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Join Harold Thornbro and Rachel Jamison as they talk about all things homesteading! They discuss things like gardening, livestock, permaculture, food preservation, foraging, hunting, fishing, and the know-how and skills that will help you in your homesteading journey, and occasionally they have guests and we get to hear about what others are doing on their homesteads.

The Modern Homesteading Podcast Harold Thornbro

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    • 4.6 • 84 Ratings

Join Harold Thornbro and Rachel Jamison as they talk about all things homesteading! They discuss things like gardening, livestock, permaculture, food preservation, foraging, hunting, fishing, and the know-how and skills that will help you in your homesteading journey, and occasionally they have guests and we get to hear about what others are doing on their homesteads.

    Building A Drought Resilient Homestead

    Building A Drought Resilient Homestead

    On this episode of the Modern Homesteading Podcast, Harold and Rachel talk about how to make a homestead more drought resilient.

    The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 149 – August 4th, 2022 – Building A Drought Resilient Homestead.

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    We discuss what has been happening on our individual homesteads and the recent drought that has been affecting us. We dive into several methods that can make a homestead more drought resistant.

    Topics of Discussion

    Types of mulch and how it works to retain moisture and build soil.
    Using shade and creating microclimates to reduce water use and increase retention.
    We discuss our current rainwater collection and how we might be able to do better.
    Watering Systems and Drip Irrigation for better use of the rainwater we collect and wasting less water.
    Swales for retaining and using water more efficiently throughout a property.
    Improving soil with organic matter and biochar
    Intensive planting and planting in cover crops to shade the soil and retain water.

    Read More at https://redemptionpermaculture.com/building-a-drought-resilient-homestead/

    • 1 hr 5 min
    An Introduction To Using Cover Crops For Soil Improvement

    An Introduction To Using Cover Crops For Soil Improvement

    On this episode of the Modern Homesteading Podcast, I talk about how to use cover crops to benefit the soil in your garden.

    The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 148 – July 28, 2022 – An Introduction To Using Cover Crops For Soil Improvement.

    Resources:
    See My Article How To Use Cover Crops In Your Permaculture Garden

    Get Your Cover Crop Seeds at True Leaf Market

    • 11 min
    21 Hand Tools That Make Gardening Easier

    21 Hand Tools That Make Gardening Easier

    https://redemptionpermaculture.com/21-popular-permaculture-garden-hand-tools/

    No matter what you do in life, the proper tools can make a huge difference. Having those proper tools on hand before you need them can save you a lot of time and frustration.

    So here is a list of 21 popular tools that gardeners often use and you may want to get before you need them.

    • 29 min
    Why And How To Integrate Hazelnut Into A Food Forest

    Why And How To Integrate Hazelnut Into A Food Forest

    https://redemptionpermaculture.com/integrating-hazelnut-into-a-food-forest-2/
    On this episode of the Modern Homesteading Podcast I talk all about hazelnut; how to plant it, care for it and reap all the benefits from it.
    The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 146 – June 13, 2022 – Integrating Hazelnut Into A Food Forest.
    Resources
    Check out the article: Growing Hazelnut in your Permaculture Food Forest: A Complete Guide

    • 34 min
    Stacking Functions With Rabbits On Your Permaculture Homestead

    Stacking Functions With Rabbits On Your Permaculture Homestead

    On this episode of the Modern Homesteading Podcast I talk about all the benefits to raising rabbits on your homestead.

    The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 145 – June 6, 2022 – Stacking Functions With Rabbits On Your Permaculture Homestead.



    https://redemptionpermaculture.com/stacking-functions-with-rabbits-on-your-permaculture-homestead/

    Resources
    Check out my article on – 9 Reasons Raising Rabbits Might Be Perfect For Your Homestead

    Podcast episode about stacking functions - Integrate Don’t Segregate, Stacking Functions In Permaculture

    • 24 min
    Should You Grow A Food Forest On Your Property?

    Should You Grow A Food Forest On Your Property?

    On this episode of the Modern Homesteading Podcast I discuss food forests and whether or not you can or should grow one on your property.

    The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 144 – May 30, 2022 – Should You Grow A Food Forest On Your Property?



    https://redemptionpermaculture.com/should-you-grow-a-food-forest-on-your-property/

    Resources
    What Is A Food Forest? Check out Article – What Is the Difference Between a Forest and Food Forest?

    Do You Have Enough Land? See Article – How Much Land Is Needed To Grow A Permaculture Food Forest?

    You Don’t Want To Wait Too Long For A Harvest. You May Not Have To. – How Long Does It Take To Grow A Permaculture Food Forest?

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

weakko33 ,

Great info!

Great info and like the guests. Thanks!

(note: audio could be improved to equalize volume for host and guest-it’s often hard to hear one or the other.)

Norgas ,

Educational and Interesting

I enjoy the way Harold presents the information. It’s not just a bunch of facts, but instead full of personal stories and conversation. Haven’t listened to many episodes, but I’m looking forward to more!

Warrior Kid 645890123456 ,

Summary

So I’m 8 years old and I’m wondering if you know a good workout if you live on a homestead?P.S I love working out.

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