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Now displaying: March, 2023
Mar 31, 2023

Today, I talk about new chicks on the homestead, THE SNAKE INCIDENT, garden update, sheep matters, rabbits for dogs and more.

Today's Sponsor: AgoristTaxAdvice.com

Forage

  • Watercress

  • Dandelion

  • Mushrooms 

Livestock

  • Snake

  • Reuniting the sheep

  • Pigs gone

  • Rabbit escape - babies

  • 2 muscovies setting eggs (6)

  • Baby chicks

  • Watertown feed source

 

Grow

  • Brassicas made it through the deep freeze and there is a lesson there

  • Some Rosemary is still alive

  • Strawberry plants are blooming

  • Onions are up

  • Pea chutes

  • Seedlings are doing great

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • Saturday dinner

  • SRF

  • Kitchen Surprise

 

Infrastructure

  • Chicken coop is going in

  • Rabbit cage temporary solution

  • Pneumonia

 

Finances

  • 13 rabbits = 28 days of food for one dog ($50 in crappy feed savings)

 

Membership Plug

 

Make it a great week!

 

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. It makes a great Christmas Gift!

 

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Mar 29, 2023

Pat Watson of Uncensored Tactical and I intended to talk about how he turned a lock picking hobby into a full time income. Instead, we talked about addressing the poverty mindset, how to build your empire, and taking ownership for your future. 

Featured Event: The Exit and Build Land Summit

https://livefree.academy/checkouts/exit-and-build-land-summit-iii/?ref=52

Today’s Sponsor

The Homestead Consultant

At The Homestead Consultant, we believe that the solution to bridging these gaps starts in the individual home. By taking practical steps toward food production, land restoration, independent education and rational preparedness we can begin to restore these disconnects. That is where The Homestead Consultant comes in. We will work closely with you to evaluate your property with your unique goals, vision and resources in mind. Using a restorative,  permaculture lens we will help you design a holistic and actionable gameplan to help make your homesteading dreams a reality. Our sincere desire is to see all of our clients become more connected and resilient! Find out more about our services by visiting our website at TheHomesteadConsultant.com 

LFTN listeners get a special offer of a free 20 minute initial phone consultation. Just send an email with the subject LFTN Consult to TheHomesteadConsultant@gmail.com with a brief description of the homesteading topic you would like to discuss and we will respond to you with available time slots.  

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UncensoredTactical.com

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Pat Watson spent over a decade in military operations overseas and federal and local law enforcement including large scale counter narcotics seizures and anti-piracy off the coast of Somalia. Pat left his government careers behind to pursue real Liberty and to bring high quality tactical skill set development training to people regardless of their employment or badges.

Make it a great week

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 22, 2023

Today I toss around some ideas for how we could fund medical care in our communities. One of the big fears many have is getting ill and losing everything to the costs associated with medical care. How can we do this better?

Featured Event: The Gorham Homestead Workshops in Dickson, TN

Today’s Sponsor: The Self Reliance Festival Digital Passes

Livestream Schedule this week

(No livestreams after Monday due to the Self Reliance Festival. We will be back next Tuesday)

Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • Having an organized pantry is racist - having that opinion is classist
  • Mostly been cooking straight from the jar into the crockpot
  • Late freeze beat back the early spring greens
  • Purging things that we no longer use to make space for things we do use 

Weekly Shopping Report

Frugality Tip: Ross or Homegoods

Do you have a Ross near you? Is there one on your travels? Stop in. Things like sneakers on clearance are great buys, camp chairs are half of Walmart prices, name brand garden tools are crazy cheap. My little secret is to check out the food section where I buy pink Himalayan salt for $4.99 for a 5# bag (they usually have rock and fine ground). You can get some really good buys in the spice section. 

Happy hunting y'all, Make it a great week.

Margo

Operation Independence

  • Kitchen redo update

Main topic of the Show: How can we fund medical care in our communities

The problem and how we got here

Conflating health insurance with healthcare and the resulting limiting beliefs (“I can’t”)

What is healthcare? What is health?

How to foster innovation and bring prices under control 

  • Separate lobbying from health care
  • Cash and trade
  • Subscription model
  • Community supported health care
  • Become realistic about care
  • The banker/irs mentality of health service billing

Funding ideas

  • Transparency in pricing/getting costs under control
  • Getting the regulator out of the way (Certificate of need for example)
  • The HOA Model
  • Patrons
  • Health share/community health care

But wouldn’t rural communities suffer?

How would you fund things if taxes were not an option?

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 17, 2023

Join me for an update from the Holler Homestead. Friends leaving the farm, new arrivals, winter returns 1.0, and more.

Featured Event: SquatchFest June 21-25: https://foodforestfarms.com/store/p125/TheSquatchFEST_-_Solstice_Celebration_June_21-25_2023.html

Today’s Sponsor: The Homestead Consultant

TheHomesteadConsultant.com

In today's chaotic world there is a major disconnect between our land, our food and our community. At The Homestead Consultant, we believe that the solution to bridging these gaps starts in the individual home. By taking practical steps toward food production, land restoration, independent education and rational preparedness we can begin to restore these disconnects. That is where The Homestead Consultant comes in. We will work closely with you to evaluate your property with your unique goals, vision and resources in mind. Using a restorative,  permaculture lens we will help you design a holistic and actionable gameplan to help make your homesteading dreams a reality. Our sincere desire is to see all of our clients become more connected and resilient! Find out more about our services by visiting our website at TheHomesteadConsultant.com 

LFTN listeners get a special offer of a free 20 minute initial phone consultation. Just send an email with the subject LFTN Consult to TheHomesteadConsultant@gmail.com with a brief description of the homesteading topic you would like to discuss and we will respond to you with available time slots.  

Forage

  • Watercress, dead nettle, stinging nettle, chick weed
  • Morels and other mushrooms
  • Ramps are up
  • Pea shoots and other early spring greens
  • A word on the frost

Livestock

  • Lady Pig and LB are leaving the Holler Homestead
  • Rabbit 2 is making a nest about 5 days later than we expected - this is why you wait a week to be sure
  • Sheep moving to the barn in advance of SRF to making things easier for the farm sitters - can do this because the grass is back
  • Getting ready for chicks in two weeks
  • Rats are a renewed problem

Grow

  • Seedlings are doing well
  • Brassicas made it through the freeze just fine
  • Rosemary and lavender is still with us
  • Strawberries are blooming 

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • BIIIG help on the kitchen redo (See thumbnail)

Infrastructure

  • Holler Roost
  • Pump House Update 

Finances

  • Sold some lamb in the network

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. It makes a great Christmas Gift!

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Mar 16, 2023

Today we have an interview show with Spags Unfiltered one of the folks behind the Midwest Preparedness Project, a growing community of folks looking to build REAL community and REAL resilience. We talk a ton about choosing freedom and building community.

Featured Event: The Midwest Preparedness Project Spring Event, April 26-30 in Perry, Kansas.

Todays Sponsor: Agorist Tax Advice

AgoristTaxAdvice/LFTN

Agorist Tax Advice. Do you want to give Uncle Sam fewer of your hard-earned dollars? Do you wonder if the time has come to set up your LLC? Are you confused about what kind of business to establish? Are you wanting to pass along wealth you have built to your kids, but not sure the best way to do that?

Matthew Sercely of Agorist Tax Advice can help you make sense of all the options, understand how to stay on top of tracking write-offs, and see new ways of organizing your finances so that you keep more of the money you earn in your pockets. 

Matthew has a broad knowledge of business finance, real estate and rentals, end of life planning and more which means that he can help you find legal tax loopholes and understand risks. 

Head on over to AgoristTaxAdvice.com/lftn to sign up for a free consultation.

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Spags Unfiltered Youtube Channel

Midwest Preparedness project

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16 years military, 3 private security, 8 years US House of Representatives, 3 military contractors, now EMPS. Was the Vice President of Kansas Prepper Expo and Full Spectrum Preparedness. Now works with the Midwest Preparedness Project and Freesteading to spread the word about being prepared, community and divorcing the state.

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Make it a great week

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 15, 2023

Today we have John Pugliano from the Wealthsteading Podcast and Investable Wealth and John Willis from Special Operations Equipment to talk about what is up with bank closures, navigating the recession, building wealth no matter what and more.

Featured Event: Exit and Build Land Summit in Bastrop, Texas

Brave Botanicals

You all know John Bush from our time together in the Unloose the Goose podcast and also the webinars we do with Live Free Academy. But did you know that John has another company that provides organic herbal products? 

Brave Botanicals offers top-quality, organic CBD and Kratom products along with other herbal resources. 

This month, we are highlighting the kratom, an herbal supplement that comes from the coffee family, minus the caffeine. It grows in Southeast Asia and is traditionally used for medicinal purposes. Its leaves contain compounds that can have psychotropic and it has gained popularity in the Western world for its potential to help with the management of chronic pain, stress, and anxiety, and some people use it to try to overcome addiction to opioids or to reduce the severity of opioid withdrawal symptoms.

If you want to learn more about kratom, head on over to BraveBotanicals.com to learn about its many uses and dig into the different varieties and dosage.

Interested in trying it out? John Bush also offers a free ounce of kratom, plus 50% off your first order through his site, FreeOunceofKratom.com.

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Special Operations Equipment

Living Free in Tennessee

The Wealthsteading Podcast

Investable Wealth

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Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 13, 2023

Today we talk about what homesteading IS, trying new things and so much more in a return episode of THE SPICY SISTERS with Amy Dingmann.

 

Featured Event: SRF Digital Passes

 

Paul Wheaton is about to launch a new Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday March 14, 2023.  If you're new around here, you may not be aware that Paul's kickstarters always give away a massive amount of amazing stuff for just a buck.  The caveat - you have to back the kickstarter in the first 48 hours of the campaign to get all the earlybird rewards.  The only way to make sure you don't miss out is by clicking "notify me on launch" on the kickstarter page.

 

Click "notify me on launch" here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paulwheaton/low-tech?ref=5xwwb3&token=23631798

 

The kickstarter is for the Low Tech Laboratory Movie, featuring innovations in homesteading, woodland craft, hot tubs, kilns, forges, textiles, bees, foraged clay pottery, mycelium, solar power, off-grid solutions, and more.

 

The earlybirds alone are worth well over $100 bucks.  They gave me an exclusive sneak peak of what's included:

-Videos about heating Greenhouses with Rocket Mass Heaters, and Truly Passive Greenhouse Design

-The fourth issue of Living Woods Magazine

-The Hidden Half of Nature, a microbial presentation by Anne Bikle and David Montgomery

- Toby Hemenway's excellent Permaculture Voices keynote, " Backing Off an Energy Cliff"

- An issue of Modern Homesteading Magazine

- An ebook about practical homesteading

- Tiny house magazine issue 121

- And issue of Permaculture Design Magazine

- A Kelly Hart film about natural building

 

Don't miss out on this ridiculous offer.  Everything you need to up your homesteading and self-reliance knowledge, for as little as $1.  But you have to click the "notify button" to get it . . .

 

click "notify me on launch" here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paulwheaton/low-tech?ref=5xwwb3&token=23631798



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Living Free in Tennessee

A Farmish Kind Of Life

 

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Discussions guided in part by our notes and in part by viewer questions

 

Make it a great week!

 

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

 

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Mar 10, 2023

Today we celebrate new life on the homestead, discuss seedlings, talk about managing overwhelm and depression and more.

Featured Event: Exit and Build Land Summit in Bastrop, Texas

Today’s Sponsor: Agorist Tax Advice

AgoristTaxAdvice.com/lftn 

Agorist Tax Advice. Do you want to give Uncle Sam fewer of your hard-earned dollars? Do you wonder if the time has come to set up your LLC? Are you confused about what kind of business to establish? Are you wanting to pass along wealth you have built to your kids, but not sure the best way to do that?

Matthew Sercely of Agorist Tax Advice can help you make sense of all the options, understand how to stay on top of tracking write-offs, and see new ways of organizing your finances so that you keep more of the money you earn in your pockets. 

Matthew has a broad knowledge of business finance, real estate and rentals, end of life planning and more which means that he can help you find legal tax loopholes and understand risks. 

Head on over to AgoristTaxAdvice.com/lftn to sign up for a free consultation.

Forage

  • Dandelions
  • Comfrey is up
  • Blackberry and raspberry leaves
  • Wild mustard
  • Morels
  • Dead nettle is past its prime

Livestock

  • Rabbit ear mites
  • Baby rabbits
  • Duck setting eggs
  • Baby is healthy (Name: cloudy)
  • Reuniting girls with the boys
  • Dogs stayed put when the fence was grounding out

Grow

  • Three kinds of broccoli
  • Peas are up
  • Spring greens and radishes
  • Caught up on seedlings and the most important things have germinated
  • Still need to plant potatoes, but onions are in
  • Garlic looks great
  • 15 rosemary plants have been put in the food forest
  • Oregano and Thyme overwintered

Holler Neighbors/Community

  • Weekend kitchen demolition push while I was singing a concert
  • Electrician came by
  • SRF Helpers

Infrastructure

  • Chicken coop ready to move but the rain is in the way
  • Pump house story
  • Kitchen update
  • Rewiring for solar is underway

Finances

  • Sold half of the lamb that just got processed

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. It makes a great Christmas Gift!

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Mar 8, 2023

Today is an interview show with Louise MIlleman of Forgotten Ways PMA. Learn about the what and why of private ministery associations as well as her off grid living experiences.

Featured Event: Self Reliance Festival Digital Pass: https://selfreliancefestival.com/product/digital-pass-march-25-26/?aff=nicolesauce

Today’s Sponsor: TheHomesteadConsultant.com

LFTN listeners get a special offer of a free 20 minute initial phone consultation. Just send an email with the subject LFTN Consult to TheHomesteadConsultant@gmail.com with a brief description of the homesteading topic you would like to discuss and we will respond to you with available time slots.  

 

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Email Louise: info@forgottenwayspma.com

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Louise Milleman is an earth-loving, tree-hugging, un-schooling, freedom-fighting, world-traveling citizen of the entire world who has went from being a full-time digital nomad, traveling this big beautiful globe with her family for the last 5 years to building a regenerative off grid homestead with her husband and her 2 little girls. She is the founder of Forgotten Ways PMA as she believes that the best way for us to protect our future is to take a step back into the forgotten ways of the past. They spend their time connecting with the land while they connect with each other. She believes that life IS learning and that learning IS life. There is no distinction. By living a slower-paced life and stopping to provide guidance along the way, they are “teaching” their kids real life skills by living out their real life dreams!

Make it a great week

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 7, 2023

Today we talk about USDA and FDA being called upon to fix the processed food epidemic, life skills, woke stuff and more with Jack Spirko and John Willis.

Featured Event: Zero to Hero with Ham Radio at Tactical Response

Today’s Sponsor: Paul Wheaton's doing it again - He's giving away more than $100 worth of resources for as little as a buck when you back the Low Tech Laboratory Movie Kickstarter in the first 48 hours.  But you have to click "notify me on launch" to get in on these early bird rewards.

click "notify me on launch" here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paulwheaton/low-tech?ref=5xwwb3&token=23631798

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Special Operations Equipment

Living Free in Tennessee

The Survival Podcast

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https://www.youtube.com/live/gwnQ7O8sRiM?feature=share

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 3, 2023

The key to survivalism is survival first so we recorded this show later in the day. Why? I wanted to drive home from Chattanooga before the crazy March 3 weather passed through. So I did.

Today, we talk about early spring herbal tea ingredients a growing in the yard, the importance of community, my kitchen tear apart, the financial aspect of the ram we processed and more.

Featured Event: Refuge Medical training March 24

Today's Sponsor: Brave Bontanicals: BraveBotanicals.com, FreeOunceOfKratom.com

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. It makes a great Christmas Gift!

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Mar 2, 2023

Today I have a GREAT interview with Dr. William B Burkhart who has a practice in the Knoxville area. Do you have good direct care practitioners in your area? Let’s share who they are!

Featured Event: Chattanooga Voluntaryist Society Meetup, This Month’s focus is herbalism. 

THE EDNEY INNOVATION CENTER  1100 MARKET STREET, FIFTH FLOOR, CHATTANOOGA, TN

Today’s Sponsor: Agorist Tax Advice

AgoristTaxAdvice.com/lftn 

Agorist Tax Advice. Do you want to give Uncle Sam fewer of your hard-earned dollars? Do you wonder if the time has come to set up your LLC? Are you confused about what kind of business to establish? Are you wanting to pass along wealth you have built to your kids, but not sure the best way to do that?

Matthew Sercely of Agorist Tax Advice can help you make sense of all the options, understand how to stay on top of tracking write-offs, and see new ways of organizing your finances so that you keep more of the money you earn in your pockets. 

Matthew has a broad knowledge of business finance, real estate and rentals, end of life planning and more which means that he can help you find legal tax loopholes and understand risks. 

Head on over to AgoristTaxAdvice.com/lftn to sign up for a free consultation.

Show Resources

www.beacondpc.com

William B. Burkhart completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education at UT Knoxville in 2008. After several years as a band director, general music teacher, and orchestral conductor, he began pursuing medicine as a career path. He graduated from ETSU Quillen College of Medicine in 2019 and completed residency at UMKC Community and Family Medicine in Kansas City, Missouri in 2022. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr Burkhart is now the owner and founder of Beacon Primary Care, a direct primary care practice located in West Knoxville. He is expanding the scope of his practice to include functional and integrative medicine components.

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Awesome discussion!

Make it a great week

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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Mar 1, 2023

Today we talk about the ways of local politics, how to start an area study and more with Mike Shelby and John Willis.

Featured Event: Self Reliance Festival (SelfRelianceFestival.com)

Today’s Sponsor: The Homestead Consultant (TheHomesteadConsultant.com)

In today's chaotic world there is a major disconnect between our land, our food and our community. At The Homestead Consultant, we believe that the solution to bridging these gaps starts in the individual home. By taking practical steps toward food production, land restoration, independent education and rational preparedness we can begin to restore these disconnects. That is where The Homestead Consultant comes in. We will work closely with you to evaluate your property with your unique goals, vision and resources in mind. Using a restorative,  permaculture lens we will help you design a holistic and actionable gameplan to help make your homesteading dreams a reality. Our sincere desire is to see all of our clients become more connected and resilient! Find out more about our services by visiting our website at TheHomesteadConsultant.com 

LFTN listeners get a special offer of a free 20 minute initial phone consultation. Just send an email with the subject LFTN Consult to TheHomesteadConsultant@gmail.com with a brief description of the homesteading topic you would like to discuss and we will respond to you with available time slots.  

Show Resources

Special Operations Equipment

Living Free in Tennessee

Forward Observer

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https://youtube.com/live/K3R-jPtFRNQ

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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