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How Beekeeping Connects People and Bees ft Christine Webster of The Peoples Bees In this week’s Backyard Bounty podcast we join Nicole as she talks with Christine Webster of The Peoples Bees about how beekeeping connects people and bees.What You’ll LearnWhat bees can teach you about community Introspective benefits of beekeepingHow Bees are &quot;gateway bugs&quot;Meditation, yoga, and bees!Our GuestChristine moved from third-story apartment living to a home with land, where she caught the Beekeeping bug! Over 3 years she has built on her knowledge of bees and her Beekeeping business. Bees need help, and people need help understanding why. The Peoples Bees can make that connection.Resources & Links MentionedThe Bees People  website, Facebook,  InstagramDreaming the Bee*Denotes affiliate linksYou May Also LikeInformation Overwhelm And The Beekeeping Beginner ft Charlotte of Carolina Honey BeesSupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the show by calling our listener line at (719) 647-7754Shop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
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How Beekeeping Connects People and Bees ft Christine Webster of The Peoples Bees In this week’s Backyard Bounty podcast we join Nicole as she talks with Christine Webster of The Peoples Bees about how beekeeping connects people and bees.What You’ll LearnWhat bees can teach you about community Introspective benefits of beekeepingHow Bees are &quot;gateway bugs&quot;Meditation, yoga, and bees!Our GuestChristine moved from third-story apartment living to a home with land, where she caught the Beekeeping bug! Over 3 years she has built on her knowledge of bees and her Beekeeping business. Bees need help, and people need help understanding why. The Peoples Bees can make that connection.Resources & Links MentionedThe Bees People  website, Facebook,  InstagramDreaming the Bee*Denotes affiliate linksYou May Also LikeInformation Overwhelm And The Beekeeping Beginner ft Charlotte of Carolina Honey BeesSupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the show by calling our listener line at (719) 647-7754Shop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
Moonshine For Beginners ft. Russell of MoonshineStillPro Moonshine for beginners is this week’s Backyard Bounty podcast topic as we join Nicole as she talks with Russell of MoonshineStillPro.What You’ll LearnWhat other uses there are for a stillFederal and state laws to think aboutSafety measures to considerHow to add flavorBeginner mistakes, questions, and starting pointsOur GuestRussell is a Certified Bourbon Steward who became fascinated with fermentation and the art of distillation. As part of his journey to learn about distillation, he met with a local long-time Moonshiner. He taught him how to build his own still and make moonshine from common grocery store ingredients. He turned the skills and knowledge he gained into MoonshineStillPro to pass on his experience to other hobbyists interested in distillation.Resources & Links MentionedMoonshineStillPro website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram*Denotes affiliate linksYou May Also LikeHow to Grow Microgreens from Start to Harvest ft Pamela of Sunshine Green’s FarmSupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the show by calling our listener line at (719) 647-7754Shop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
The 4 Principles of Soil Health ft. Tony of Columbia Center or Urban Agriculture The 4 principles of soil health is this week’s Backyard Bounty podcast topic as we join Nicole as she talks with Tony, Farm Manager at the Columbia Center or Urban AgricultureWhat You’ll LearnThe 4 principles of soil health and how to apply them to your soilWhy to use cover cropsHow and why to minimize soil disturbanceSome great ideas for tools you may want to add to you tool shedHow to reduce the time that soil is left bareUsing transplanting as a benefit to soil healthHow soil testing and mineral prescriptions can help your soilOur GuestAs the Urban Farm Manager for CCUA, Tony oversees the day-to-day growing operations for CCUa’s Planting for the Pantry program. He is engaged in facilitating volunteers, Americorps service members, and staff toward seeing their crop plan through to ensure that the freshest, tastiest, most exciting vegetables are grown for local consumption where it’s most needed.Resources & Links MentionedColumbia Center or Urban Agriculture website, Faceboook, Youtube and InstagramMarket Farming with Rotations and Cover Crops: An Organic Bio-Extensive System – The Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture*Denotes affiliate linksYou May Also LikeSoil Food Web and Soil Regeneration for Healthier Crops Ft. Dr. Elaine InghamSupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the show by calling our listener line at (719) 647-7754Shop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
Fixing The Broken Food System in our Backyard ft. Greg from The Urban Farm This week on Backyard Bounty podcast we Nicole talks with Greg from UrbanFarm.org about fixing the broken food system in our backyard.What You’ll LearnWhy fixing the broken food system in your backyard is importantIdeas on how to urban garden within an HOA areaHow to get started with permaculture even in a small areaOur GuestGreg Peterson is passionate and driven with his mission in life is being fuelled by the idea that “I am the person on the planet repsonsible for transforming our food system.”Greg is the founder of The Urban Farm where on the website you will find free and paid courses, classes, and podcasts, that will help you gain the understanding, the confidence, and the inspiration to grow your own food. We have included links in the show notes below to The Urban Farm website and podcast.Resources & Links MentionedUrban Farm Website, Podcast, Instagram, Facebook page and email Greg@urbanfarm.orgOther resources mentioned by Greg Monthly Garden Chat , HealthySoilHacked.comIntroduction to Permaculture by Bill MollisonPermaculture Manual – Bill MollisonThe Edible Ecosystem Solution: Growing Biodiversity in Your Backyard and Beyond – Zach Loeks*Denotes affiliate linksYou May Also LikeSoil Food Web and Soil Regeneration for Healthier Crops Ft. Dr. Elaine InghamSupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the show by calling our listener line at (719) 647-7754Shop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
Easy Beginner Tips For Raising Ducks in Your Backyard ft. Liz from The Cape Coop Learn some great tips for raising ducks in your backyard on this week’s Backyard Bounty podcast. We join Nicole as she chats with Liz from The Cape Coop.What You’ll LearnCommon beginner mistakes and how to avoid themWhat to feed duckingsIntegrating new birds into the flockWhat to consider when choosing a mixed or same-sex flockWhat to feed ducklingsTips for keep ducks in winterAdvantages of selling duck eggsOur GuestLiz is a backyard farmer in Massachusetts and began her backyard farm adventure in 2012 with 4 chickens. At the time she thought that would be the extent of the “farm”, fast forward 9 years and she now has 21 chickens, 11 ducks, 3 rabbits, 3 alpacas a large garden and has moved to a different house with more land and a huge barn!Liz encourages everyone to give backyard farming a try, from apartment dwellers growing tomatoes on a balcony to people with a little more room that want to get into keeping livestock. Starting without any special training, just a love of animals and a desire to provide some of her food, she believes if she can grow a backyard farm, anyone can! She is also a strong advocate of finding community and support which is vital to success when you start out. Liz loves to add to that community with her farm blog, where you can find tips for raising ducks, and much more!Liz also runs a soap business at the farm where she makes artisan soaps & spa products. Check out the links in the resources section below for more info.Resources & Links MentionedThe Cape Coop Website, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Liz’s DIY BlogChicken nipple waterersFirst Saturday LimeSupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the show by calling our listener line at (719) 647-7754Shop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
7 Top Tips For Raising Backyard Chickens ft. Nicole from Backyard Bounty Podcast This week on Backyard Bounty podcast we join Nicole as she shares 7 top tips for raising backyard chickens from some of her most loved podcastsWhat You’ll LearnHow to raise a large flock of chickens on pastureThe dangers of heat lamps and safe alternativesHow to use essential oils with chickensThe basics of fermenting chicken feedTop tips for building the perfect chicken coopHow to keep chickens safe from predatorsHow to get started raising chickensOur GuestNicole is a Colorado native and an outdoor enthusiast. A retired firefighter and paramedic, Heritage Acres Market and her family are now her main focus. When not working on the farm, she enjoys creating new content for the blog and recording new episodes of the Backyard Bounty Podcast.Resources & Links MentionedHow to raise chickens on pasture (Will Vogl)Dangers of heat lamps (Brad Davidson)Essential oils for chickens (Kerrie Hubbard)Fermenting chicken feed (Scratch & Peck Feeds)Key features of coops (Carolina Coops)Prevention and management of predators (Dr. Matt Springer)How to raise chickens (Annette of Azure Farm)*Denotes affiliate linksYou May Also LikeCommon Backyard Chicken Questions Answered ft. Nicole from Backyard Bounty PodcastSupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the show by calling our listener line at (719) 647-7754Shop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
The Surprisingly Fascinating Life Of Periodical Cicadas ft. Dr. Gene Kritsky Periodical Cicadas are this week’s Backyard Bounty podcast topic as we join Nicole as she talks with Gene KritskyWhat You’ll LearnWhat are the different types of Cicada?What is the life cycle of a periodical cicada?What role cicadas play in the environmentWhere and when do cicadas emerge.How you can help map the 2021 emergence of the periodical cicada Brood X. Our GuestGene Kritsky, PhD is Professor of Biology and Dean of Behavioral and Natural Sciences at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati. He is a Fellow of the Entomological Society of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received his BA in Biology from Indiana University in 1974, and his MS and PhD in Entomology from the University of Illinois in 1976 and 1977 respectively.Gene lives with his wife, the artist Jessee Smith, in Cincinnati, Ohio.Resources &amp; Links MentionedCicada Safari – download the free app from the Apple app store or Google playCicada safari websiteGene’s website*Periodical Cicadas: The Brood X Edition bookCicada jewelry made by Genes wife,*Denotes affiliate linksYou May Also LikeFascinating Facts about Bats &amp; How To Attract Them ft Dr. Merlin TuttleSupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the show by calling our listener line at (719) 647-7754Shop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
Plant Pathology and Powdery Mildew ft. David Gadoury Plant Pathology and powdery mildew is this week’s Backyard Bounty podcast topic as we join Nicole as she talks with plant pathologist David Gadoury.What You’ll LearnWhat is Plant Pathology and what do they do?How work in plant pathology helped with the control of grapevine powdery mildewLearn how to combat plant pathogens in a backyard environmentWhat are the different types of plant pathogens and how they affect the plants they infectLearn how to become a plant pathologist, including where to find paid internships!Our GuestDavid Gadoury is a Plant Pathologist at Cornell University specializing in epidemiology and pathogen ecology. His specialty means he tries to learn as much as he can about how pathogen populations cause disease and then use that information to design better ways to control them.David also hosts a podcast called Plantopia for The American Phytopathological Society, which deals with how plant pathogens affect our everyday lives.Resources & Links MentionedAmerican Phytopathological Society websitePlantopia PodcastAPS Bookstore*Denotes affiliate linksYou May Also LikeSoil Food Web and Soil Regeneration for Healthier Crops Ft. Dr. Elaine InghamSupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the showShop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
Soil Food Web and Soil Regeneration for Healthier Crops Ft. Dr Elaine Ingham In this episode of Backyard Bounty podcast we explore the incredible world of the food soil web with Nicole and her guest Dr. Elaine Ingham.What You’ll LearnHow and why Dr. Elaine became fascinated with the soil food web.What is the Soil Food WebWhy the Soil Food Web is vitalHow to turn dead dirt into healthy living soilHow healthy, living soil can lower our carbon footprint and increase the quality of produce, which in turn improves human healthOur GuestDr. Ingham uncovered the Soil Food Web nearly four decades ago and has been pioneering research about Soil Food Web ever since.Widely recognized as the world’s foremost soil biologist, she’s passionate about empowering ordinary people to bring the soils in their communities back to life.Dr Elaine’s™ Soil Food Web Approach has been used to successfully restore the ecological functions of soils on more than five million acres of farmland all over the world. The courses offered by Dr Elaine’s™ Soil Food Web School have been designed for people with, or without, a science background – making them accessible to individuals who wish to learn and to begin a meaningful and impactful career in an area that will help to secure the survival of humans and other species.Resources & Links Mentioned*Soil Food website / Facebook / Instagram / YouTubeFREE- Click here to learn more about how the Soil Food Web works*Denotes affiliate linksYou May Also LikeOrganic Garden Pest Control ft Jill McSheehySupport The ShowYour support helps us continue to provide the best possible episodes!Find video episodes on YouTubeSubscribe to the podcast email newsletterSubmit a question or suggestion for the showShop Backyard Bounty merchandiseJoin our text community (719) 292- 3207Get behind the scenes with PatreonFind us online @HeritageAcresMarket: Website / Facebook Page / Facebook Group / Instagram / TikTok / Twitter / Gab / PinterestSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/heritageacres)
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