The Importance of Setting Homestead Goals - Pantry Chat Q & A| Panty Chat
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Welcome to another episode of the Pantry Chat. This week we’re discussing the importance of homestead planning in the new year, along with our weekly chit-chat and answering your questions!

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0:00 - Chit Chat
5:15 - Joel Salatin
5:44 - Modern Homesteading Conference
9:15 - Everything Worth Preserving
10:30 - In the Homestead Kitchen Magazine
16:15 - Cider Bottles
21:45 - Dehydrating vs Freeze Drying
22:00 - Growing Mushrooms
25:58 - Congestion Remedy


Links Mentioned:

- Joel Salatin, The Lunatic Farmer:
- The Modern Homestead Conference:
- Dehydrating vs. Freeze Drying:
- Congestion Remedy:


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- Everything Worth Preserving book by Melissa K. Norris:
- In the Homestead Kitchen Digital Magazine:
- Cider Bottles (Amazon):
- Tradd Cotter, Mushroom Mountain:



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