Pioneering Today

By Melissa K Norris

Want to get back to the basics of raising your own food, cooking from scratch, and preserving the harvest? Join 5th generation homesteader, Melissa K. Norris, on the Pioneering Today Podcast where we share how to raise, cook and preserve your own food with old-fashioned skill sets and wisdom for a more natural and self-sufficient home, with, or without, the homestead.

  1. 1.
    A Guide to Raising Goats with Rachael Tuller from Lost Peacock Creamery
    45:46
  2. 2.
    Why Makeup & Skincare Ingredients Matter More Than You Think
    42:09
  3. 3.
    Raising Meat Rabbits with Jeremy Chambers
    49:26
  4. 4.
    Q&A With Melissa Planning, Preserving & Troubleshotting
    36:02
  5. 5.
    Eating for an ENTIRE Year Without a Grocery Store
    40:01
  6. 6.
    Best Methods for Preserving Eggs, Cheese, Milk & Meat
    32:01
  7. 7.
    Growing Fruit Trees in Pots (Tips For Success)
    41:09
  8. 8.
    Great Depression Era Living & Lost Off-Grid Preservation Technique for Green Beans
    31:15
  1. 9.
    The Advantage to Using Grow Bags In Your Garden with Kevin Espiritu from Epic Gardening
    41:47
  2. 10.
    7 Ways to Preserve Eggs at Home w/ Lisa Steele
    54:20
  3. 11.
    Creating a Homestead Business That Makes Money
    57:19
  4. 12.
    Maximizing Your Homestead for Profit & Production with Joel Salatin
    1:01:58
  5. 13.
    The Science of Food Preservation
    27:00
  6. 14.
    Homesteading Myths Busted
    32:31
  7. 15.
    How to Grow Food YEAR ROUND Using Covers (Both Hot & Cold Weather) with Nikki Jabour
    47:53
  8. 16.
    Foolproof Methods When Garden Overwhelm Sets In (Jessica Sowards of Roots & Refuge)
    44:28
  9. 17.
    Buying Homestead Property - What You Must Know
    40:51
  10. 18.
    Cut Back on Garden Diseases & Maximize Your Infrastructure Expansion (Don't Waste Time or Money)
    53:05
  11. 19.
    Aquaponic Gardening & Raising Tilapia with VW Family Farms
    52:37
  12. 20.
    Beginner Gardening Secrets You Need To Know - Q & A
    43:34
  13. 21.
    Science-Based Companion Planting Strategies for Greater Yield You Need to Use NOW
    37:06
  14. 22.
    What To Do When Your Family Isn't Onboard with Homesteading (Or Something You're Passionate About)
    35:51
  15. 23.
    What You Must Know BEFORE Getting Backyard Chickens (Egg-Laying Hens)
    1:00:12
  16. 24.
    Use Food Forest Techniques to Grow More in Your Backyard
    43:37
  17. 25.
    Fermented Dairy: Why You Should Be Doing This Now
    32:08
  18. 26.
    American Guinea Hogs - Were They Really Worth It?
    24:17
  19. 27.
    How to Balance Time Management and Projects on the Homestead
    42:42
  20. 28.
    How to Grow a Large Scale Garden & Livestock Without Acreage
    55:55
  21. 29.
    The Ultimate Seed Starting Guide: Everything You Need to Know For Starting Seeds Indoors
    45:49
  22. 30.
    How to Get Everything Done in a Day Without Wasting Time or Getting Distracted
    1:05:04
  23. 31.
    How to Create a Gardening Plan for More Harvest and Less Stress
    55:36
  24. 32.
    How to Make a Sourdough Starter From Scratch
    26:17
  25. 33.
    From Eating Disorder to Health & My Current Workouts
    36:11
  26. 34.
    Decluttering Your Home (Month by Month) with Tracy Lynn
    34:41
  27. 35.
    Planning Tips that Every Gardener NEEDS to Know Ongoing COVID Realities
    22:54
  28. 36.
    Dealing with Emotions During the Holidays (Surrounding COVID and 2020 Realities)
    36:33
  29. 37.
    The BEST Homemade gifts that people actually want to receive!
    37:23
  30. 38.
    Vegetables You Can Leave in the Garden for Winter
    27:53
  31. 39.
    Raising American Guinea Hogs with Cathy Payne
    50:04
  32. 40.
    Homestead Gift Giving Guide
    48:21
  33. 41.
    How Homesteading Helped Lyme Disease Recovery
    47:31
  34. 42.
    We Covered Half the Garden in Wood Chips (18 Month Update)
    32:58
  35. 43.
    What To Do FIRST On Your Homestead...Or What To Do NEXT.
    29:00
  36. 44.
    What to do When Homesteading Gets Tough
    32:34
  37. 45.
    Get FREE Plants Using Cuttings, Grafting & Air Layering
    51:31
  38. 46.
    Centuries-Old method to increase productivity and sustainability with land and livestock
    57:13
  39. 47.
    8 Things to Do Now for a Stronger Immune System for Fall/Winter
    37:32
  40. 48.
    Use This Method to Dry Herbs for Stronger Medicinal Properties
    23:45
  41. 49.
    A Complete Guide to Home Food Preservation (What to do When You Can't Find Canning Supplies)
    39:05
  42. 50.
    9 Things We're Doing Now for Fall COVID 2nd Wave Potential
    30:48

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