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

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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The food scale crisis and what homesteaders can do with Daniel Griffith

Season #3

There is a lot to unpack on the topic of the food scale crisis we are experiencing today. Daniel of Timshel Wildland and I are talking about why it's happening and what we can do as homesteaders to help our...
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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.  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 it’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.  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 homestead💲

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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