The Modern Homesteading Podcast
The Modern Homesteading Podcast
Harold Thornbro
We talk about all things homesteading! We 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 even sometimes we get to hear about what others are doing on their homesteads.
Weed Management In Your Garden With Guest John Moody
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 143 – June 15, 2020 – Weed Management In Your Garden With Guest John Moody. On this podcast episode guest John Moody talks to us about many methods for controlling weeds in your garden. We Discuss: Controlling weeds using solarization Germinating and destroying weeds through occulation Weed control with cover crops Using a variety of mulches to control weeds A variety of other homesteading topics Links: Links to many of John's books including Winning The War On Weeds can be found at his website, https://johnwmoody.com/ Get Access to the Complete Feed Archive of Podcast Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes, Special Discounts for Homesteading Related Products, and a free PDF copy of My Book by becoming a Member at: https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
Jun 21
1 hr 27 min
Just Shootin' The Breeze About Food Forests
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 142 – May 31, 2020 – Just Shootin' The Breeze About Food Forests. On this podcast episode I share a few thoughts about starting the food forest build on the lot I purchased last year. I Discuss: How the garden overall is coming along. The trees I chose and planted in the future food forest. Thoughts on building guilds around the trees. Creating a beautiful and happy place as well as a place that provides an abundance of healthy food. Get Access to the Complete Feed Archive of Podcast Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes, Special Discounts for Homesteading Related Products, and a free PDF copy of My Book by becoming a Member at: https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
May 31
29 min
Another Urban Homesteading Success Story With Guest Anne-Marie Miller
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 141 – May 17, 2020 – Another Urban Homesteading Success Story With Guest Anne-Marie Miller.       On this podcast episode I chat with Anne-Marie Miller (Dash) from BloomWhereYourPlanted.com.       We Discuss: Her amazing journey into homesteading.  Learning through a community garden.  Utilizing a front yard for a garden when it's the only place you can grow.  The benefit of having great neighbors in an urban environment.  Raising small livestock in an urban setting.  Links:  Dash's Website: https://bloomwhereyourplanted.com/  Dash's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJBUP7AkJ5Sg_SlHue0jgdA  Get Access to the Complete Feed Archive of Podcast Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes, Special Discounts for Homesteading Related Products, and a free PDF copy of My Book by becoming a Member at: https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
May 17
44 min
Building Self Reliance and Freedom Into Your Life With Guest Nicole Sauce
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 140 – May 10, 2020 – Building Self Reliance and Freedom Into Your Life With Guest Nicole Sauce. On this podcast episode I chat with Homesteader and Host of The Living Free In Tennesee Podcast, Nicole Sauce. We Discuss: Her journey into pursuing liberty, self-reliance, and homesteading. The pros and cons and the rights and wrongs of side hustles. What she's doing on her 3 acre homestead. How others can start right where they're at. Links: Nicole's Website and Podcast: https://www.livingfreeintennessee.com/ Nicole's Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lftncoffeebreak Get Access to the Complete Feed Archive of Podcast Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes, Special Discounts for Homesteading Related Products, and a free PDF copy of My Book by becoming a Member at: https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
May 10
1 hr
Do What You Can Where You're At With Guest Brenda Scott
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 139 – May 3, 2020 – Do What You Can Where You're At With Guest Brenda Scott. On this podcast episode I chat with Author of the blog "Well Fed Homestead" Brenda Scott. We Discuss: Her Journey into homesteading. Her families move from a 30 acre farm in Oregon to a 1/4 acre property in Virginia. The limitations of homesteading on a small property. The amazing amount you can still do even when on a small property. Water Keifer and Kombucha. Links: Brenda's Website: https://www.wellfedhomestead.com/ Brenda's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/WellFedHomestead Get Access to the Complete Feed Archive of Podcast Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes, Special Discounts for Homesteading Related Products, and a free PDF copy of My Book by becoming a Member at: https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
May 3
49 min
Homesteading By The Guinea Fowl Principle With Guests Sean and Rachel Reeves
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 138 – April 25, 2020 – The Guinea Fowl Principle With Guests Sean and Rachel Reeves.    On this podcast episode I chat with Homesteaders Sean and Rachel Reeves who made a huge move from the city life of southern California to the country life of northern Virginia.    We Discuss: Their amazing journey into homesteading. Raising chickens for the first time. The lessons learned from raising guinea fowl. Choosing sheep as their larger livestock. Gardening when you've never gardened before. Plans for the future. Links: Follow them on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arabella_farm/ Get Access to the Complete Feed Archive of Podcast Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes, Special Discounts for Homesteading Related Products, and a free PDF copy of My Book by becoming a Member at: https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
Apr 25
1 hr 2 min
The Homestead Journey With Guest Brian Wells
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 137 – April 19, 2020 – The Homestead Journey With Guest Brian Wells. On this podcast episode I chat with Brian Wells from The Homestead Journey Podcast. We Discuss: Brian's journey into homesteading. What he and his family are accomplishing on their 2 acre property. Raising American Guinea Hogs. The pros and cons of having a roadside honor system egg stand. Raised bed gardening. Gardening with the Ruth Stout method. Links: Podcast: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-homestead-journey Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheHomesteadJourneyPodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/TheHomesteadJourneyPodcast Get Access to the Complete Feed Archive of Podcast Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes, Special Discounts for Homesteading Related Products, and a free PDF copy of My Book by becoming a Member at: https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
Apr 19
1 hr 13 min
A Small Farm In The Making With Guest Jillae Dalmolin
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 136 – March 2, 2020 – A Small Farm In The Making With Guest Jillae Dalmolin. On this podcast episode I chat with Jillae Dalmolin from Wanderin’ Barefoot Farm. We Discuss: Jillae's journey into homesteading. Growing and raising nutritious food for better health. Seed Starting and selling plants. The livestock they are raising on their farm. Predator pressure. Transitioning from homesteading for themselves to farming for the community. Educating others on homesteading skills. Nutritious food and the medical community. Future homesteading plans. Links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wanderinbarefootfarm/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wanderinbarefootfarm/ Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Wanderinbarefoot Get access to the complete Archive of Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes and a free PDF Copy of My Book by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
Mar 2
59 min
Having Fun While Making Homesteading A Reality With Guests Kevin and Heather O'Rourke
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 135 – February 16, 2020 – Having Fun While Making Homesteading A Reality With Guests Kevin and Heather O'Rourke. On this podcast episode, I chat with Kevin and Heather O'Rourke from Bear Bottom Acres. We Discuss: Their journey into homesteading. The slow transition from an urban homestead to a 40 acre homestead. Building skills where they are before making the move. Homesteading in a cold climate. Possible full time homesteading opportunities. Why they document their journey on Youtube. Their future homesteading plans. Links: Bear Bottom Acres Youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtXghP4QIvA50ne9mjvcybw Website: https://www.bearbottomacres.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bearbottomacres/ Elliot Coleman Books - https://amzn.to/2u1YqGW Nikki Jabbour Books - https://amzn.to/39EBNr8 Get access to the complete Archive of Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes and a free PDF Copy of My Book by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
Feb 16
47 min
10 Ways To Repurpose 5 Gallon Buckets (Part 2)
On this episode, I pick up where I left off on the last episode and give you the last 5 of 10 ways to repurpose 5 gallon buckets.  No doubt there are many other unique uses for 5 gallon buckets on the homestead and as the saying goes “necessity is the mother of invention” so I’m sure when you see a need around the homestead for which a 5 gallon bucket will do the trick then you will put it to work. Because if there is one thing I know about homesteaders, they are resourceful and creative people. Get access to the complete Archive of Episodes as well as Bonus Episodes and a free PDF Copy of My Book by becoming a Patron at https://www.patreon.com/ModernHomesteadingPodcast --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/harold-thornbro/message
Feb 13
4 min
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