Episode-1265- Christine Faith on Backyard and Urban Farming — 7 Comments

  1. I found a use for extra eggs or older eggs. I bury them in my garden beds. I’ve buried the raw eggs whole and broken. It is great fertilizer and they break down nicely in the earth. I got the idea from an article on tomatoes that said to bury an egg and banana around the tomatoes.

    I wished I would have got to talk to her. great one Jack.
    I will be in touch with her.

  3. Ha, with your talk of sheep I thought “spin farming” meant “growing fiber and raising sheep to spin into yarn”. Also thank you to Christine for the discount on her online course! And for the interview, for that matter.

  4. Jack or anyone else interested in sheep, I recommend getting a few ram lambs in the spring, do rotational grazing and then slaughter in the fall. This way you can dip your toe in without worring about breeding; without committing to a specific breed; separating the sexes; lambing; storing hay; and on and on…

    I sort of wish I had done that. Nope – I dove right in. I did get some good stories out of it though…

  5. Finally getting to this one. The wife mentioned the podcast to me the other day because you guys talk about meat goats.

    I’m in the process of buying Boer goats right now for intensive grazing using electronet fencing. I’m 100% convinced this is the way to go. I’m getting 2 pre-pregnant females (the bucks are top show bucks). If i wanted to have them bred back again next year I can do it (costs money, and moving them but that is what it is).

    Been QUITE the process getting this going.