Country Living Series

Friday, September 16, 2016

Listen to my podcast!

The incomparable Tim Young, aka Self-Sufficient Man, is launching a new venture this week: podcasts.


Here's his announcement:




If you dream of starting a small farm, becoming a modern homesteader, or just long for the simple life, I’ve got some exciting news.

I've been thinking of creating a podcast for a long time -- well over a year. And now, it’s here: the Self-Sufficient Life Podcast!

What's it About?
Lots of people would like to opt-out of the rat race and become more self-sufficient, but they all face a big hurdle: How can they afford to take the leap?

Each episode of Self-Sufficient Life features an inspiring person who has opted out of the rat race and found ways to earn money living more self-sufficiently.

There's no Podcast Like it!
But it’s not just an interview show ... it’s a narrated one-hour podcast, where I share the guest’s story in their words and mine, set against a background of music.

In a way it’s similar to narrative podcasts like This American Life, because in Self-Sufficient Life, I create and narrate stories.

What kind of stories?
Stories of people who figured out how to opt out of the rat race and earn money through sustainable farming, cheese & soap making, pastured livestock and other “traditional” farming enterprises.

But I also feature insightful stories of innovative modern homesteaders. Those who earn money through online marketing, podcasting, YouTube channels, essential oils, authoring Kindle books, selling online courses, blogging and other “non-traditional” ways.

It’s fun, inspiring, and will give you lots of ideas on how to become more self-sufficient, whether you’re in suburbia or in the country.

I've already recorded a bunch of episodes, so get ready to tune in starting September 16, 2016.

And then, get ready to opt-out today!

SUBSCRIBE HERE ON iTUNES

SUBSCRIBE HERE ON GOOGLE PLAY





Tim interviewed me a few weeks ago. He gave (I think) a very clever name to my podcast: The traffic jam that sparked a rural revolution.


You can listen to it here.

8 comments:

  1. That was an excellent pod cast. He does the format well. Having read your book "bear poop and applesauce" I knew most of what you covered but it was nice to here your voice explain it all. All the best to your whole family.

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  2. Podcasts are troublesome. I can read faster than they can podcast. Also I can see ahead and skip unimportant/uninteresting sections. A typical podcast is 20-30 minutes reading the same thing; five minutes or less.

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  3. Tim is good at podcasts. He and his lovely wife, Liz, used to do podcasts all the time when they were hosting their Nature's Harmony website on sustainable farming. I think he also had a second farming website called Farm-dreams.com where they published information/ podcasts on profitable homesteading. Then Tim and Liz began making cheese. They even had a Kickstarter project fund a nice store front for their cheese on the farm. I think their cheeses even won some awards! Then I lost track of them until recently when I found them publishing books and a new website having to do with prepping and survival skills. And I guess they are making podcasts again. They are good at podcasts! Good luck to them!

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    1. Thanks Elizabeth for your kindness! It was a real pleasure crafting Patrice's story...I've been a big fan of hers for a long time!

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  4. That was an excellent podcast. I enjoyed it.

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  5. What happened to your cheese making venture? And did I read somewhere that your farm is for sale? Oh no!

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    1. I still make cheese when I'm milking (which I'm not at the moment). And no, our farm is not for sale. We're very happy here and have no plans to move.

      - Patrice

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  6. Sorry Patrice- the question was meant for Tim. I thought I read somewhere that his homestead in Georgia was for sale and has been for a while.

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