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The Connected To The Land Podcast is a weekly podcast that explores what it means to be meaningfully connected to the land in a 21st century Canada. We are all connected to the land – through the food and crops we grow, the resources we dig for, the places we call home, and the travels we embark upon. Join host and traveling musician, Ian Sherwood on his mission to learn more. In each episode, Ian talks to homesteaders, farmers, gardeners, and many others, to discover how each of us interacts with the natural world and how he can tap back into the essence of where we all came from.

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The Connected To The Land Podcast is a weekly podcast that explores what it means to be meaningfully connected to the land in a 21st century Canada. We are all connected to the land – through the food and crops we grow, the resources we dig for, the places we call home, and the travels we embark upon. Join host and traveling musician, Ian Sherwood on his mission to learn more. In each episode, Ian talks to homesteaders, farmers, gardeners, and many others, to discover how each of us interacts with the natural world and how he can tap back into the essence of where we all came from.

    Backyard Hens: Home To Roost

    Backyard Hens: Home To Roost

    On this episode of the Connected To The Land Podcast, sponsored by Peavey Mart www.peaveymart.com,  Ian learns all about the world of backyard hens with help from his guests Dr. Frank Robinson and Linda Johnson.  Dr. Robinson is a professor of Poultry Production and Physiology at the University of Alberta. For over 35 years he has been researching aspects of chicken reproduction and teaching university students and the general public about poultry production. He was also the founder of Edmonton’s backyard hen pilot project.

    Linda Johnson is a resident of Edmonton and was part of Edmonton’s backyard hen pilot project. She is a huge fan of her urban hens and loves finding new ways to connect with the land and develop personal food security. 

    Thanks again to this week's sponsor Peavey Mart. 

    Peavey Mart stores are rooted in the communities we serve and we are ‘connected to the land’ in the same way our customers are. Whether you are an urban farmer, backyard chicken aficionado, traditional rancher or anything in between, we offer just the right mix of homesteading, outdoor adventure, DIY, yard and garden, outdoor and work wear, husbandry, livestock and pet supplies.
     Whether you’re a ‘dabbler’ or ‘all-in’,we are here to help and strive to offer a range of products that will meet the unique needs of our customers. Peavey Mart will always be there with the tools, equipment, indoor or outdoor wares, seed or feed - for everyday work, fun... or ‘connecting to the land’ on a whole new level.

    • 52 min
    Backyard Birding: How Birds Keep Us Grounded

    Backyard Birding: How Birds Keep Us Grounded

    Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Connected To The Land Podcast, sponsored by Peavey Mart https://www.peaveymart.com/


    On this episode, Ian's guest is Jody Allair, from Birds Canada. As an avid birder and naturalist, Jody shares his enthusiasm for the natural world, and shows Ian that one of the greatest connections to the land can be experienced right from our own backyards. To follow Jody's birding exploits, he can be found HERE on twitter and HERE on instagram. 


    Peavey Mart stores are rooted in the communities we serve and we are ‘connected to the land’ in the same way our customers are. Whether you are an urban farmer, backyard chicken aficionado, traditional rancher or anything in between, we offer just the right mix of homesteading, outdoor adventure, DIY, yard and garden, outdoor and work wear, husbandry, livestock and pet supplies.
     Whether you’re a ‘dabbler’ or ‘all-in’,we are here to help and strive to offer a range of products that will meet the unique needs of our customers. Peavey Mart will always be there with the tools, equipment, indoor or outdoor wares, seed or feed - for everyday work, fun... or ‘connecting to the land’ on a whole new level.

    • 48 min

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Zeila Banks ,

Birding and Chickens

Really looking forward to the next episodes. There is no down side to getting closer to the land!! Thanks Ian

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