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Welcome to the Old-Fashioned on Purpose podcast, where ambitious people master the art of returning to their roots.Have you found yourself disenchanted with society, wishing you could opt-out of the rate race? Perhaps you’re craving a life that’s meaningful and tangible— a life where you can create and produce instead of merely consume?I’m Jill Winger— best-selling author and long-time homesteader. Over the last 10 years, I’ve helped thousands of families create more connection, grow amazing organic food, and find the ultimate fulfillment through an old-fashioned lifestyle. If you're a trailblazer, maverick, homesteader, modern-pioneer, or backyard farmer, you've found your tribe. Join me every Monday and Thursday as we dive deep into topics that will help you launch your homestead, grow your business, and ultimately give you the purposeful lifestyle you've always wanted.

Old Fashioned On Purpose Jill Winger

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Welcome to the Old-Fashioned on Purpose podcast, where ambitious people master the art of returning to their roots.Have you found yourself disenchanted with society, wishing you could opt-out of the rate race? Perhaps you’re craving a life that’s meaningful and tangible— a life where you can create and produce instead of merely consume?I’m Jill Winger— best-selling author and long-time homesteader. Over the last 10 years, I’ve helped thousands of families create more connection, grow amazing organic food, and find the ultimate fulfillment through an old-fashioned lifestyle. If you're a trailblazer, maverick, homesteader, modern-pioneer, or backyard farmer, you've found your tribe. Join me every Monday and Thursday as we dive deep into topics that will help you launch your homestead, grow your business, and ultimately give you the purposeful lifestyle you've always wanted.

    S5 E8: Insta 101-The Basics of Using Instagram to Boost Your Homestead Biz with Ruthie Gray

    S5 E8: Insta 101-The Basics of Using Instagram to Boost Your Homestead Biz with Ruthie Gray

    Without a doubt, Instagram is one of the best tools we have today to help grow our blog, business, or side-hustle. However, it can be daunting to even know where to get started. Fear not my friends, help is on the way! Today we're joined by Instagram marketing guru Ruthie Gray. Ruthie helps her clients by teaching them how to build an authentic following. She also hosts the Instagram Insider Hacks podcast where she shares weekly tips to leverage your Instagram marketing. On today's episode, Ruthie shares advice on how to start from a blank slate, how to create content that connects with your followers and potential customers, and how to properly use hashtags to attract attention. Most important of all, Ruthie shares her best advice on how to monetize your Instagram account to turn it into a real asset for your business. This episode is pure gold for anyone just starting but it also contains a ton of great advice for those that are already on their path.
    The Positively Tea Company is your go-to source for organic, loose-leaf teas without the artificial junk! These teas have zero added sugars but the taste, variety, and quality are amazing. Save 10% on your order this month with the code HOMESTEAD. Shop for your teas right here: https://lddy.no/yjah

    Ruthie's Website: https://www.ruthiegray.momListen to the Instagram Insider Hacks podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/instagram-insider-hacks/id1511805380

    Design your dream homestead with my FREE handbook— grab it here: http://theprairiehomestead.com/layoutHead to http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/grow to get complimentary access to my best homestead resources.Get more in-depth homestead info, printable recipes, and tutorials and more on my blog at www.theprairiehomestead.comGet Old-Fashioned on Purpose hats & shirts at www.homesteadswag.comFollow Jill on YouTube: http://youtube.com/theprairiehomesteadFollow Jill on Instagram: http://instagram.com/theprairiehomestead

    • 44 min
    S5 E7: How to Start Your Own Microgreens Business with Laura Patterson

    S5 E7: How to Start Your Own Microgreens Business with Laura Patterson

    Throughout this season, we've been covering some extremely important concepts when it comes to building a business. However, much of what we've discussed has been broad in nature up to this point. Fear not my friends, today we're going to get tactical and practical. I'm excited to be joined by Laura Patterson of Hand-Grown Greens. Hand-Grown Greens specializes in growing organic, dense, micro-greens year round. Laura shares her story on how she got into microgreens, how growing them aligned with her purpose and passions, and why it's such an incredible business to start from a cost perspective. We also dig deep into how to get started, where to sell, and how to build your customer base. If you want to start a business or just produce for your own consumption, Laura explains why microgreens are a cheap and easy place to start. Laura is such an inspirational person and I know her story will get you motivated to get moving!
    The Positively Tea Company is your go-to source for organic, loose-leaf teas without the artificial junk! These teas have zero added sugars but the taste, variety, and quality are amazing. Save 10% on your order this month with the code HOMESTEAD. Shop for your teas right here: https://lddy.no/yjah

    Download Laura's free guide to see if a microgreens business is right for you: https://handgrowngreens.com/freeguideFollow Laura on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/handgrowngreens/

    Design your dream homestead with my FREE handbook— grab it here: http://theprairiehomestead.com/layoutHead to http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/grow to get complimentary access to my best homestead resources.Get more in-depth homestead info, printable recipes, and tutorials and more on my blog at www.theprairiehomestead.comGet Old-Fashioned on Purpose hats & shirts at www.homesteadswag.comFollow Jill on YouTube: http://youtube.com/theprairiehomesteadFollow Jill on Instagram: http://instagram.com/theprairiehomestead

    • 44 min
    S5 E6: What's Working for Social Media Right Now with Cris Daining

    S5 E6: What's Working for Social Media Right Now with Cris Daining

    Whether you like it or not, your business is going to require some type of social media presence in order to maximize your potential. While the ever-changing landscape of social media can be daunting, with the proper tactics, knowledge, and execution it has the power to take your business to incredible new heights. Today I'm thrilled to be joined by my long-time social media manager Cris Daining. Cris has managed my Facebook and Pinterest accounts for longer than either of us can recall. Together we dive deep into what's currently working on social media, best practices for new and established businesses, what platforms you should be on, and so much more. This is a massive topic to try and cover in just 60 minutes, but Cris does everything she can to lift the veil when it comes to succeeding on social media. If you've ever looked at something on my social media and wondered how or why it was done, then this episode is for you!
    The Positively Tea Company is your go-to source for organic, loose-leaf teas without the artificial junk! These teas have zero added sugars but the taste, variety, and quality are amazing. Save 10% on your order this month with the code HOMESTEAD. Shop for your teas right here: https://lddy.no/yjah

    Check out Cris' website 'The Homestead Garden' at https://www.thehomesteadgarden.comFollow Cris on IG at https://www.instagram.com/thehomesteadgarden/

    Design your dream homestead with my FREE handbook— grab it here: http://theprairiehomestead.com/layoutHead to http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/grow to get complimentary access to my best homestead resources.Get more in-depth homestead info, printable recipes, and tutorials and more on my blog at www.theprairiehomestead.comGet Old-Fashioned on Purpose hats & shirts at www.homesteadswag.comFollow Jill on YouTube: http://youtube.com/theprairiehomestead

    • 1 hr 10 min
    S5 E5: How to Work with Sponsors (even if you have a small audience) with Michelle Visser

    S5 E5: How to Work with Sponsors (even if you have a small audience) with Michelle Visser

    Partnerships are an essential component of every business, especially if you're looking to grow an online presence. Anyone that's followed me for an extended period of time has without a doubt seen me leverage sponsorships and partnerships to grow my business. However, information on how to take advantage of sponsorships is rarely shared by the influencers benefitting the most from them. This is why I'm thrilled to be joined today by my friend Michelle Visser. Michelle is my marketing and product manager. She handles everything for me including cultivating affiliate relationships, finding companies that align with my beliefs, vetting products, and so much more. If you've ever had a desire to grow your online presence or feel stuck with where you're currently at, Michelle and I are here to spill the beans and give you everything you need to know in order to leverage your following, no matter how big or small it might be.
    Save $15 when you snag a reCAP Mason Jars lid kit and put your mason jar collection to work! This exclusive kit includes 1 sprayer, 1 pump, 2 flip tops, and 2 shaker/strainer inserts. I use these lids constantly around our homestead for cleaning products, pantry storage, garden sprays, and more! Grab your kit (and free shipping!) right here—> http://theprairiehomestead.com/recapWant to connect further with Michelle? Check out her podcast and social media below!
    Souly Rested Website: https://soulyrested.comSimple Doesn't Mean Easy Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/simple-doesnt-mean-easy/id1502035061Souly Rested Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/souly.rested/Design your dream homestead with my FREE handbook— grab it here: http://theprairiehomestead.com/layoutHead to http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/grow to get complimentary access to my best homestead resources.Get more in-depth homestead info, printable recipes, and tutorials and more on my blog at www.theprairiehomestead.comGet Old-Fashioned on Purpose hats & shirts at www.homesteadswag.comFollow Jill on YouTube: http://youtube.com/theprairiehomesteadFollow Jill on Instagram: http://instagram.com/theprairiehomestead

    • 55 min
    S5 E4: How to Sell Products Online (and Deal with Competitors) with Nicole Gennetta

    S5 E4: How to Sell Products Online (and Deal with Competitors) with Nicole Gennetta

    The world of selling things online can be intimidating. For some, the anxiety that comes when deciding where to sell their products is enough to make them quit before they ever really start. Today I'm thrilled to be joined by Nicole Gennetta. Among other things, Nicole is the host of the Backyard Bounty Podcast which features a specific segment on farm entrepreneurship.  Nicole caught the online fever after selling items on EBay at the age of 15. In today's episode we cover everything about selling online from the beginning, including how to decide on which platform to use for your situation, how to deal with someone producing your products, utilizing affiliate programs, and so much more. If you've ever contemplated getting into the ecommerce world, grab your pen because this is an episode you won't want to miss!
    Save $15 when you snag a reCAP Mason Jars lid kit and put your mason jar collection to work! This exclusive kit includes 1 sprayer, 1 pump, 2 flip tops, and 2 shaker/strainer inserts. I use these lids constantly around our homestead for cleaning products, pantry storage, garden sprays, and more! Grab your kit (and free shipping!) right here—> http://theprairiehomestead.com/recapReady to connect further with Nicole? Check her out below:
    The Backyard Bounty Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/backyard-bounty/id1458558519Heritage Acres Market: https://heritageacresmarket.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/heritageacresmarket/Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/HeritageAcresMarketFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/HeritageAcresMarket/

    Design your dream homestead with my FREE handbook— grab it here: http://theprairiehomestead.com/layoutHead to http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/grow to get complimentary access to my best homestead resources.Get more in-depth homestead info, printable recipes, and tutorials and more on my blog at www.theprairiehomestead.comGet Old-Fashioned on Purpose hats & shirts at www.homesteadswag.comFollow Jill on YouTube: http://youtube.com/theprairiehomesteadFollow Jill on Instagram: http://instagram.com/theprairiehomestead

    • 48 min
    S5 E3: What's the Best Business for YOUR Homestead

    S5 E3: What's the Best Business for YOUR Homestead

    If you're still with me at this point, my guess is that you've decided it's time to start a business. Congratulations, you've done it! While it's certainly an important step in the process, it's merely the first domino to fall. In today's episode, I'm here to explain the benefits and pitfalls of all of the various types of business opportunities that could be available to you. Whether it's selling farm products, running an online business, network marketing, dropshipping, and everything in between, the same basic principles still apply. No matter what, you need to know what you're selling, who you're selling to, and how you are going to let people know about your business. As long as you know what sets you apart and makes you better, it doesn't matter how competitive the space. Even if you aren't planning on starting a business at this point, I know you'll pull some incredible information out of this entire season.


    Save $15 when you snag a reCAP Mason Jars lid kit and put your mason jar collection to work! This exclusive kit includes 1 sprayer, 1 pump, 2 flip tops, and 2 shaker/strainer inserts. I use these lids constantly around our homestead for cleaning products, pantry storage, garden sprays, and more! Grab your kit (and free shipping!) right here—> http://theprairiehomestead.com/recapDesign your dream homestead with my FREE handbook— grab it here: http://theprairiehomestead.com/layoutHead to http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/grow to get complimentary access to my best homestead resources.Get more in-depth homestead info, printable recipes, and tutorials and more on my blog at www.theprairiehomestead.comGet Old-Fashioned on Purpose hats & shirts at www.homesteadswag.comFollow Jill on YouTube: http://youtube.com/theprairiehomesteadFollow Jill on Instagram: http://instagram.com/theprairiehomestead

    • 41 min

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I have listened to over 100 of the Old-fashioned on Purpose podcasts. They are very informative and necessary.

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This podcast was the breath of fresh air I need. I’ve always felt a little old fashioned. The knowledge that I’m getting from Jill is definitely helping me to get to the life I want for my family. My grandparents didn’t pass down some of the skills but I’ve always wanted to learn and this is really helping me get there. Would love to be full on country homestead but we taking one step at a time.

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Love it!!!

Jill is wonderful. She is so fun to listen to. All of the homesteading topics she covers are so interesting and I love hearing her opinion on things! She is so knowledgeable about so many different things. I just love listening to her podcast, and bonus, they are the perfect length for my drive to and from work everyday!!

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