The Schoolhouse Life

The Schoolhouse Life

Hosted by: Drew & Lacey Grim

We want to help you be more self-sufficient and grow your homestead into the property you have always dreamed of. It takes time, patience, and a lot of times help from friends. Learn from our mistakes and skip the...

Episodes

Plants to forage on the homestead🌿

Season #3

Do the plants that emerge on your property to heal the soil also emerge on your property to help heal you? We're talking about all the plants you can forage on the homestead and in nature. What to look for and what...
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How to control invasives on the homestead

Season #3

Are you dealing with invasive plants on the homestead? We all have those pesky plants on the homestead that are more difficult than most to get rid of. We've had and still have our fair share of them. Listen in to...
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Disappointments on the homestead

Season #3

We are getting into our biggest disappointments on the homestead. We are covering everything from land, animals, projects and family. It's a pretty real and raw conversation but we want to you yo know that it's not...
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Lessons from a year of rest - Shmita check-in

Season #3

We are giving an update on Shmita and how our year of rest has been going. It's not what we expected in many ways but we've had some revelations about the lessons we've learned so far. You might be surprised by our...
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Are you a homestead hustler?

Season #3

Are you hustling too hard on your homestead? The ideas are always flowing and as homesteaders, we hustle to get all the things done. But is it the best way to really get the result we want and need? Are we enjoying...
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Why water on the homestead is so important💧

Season #3

Water is a top priority on the homestead, if not the most important. After 15 years we've been able to understand how water works on our homestead. We talk about everything water in this episode, how to utilize it,...
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We're heading back to reflect on Shmita

Season #3

Join us as we listen back to our plans for Shmita. Planning is what we do as homesteaders, it seems like there is always something to do. It's been a busy year so far and we can't wait to listen back and give an...
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3 plants you have to grow on the homestead

Season #3

Of course, we have more than 3 favorite plants but the ones we've decided to talk about today are easy and serve a greater purpose on the homestead. Working with the natural systems of our land and building our annual...
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What happened at Skillshare 2022

Season #3

We just pulled off Homestead Skillshare 2022!! This is one of the largest in-person events that we've done and we are so excited to share some of the details with you.  The biggest takeaway for us was the community...
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How to fence your homestead

Season #3

Fencing is a major part of the homestead. So of course in this episode, we are talking all about fencing. The lessons we've learnedWhy planning is so important The best type of fencing we've used.Why it needs to work...
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Practical Permaculture for the Homestead with Scott Mann

Season #3

Do you want to model permaculture on your homestead?  Listen in as Scott Mann of The Permaculture Podcast and I chat about permaculture and what that can look like on the homestead. Scott has been teaching in...
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How to make money ON the homestead with Kerry Mann

Season #3

How much extra money could you be making on your homestead? Listen in as Kerry Mann from HomeSteadHow shares how he and his wife have been able to create multiple side hustles. They have gotten really creative with...
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