#52 – Homesteading the Final Frontier

Imagine buying bare land in Alaska and building your own farm from the ground up. Imagine raising cows and chickens there and growing virtually all your own food. Imagine doing this whilst also being a mum to three youngsters (two of whom are baby twins) and having a partner who works a job away from home.

Today, Andrea talks to Amanda Callahan, the lady who is doing just that. Hear her share how her farm developed, how she manages it, the chores and her young family and lots and lots about the nourishing foods she feeds her children!

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What Andrea asks Amanda:

What is the last thing you ate before we started to record?

Tell me about your farm – why Alaska – why sustainable – why so self-sufficient?

Chores & kids – how do you do it

Let’s talk about feeding kids:

  • what are some meals you make
  • why do you eat this way
  • kids and nourishing foods/organ meats
  • how do you encourage them now, so they will hopefully continue this way as adults
  • practical food ideas

What is “the line” for you? Where do you “cheat” or make accommodations, or look the other way? Is this ever OK to do?

One of your favorite meals after a cold day working

What is your hope for the future of your farm?

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