12 episodes

A large family's journey toward homestead resiliency while rekindling the old time ways.

The Contrary Farmstead Greg & Susan Burns

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 22 Ratings

A large family's journey toward homestead resiliency while rekindling the old time ways.

    ZOOM CHAT- Sawmill, Homeschool, Dairy Cows, Pigs and Bees!

    ZOOM CHAT- Sawmill, Homeschool, Dairy Cows, Pigs and Bees!

    Today we're talking with friends and farmers about: Homeschooling, Sawmilling, Dairy Cows, Pigs and Bees!


    *Sawmilling & Homeschooling w/ The Burns
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/22360...


    *Dairy Cows w/ Steve Hedrick
    https://www.facebook.com/moundviewfarm


    *Bees w/ Mark Smith & Tim Mccandless
    https://www.facebook.com/flatwoodsbee...
    https://www.facebook.com/The-Mccandle...


    Pigs w/ Kate Osgood
    https://www.facebook.com/birchrisefarm


    Visit us on the web!
    http://www.naturesimagefarm.com

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Simply Complicated w Tom & Julie Domres

    Simply Complicated w Tom & Julie Domres

    Finding balance in life can be tricky sometimes. Even a simple life can be extrodinarily complicated. How can we support eachother when our passions, goals and dreams don't neccessarily align with our spouses? How do we help our partner grow and fullfill their calling? Join us as we learn, do, grow and be a little better everyday with Tom and Julie Domres!


    Check out the Small Scale life at all the social media stops and here at their website:
    https://www.smallscalelife.com


    Be sure to download their FREE Seed Starting Guide!
    https://www.smallscalelife.com/garden/free-seed-starting-guide/


    Looking for Bees? Support our farm at:
    http://www.naturesimagefarm.com/shop/

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Pulling Irons From The Fire

    Pulling Irons From The Fire

    Sometimes you gotta pull irons from the fire to focus on the flame. To focus on burning desires...like to be critterless for a winter:) Or to make good on promises you've made to your kids and to keep that good, good cornbread lovin comin hot out the oven! For real though, how many irons can a blacksmith tend well?
    Want to support the show? Check out our new coffee mugs
    http://www.naturesimagefarm.com/shop/

    • 1 hr 49 min
    LIVE SHOW-Pigs, Bees, House Update & The New RK Tractor

    LIVE SHOW-Pigs, Bees, House Update & The New RK Tractor

    Facebook Live episode where we're talking about this years PIGS, how we've neglected the BEES, progress on the HOME addition and the new TRACTOR!

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Making REAL Change w/ Mark Shepard

    Making REAL Change w/ Mark Shepard

    Join us for a conversation with THE Contrary Farmer himself, Mark Shepard. Mark sheds light into the previous biodynamic and back to land movements and how thru Innovation and Iteration, REAL change in this world is made.


    For all things Mark Shepard:


    Order his book:
    https://www.acresusa.com/products/restoration-agriculture


    Check out his website and upcoming workshops/events:
    https://newforestfarm.us


    Order trees!
    https://www.forestag.com


    Follow on Facebook:
    https://www.facebook.com/restorationagriculture/

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Wouldn't, Couldn't & Can't: Life Lessons Learned From The Fat Bee Man

    Wouldn't, Couldn't & Can't: Life Lessons Learned From The Fat Bee Man

    Learn from The Fat Bee Man in his yard affords opportunities to mot only be a better beekeeper, but a better you too. Join us as we dive into what its like learning hands from Don and how impactful folks like him and Mark Shepard have been in our life.


    Join us 8/2-8/4 in New Paris, OH at The Restoration Agriculture Workshop to learn more about Farm Scale Permaculture and how it has shaped our farm, Nature's Image Farm.


    https://radworkshopnewparisohio.weebly.com

    • 1 hr 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

to sweet to handle ,

Down to earth great people

I really appreciate your willingness to share your experiences and how your doing life. It is a breath of fresh air. Y’all are so real and I love that. Y’all have a great family keep up the great work.

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J.R.065 ,

Absolutely Fantastic!

You two are absolutely killing it on this podcast.

The dynamic between you is captivating, encouraging, informative and entertaining. The format keeps me engaged from start to finish.

Healthy ball busting and not taking yourself so serious. More of what this world needs 💙

Blessings to both of you.

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