Rural Revolution: Fall Gardening Preps and Assessments

October 2, 2014:

Rural Revolution: Looking Meat in the Eye

P1130302September 25, 2014: What’s it like to raise your own homestead meat? Patrice Lewis describes the ethics of “looking meat in the eye.”

Rural Revolution: Getting Ready for Winter

September 18, 2014:

Food Storage and Survival: “I Grew Thanksgiving” Challenge Update

FSS episode 69 imageSeptember 17, 2014 – Thanksgiving is coming and our family decided we were going to grow or hunt everything for our big dinner this year. In this episode, I have an update on the progress of the meal. I share my experience making my own pectin and making jam with that pectin, peaches, and honey, as well as how to make peach pit and peel jelly. Plus, it’s Constitution Day, upcoming preparedness fairs, and some new products I love!

Mentioned in the show:

I Grew Thanksgiving Challenge

Damsel in Defense

Upcoming Preparedness Fairs

Southern Plate with Christy Jordan: An American Homestead, Part 2

Southern Plate: 10444787_709241799111950_1706208575012361092_nSeptember 15, 2014:  Christy sits down with the father and filmmaker behind An American Homestead for exclusive behind the scenes glimpses as their life today and what motivated them to go off grid. Part 2 of 2.

Rural Revolution: Going Country? Pros and Cons

P1140731-ASeptember 11, 2014: Have you ever wanted to get out of the city and onto a small farm? In this podcast I give a short introduction about who we are and how we ended up on a homestead. I discuss some of the advantages to living rural in terms of preparedness, and I go over the three stages of “going country.”

Mountain Woman Journals: Q & A with Tammy

Q & A with Mountain Woman Tammy TrayerSeptember 10, 2014: In today’s show I decided to do some Q & A based on some questions I had asked on our Facebook page.  I also talk about all that we have going on with National Preparedness Month.


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Lil’ Suburban Homestead: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Bees with Troy Marino aka FarmerTito/BeeBayou

interview with troy marinoSeptember 4, 2014:  Karen Lynn interviews Troy Marino A.K.A. Farmer Tito/Bee Bayou and learns “Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Bees”!  Troy is a wealth of information and is in the process of becoming a certified breeder and raises 36 + colonies this year and harvested over 1600 pounds of honey!

Troy tackles some of the beginner beekeeping mistakes that lots of folks make and tries to explain the importance for some of the methodology of beekeeping experts and mentors.


If you are new to beekeeping or are a seasoned veteran this is a show you won’t want to miss!

Show Resources:

Troy is the Administrator of The Facebook Group Bees & Beeks come on over and join him!

Website is under construction, will be up soon…

Facebook address is

Have a question or an idea for a show?  Contact Karen Lynn at [email protected]

Cooke’s Frontier Radio Show: Reader FAQs

Cooke's Frontier: Reader FAQsSeptember 1, 2014: She asked for your questions and now she’s answering them! This week, Charley answers some reader questions about homeschooling, time management, raw milk, and more!