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Poultry Galore: GVQ April Update

Homesteads and Homeschools

Release Date: 04/30/2020

Happy Homeschooling Ham Radio Homeboy show art Happy Homeschooling Ham Radio Homeboy

Homesteads and Homeschools

It's homeschool time! Meet Anthony. Anthony started out homeschooling, did some relocating, came out and finally went back to homeschooling to finish up his secondary educational career. We talked about his time in both, and what education looks like today. It was a fun, well rounded conversation you need to enjoy.

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Coovin' at the Library: GVQ Update #10 6/20 show art Coovin' at the Library: GVQ Update #10 6/20

Homesteads and Homeschools

Almost time to start school, if only the library would get over their Covid fear and let people take out books... Also, more chicks! And kittens!

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Love Your Native Bees with Dave Hunter show art Love Your Native Bees with Dave Hunter

Homesteads and Homeschools

Everyone knows about honey bees, but did you know the world of bees is so much bigger than that? Joining the show today is Dave Hunter of Crown Bees. Dave is the Bee Man! He was full of information about different types of solitary bees, native to the many different environments of North America and abroad. We talked about how bees are a wonder to gardeners beyond just honey, and why we all need to be growing our own local variety of solitary bees.

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Twelve Years of Homeschool with Beth Clark show art Twelve Years of Homeschool with Beth Clark

Homesteads and Homeschools

It's been a while since we had an adult guest who grew up homeschooled, so why not this week? Beth Clark from Idaho is our guest this week, and we talked about what her life has been like as someone who was homeschooled from the very beginning, we talked about her parents decision to homeschool and how that impacted her family life, as well as some of the things homeschooling might have missed. We also talked about how all the ways homeschooling surpasses that of the traditional model.

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Pwease Grow with Steppy show art Pwease Grow with Steppy

Homesteads and Homeschools

2020 has been a wild year so far, and cities have been a curious place to be. Steppy found this a good excuse to vacate the city life with a goal of eventually moving even further out. Of course, what would life outside of the city be if you weren't growing something? Steppy tells us all about getting into gardening for the first time in his life, the enjoyment and pleasure it's given him, and of course, how it all began.

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Life in a Teacher's Box with Ali J. show art Life in a Teacher's Box with Ali J.

Homesteads and Homeschools

Joining us for today's show is Ali J., a former public school teacher. We talked about her experience as a teacher and all the state regulation and control that goes on behind the scenes that many parents are unaware of.

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Gore Galore: GVQ Update #9 show art Gore Galore: GVQ Update #9

Homesteads and Homeschools

So much poultry last month. So much death this month. Find out why on today's recap. And find out what's coming up in the

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Make the Dirt Work with Gonzo show art Make the Dirt Work with Gonzo

Homesteads and Homeschools

A homesteading adventure this week with guest Gonzo from the Homesteaded Homeschool Discord server! We talked about his setup and how he has gone about turning tough clay soil into something that can grow vegetables. We discussed a few different techniques he's used including lasagna gardening and mushroom compost. Gardening isn't the only thing he does, though, Gonzo also has some ducks and chickens and we discussed his future plans for meat on the homestead.

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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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Tyrant-Farming Duck Evangelists with Aaron von Frank show art Tyrant-Farming Duck Evangelists with Aaron von Frank

Homesteads and Homeschools

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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