Season 1: Episode 26: 10 Survival Lessons From the Great Depression | Homesteading | Farming [PODCAST]

Many people believe that The Great Depression was a hard time for all Americans, but is that true?  This week, I’ll tackle that myth and share 10 Survival Lessons from The Great Depression era.

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10 Survival Lessons From the Great Depression

Transcript of Self-Sufficient Life, episode 26

So, we all grew up reading and hearing about The Great Depression, right?

That time in American history when times were tough, everyone was thrown out of work, food was scarce.

On top of that we had the Dust Bowl with infertile land and tremendous storms of dust blanketing the heartland of the country.

And, of course, virtually no one had money.

Sounds like a made-for-TV nightmare that’s almost beyond belief.

But—as terrible as that time was, was it really terrible for everyone?

Season 1: Episode 25: Why “Can I Make Money Homesteading?” is the Wrong Question | Homesteading | Farming [PODCAST]

A lot of folks have asked me if they can make money farming or homesteading, but is that even the right question to ask? This week, Liz and I will share why it may not be and what we’ve learned about the financial side of a self-sufficient lifestyle.

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Setting Up a Homeschool Room

This is the pictorial post of the homeschool room that Liz set up last year. We discussed this in episode 23 of Self-Sufficient Life. The slideshow will play automatically, but you can mouse over any image to pause the show.

Season 1: Episode 23: The Homeschooling Decision| Homesteading [PODCAST]

Many modern homesteaders made a choice to opt-out and provide for themselves, but what impact does that choice have on their children? This week, we’ll begin a series of discussing the real life ups and downs of homeschooling children.

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Season 1: Episode 22: How to Start a Farm or Homestead With No Money | Homesteading [PODCAST]

I’ve shared many stories of people who have opted out of the rat race, but some of them had saved money to do so? But what if you haven’t?

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