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Old Fashioned On Purpose

By Jill Winger

Welcome to the Old-Fashioned on Purpose podcast, where ambitious people master the art of returning to their roots.Have you found yourself disenchanted with society, wishing you could opt-out of the rate race? Perhaps you’re craving a life that’s meaningful and tangible— a life where you can create and produce instead of merely consume?I’m Jill Winger— best-selling author and long-time homesteader. Over the last 10 years, I’ve helped thousands of families create more connection, grow amazing organic food, and find the ultimate fulfillment through an old-fashioned lifestyle. If you're a trailblazer, maverick, homesteader, modern-pioneer, or backyard farmer, you've found your tribe. Join me every Monday and Thursday as we dive deep into topics that will help you launch your homestead, grow your business, and ultimately give you the purposeful lifestyle you've always wanted.

  1. 1.
    1. How 2 City Kids Became Homesteaders08/07/2019
    31:54
  2. 2.
    3. Why We Chose to Garden in Raised Beds08/12/2019
    26:59
  3. 3.
    2. How to Can Jam Without Using Tons of Sugar08/12/2019
    21:53
  4. 4.
    4. How to Take a Vacation When You Have a Homestead08/14/2019
    22:07
  5. 5.
    5. Canning Safety: What You Need to Know about Botulism08/16/2019
    15:17
  6. 6.
    6. All You Ever Needed to Know About Compost Tea08/19/2019
    13:44
  7. 7.
    7. How to Help Your Garden Recover from Hail08/21/2019
    21:08
  8. 8.
    8. The Surprising Truth About Canning Tomatoes08/23/2019
    15:03
  1. 9.
    9. Natural Fly Control Strategies08/26/2019
    16:20
  2. 10.
    10. 5 Tips for Making Crunchier Pickles08/28/2019
    13:48
  3. 11.
    11. Weed Control Tips for the Organic Garden08/30/2019
    24:14
  4. 12.
    12. 5 Canning Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make09/02/2019
    21:37
  5. 13.
    13. Our Biggest Homesteading Mistakes09/04/2019
    21:35
  6. 14.
    14. Is Home-Canned Food Less Nutritious?09/06/2019
    11:35
  7. 15.
    15. How We Built Our Raised Garden Beds09/09/2019
    22:12
  8. 16.
    16. Dairy Goats vs. Milk Cows: Which is Best?09/11/2019
    24:32
  9. 17.
    17. How We Started a Homestead on One Income09/13/2019
    18:04
  10. 18.
    18. How to Cook from Scratch When You Have No Time09/16/2019
    24:25
  11. 19.
    19. How to Start a Homestead When You Feel Overwhelmed09/18/2019
    20:06
  12. 20.
    20. How We're Raising Our Kids Like It's 195509/20/2019
    23:22
  13. 21.
    21. How to Pickle Any Vegetable09/23/2019
    12:42
  14. 22.
    22. How to Preserve Fresh Herbs for Later09/25/2019
    15:24
  15. 23.
    23. How to Dig Up & Store Potatoes for Winter09/27/2019
    15:20
  16. 24.
    24. How to Prep Your Garden for Winter09/30/2019
    22:07
  17. 25.
    25. How (& Why) to Can Apples at Home10/02/2019
    17:59
  18. 26.
    26. Cover Crops: Your Garden's Best Kept Secret10/04/2019
    24:24
  19. 27.
    27. How to Extend Your Growing Season10/07/2019
    13:33
  20. 28.
    28. How to Use a Crock for Fermenting10/09/2019
    20:53
  21. 29.
    29. 4 Things to Consider Before You Buy a Homestead10/11/2019
    17:13
  22. 30.
    30. Why Homesteading Matters (The Homestead Manifesto)10/14/2019
    18:58
  23. 31.
    31. How We Found Animals for Our Homestead10/16/2019
    24:15
  24. 32.
    32. 5 Kitchen Tools I Can't Live Without10/18/2019
    19:28
  25. 33.
    33. The 3 Fats You'll NEVER Find in My Kitchen (and what I use instead)10/21/2019
    26:40
  26. 34.
    34. How & Why to Cook with Maple Syrup10/23/2019
    36:23
  27. 35.
    35. How to Use Essential Oils for Cooking10/25/2019
    24:31
  28. 36.
    36. 5 Things I Learned as a First Time 4-H Mom10/28/2019
    16:46
  29. 37.
    37. Why We Have Dairy Goats Again After an 8 Year Hiatus10/30/2019
    10:52
  30. 38.
    38. How Being Homeschooled Helped Me Later In Life11/01/2019
    20:21
  31. 39.
    39. All About Broody Hens11/04/2019
    21:42
  32. 40.
    40. A Day in My Life11/06/2019
    26:07
  33. 41.
    41. 3 Common Home Dairy Myths that are Holding you Back!11/08/2019
    20:37
  34. 42.
    42. How to Make Homemade Butter for Your Holiday Meals11/11/2019
    17:01
  35. 43.
    43. Where to Start if You've Never Homesteaded Before11/13/2019
    23:16
  36. 44.
    44. How to Start Using Einkorn Flour11/15/2019
    15:00
  37. 45.
    45. How to Cook the BEST Thanksgiving Turkey11/18/2019
    21:11
  38. 46.
    46. My Fool-Proof From-Scratch Thanksgiving Menu11/20/2019
    25:24
  39. 47.
    47. How to Homestead in Suburbia11/22/2019
    17:07
  40. 48.
    48. 5 Meal Planning Tips from a Non Meal Planner11/25/2019
    21:04
  41. 49.
    49. 3 Home Dairy Recipes You Need to Make ASAP11/27/2019
    19:09
  42. 50.
    50. The 5 Most Annoying Myths about Cast Iron11/29/2019
    16:36
  43. 51.
    51. Behind the Scenes of Writing a Homestead Cookbook12/02/2019
    29:23
  44. 52.
    52. 4 Ways to Make Money on Your Homestead12/04/2019
    26:09
  45. 53.
    53. What I Learned from Making 27 Freezer Meals in 4.5 Hours12/06/2019
    20:28
  46. 54.
    54. How I Learned to Love Winter12/09/2019
    15:42
  47. 55.
    55. My No-Fuss Cast Iron Care Routine12/11/2019
    15:15
  48. 56.
    56. How We Care for Our Livestock in the Winter12/13/2019
    20:25
  49. 57.
    57. Homesteading in Wyoming: Pros & Cons12/16/2019
    15:21
  50. 58.
    58. How & Why We Heat Our Home with Wood12/18/2019
    19:31
  51. 59.
    59. Choosing Hard But Good12/20/2019
    18:04
  52. 60.
    60. How I Grew my Homestead Blog into a Full-Time Income12/23/2019
    27:40
  53. 61.
    61. Do You Need a Heat Lamp for Your Chickens?12/27/2019
    15:37
  54. 62.
    62. My End-of-the-Year Rituals12/30/2019
    15:17
  55. 63.
    63. I'm Not Hiding Anymore01/01/2020
    21:34
  56. 64.
    64. The Most Important Thing I've Taught My Kids01/03/2020
    21:00
  57. 65.
    65. What's In My Everyday Preparedness Pantry01/06/2020
    18:21
  58. 66.
    66. My Non-Fancy Homeschool Routine01/08/2020
    22:45
  59. 67.
    67. I'm Not Sure I Like the Name Homesteading Anymore01/10/2020
    17:29
  60. 68.
    68. How I Shop for Organic Food in a Rural Area01/13/2020
    18:17
  61. 69.
    69. Your First Cast Iron Pan- What You Need to Know01/15/2020
    13:54
  62. 70.
    70. Are the Old Ways Gone Forever?01/17/2020
    13:50
  63. 71.
    71. Homesteading with Kids: How We Do It01/20/2020
    23:03
  64. 72.
    72. How to Make Your Own Sourdough Starter01/22/2020
    14:32
  65. 73.
    73. Why & How I Use Heirloom Seeds in my Garden01/24/2020
    17:39
  66. 74.
    74. How Do I Afford To Buy Land01/27/2020
    17:39
  67. 75.
    75. Should You Use Nitrates in Home-Cured Meats?01/29/2020
    20:39
  68. 76.
    76. How to Start Your Very First Garden01/31/2020
    17:36
  69. 77.
    77. How Frugality Can Hurt Your Homestead02/03/2020
    20:25
  70. 78.
    78. Why Aren't My Chickens Laying Eggs?02/05/2020
    15:20
  71. 79.
    79. Why Canning Safety is Important02/07/2020
    18:31
  72. 80.
    80. How We're Staying Healthy This Winter02/10/2020
    19:27
  73. 81.
    81. What I'm Planting in my Garden This Year02/12/2020
    29:13
  74. 82.
    82. 7 Practical Ways We Save Time on the Homestead02/14/2020
    18:16
  75. 83.
    83. The 4 Types of Homesteaders02/17/2020
    24:54
  76. 84.
    84. What I'm Reading This Winter02/19/2020
    15:21
  77. 85.
    85. How to Care for Your Wooden Kitchen Tools02/21/2020
    18:25
  78. 86.
    86. How I "Do It All"02/24/2020
    24:42
  79. 87.
    87. The Scoop on Horses for Your Homestead02/26/2020
    22:51
  80. 88.
    88. Is It More Noble to Be a Broke Homesteader?02/28/2020
    29:40
  81. 89.
    89. My 5 Favorite Ways to Use Up Sourdough Discard03/02/2020
    17:23
  82. 90.
    90. How to Garden in a Cold Climate03/04/2020
    16:23
  83. 91.
    91. Whats the Best Method for Starting Your Garden?03/06/2020
    12:58
  84. 92.
    92. How I Find Meal Inspiration When I'm in a Rut03/09/2020
    14:25
  85. 93.
    93. How to Start Your Own Seeds03/11/2020
    22:08
  86. 94.
    94. Is it Possible to Grow Food in a Shady Garden Spot?03/16/2020
    29:33
  87. 95.
    95. How I Learned How to Homestead03/18/2020
    12:57
  88. 96.
    96. How NOT to Re-Season a Cast Iron Skillet 03/20/2020
    15:43
  89. 97.
    97. What Covid-19 Means for Homesteaders03/23/2020
    20:16
  90. 98.
    98. Strategies for the Unexpected Homeschooler03/25/2020
    23:18
  91. 99.
    99. What to do with an Excess of Eggs03/27/2020
    19:41
  92. 100.
    100. How To Can Dry Beans03/30/2020
    14:36
  93. 101.
    101. Is This Your Year to Raise Meat Chickens?04/01/2020
    16:49
  94. 102.
    102. State of the Homestead: Spring 202004/03/2020
    16:52
  95. 103.
    103. We're Ramping Up Food Production This Year. Here's Why:04/06/2020
    20:26
  96. 104.
    104. How I'd Boost our Food Security if I had NO Homestead04/08/2020
    17:41
  97. 105.
    105. ALL Your Sourdough Questions: Answered!04/10/2020
    42:50
  98. 106.
    106. You're Not a Homesteader if You Have a Microwave04/13/2020
    16:13
  99. 107.
    107. Flour Shortages, Grain Mills, & Whole Wheat04/15/2020
    19:49
  100. 108.
    108. What's Working for Blogs in 202004/17/2020
    21:03
  101. 109.
    109. The Inside Story on Getting Chicks04/20/2020
    15:34
  102. 110.
    110. How I'm Surviving Quarantine04/22/2020
    18:58
  103. 111.
    111. Plant These for a Quick Harvest04/24/2020
    17:05
  104. 112.
    112. When Homesteading Kicks You in the Gut04/27/2020
    18:13
  105. 113.
    113. What We Learned from Having our Garden Soil Tested04/29/2020
    17:19
  106. 114.
    114. Cold Frames, Greenhouses, High Tunnels...Which Do You Choose?05/01/2020
    20:58
  107. 115.
    115. How We Breed & Calve Our Milk Cows05/04/2020
    17:31
  108. 116.
    116. How We're Using Chicken Power on the Homestead This Year05/06/2020
    18:43
  109. 117.
    117. Tips for Growing Your Best Tomato Crop Yet05/08/2020
    20:20
  110. 118.
    118. My Current Favorite Homesteading Books05/11/2020
    20:43
  111. 119.
    119. Why We Only Eat Grassfed Beef05/13/2020
    21:22
  112. 120.
    120. Why Small Businesses Matter More Than Ever Before05/15/2020
    22:09
  113. 121.
    121. 9 Things Your Non-Homesteading Friends Don't Understand05/18/2020
    17:48
  114. 122.
    122. Why We Milk a Cow & Drink Raw Milk05/20/2020
    22:29
  115. 123.
    123. What to do When Your Friends & Family Don't Like Homesteading05/22/2020
    18:51
  116. 124.
    124. Our Biggest Homesteading Failures05/25/2020
    25:45
  117. 125.
    125. Why Your Grassfed or Pastured Meats are Tough05/27/2020
    32:38
  118. 126.
    126. How to Find & Buy Local Food in Your Area05/29/2020
    23:44
  119. 127.
    127. The 7 Lessons a Homestead will Teach Your Kids06/01/2020
    22:49
  120. 128.
    128. The Emotional Side of Raising Your Own Meat06/03/2020
    24:57
  121. 129.
    129. How to Put a Instant Pot to Work in your Homestead Kitchen06/05/2020
    16:17
  122. 130.
    130. What We Did Differently for Our Best Meat Chickens Ever06/08/2020
    17:51
  123. 131.
    131. How I'm (Attempting) to Improve Our Clay Soil This Year06/10/2020
    26:11
  124. 132.
    132. Why We Bought a Milk Machine After a Decade of Hand-Milking06/12/2020
    21:08
  125. 133.
    133. Salt: The Unsung Hero of Your Homestead Kitchen (with Darryl Bosshardt of Remond's Real Salt)06/15/2020
    53:39
  126. 134.
    134. How to Start Canning with ZERO Special Equipment06/17/2020
    17:36
  127. 135.
    135. These 3 Tricks are Saving Me TONS of Time in the Garden06/19/2020
    21:04
  128. 136.
    136. Your Definitive Guide to Growing Potatoes06/22/2020
    23:01
  129. 137.
    137. How I'm Simplifying Our Life This Summer06/25/2020
    35:08
  130. 138.
    138. What We're Eating for Supper this Summer06/29/2020
    27:54
  131. 139.
    139. Starting a Homestead From-Scratch: Unexpected Side Effects of Buying Your First Property07/02/2020
    44:58
  132. 140.
    140. How to Raise Your Own Freezer Beef07/06/2020
    37:18
  133. 141.
    141. Why We bought a 100 year old House in a Forgotten Little Town07/09/2020
    26:45
  134. 142.
    142. I'm Growing Something New in my Kitchen: Kefir! 07/13/2020
    26:24
  135. 143.
    143. Setting Goals & Chasing Dreams: How Big is Too Big??07/16/2020
    32:07
  136. 144.
    144. Your Canning Questions: Answered!07/20/2020
    47:12
  137. 145.
    145. Why We Built a Circus Tent Over Our Garden07/23/2020
    25:19
  138. 146.
    146. How to Eliminate Project Overwhelm Once and for All07/27/2020
    28:24
  139. 147.
    147. The Scoop on Growing Garlic07/30/2020
    19:24
  140. 148.
    148. The Ask Me Anything Episode!08/03/2020
    32:44
  141. 149.
    149. My 4 Favorite Ways to Preserve the Harvest08/06/2020
    26:12
  142. 150.
    150. What If My Kids Fall Behind?? (And other Homeschooling Questions)08/10/2020
    32:10
  143. 151.
    151. This is Your Year for a Fall Garden!08/13/2020
    21:15
  144. 152.
    152. Thoughts from a County Fair08/17/2020
    31:34
  145. 153.
    153. The Homeschool Curriculum I'm Using This Year08/20/2020
    28:02
  146. 154.
    154. The #1 Thing That Will Improve Your Garden08/24/2020
    23:32
  147. 155.
    155. What a (Sorta) Typical Day in My Life Looks Like08/27/2020
    32:02
  148. 156.
    156. Getting Chickens for the First Time? This Is Your Episode!08/31/2020
    34:58
  149. 157.
    157. How to Maximize your Micro-Harvests09/03/2020
    18:06
  150. 158.
    158. My Garden Wins & Garden FAILS for 2020...09/07/2020
    26:29
  151. 159.
    159. Curious about Fermentation? This One's for You09/10/2020
    21:54
  152. 160.
    160. A Lesson in Rolling with the Punches: Growing Fruit in Wyoming09/14/2020
    25:28
  153. 161.
    161. Homemade Kraut & Fizzy Pickles: How to Make Your Own Probiotics09/17/2020
    24:24
  154. 162.
    162. How I use a Planner to Simplify Homesteading09/21/2020
    24:31
  155. 163.
    163. THE Tomato Episode: Hacks, Myths, & More09/24/2020
    21:10
  156. 164.
    164. It Took 10 Years, But We Finally Have a Greenhouse!09/28/2020
    28:25
  157. 165.
    165. How to Prepare your Homestead to go from Summer to Winter in 24 Hours10/01/2020
    31:03
  158. 166.
    166. The Snow Killed My Garden, So I'm Planting This Instead10/05/2020
    22:03
  159. 167.
    167. 3 Tricks for Storing Vegetables When You Don't Have a Root Cellar10/08/2020
    20:53
  160. 168.
    168. Wanna Start a Homestead? DON'T Follow This Advice10/13/2020
    31:02
  161. 169.
    169. Doing This Gave Me 10 More Hours of Homestead Time Each Week10/15/2020
    26:52
  162. 170.
    170. Why This Homesteader Finally Started Working Out...10/19/2020
    23:41
  163. 171.
    171. Learning to Respect Seasons + An Announcement10/22/2020
    16:15
  164. 172.
    S1 E1: Who Were You Before Life Told You Otherwise?12/07/2020
    21:03
  165. 173.
    S1 E2: 1200 Miles Away from Everything 12/10/2020
    18:05
  166. 174.
    S1 E3: Despise Not Humble Beginnings12/14/2020
    19:57
  167. 175.
    S1 E4: The Impulse Buy of a Lifetime12/17/2020
    16:57
  168. 176.
    S1 E5: Birthing Babies & Blogs12/21/2020
    18:47
  169. 177.
    S1 E6: The Messy, Mundane Middle12/24/2020
    23:43
  170. 178.
    S1 E7: Never Say Never...12/28/2020
    26:08
  171. 179.
    S1 E8: Building a Parachute on the Way Down12/31/2020
    24:21
  172. 180.
    S1 E9: Why the Heck Am I Doing This??01/04/2021
    30:59
  173. 181.
    S1 E10: What the Future Holds01/07/2021
    32:50

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