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A Good View Quarter Update - 9/19

Homesteads and Homeschools

Release Date: 09/26/2019

Exploring Cuniculture and Its Many Benefits with Jeremy Chambers show art Exploring Cuniculture and Its Many Benefits with Jeremy Chambers

Homesteads and Homeschools

Jeremey Chambers of Independence Acres Homestead comes on the show today to talk about cuniculture, the agricultural production of rabbits for the purposes of meat and fur. Jeremey has been raising rabbits for a handful of years, and has given talks and demonstrations at a number of different venues going so far as to provide participants with their own rabbit to process and take home at the end of the demonstration. If you're curious about rabbits on the homestead, this episode is for you.

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Parenting Peacefully with James Davis show art Parenting Peacefully with James Davis

Homesteads and Homeschools

Join the Liberty Hippie and James Davis as they enter into the world of parenting to talk about...peaceful parenting! For some, peaceful parenting can be a bit exotic, for others, it's just a form of laziness, and for those that practice it, it can become the facilliator of a beautiful relationship between parents and children, while setting those children up for great success in the future. Take a listen and see how peaceful parenting can benefit not just your children, but you.

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Gabbing About Guns with Texas Joe show art Gabbing About Guns with Texas Joe

Homesteads and Homeschools

Today's guest is Texas Joe from the Knitting Insurgency Circle. While we could have talked about his homestead for quite sometime, today we decided to talk about firearms. Joe is highly knowledgeable when it comes to firearms being a licensed trainer and doing some work in the private security field. We discussed a lot of the basics when it comes to getting into firearms and why homesteaders (and everyone) should be able to defend themselves.

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Eviscerating Chickens, A Family Affair - GVQ 12/19 show art Eviscerating Chickens, A Family Affair - GVQ 12/19

Homesteads and Homeschools

The meat chickens time came and it was a family event. Our very own little assembly line of dunking, plucking, and eviscerating chickens. We talked future garden plans, potential changes to our homeschool in the coming months, and a cameo from my son! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas, a fabulous Boxing Day and are gearing up for a splendid New Year's Day.

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The Stead at Home Mom show art The Stead at Home Mom

Homesteads and Homeschools

If you haven't checked out the Stead at Home Mom, Nicole Parks, you should, of course, after you've listened to her talk about her expierence as an elementary school teacher. We talked about some of the things she saw that led her to quit her job as a teacher, and pick up the mantle of homeschool mom.

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Medicine for the Earth with Ted Metz show art Medicine for the Earth with Ted Metz

Homesteads and Homeschools

Hemp is touted as a miracle crop with countless applications for all; it has quickly gained notoriety in the health world, but still faces strict legislative controls that make it almost impossible to grow despite being "legal." Ted Metz came on to talk about the industrial uses of hemp and also some of the health effects hemp has on the natural world. It is a beautiful product that can help make the world a "greener" place. It is imperative that the legislative constrictions be released.

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Maneuvering Math with Mammoth Maria Miller show art Maneuvering Math with Mammoth Maria Miller

Homesteads and Homeschools

With so many different homeschool curriculums, it's difficult to find the right one. Some are whole system curriculums, while others are just supplemental. Today I talked with Maria Miller of the Math Mammoth curriculum. We talked about how she developed the Math Mammoth curriculum and how she continues to revise and edit going forward. We also discussed her homeschool journey and what that currently looks like for her and her family living abroad.

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A Principled Milking with Andrew Kern show art A Principled Milking with Andrew Kern

Homesteads and Homeschools

Farming is hard work. Dairy farming might be even harder. Today's guest is Andrew Kern, a former dairy farmer. Andrew grew up on a dairy farm and even went into the dairy business with his father for a number of years. He recently sold his cows and is looking to move onto other pastures. We talked about what it was like milking 80 cows daily and why he decided to get out of the business, as well as how someone might want to get into the dairy industry.

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Holey Squirrels: GVQ Update 11/19 show art Holey Squirrels: GVQ Update 11/19

Homesteads and Homeschools

Talking about Botfly larva in squirrels, planting with old seed, cold frosty nights killing seedlings, meat chickens. As for homeschooling, I talked about Elbert Hubbard's cool book my son found for sale, and how it's turned us a litle too Little House on the Prarie. Happy Thanksgiving, enjoy!

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Boogie on Homeschool Dad with Jason Reichert show art Boogie on Homeschool Dad with Jason Reichert

Homesteads and Homeschools

Wrapping up Music Month on Homesteads and Homeschools is none other than Jason Reichert, aka JJ Boogie. We talked about how Jason learned to play music and how that stuck with him through the years and influences his children today. We explored why he and his wife decided to homeschool, and the unique way they attack homeschooling when his duties with Arrested Development find him touring for extended lengths of time.

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The first of our monthly installments of updates from the Good View Quarter. We talked about the state of our garden, lessons learned from our goats, and potential future projects as well as some of the challenges we're facing both homesteading and homeschooling.

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