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The Gold Shaw Farm Podcast

Stories of homesteading, farming and following your dreams.

Don and Natalie Bradner are building an incredible homestead in Northern Virginia. They have found the perfect spot atop a scenic mountain and they are building a pole barn house. In this episode, I sit down with Don to learn about his project.

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Little Mountain Life

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Peacham, VT 05862

 

When starting a homestead or farm, one of the first things people will think about is what type of land to buy and how much land to buy. I think there are some things that are worth considering before jumping down that rabbit hole.

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Peacham, VT 05862

Jim and Jess live in the middle of the desert and they are building a sustainable homestead. Between rain catchment, solar arrays and earthbag construction, their homestead is going to be nothing like anything you have ever seen.

 

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The Green Dream Project YouTube channel

 
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PO Box 225
Peacham, VT 05862

Kaylee Richardson is the proprietor of the Honeystead, a farm and homestead in Virginia that boasts a large honeybee population. For today's episode, I sat down to learn about Kaylee's story and what you should do if you want to start keeping bees.

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The Honeystead YouTube Channel

The Honeystead Instagram Feed

 

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PO Box 225
Peacham, VT 05862
 
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It's time for story from Gold Shaw Farm. On today's episode I reflect on the nature of life and death here on our Vermont duck farm.

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Ducks Arriving At Gold Shaw Farm: http://bit.ly/2N2byTw

Dealing With Sick Ducks: http://bit.ly/2Z04NnK

Mink Attack: http://bit.ly/2Mg3dfu

 

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Gold Shaw Farm
PO Box 225
Peacham, VT 05862
 
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DaNelle and her family live on a tiny one acre homestead in Phoenix, AZ. Their daily life includes milking goats, gathering eggs, eating fresh fruits and vegetables from their garden and harvesting fish from their pond. Their story is an incredible example of making the best out of your context. DaNelle also runs the popular YouTube channel Weed 'Em and Reap. On today's episode, I sat down with DaNelle and she told me her story.

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Weed 'Em and Reap YouTube Channel

Weed 'Em and Reap Instagram Feed

 

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Gold Shaw Farm
PO Box 225
Peacham, VT 05862
 
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Natalie Argo is a therapist based in Southern California. She is also a devout gardener. In today's episode, I'm having a conversation with Natalie about how growing food can heal people.

 

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Natalie Argo's YouTube Channel

Natalie Argo's Instagram Feed

 

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PO Box 225
Peacham, VT 05862
 
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Hi, he's homesteader Troy McClung and you might remember him from such YouTube videos as "How you can get more land for less money" and "Pig Insemination." In today's episode of the Gold Shaw Farm Podcast, I sit down with Troy and we talk about finding your homestead on the cheap and balancing a homestead with an off-farm job. There are some great lesson's here.

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Red Tool House YouTube 

Troy's Podcast

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Sit back, gentle listener, while I tell you a tale. Here's the story of how we ended up at our amazing farm in Peacham, VT. It was not a straight road to get here. There were quite a few twists and turns.

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Gold Shaw Farm
PO Box 225
Peacham, VT 05862
 
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Emmet Van Driesche is a Christmas tree farmer, spoonmaker and writer living in Western Massachusetts. Emmet recently wrote about about starting a farm and it offers some unique and interesting insights. In today's episode, I sit down with Emmet and we discuss starting a farm, the things people don't think about when starting a farm and Emmet's own personal journey into a unique form of agriculture.

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Buy Emmet's book, Carving Out a Living on the Land

Emmet Van Driesche's Instagram Feed

 

Send us mail:
Gold Shaw Farm
PO Box 225
Peacham, VT 05862
 
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