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Bearded Fish on the Two Branches Homestead

Homesteads and Homeschools

Release Date: 03/17/2020

All The Different Types with Colleen Puckett show art All The Different Types with Colleen Puckett

Homesteads and Homeschools

This week Colleen Puckett, a Georgia homeschooling mom came on to talk about so many alternatives to the public school system. We talked about homeschooling, private schooling, public "homeschooling," distance learning, and how to make it all work working form home with a two-year old.

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This week, I was joined by Aaron from Tyrant Farms. Aaron and his wife have been gardening for a number of years and have moved into the permaculture realm. We talked about permaculture, foraging, how they got to where they are, and of course ducks, because what else can you get from a self-described duck evangelist?

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Homesteads and Homeschools

It's been a long time coming, but it finally happened! The Liberty Hippie is joined today by Dan and Cala of The System is Down Podcast. Dan and Cala tried homeschooling for a bit, but ended up sending their kids to a private school. We talked today about how they've been dealing with the shutdown, and what has been working for them.

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Homesteads and Homeschools

The Liberty Hippie is joined today by fellow homesteading podcaster, the Voluntary Contrarian. They talked about getting his new homestead set up in the PNW and his future plans for his setup. Go check out the Liberty Hippie on Patreon, and check out the bonus content they recorded after the show.

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Homesteads and Homeschools

This week to discuss some of the differences between homeschooling and what many parents in the United States are facing now is Julie Borowski. We talked about her education growing up, the future plans for her son, and the ways that the Corona Virus shut down has impacted her and her son's routine.

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Harley S. is here this week to talk about a plethora of things, including getting back into gardening in a totally new environment, sharing some knowledge on rabbits, and how to find a breed good for the warmer climates, as well as homeschooling! Harley does it all and we talked about it all!

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JW Weatherman, creator of MathBot.com joins the show for episode number 63 to talk about MathBot can help encourage students to learn how to code, as well as some other free resources available to students and parents. We talked about JW's history as a college professor and how his journey led him to create an excellent avenue for children to learn a tool that will inevitably help them in the future.

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Homesteads and Homeschools

Episode 62 sees Jessica Green of the Jessica Green Show join the Liberty Hipipe for a discussion about how a snow storm turned onto prepping, and what she did to get started. We also talked about her current set up and lead into more homesteading ventures and future plans to become more self sufficient.

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Some updates on the garden. It's getting bigger! And of course homeschooling. More struggles with our youngest two and ideas of what to try going forward. And how could I not mention the Covid-19?

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More Episodes

Meet Gary. Gary is the Bearded Fisherman of Two Branches Homestead. Gary grows hops. Gary gardens. Gary hunts. Gary fishes. Gary boils sap. Gary is the man. Tune in this week to find out how Gary, from my homestate of NY, got into homesteading and where he learned all his trades. Stay safe out there, and go listen to all the back episodes while you wait out the Covid!

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