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Living Homegrown Podcast - LivingHomegrown.comLiving Homegrown Podcast:

This weekly podcast is all about getting the best seasonal, fresh-picked flavor without having to buy the farm!

Topics include:

  • Canning, Preserving & Fermenting
  • DIY Food Crafting (homemade yogurt, butter, cheese, sourdough, etc)
  • Small-Space Food Growing
  • Tips for living a more sustainable lifestyle

Episodes alternate between instructional “how-to” and interviews with top authors & experts.

All episodes (with show notes) are listed below and include a full transcript PDF.

Many have free, downloadable bonus material.

You can listen within the show notes below, subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, or listen on Stitcher.

You can leave an iTunes rating and review by going here.

Enjoy the full listing of episodes below.


LH 137: Vermicomposting 101


Vermicomposting 101 on Living

Learn how vermicomposting, also known as “worm composting”, is one of the easiest ways to compost kitchen scraps in a small space.

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LH 31: Checking Canned Food for Spoilage


Learn the 7 signs of good food going bad while sitting in the canning jar. And learn the best practices for storing canned food safely in the pantry.

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LH 30: Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Balsamic


Learn canning tricks and tips while making homemade cranberry sauce with balsamic vinegar. It's a small batch recipe that is simple, fast and so delicious!

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LH 29: Canning Slow Cooker Applesauce


Learn how to make homemade applesauce the EASY way and how best to preserve it so you can enjoy it all winter long. Lots of flavor and NO sugar!

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LH 28: Fermenting Soda with a Ginger Bug


Learn to make a "ginger bug" (a wild fermentation starter) to create homemade ginger ale. Better flavor than store bought without all the chemicals and preservatives!

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LH 27: Why It’s Unsafe to Can Pumpkin Puree


Learn the backstory and reasoning behind why you should NOT can pumpkin puree or pumpkin butter. Turns out, you just have to look at it from a gardener's perspective....

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LH 26: Interview with Erica Strauss of NW Edible Life


A candid interview with Erica Strauss of NW Edible Life and author of The Hands-On Home. Discover great tips for having a more productive, DIY home.

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LH 25: Pickling Q&A


When you make quick pickles, what happens if you don't have enough brine? Does the brine have to cover the veggies? Discover these answers and more...

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LH 24: Making Flavored Vinegars


Discover the basic formula to making top-quality flavored vinegars. Learn the tips for the base vinegar, the best flavor combos, storage tips and more.

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