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The Old-Fashioned on Purpose Podcast is for those disenchanted with conformity. The ones who favor homegrown and handmade over cheap and mass-produced. The ones who swim upstream while the societal herd rides the river of least resistance. The ones who grow, shepherd, nurture, produce, knead, and craft rather than consume.The ones who are old-fashioned on purpose and choose to truly live, not merely exist. If you're a trailblazer, maverick, homesteader, modern-pioneer, or backyard farmer, you've found your tribe. Join Jill Winger, best-selling author and founder of The Prairie Homestead, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday as she dives into practical strategies and encouragement for living a more old-fashioned life, no matter where you live.

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The Old-Fashioned on Purpose Podcast is for those disenchanted with conformity. The ones who favor homegrown and handmade over cheap and mass-produced. The ones who swim upstream while the societal herd rides the river of least resistance. The ones who grow, shepherd, nurture, produce, knead, and craft rather than consume.The ones who are old-fashioned on purpose and choose to truly live, not merely exist. If you're a trailblazer, maverick, homesteader, modern-pioneer, or backyard farmer, you've found your tribe. Join Jill Winger, best-selling author and founder of The Prairie Homestead, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday as she dives into practical strategies and encouragement for living a more old-fashioned life, no matter where you live.

    170. Why This Homesteader Finally Started Working Out...

    170. Why This Homesteader Finally Started Working Out...

    For quite some time, I felt with the physical work I did on the homestead, I didn’t need to set aside extra time to workout.  I thought the shoveling, the pitchforking, and the day-to-day activity was enough.  However, as I’ve got older and my...

    • 23 min
    169. Doing This Gave Me 10 More Hours of Homestead Time Each Week

    169. Doing This Gave Me 10 More Hours of Homestead Time Each Week

    Recently I’ve noticed that something has been taking up more-and-more of my time, seemingly with each passing day.  Any guesses on what that might be?  (Hint:  it has nothing to do with homesteading).  Yes, that’s right my friends, I’m talking about...

    • 26 min
    168. Wanna Start a Homestead? DON'T Follow This Advice

    168. Wanna Start a Homestead? DON'T Follow This Advice

    If you take a look around the internet, you will see that the homestead life is exploding at the moment.  All over social media, there’s growing evidence of people beginning a homesteading journey of their own.  However, as with anything new and popular...

    • 31 min
    167. 3 Tricks for Storing Vegetables When You Don't Have a Root Cellar

    167. 3 Tricks for Storing Vegetables When You Don't Have a Root Cellar

    Unless you’re one of the lucky few, odds are most of you don’t have the luxury of a root cellar to store your harvest.  Fear not my friends, today I’m here to offer up some great alternatives to a root cellar that will help you preserve your vegetables...

    • 20 min
    166. The Snow Killed My Garden, So I'm Planting This Instead

    166. The Snow Killed My Garden, So I'm Planting This Instead

    To say the least, our recent snowstorm was completely unexpected.  Unfortunately, the snow and the cold completely destroyed my garden.  Unlike years past, this time I decided to plant a fall garden.  In today’s episode, I discuss how I cleaned up my...

    • 22 min
    165. How to Prepare your Homestead to go from Summer to Winter in 24 Hours

    165. How to Prepare your Homestead to go from Summer to Winter in 24 Hours

    No, my friends, the title of this episode is not a mistake.  Recently we experienced a weather swing so severe most people would think that I completely made it up.  What we went through was a 65-degree drop in just 24 hours!  Trust me, that is not a...

    • 31 min

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