial to you and your garden, and will help you to understand your garden space better, using permaculture principles to better assess your garden’s potential.
24:59
April 27, 2020
Episode 22 - Blair and Ethan Bench; the survival bros
Today I share a conversation with the hosts of the survival bros podcasts about some of the areas where homesteading, self sufficiency, and preparedness overlap.
28:55
April 26, 2020
Episode 21 - No Dig Gardening
Ever wondered if you could grow vegetables without the backbreaking job of turning soil or digging up potatoes? Well you can, and in this episode we discuss how.
17:56
April 25, 2020
Episode 20 - sourcing seeds
Where to source seeds? There are more options than you might think.
12:16
April 24, 2020
Episode 19 - water self sufficiency
Water is a requirement for so many things, yet it is one of the least valued commodities in the developed world, costing less than petroleum, milk or almost anything else. As a result many don’t think about how to become less reliant on water delivered to them from a main supply,
14:32
April 23, 2020
Episode 18 - a conversation across the pond
This episode I talk with Phil Schultz, a homesteader in the process of building his new homestead in Missouri. I started out expecting the conversation to revolve around the differences between a U.S. homestead and my own family home were, but it turns out there was far more shared experiences and thoughts than diverging ones...
27:13
April 21, 2020
Episode 17 - Wild Mushrooms
I have a shelf full of dried foraged mushrooms, you should too! Here we talk about how to safely forage for edible mushrooms.
23:21
April 21, 2020
Episode 16 - Plant watering tips
It’s important to understand how to give our plants the best chance for survival. Understanding how the way we water effects them can be really important.
12:22
April 20, 2020
Episode 15 - Incorporating chickens
Chickens are an integral part of almost every self sufficiency system. Here I talk a little about breeds, fencing, breeding, feed and other points regarding keeping hens.
20:28
April 19, 2020
Episode 14 - planning a vegetable garden
What sort of things go in to planning a vegetable garden? Here I discuss things like wind exposure and crop rotation.
15:25
April 18, 2020
Episode 13 - waste
Managing waste is a crucial part of self sufficiency thinking. Everything wasted is exactly that- a wasted energy or resource that could potentially be used to enhance some system of self sufficiency.
14:31
April 17, 2020
Episode 12 - Superplants - Watercress
Watercress is a great plant for anyone to grow. Super easy to grow and propagate. You can also forage for it in the wild.
10:14
April 16, 2020
Episode 11 - protecting seedlings from frost
Managing frost can be tricky at the start of the season. The longer you extend your planting season, the more you expose your plants to frost and the risk it presents. Even with the most risk averse attentions a late frost can catch you by surprise and decimate your crop before its even got a foothold. Here I talk about some cheap and free ways to protect your young plants from frost.
09:36
April 15, 2020
Episode 10 - Planting seeds
How to plant seeds, either direct sowing or in seed starter trays. I use a no digging method in my vegetable bed.
12:26
April 14, 2020
Episode 9 - food security with an urban garden
Most people don’t have space for a huge polytunnel and a herd of milking goats, but even an urban garden can be a greatly productive space to increase your food security.
13:21
April 13, 2020
Episode 8 - making free plants through tip layering
One of the key components of a self sufficient life is to have plants that reproduce without too much effort. Tip layering is a great method for propagating more berry plants to increase your production, but also make excess plants to sell if desired.
08:20
April 8, 2020
Episode 7 - Making an Income from your garden
In order to be really self sufficient, at some point you will want to start monetising some of the things you are doing. In this episode, we take a look at the easiest ways to start generating an income from your homestead.
16:12
April 7, 2020
Episode 6 - Pace yourself
It’s important not to take on too much in any walk of life, but when you are homesteading, it can be especially important as unfinished project can soon mount up and compound one another.
06:48
April 6, 2020
Episode 5 - Edible Perrenials
The gift that keeps on giving! Plant once, harvest for a lifetime, edible perennials should form the backbone of every self sufficient food plan.
13:20
April 5, 2020
Episode 4- Livestock 101
An overview of the different types of livestock you should consider for becoming self sufficient. We talk about goats, chickens, pigs and many more... Which animals are going to be best for your needs and how to keep your feed costs close to or even at zero!
16:58
April 4, 2020
Episode 3 - What free food can I forage for now?
Foraging can be a super engaging hobby for people of all ages. What better time to get out there and start learning which wild edibles you can bring home for the larder?
11:55
April 3, 2020
Episode 2 - Starting a vegetable garden - which plants should I grow first?
I go through a run down of the top ten plants I recommend to start out your vegetable garden, along with some planting and growing tips
15:02
April 2, 2020
Episode 1 - First steps toward food security
Here I talk a little about broad strokes towards personal food security. What elements make up our food self sufficiency, and what you can do now, to make steps towards your own food security in the future. Join us on Facebook- Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/235726027726637/?ref=share Contact us via email - SelfSufficientContact@gmail.com Find us on YouTube- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC33RtwynPm1s7xP709KMQcQ Support the Show - https://www.patreon.com/SelfSufficientHub Find the podcast - Apple podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/self-sufficient-hub/id1506405294 Google podcasts - https://podcasts.google.com?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xYWM3M2JkOC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw%3D%3D Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/1xeCGY3Ba0tlAxJqEf8jjP?si=8MJdUFfuS-C1p5E_pyJXOA
12:08
April 1, 2020