Episodea 72 & 73: Family Farms Pt. 1

In this episode, we chat about Brandon’s recent travels to teach classes in other states, family farms, and land management trends.

Introduction and Announcements:

  • We have two Family Pig classes in Spring 2022. Our classes make incredible gifts for anyone interested in the whole processing narrative. From the kill to butchery to cookery, the experience gained at Family Pig is unparalleled.
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Part 1 Show Notes:

  • Intro and meandering, 1:03
  • Family Pig classes, 2:26                 
  • Brandon’s Travels, 9:39
  • Washington- Sheep harvest class 11:23
  • Family farms, 11:58
  • Low tech classes, 15:44
  • North Carolina – Justine Rhodes’ farm, 20:49
  • Arkansas – New Woodlands Farm, 23:18
  • Classes and teaching, 26:32
  • Sourcing feed in Oklahoma, 32:38
  • Sterilization, 37:22
  • Family farms as the ideal environmental strategy, 39:47
  • Virginia – Robinia Institute, 41:49
  • Land management trends, 47:02
  • Subsidiarity, 50:57
  • Nature saved by our stewardship, 55:54
  • The exception is sickness, 59:26

Links for Episode 72:

    • William Cobbett – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12532490-cottage-economy
    • Isabella Beeton – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1793753.Mrs_Beeton_s_Book_Of_Household_Management
    • Justin Rhodes – https://homesteadersofamerica.com
    • Pannage – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pannage
    • J. Russell Smith – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52342488-tree-crops
    • Robinia Institute – https://robiniainstitute.com/
    • Gearld Fry – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46PF8JpE5xc

Show notes and links for episode 73 coming soon…

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