126 episodes

Helping you become more resilient through food. We are more disconnected from our food and drink than ever before! Generational cooking skills and food traditions are slowly withering away, and many of us have no idea where our food is coming from. We explore topics such as food resilience, nutrition, hunting, foraging, homesteading, regenerative farming, and more. Gather around our table and learn how to take control of your food supply chain and fuel yourself with nutrient-dense food.

Year of Plenty Podcast Poldi Wieland

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    • 5.0 • 211 Ratings

Helping you become more resilient through food. We are more disconnected from our food and drink than ever before! Generational cooking skills and food traditions are slowly withering away, and many of us have no idea where our food is coming from. We explore topics such as food resilience, nutrition, hunting, foraging, homesteading, regenerative farming, and more. Gather around our table and learn how to take control of your food supply chain and fuel yourself with nutrient-dense food.

    The Hunt for Oyster Mushrooms: A Forager's Guide with Hoosier Forager

    The Hunt for Oyster Mushrooms: A Forager's Guide with Hoosier Forager

    This episode is a conversation with Tim Frost (aka Hoosier Forager) all about oyster mushroom foraging. Tim is a wild edible mushroom identification expert and educator. His content covers edible & medicinal mushroom and plant identification, cooking & storing wild foods, as well as general foraging tips.Episode Overview:How Tim started his mushroom foraging journeyWhy we love oyster mushrooms and foraging for themUnique fun facts about wild oyster mushroomsHow to identify some of the...

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Building a DIY Thermal Greenhouse for Homesteading with James Mann

    Building a DIY Thermal Greenhouse for Homesteading with James Mann

    This episode is Part 2 of our conversation with James Mann (aka Spicebush Woodcraft). James if a foraging educator, homesteader, and chef.Episode Overview:Why James built a thermal greenhouse to get more out of his homesteadWhat his thermal greenhouse looks like and how he built it (including the budget)How the greenhouse allows him to grow plants during cold seasonsHow he collects rainwater to water the plants in his thermal greenhouseThe benefits of a thermal greenhouse for homesteadingAnd ...

    • 44 min
    Ancient Nuts: Hickory Nut Foraging and Wild Tending with James Mann

    Ancient Nuts: Hickory Nut Foraging and Wild Tending with James Mann

    From prehistoric times to modern day supermarkets, nuts have been a reliable food source throughout history. And there are plenty of species you can gather in the wild to fill your pantry! Hickory nuts being one of them. In this episode, we chat with James Mann from Spicebush Woodcraft and dive deep into the world of hickory nut foraging.Episode Overview:James shares the story of how he got into hickory nut foragingWhy you should forage for hickory nuts and which species have the best flavorH...

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Heirloom Vegetable Seed Trading & Homemade Hot Sauce Making with Castiron Kyle

    Heirloom Vegetable Seed Trading & Homemade Hot Sauce Making with Castiron Kyle

    EP 123 | This episode is a conversation with Kyle Seip (aka Castiron Kyle) who is a castiron cookware expert, hot sauce nerd, and heirloom vegetable seed trader.Episode Overview:New things happening in the cast iron cookware worldKyle’s gardening projects for 2024How to grow healthy pepper plantsHow to make fermented hot sauce at homeKyle’s process for saving seeds from his vegetable harvestsTrading heirloom seeds with people across the worldUse code “yearofplenty” (all lower case) for 15% OF...

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Forage for Elderberries with Confidence featuring Jesse from Feral Foraging

    Forage for Elderberries with Confidence featuring Jesse from Feral Foraging

    This conversation is a deep dive into the world of elderberry foraging. And for you to learn more about this amazing plant species, I brought on none other than Jesse Akozbek. Jesse is a great guy and a very good forager and most importantly wants you to be one too! He is known for his technical yet approachable style of teaching foraging that gives people the confidence to forage safely and responsibly. You may have seen him through his online platform, Feral Foraging, where he posts everyth...

    • 2 hr 20 min
    Into the Grouse Woods: Expert Insights and Tactics for Successful Hunts with Jake Perry

    Into the Grouse Woods: Expert Insights and Tactics for Successful Hunts with Jake Perry

    This episode is a conversation with upland bird hunting guide Jake Perry, owner of Superior Upland LLC. Jake specializes in ruffed grouse hunting and this species is the focus of this episode.Episode Overview:Jake's love for upland birds and why he decided to become a guideRuffed Grouse Hunting 101: Everything you need to know and more to be successful in the grouse woodsRuffed grouse behavior and how to scout for themThe three big factors that will help you locate ruffed grouse time and time...

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
211 Ratings

211 Ratings

ShayHMontana ,

Awesome Podcast About Wild Food, Homesteading & More

I am a big fan of this podcast. Poldi’s mission to make people more resilient through food is an important one. more people need to learn traditional food skills. I hunt and fish and am excited to follow along for more foraging skills.

Schneagol ,

Huge variety of Good Info

A+ information on everything from foraging to fermentation to meat processing. Best podcast out there!

MirandaMF ,

Wealth of info

Excellent podcast that focuses on better living. Poldi does a great job interviewing a wide range of interesting guests.

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