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Welcome to the Old-Fashioned on Purpose podcast, where ambitious people master the art of returning to their roots.Have you found yourself disenchanted with society, wishing you could opt-out of the rate race? Perhaps you’re craving a life that’s meaningful and tangible— a life where you can create and produce instead of merely consume?I’m Jill Winger— best-selling author and long-time homesteader. Over the last 10 years, I’ve helped thousands of families create more connection, grow amazing ...
 
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Women in Wyoming Podcast

Women in Wyoming podcast by Lindsay Linton Buk

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Throughout Wyoming’s history, its women have been brave, strong, and impactful. The mission of Women in Wyoming is to tell the inspiring stories of contemporary Wyoming women through art and media, celebrating their achievements, power, and learned wisdom. From artists to politicians, ranchers, authors, businesswomen, and community stewards, the project highlights some of Wyoming’s changemakers, rule breakers, and innovators through podcast interviews and portrait photography. By illuminatin ...
 
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Today I’m talking to 67-year-old Cheri, who is running a 20-acre homestead, complete with milk cows, goats, sheep, chickens, gardens and more. And she’s doing it alone. Cheri breaks down encouraging tips explaining how anyone can do this. I think you’ll love this episode. And Im pretty sure I want to be Cheri when I grow up. Ready to join the newsl…
 
What does it look like to homestead as a teen? What if you're a teen who longs to homestead, but your family doesn't own a farm? What are practical ways you can work towards your dream? Today Kayla Visser has some helpful, encouraging insights for you. Kayla was managing her own business at 9 (seriously) and many aspects of her family’s brand-new h…
 
Join in as I chat with this husband and wife team, Chad & Tara Philipp, of She's Rooted Home, about how they managed to build a homestead in the Southern California Mohave desert. Surrounded by tumbleweeds, with Juniper berry bushes as the only occasional “greenery," they've built a thriving homestead. They share with me how they overcame the numer…
 
Today's guest, Kathi Rodgers of Oakhillhomestead.com, not only encourages us that it is possible to homestead effectively throughout the retirement years, but she gives us practical tips to downsizing wisely, and effectively tweaking the way you do things, as you look toward homesteading during the golden years. Where you can find Kathi : oakhillho…
 
From jogging strollers to dandelions, this episode we're breaking down lots of ways to see things differently when you're homesteading with littles, how to make them a team member on your homestead early on, and why you can expect your kids to rise to the occasion. Find my beef here: Genuine Beef Co. Learn more about Freedom Foundry here ---> http:…
 
Sara Wood is the owner and founder of Wyoming Heritage Grains, a direct to consumer regenerative farm and flour mill specializing in heirloom and heritage wheats, barleys, and ryes.In 2017, Sara became curious about why more people are gluten intolerant and discovered heritage and heirloom grains, which are ancient, pre-hybridized varieties of whea…
 
It's calving season, I'm deep into writing book #2 (this one isn't a cookbook), and I thought it was time to catch you up on some things. In this episode we'll talk about what's going on with me and social media lately, why I've been craving deep dives into meaty topics, what I'm reading currently, and (drum roll please!) the exciting theme of next…
 
Join me as I sit down with one of my very favorite persons, Michelle Visser. Michelle's family raises pigs on their New England farm. (In fact, reach out to Michelle if you're looking for a great source of pasture-raised pork in the New Hampshire area.) Michelle is also a published author and my Marketing & Project Manager (pretty much one of my ri…
 
Today we're diving deep into the unseen world of sourdough microbes. Karyn Newman, author of the new book Sourdough by Science, personifies the many parts of our sourdough starters and explains the chemistry happening in our kitchens to help us make perfect sourdough loaves. Every time. Find out the best time to feed your starter, why the fridge is…
 
Today we're talking about meat in a way we haven't before here on the podcast. My good friend, Justin Rhodes, is sitting down with me to talk about his version of what some people might call the carnivore diet, or the zero carb diet. Basically, we're talking about what it looks like to eat an exclusively animal-based diet. We're debunking casserole…
 
With my guest today, certified nutritionist Karalynne Call, we’re breaking down the details you need to know about the ingredients you find on the grocery store shelves. We discuss many red flags to watch for and a great rule of thumb for someone just starting out on this effort to choose the best ingredients. Karalynne Call is a mom of 6 who began…
 
Wyoming scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur Dr. Marnie Peterson is an expert in infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance, and experimental therapeutics. Marnie has invented several patents for her discoveries, conducted research for the National Institute of Health and Department of Defense (among others), and educated the next generation of sc…
 
With today’s guest, Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily, we’re taking a deep dive into farm fresh eggs and talking about all the elephants in the coop, so to speak. We chat about salmonella. We discuss the flaws to the float test, what an egg’s bloom really is, what about fresh eggs bring out our angry side, Lisa’s favorite way to preserve eggs (and wh…
 
In today’s episode, I’m thrilled to be chatting with a long-time friend, Lisa Bass, of Farmhouse on Boone. Lisa talks about how she lived the farm life while living in town. And how she cooked like a homesteader before she even owned a farm. And Lisa and I delve deep into a topic that has always been a thorn in my side. Lisa breaks down the secrets…
 
Jasmine Pickner Bell, or Cunku Was’te Win’ meaning “Good Road Woman” in Dakota, shares the sacred hoop dance with the world. The two-time world champion, who is a member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe (also known as Hunkpati Oyate), began training with her father, the renowned hoop dancer Dallas Chief Eagle. Traditionally the hoop dance only allowed…
 
We’re diving into a topic we’ve never discussed here before, and I think you’re going to love the insight Stacy Lyn Harris brings to this “meaty” episode. We’re breaking down the numerous benefits to hunted meats, comparing grass-fed beef to wild meat, talking about how to hunt even if you don’t own land to hunt on, and even walking through exactly…
 
A Skeptic's Guide to Eating Offal I have to confess. There I was, a homesteader who has been raising and butchering our meat for well over a decade, but I didn’t even know the proper way to pronounce “offal,” not alone how to process organ meats to make nutritional meals out of them. And I didn’t know if I wanted to know. Today I'm talking about th…
 
What Stage of Homesteading are You In? In today’s episode, we’re talking about a true light-bulb moment for me, when I realized that homesteading happens in distinct stages and I realized which stage we were in and why. We define the 3 stages and talk about what takes you in—and out—of each stage. This episode will challenge you to seriously challe…
 
Greetings again my friends! While it was great to take some time off and enjoy the holidays with my family, I’m thrilled to kick off this new season of the podcast. While there has been a huge shift over the past few years toward grassfed products, some people find the taste of real foods somewhat shocking. The truth is, products like eggs, dairy, …
 
We made it! Yes my friends, we've made it to the end of another season, and what a season it has been. Throughout the past couple months, I've been discussing how to opt out of many of the systems that govern modern life. While I've enjoyed creating a new style of content and discussing new topics I've never talked about before, it has come with a …
 
While we've been discussing opting out of various systems throughout this entire season, most of our solutions have been to seek out things that aren't necessarily mainstream. However, there is one area of the food system that most of you have the opportunity to take ownership of in your own home. In today's episode, I'm joined by my friend Bailey …
 
It's no secret at this point. No matter where you look, it's likely supply chain issues have had some type of impact on your life. Even though I strive to be as independent as possible, I'm not immune to these issues either. We still rely on the store for things like chicken feed, pig feed, seeds, and other essential items needed to keep the homest…
 
While opting out of chemical laden food seems like a no-brainer for everyone, there's another not-so-obvious industry that effects all of our daily lives. Whether it's hand soaps, lotion, shampoo, or make-up, cosmetics and skincare products carry some of the most toxic chemicals out there. So how do we combat this problem? Today I'm thrilled to be …
 
Have you ever wondered why real food can seem so expensive? I know I have, and there were even times in my life where I opted to take the cheaper route when it comes to my food choices. However, please be aware that the price you're paying for your food doesn't ultimately doesn't reflect the total cost. In today's episode, I cover the true costs of…
 
Now more than ever, it seems people are looking to move and start a homestead of their own. However, there's some very important things to consider when uprooting your life and moving to a new area. In today's episode, I cover why fully understanding the weather is crucial, why you need to look into Food Freedom laws, how long a growing season last…
 
As a whole, we as humans are more distracted than we've ever been at any point in our history. We now have available to us an unlimited stream of instant distractions in the form of phones, email, apps, social media, Netflix, etc. Ultimately, what it all boils down to is focus. In today's episode, I share with you some of my best strategies to stay…
 
Without question, reading outside on the porch is my favorite way to relax on the the homestead. However, contrary to popular belief, you won't find me sitting around reading homesteading books for 8 hours a day. In today's episode, I cover my favorite subjects, what I'm reading right now, my feelings on audio books vs. physical books, and what's n…
 
As I touched on in a previous episode, much of my evolution as a homesteader and as a person in general has revolved around saying 'NO' to traditional systems. However, a recent trip to Virginia forced me to confront another system that I'm not so fond of but have reluctantly accepted in the past: public transportation. Listen to today's episode to…
 
When it comes to homesteaders, in many ways we're natural born preppers. While we might not be preparing for the apocalypse, we're always focused on looking down the road to be ready for any situation. One particular situation that always comes up in my head is "What if you couldn't buy food at the grocery store?" In today's episode, I cover the th…
 
Society creates systems for us to live by far before we are ever conscious of what is going on. While some of these systems might help us, many of them can also harm us and prevent us from achieving greater things in life. In our pursuit of our homestead dreams, we inadvertently cast aside several of the most common and harmful societal constructs.…
 
For a variety of reasons homeschooling has become a hot topic in 2021. While I consider myself to be a homeschooling veteran by now, I'm dealing with something completely brand new this year. For the first time ever, I will have three kids in school at the same time! No matter if you're a seasoned professional or a first time homeschooler, I'm here…
 
Hello again my friends! With so much going on in my personal life and business, I realized I was hitting a wall. After going and going non-stop, I found myself becoming resentful. No matter how much I fought it in my mind, everything around me was telling me I needed to take a break. The past month or so has made me realize that while homesteading …
 
It's that time again my friends. We've reached the end of another season. As I reflected on the different methods of food preservation we've covered over the past several weeks, I came to a surprising realization. There was one common thread between every preservation method. Can you guess what it is? Yes, that's right! Salt is the one constant for…
 
When it comes to the art of canning, many times it's best to do things by the book. However, as my guest today will explain, there are still opportunities to push the boundaries and get creative. In today's episode I'm joined by my friend Angi Schneider, an author and food preservation specialist who is an expert canner. Together we discuss some of…
 
A few episodes ago, my friend Jessica and I laid out all the basics when it comes to getting started with dehydrating. Today, I'm thrilled to be joined be Darci Baldwin to push this conversation even further. Darci is an author and blogger who specializes in helping homesteader preserve their harvests through dehydration and pantry planning. In tod…
 
Canning has always been my go-to food preservation method, but navigating the world of canning can be a daunting challenge. Fear not my friends, today I'm excited to bring to you my second ever canning Q&A. This episode is a recording from a Q&A session I held with my followers on Facebook Live. Today we discuss things like canning condiments, what…
 
As someone who recently started cheesemaking, I can very much verify that cheesemaking is most definitely an art form. Today I'm thrilled to be joined by a master of her craft, Robyn Jackson from Cheesemaking from Scratch. In today's episode, Robyn describes what supplies you need to get started, how to determine what cheese press to buy, the diffe…
 
While I love to use my dehydrator for preserving food, I can't even begin to claim to be an expert. If you're anything like me, you never really venture beyond the very basics. Well my friend, that's about to change. On today's episode I'm joined by my good friend Jessica Spiers. Listen as Jessica lays out all the necessities when it comes to dehyd…
 
For many of us accustomed to the standard American way of food preservation, fermentation can be a strange topic to broach. Although it's a subject I've discussed before on this podcast, given the focus of this season I thought it'd be great to bring in a true expert. Today we're joined by my good friend, author and fermentation guru Wardee Harmon.…
 
When it comes to preserving homestead staples, there is perhaps none more confusing than the egg. If you spend time researching some of the methods used in the past, you're likely to question the validity and safety of the vast majority of them. Thankfully, today I'm joined by a true expert in egg preservation, Carolyn Thomas of Homesteading Family…
 
Modern conveniences have made most of us accustomed to one primary method of long-term meat preservation. Without a doubt the freezer has become an essential tool on every homestead, but what happens if you run out of space or have limited access to electricity? Fear not my friends. Today I'm joined by my friend Derek Smiley, a veritable expert in …
 
For most of us gardener's around the country, we're currently sitting in that honeymoon phase. It's that time where everything is starting to grow and looking beautiful, but nothing is ready to harvest. However, before we know it the time will be upon us. In this season of the Old Fashioned on Purpose podcast, I'm going to make sure you are able to…
 
As we reach the end of this season and reflect on what we've learned, today I'm thrilled to be able to give you an update on how I've been applying these lessons within my own life. At the beginning of the season I told you that Christian and I bought a soda fountain in a neighboring town. Two months later I'm here to share our progress, the lesson…
 
Growing a business anywhere is a challenge, but doing so in a small town can seem almost impossible. Whether it's a tiny population, a small amount of foot traffic, or a perceived lack of demand, the obstacles always seem to outweigh the opportunity. Today it's time to bust that myth as I'm joined by my friend Dana Larson. Dana is the founder of Ru…
 
While this entire season has been dedicated to generating additional income for your homestead, there's a good chance that you've already heard of or contemplated many of the ideas we've discussed. Today that's about to change my friends. In this episode I'm joined by Chloe Mackintosh of Boxwood Avenue. Despite living in a tiny town in California, …
 
Have you ever sunk a TON of your valuable time, energy, and effort into something only to see little-to-no results on the backend? Despite what you might see on my YouTube page now, this was my experience on the platform several years ago when I first started. In fact, I got so frustrated I nearly gave up on it entirely. Does this describe your cur…
 
While social media platforms like Pinterest and Instagram might be all the rage right now, the trusty blog remains an extremely powerful tool for building your business and your brand. However, when it comes to monetizing a blog and actually turning it into a business, most people have no idea where to start. If that's you, don't worry my friend. M…
 
Without a doubt, Instagram is one of the best tools we have today to help grow our blog, business, or side-hustle. However, it can be daunting to even know where to get started. Fear not my friends, help is on the way! Today we're joined by Instagram marketing guru Ruthie Gray. Ruthie helps her clients by teaching them how to build an authentic fol…
 
Throughout this season, we've been covering some extremely important concepts when it comes to building a business. However, much of what we've discussed has been broad in nature up to this point. Fear not my friends, today we're going to get tactical and practical. I'm excited to be joined by Laura Patterson of Hand-Grown Greens. Hand-Grown Greens…
 
Whether you like it or not, your business is going to require some type of social media presence in order to maximize your potential. While the ever-changing landscape of social media can be daunting, with the proper tactics, knowledge, and execution it has the power to take your business to incredible new heights. Today I'm thrilled to be joined b…
 
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