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

Raising dual purpose birds with Kira Huffman

Season #3

This week I'm chatting with Kira Huffman all about chickens. We're talking hens, broilers and raising dual-purpose birds. She's got a really great setup and she's sharing all of that with us. So listen in for...
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How to tap into grants for your homestead with Wendy Rhein

Season #3

Have you been wondering how to get your hands on some of the grant money out there? Or maybe you've applied for a grant and didn't receive it.Ā  Join me as I chat with Wendy Rhein an expert in grant writing about...
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Craft butchery for the homestead with Andrew Magazine

Season #3

Are you butchering your own animals on your homestead? Butchery is such an important part of raising animals and itā€™s often overlooked. Just like everything else on the homestead it takes time and patience to grow the...
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Are you interested in keeping honey bees? with Caitlin of Stoney Haw Farm

Season #3

On this week's podcast, I'm chatting with one of our Skillshare Demoers Caitlin of Stoney Haw Farm. She is going to tell us how she got started homesteading and share her knowledge of natural beekeeping and fiber...
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Ask Drew & Lacey: Growing in small spaces

Season #3

On today's podcast, we are continuing the Ask Drew and Lacey series and talking to Dave about growing in small spaces.Ā  When we first got started we didn't have a lot of room to grow so we are sharing some of our tips...
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How to budget on the homesteadšŸ’²

Season #3

This week's topic is all about money and budgeting on the homestead. Our goal is always to help create a holistic homestead and part of that is making sure the financial aspect of a homestead works for your life....
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How to prepare for the unknown on the homestead.

Season #3

We are covering all of the unknowns that homesteaders are facing these days. Costs are going up everywhere, some supplies are limited and we're getting a lot of questions about how we can manage all of it and increase...
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Homestead meal planning

Season #3

Today we are talking about meal planning on the homestead. We get a lot of questions about the best way to utilize our harvest from the homestead. So on today's episode, we are talking about planning meals, involving...
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Why tilling is killing and what you can do instead.

Season #3

We're talking about tilling and in our case why we don't. It can be a hot topic when it comes to equipment and the use of tractors. Focusing on the soil creates such an abundance. Listen in while we dive into how we...
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Why you should be using wood mulch on your homestead with Ben Raskin

Season #3

Have you thought about using wood chips on your homestead? Are you using wood chips already? I'm talking to Ben Raskin author of The Woodchip Handbook about the why, how, and when to use woodchips. Ben is so full of...
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What questions you should ask before buying livestock for the homestead.

Season #3

Are you thinking about adding livestock to your homestead? Listen in as Lacey and I chat about everything you need to think about before purchasing livestock. We have some great tips and maybe some mishap stories to...
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Planning your preservation with purpose with Sarah of Peeliesnpetals

Season #3

Do you have questions about preserving? Sarah from peeliesnpetals is the canning queen and she has all of your answers. Sarah has been preserving since she can remember and has the planĀ and process toĀ have a year's...
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