Homesteads and Homeschools
At Homesteads and Homeschools we talk to all varieties of homesteaders and homeschoolers as we examine self-reliance and the interconnectedness of home-centric lifestyles.
info_outline Your Best Friend with Tarma Shena of Farei Kennels 10/27/2020
Your Best Friend with Tarma Shena of Farei Kennels It's been a long time coming, but finally, a guest to talk about livestock guardian dogs! The Liberty Hippie sat down with Tarma Shena of Farei Kennels in Maine to talk about just what a LGD is and why they make great additions to any homestead that wants to provide some non-lethal protection for all of it's inhabitants.
info_outline Rollin' Fence with Rollo McFloogle 10/20/2020
Rollin' Fence with Rollo McFloogle Rollo McFloogle of the esteemed Rollo and Slappy Show came on the show this week to talk about his raised beds and all he's able to get done with his own sweat and proverbial tears. We talked about growing food, preservation, and the why he does it, and of course, some things to think about when you decide to take the plunge to start providing some of your own food. The Links Music from the Show: If you're enjoying the show, you can join the discussion at the , or you can show your support by becoming a patron on and get access to bonus shows, seeds, and merchandise (and if you don't like Patreon, you can sign up to support the show on !) You can also do your Amazon shopping through our . Please subscribe and (or on any podcatcher, though iTunes is the most important). You can also and share the show from there. We are on Twitter as , and sometimes even on , too. And don't forget to join the to be a part of the conversation. And don't forget to pay Nicky P. a visit either at , or on , and pick up a . And if you want to hear all the songs from previous episodes, check out our
info_outline Schooling for the Kids! with Don De Angelo 10/13/2020
Schooling for the Kids! with Don De Angelo It's another homeschool episode! This week we have the fantastic Don De Angelo, a high school history teacher at a private Catholic school in San Diego for a number of years and is joining the show to talk about his experiences and knowledge he has gleaned over the years. We talked about his ideas for the future of the public school system and what needs to happen to actualize any sort of change as well as some things that homeschoolers might overlook in their homestudy curriculums.
info_outline Homeschooling Adopted Children with Nicole Puckett 10/06/2020
Homeschooling Adopted Children with Nicole Puckett This weeks episode we dive into homeschooling Nicole Puckett, homeschooling mother of twelve. That alone is a feat, but ten of her children were adopted. We dove into her adoption story and her homeschooling story. We talked about the techniques she has found to work with children who need special attention and might not thrive in a traditional school environment. Dig in!
info_outline Questing for a Better Education with Quest Fanning 09/22/2020
Questing for a Better Education with Quest Fanning Quest Fanning joins the show to talk about homeschooling and life in the City. We discussed the many benefits of homeschooling, and at times, where it seems like homeschooling might be lacking.
info_outline Food in the Forest with Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres 09/15/2020
Food in the Forest with Sean Dembrosky of Edible Acres Sean Dembrosky of the booming YouTube channel and mostly edible nursery, Edile Acres, joined me this week to talk about permaculture, food forests, healthy living, and how we can take cues to better growing by paying attention to our natural surroundings. A fun coversation you can't miss for sure.
info_outline School Sucks with Homesteads and Homeschools 09/08/2020
School Sucks with Homesteads and Homeschools This weeks guest is the illustrious Brett Veinotte of the School Sucks Project. Brett has been building the School Sucks Project community for over a decade now, and has a wealth of information and experiences to share. Today's episode ended up being more of a dual-interview than a traditional Homesteads and Homeschools interview, but that only made it more fun.
info_outline Public School is a Filthy Kitchen with Theodore et al 09/01/2020
Public School is a Filthy Kitchen with Theodore et al For the first time ever, there are three guests on the show! This week's guest, Theodore Quinoa, of Crowd Funded Government came on and he brought a couple of friends - Hans Bass, and Lootie the Wino. The conversation turned mostly to homeschooling and why it is simply better than the filthy kitchen that public school is. Dig it!
info_outline Learning Logic with Clinton Wilcox 08/25/2020
Learning Logic with Clinton Wilcox This week, we're talking logic. What is it? Why do my kids need to know it? What are these words?!?! This week's guest, Clinton Wilcox tells us all about logic, and why it's so important for homeschoolers to get involved and learn the art of logic before they enter the "real world." Check it out, and go check out Clinton.
info_outline Getting Unpersoned with Sarah 08/18/2020
Getting Unpersoned with Sarah On the show this week, straight out of Puerto Rico is Unpersoning Sarah. Sarah and her husband recently relocated to Sarah's homeland of Puerto Rico to enjoy life outside of the states. We talked about how they found their home, and what prompted the move. We talked a little bit about homeschooling, a shade of the Coove, and of course, a fair bit of homesteading, like what do you do with wheelbarrows of avocados? The Links Music from the Show: If you're enjoying the show, you can join the discussion at the , or you can show your support by becoming a patron on and get access to bonus shows, seeds, and merchandise (and if you don't like Patreon, you can sign up to support the show on !) You can also do your Amazon shopping through our . Please subscribe and (or on any podcatcher, though iTunes is the most important). You can also and share the show from there. We are on Twitter as , and sometimes even on , too. And don't forget to join the to be a part of the conversation. And don't forget to pay Nicky P. a visit either at , or on , and pick up a . And if you want to hear all the songs from previous episodes, check out our
info_outline Business Ed for All with John Foster 08/11/2020
Business Ed for All with John Foster Joining the show this week is John Foster. John has a background that runs the gamut of the business structure and has created a curriculum that will teach children from middle school the lowdown on business, economics, and entrepreneurship to arm them better for shortterm failures and longterm success.
info_outline Ranch Manager Open with Josh Pierce 08/04/2020
Ranch Manager Open with Josh Pierce Josh Pierce of the White Mountains Livestock Company joins the show today to talk about a handy piece of software to help any herdsman keep track of their flock. We started the show catching up on Josh's pork production and some of the changes he's seen due to the Coove. And then we got into all the goodness that is Ranch Manger Open. If you've ever owned a herd - no matter how big - or plan on it, it's definitely worth checking out. And it's free! (The show and the software.)
info_outline High Voltage Gates!: GVQ Update 11 07/30/2020
High Voltage Gates!: GVQ Update 11 Homeschool is on! And so is the electricity... Music from the Show: If you're enjoying the show, please support it by becoming a patron on and get access to bonus shows, seeds, and merchandise (and if you don't like Patreon, you can sign up to support the show on !) You can also do your Amazon shopping through our . Please subscribe and (or on any podcatcher, though iTunes is the most important). You can also and share the show from there. We are on Twitter as , and sometimes even on , too. And don't forget to join the or the wonderful to be a part of the conversation.And don't forget to pay Nicky P. a visit either at , or on , and pick up a .
info_outline Life of Fred with Dr. Stanley Schmidt 07/28/2020
Life of Fred with Dr. Stanley Schmidt Grab a slice of pi, rustle up any number of your favorite imaginaries, and ather 'round for a tell of Fred's life as Dr. Stanely Schmidt comes on to talk all things Life of Fred! If you're not familiar with Fred, stick around and get familiar, and find one of the most affordable, most enjoyable homeschool math resources out there.
info_outline Clucking 101 with Sr. Dagorist 07/21/2020
Clucking 101 with Sr. Dagorist It's a chicken specific episode! It's been a long time coming, but Dagorist of the Agorist Nexus joins us to finally talk about some chicken basics. We tried to answer all the basic chicken questions and give you all the information you need to get your own flock going. Now go get some chickens.
info_outline Hallelujah for Homeschooling with the Regressive Poet 07/14/2020
Hallelujah for Homeschooling with the Regressive Poet Another homeschool guest coming your way in the form of the Regressive Poet and his wife. We talked about their homeschool experience, the decisions that brought them there, and how they make it all work with a couple of toddlers running around. Bonus content for subscribers. And don't forget to go get the book!
info_outline Permaculturely Based Banter with Bellamy Fitzpatrick 07/07/2020
Permaculturely Based Banter with Bellamy Fitzpatrick This week's guest is Bellamy Fitzpatrick. Bellamy is a self-described Green Anarchist who has put out a plethora of well thought out and indepth content that gives us all something to think about. He came on the show today to talk about his experiences with permaculture and how he and his partner have been implementing sustainable practices in their life. You can dig into more of Bellamy's personal philsophies on his personal websites, or his appeareance on Free Markets, Green Earth.
info_outline Happy Homeschooling Ham Radio Homeboy 06/30/2020
Happy Homeschooling Ham Radio Homeboy 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.
info_outline Love Your Native Bees with Dave Hunter 06/23/2020
Love Your Native Bees with Dave Hunter 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.
info_outline Twelve Years of Homeschool with Beth Clark 06/16/2020
Twelve Years of Homeschool with Beth Clark 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.
info_outline Pwease Grow with Steppy 06/09/2020
Pwease Grow with Steppy 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.
info_outline Life in a Teacher's Box with Ali J. 06/02/2020
Life in a Teacher's Box with Ali J. 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.
info_outline Make the Dirt Work with Gonzo 05/26/2020
Make the Dirt Work with Gonzo 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.
info_outline All The Different Types with Colleen Puckett 05/19/2020
All The Different Types with Colleen Puckett 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.