Channel Videos from Living Traditions Homestead

This Barn Has Waited 50 YEARS To Be Used Like This Again!
59,946 views - 07/14/20
Today we are showing you around the farm and taking a look into our 1950's style dairy barn. #familymilkcow #jerseycow #oldbarn...
Our EXPERIMENT Worked!  Getting Serious about Growing Potatoes.
83,688 views - 07/11/20
This year we decided to get more serious about growing potatoes. We tried a few different ways and they were all successful! How many...
First ORGANIC Garden HARVEST of 2020!!!
79,443 views - 07/07/20
Today is our FIRST HARVEST of the SUMMER!!! We are SO EXCITED! #homesteadlife #farmlife #gardening #harvest #organicgardenharvest...
A WHOPPER of a Blackberry Harvest!! And what we are doing with them all!!!
96,289 views - 07/04/20
We hit the jackpot with wild blackberries! Recently we told you all that we bought more land to extend our homesteading/farming...
No More Duck Quarantine!  They Get to Free Range Again!
74,294 views - 06/30/20
This week Kevin is building a new hoop coop for our ducks and giving the chicken hoop coop some upgrades. We need to keep the animals...
This MIGHT Make Me Give Up BACON!
117,504 views - 06/27/20
Today Kevin is showing something new to do with a pork belly other than make Bacon. Is it possible he would give up eating bacon for...
Our Garden is Going BONKERS!!!
98,647 views - 06/23/20
Our garden is going absolutely crazy right now! It's been a couple weeks since we showed you around so today we are showing your our...
The FIRST TIME this has happened on OUR Homestead!
78,766 views - 06/16/20
This weekend was the very first time we had hay cut on our new property. #cuttinghay #organicfarm #preparingforsurgery To see the...
Spicy Pickled Cauliflower! Time to Re-Stock our PANTRY
96,536 views - 06/13/20
Canning season 2020 has started with Spicy Pickled Cauliflower!!! #spicypickledcauliflower #canning #growyourownfood Bulk Buying:...
Our TOMATOES TRIPLED in just 3 weeks!
90,403 views - 06/11/20
Today we are spending the day in the garden making sure all of our organic plants have the best possible chance for success this summer....
Our COW is MISERABLE! But we Have a PLAN to HELP!
94,436 views - 06/09/20
The warm weather is bringing the FLIES and they bother our COW. Also, the baby rabbits are old enough to GRADUATE to the RABBIT TRACTORS....
DETAILS REVEALED about our New Farm! Q&A
96,856 views - 06/06/20
Today we are answering some of the questions you've had about our new farm. #homesteading #homesteadlife #farmlife #buyingafarm Woven...
The FIRST GARDEN TOUR of 2020!!!!
96,792 views - 06/04/20
With ALMOST all of the planting finished, we give you a GRAND TOUR of all of this year's gardens which will provide our family with a...
No Garden Is Complete Without THESE! Sweet Corn and Watermelon!
85,122 views - 06/02/20
Today we are planting our second summer garden. There are only going to be 2 crops in this entire garden, Sweet Corn and Watermelons!...
THIS Will Keep our Rabbits SAFER!
79,340 views - 05/30/20
#growyourown #gardening #organic #growfood #stayhome #withme We are moving some of our homestead animals to our NEW FARM! To see the...
Expanding Our HOMESTEADING DREAM!  The Next Step Toward Self-Sufficiency.
124,411 views - 05/28/20
#growyourown #gardening #organic #growfood #stayhome #withme Today we share some very special news. We bought a farm. To see the...
In ONE DAY our FAMILY planted our ENTIRE GARDEN!!!
94,264 views - 05/23/20
Today we are planting our summer garden! It's filled with all of our favorites like tomatoes, peppers, green beans, okra, cucumbers,...
NEVER use a Garden SPRINKLER Again!!! Installing Drip Irrigation!
196,954 views - 05/21/20
Summer heat is coming and soon the GARDEN will need WATERING. Don't spend hours hand watering with a watering can, hose wand, or...
They're HATCHING!!  Our Turkey's FIRST EGGS are starting to hatch!
79,059 views - 05/19/20
Our blue slate turkey is laying eggs for the first time which only happens once a year. We've incubated some of her eggs and they are...
Would We Buy THIS Homestead Again? Q&A
75,943 views - 05/16/20
Woven Ground Cover: Our Amazon Store:...
Cooking with Home Canned Goods: Mexican Chicken Pizza
56,027 views - 05/14/20
We teach how to grow and raise your own food, but rarely how we use the food we produce! Today, we make Mexican Pizza from home raised...
A LITTLE GARDEN work NOW saves SO MUCH work LATER!! Laying Down Woven Weed Fabric
79,555 views - 05/12/20
If we put this garden together right, with the woven weed fabric, we will prevent TONS of WEEDS over the entire summer. A little work...
We JUST made our Pigs SO HAPPY!! Quadrupling their Pig Pen!
83,544 views - 05/09/20
Our homestead pigs are getting a huge upgrade for their pig pen. Today we greatly expand the living area for our 3 young Idaho Pasture...
The Chickens MOVE into the HOOP COOP!
692,670 views - 05/07/20
We are finishing our new Hoop Coop for our young flock of layer chickens. Then, we move the chickens into their new home. #hoophouse...
705,345 views - 05/05/20
Today we are starting on our new chicken coop. We are building a hoop style coop using cattle panels and the main structure....
Experimental Gardening Might Be Paying Off!
235,869 views - 05/02/20
This year we are trying a few experiments in the garden and so far they seem to be paying off! To see the products we use and...
Everybody MUST do SOMETHING!
112,177 views - 04/30/20
It is time to start growing and raising your own food. Now more than ever, it is important for you to do SOMETHING! Anything. Even if...
SAFELY Storing Chicken Meat at ROOM TEMPERATURE! Pressure Canning Bone-In Chicken
110,827 views - 04/28/20
This weekend we processed our meat chickens. We ended up with 42 chicken and 1 turkey to put up for our family. Half of the meat went...
85,464 views - 04/25/20
There are so many greens to pick in the greenhouse but how can we possibly eat them all right away? We can't! So it's time to preserve...
No ROOM for a GARDEN?? No PROBLEM!!  Grow a Container Garden!
106,537 views - 04/23/20
Are you INSPIRED to grow FOOD but you have NO ROOM for a garden? No problem! Sarah teaches about growing in containers and flower...
We NEVER Thought we could DO THIS in 1 Day!!
109,090 views - 04/21/20
The garden is in shambles! Neglected since last spring. BUT we need to plant all of our plants in just a couple of weeks! We need to...
THIS was WORTH a trip to the STORE!!!
90,858 views - 04/18/20
This week we found out we were featured in the summer issue of The New Pioneer Magazine. We are super excited! Today we are also...
Planting ONIONS With Woven Ground Cover Fabric!
71,997 views - 04/16/20
The race is on for growing our food in this uncertain time in history. One staple food that we need to grow for our family is onions. We...
He DESTROYED his HOUSE! Our First Month with Idaho Pasture Pigs
116,964 views - 04/14/20
After 4 weeks with our new Idaho Pasture Pigs, we've learned a thing or two. We are still convinced that they are the perfect homestead...
FREE FOOD!!  You will SEE IT all around, if YOU just LOOK.
86,449 views - 04/11/20
These days, more people are focusing on growing a garden, but HOW ABOUT FORAGING FOR FOOD? So many plants that grow around us, in our...
NEVER pull a Garden Weed AGAIN!  This ONE THING makes it possible!
739,038 views - 04/09/20
Garden season is coming and SO ARE THE WEEDS! But, we have found an AMAZING solution to all of those weeds which makes gardening SO...
119,756 views - 04/07/20
Today we are sharing some simple tips to help you get the most out of your cool weather plants. Growing you own food is a lot of work...
The Ducks Have To STAY HOME!  Plus Another Potato Planting Experiment.
73,154 views - 04/04/20
The ducks have been getting in trouble by playing in the road. Today we are putting them on a Stay At Home Order! Once the ducks are...
ALL the BABY Animals will Brighten YOUR DAY!!!
92,395 views - 04/02/20
Let's brighten your day by visiting with all of the baby animals!! To see the products we use and recommend from Amazon visit our Amazon...
THESE Make Raising Chickens EASY!!!
277,911 views - 03/31/20
Today we are making a new feeder and waterer for our chickens. It's a simple project with supplies that you probably already have....
We THOUGHT We Were Prepared...But We WEREN'T!
233,711 views - 03/28/20
There is one area of food preparedness that we continue to fall short at. Today we are doing something about it. Will it be enough?...
106,731 views - 03/26/20
BULK GROCERIES: Pinto Bean Tacos 1 lb. dry pinto beans 8 cups water 2 cups salsa 2 tbsp...
120,542 views - 03/24/20
Today we are going to pick up our Idaho Pasture Pigs. We are so excited to have them on the homestead. We purchased 2 sows, a boar and...
96,938 views - 03/21/20
The first harvest of the season comes from the greenhouse and a surprise we've been awaiting for 3 weeks! To see the products we use and...
45,370 views - 03/19/20
At the end of the week we are getting new pigs. Today we are working on building a new shelter for the boar pig that we will be...
Food Security:  LIFE on the Homestead is going to CHANGE!
110,204 views - 03/17/20
We've been reevaluating the mission and goals of our homestead over the past few months. This has led us to a couple of HUGE decisions....
Get the CHICKENS Out of the HOUSE!
46,564 views - 03/10/20
This week we received our yearly batch of Cornish Cross chicks. They have been living in the house for the last 4 days and today they...
71,152 views - 03/07/20
At last!! We have an entire greenhouse planted with food. Now we just need to wait patiently for all of the plants to grow! THE...
The WINNERS Of Our 250k Subscriber Giveaway Are...
17,210 views - 03/06/20
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SHE Was a HUGE HELP!  The Chicken Tractors Are Done!
70,397 views - 03/05/20
Today we are getting our brooder barn ready for the Cornish cross chicks that we will be receiving this week. We are also finishing up...
New IMPROVED Chicken Tractor Design. FIRST Project In the New WORKSHOP!
57,932 views - 03/03/20
Now that we have a new workshop on the homestead it's time to get busy getting caught up on the projects that we had to put off due to...
We CAN'T Believe How Well It's GROWING!  PLUS Your chance to win PRIZES!
44,328 views - 02/29/20
This week we passed 250,000 subscribers on our YouTube channel. We are so humbled that so many of you would enjoy watching us. To say...
POINTY EGGS Are ROOSTERS?  Is this Old Wives' Tale True?
290,667 views - 02/27/20
We've decided to increase our laying flock of chickens. Today we are taking a trip to a nearby farm to pick up some hatching eggs....
They Just CAN'T Live Together!
127,028 views - 02/25/20
We have a few important changes coming up! It's official. The cow and goats can't live together anymore. The goats are ruining the...
A NEW WAY to MAKE MONEY at the Farmer's Market!  House Plants and Sweet Potato Slips.
123,549 views - 02/22/20
Sarah has been waiting all winter to starting "playing in the dirt". Today she finally gets her chance and will show you how she plans...
Our Nerdy Cow Math was WRONG. Is a Dairy Cow WORTH it?
57,597 views - 02/20/20
Today we answer some of your questions: How do we plan to heat our new greenhouse? Are we still raising rabbits? How did it go growing...
SINGLE-DIGIT TEMPS!! Did our plants survive in an unheated greenhouse??
65,907 views - 02/18/20
Oh no! We just planted seedlings in the greenhouse and now the temperatures are supposed to drop into the single digits. We are taking...
The ULTIMATE Pot Pie for a QUICK DINNER.  THIS is the BEST recipe I have found!
47,326 views - 02/15/20
Have you ever wanted an amazing, easy, fast recipe for those busy nights? Look no further! Today I am going to teach you how to make...
Testing our GARAGE SALE Grain Mills
65,484 views - 02/13/20
We buy many of our staple groceries like wheat, dry corn, rice, beans, and lentils in bulk for several reasons. There is a great deal of...
The HEADLINES are getting Scary. Our Garden MUST be Different this Year.
65,096 views - 02/11/20
With all of the crazy news headlines and stories, we feel like this year's garden must be different. This year we will have a NO...
The FIRST PLANTS are IN! Growing food in our UNHEATED greenhouse.
69,953 views - 02/08/20
Now that the new greenhouse is complete, we can START PLANTING! This new greenhouse will be used for growing food for our family...
It's ALL DONE!!  Finishing the GREENHOUSE We Got Off the Internet!
70,272 views - 02/06/20
There are just a few steps left to finishing our greenhouse build. We have a couple days of nice weather to get them done before it's...
The plastic goes up on the greenhouse we ordered from the internet.
48,990 views - 02/04/20
It is a PERFECT day to work on our new greenhouse! We have 2 warm days to put on the plastic. We put up the plastic on both end walls...
BACK TO WORK on the GREENHOUSE we got on the internet!
47,074 views - 02/01/20
Back to work on our new greenhouse! We brought another load of compost home and we NEED to get the raised bed filled TODAY because warm...
Our way has worked for YEARS.
50,312 views - 01/30/20
Spring will be here before you know it and, while it's not time to plant seeds, it IS time to make sure you have all of your supplies....
Taking Our COW for a PEDICURE!!
71,898 views - 01/28/20
Our Jersey dairy cow, Hope, has hooves that are TOO LONG and need to be trimmed! We take her to the vet to have a Cow Pedicure! Join us...
The Right Tools Can Make HOMESTEADING Easier!  HIS and HER Top Picks!
57,297 views - 01/25/20
It’s taken us 8 years to really learn what tools help us the most on the homestead. Today we are both sharing what we think are the most...
How WE Keep It All Running SMOOTHLY!  Plan the ENTIRE year in ONE DAY.
34,474 views - 01/23/20
Our homestead plans go smoothly when we...PLAN! We've been asked by several viewers to share how we PLAN everything. So today we plan...
We've got GREAT NEWS about our COW!!!
119,075 views - 01/21/20
It's a chilly day in the Missouri Ozarks! But work needs to be done. We start with morning chores, share some wonderful news, and then...
The BEAN and SUGAR Controversy! ADD them, or Keep them OUT?
55,547 views - 01/18/20
A cold front is moving through Southern Missouri which inspires Sarah to make a fantastic, belly-warming meal. She combines 2 of her...
We've HIT the JACKPOT!! One Step Closer to Completing our Greenhouse from the Internet
63,225 views - 01/16/20
One step closer to having the greenhouse done! After building the greenhouse frame and the raised bed garden frame, Kevin and Sarah get...
DIY Self-Watering Mason Jar Herb Planters!  Growing Herbs in the Kitchen Window.
59,515 views - 01/14/20
Kevin and Sarah continue to search for ways to grow their own food, even in the winter. Kevin did an experiment with a new way to grow...
You CANT Go Wrong with Our FAVORITES!
53,408 views - 01/11/20
Seed catalogs are starting to come in the mail and its time to start thinking about spring time. Today we are going to share our...
This is something WE STRUGGLE with.
55,934 views - 01/09/20
Sarah and Kevin answer some of your questions. How is it going with building the greenhouse? What are some challenges moving from the...
Italian Meatloaf Patties and Sides. A typical meal for us.
42,476 views - 01/07/20
Sarah brings you into the kitchen while she cooks dinner. She makes Italian meatloaf patties, cabbage salad with homemade vinaigrette...
53,019 views - 01/04/20
Today we are building the raised bed garden in our new greenhouse. We are also starting seeds and sharing what plants we will be...
Our FIRST Project of 2020 is ALMOST DONE!  Building the Greenhouse we got on the internet!
60,707 views - 01/02/20
The big homestead project for the winter (building our second greenhouse) continues. Today, Kevin and Sarah install the base boards, hip...
This ONE TRICK made the day a success.  Installing the bows on the greenhouse kit from the internet.
50,247 views - 12/31/19
The big homestead project for the winter (building our second greenhouse) continues. Today, Kevin and Sarah finally install the beams and...
EnoughTalk!  Starting to BUILD the GREENHOUSE we got on the internet.
56,758 views - 12/28/19
The big homestead project for the winter (building our second greenhouse) continues. Today, Kevin and Sarah lay down the ground cover and...
Merry Christmas!
24,708 views - 12/24/19
Just a quick video to say Merry Christmas to you all. To see the products we use and recommend from Amazon visit our Amazon Store at:...
This GREENHOUSE KIT from the INTERNET Will Grow Our Food All Winter!
66,131 views - 12/21/19
The big homestead project for the winter is building our second greenhouse. This greenhouse will be used to grow food during the fall,...
44,360 views - 12/19/19
Today we are discussing how you can start raising animals for food on your homestead and offering some advice on how we got started....
HIS Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe!
47,896 views - 12/17/19
Today Kevin is showing you HIS Favorite Christmas cookie recipe. To learn more about bulk ordering from Azure Standard follow our link...
Our BIG winter PROJECT has begun!  Greenhouse #2
66,044 views - 12/14/19
The big winter project has begun! Sarah and Kevin will be putting up a second greenhouse this winter, but where? They show the several...
My STOLEN Christmas Cookie Recipe!
60,371 views - 12/12/19
Today Sarah is teaching you her all time Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe! You are going to LOVE these cookies! To learn more about...
HOW MUCH does it COST to be a Homesteader?
53,062 views - 12/10/19
We've learned a lot since we became full time homesteaders. Today we are going to discuss a few things. To see the products we use...
Thank you for the prayers!
75,691 views - 12/07/19
Sarah asked for prayers in a recent video after having some scary medical issues come up. She has received test results and shares her...
E. Coli in OUR Food
136,657 views - 12/05/19
After deciding to buy organic salad greens at the store, Kevin and Sarah learn that all romaine lettuce has been recalled due to E. Coli....
We wait ALL YEAR for this meal!!!  You'll LOVE it TOO!!!
94,405 views - 12/03/19
We have extra Thanksgiving turkey and it's time to make our family's favorite post-Thanksgiving, leftover turkey supper...Crunchy Turkey...
It Was QUITE A Summer!  So MUCH to be THANKFUL for!
28,008 views - 11/28/19
Happy Thanksgiving! We have so much to be thankful for. To see the products we use and recommend from Amazon visit our Amazon Store at:...
The DUCKS finally MOVE IN to their NEW house.
60,458 views - 11/26/19
We've been working on a new duck house since a skunk got in their old house and SPRAYED!! Their old house was also getting too small for...
a Normal Day isn't always Normal
51,463 views - 11/23/19
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We Couldn't Be HAPPIER!  Our HARD WORK is Filling the Freezers!
76,453 views - 11/21/19
It's been one busy week on the homestead. This week we processed both of the pigs we have been raising and we were amazed at how much...
The BUSIEST WEEK of the Year!
34,739 views - 11/14/19
This next week will be a CRAZY BUSY WEEK for us. We are going to process both of our pigs as well as hunt for deer. If all goes well we...
51,269 views - 11/12/19
We get a lot of questions on our videos. Today we are going to answer just a few! To see the products we use and recommend from Amazon...
Secrets to Working Full-Time and Scratch-Cooking!! It CAN be done!
53,493 views - 11/09/19
While we were still working full-time and homesteading in the city, we made a decision to begin cooking from scratch rather than buying...
Amazing ICE CREAM Sandwiches! TOGETHER In the Kitchen for a FUN TREAT!
47,144 views - 11/07/19
It's a gloomy, rainy day outside so we are staying inside to make a fun treat for the family. Chocolate Mint ice cream sandwiches. To...
Winter Water Solution for our Animals PLUS The Duck House gets a roof!
44,013 views - 11/05/19
Winter is coming and we need a way to get water to our animals, especially our Jersey Cow Hope! Today Kevin is getting to work on a...
Back to Work on the DUCK HOUSE Pallet Shed!
50,468 views - 11/02/19
After many days of rain we are finally getting back to work on the duck house pallet shed! To see the products we use and recommend from...
The EASIEST English Muffins EVER!  You’ll Think They Are Store Bought!
179,389 views - 10/31/19
Today Kevin is teaching you how to make ENGLISH MUFFINS! These are so easy you will never buy them from the store again! Recipe: 1 ¼...
FALL Foraging is MY Favorite.  So Beautiful and Peaceful in the Woods.
40,709 views - 10/29/19
It's a beautiful day for some fall foraging. Sarah takes you along on a walk in the woods and she is hoping to collect rose hips and...