Sinopse

Fiberton Acres' Podcast looks at the funny side of horticulture and animal husbandry. We look at the history of the field, and mix in our crazy experiences in raising our fiber animals, farming and more!

Episódios

  • Episode 28 - Everything Comes back to chickens(AKA - Chicken Part 2)

    Episode 28 - Everything Comes back to chickens(AKA - Chicken Part 2)

    28/03/2018 Duração: 44min

    As we continue to talk chickens, we realize that everything comes back to chickens, including our 10 minute foray into a cult in southern Cali led by a 90's heart throb. You know...just the norm. So come have a little listen about the genetics of the modern day chickens and how they gained popularity through history.

  • Episode 27 - Modern Dinosaurs Part 1 (AKA Chickens in History)

    Episode 27 - Modern Dinosaurs Part 1 (AKA Chickens in History)

    23/02/2018 Duração: 41min

    In this episode we begin a series on what many call the gateway drug to farming/homesteading...the chicken! These modern dinos have quite the history, and in this first part we discuss where they come from and their religious significance through time.

  • Episode 26 - Ive got some applesauce for that headache. (AKA Pt 2 of Preserving)

    Episode 26 - I've got some applesauce for that headache. (AKA Pt 2 of Preserving)

    24/01/2018 Duração: 57min

    Our second installment of the continuing drama that is food preservation and out eternal fight against microbes. RIP Louis Pasteur - 1822 to 1895. But seriously, we jump in to canning this episode. Fun fact (spoilers) Napoleon funded it.

  • Episode 25 - 2017...A Year in the Rear View - with special guest!

    Episode 25 - 2017...A Year in the Rear View - with special guest!

    10/01/2018 Duração: 49min

    2017 was a crazy year for Fiberton...we moved 5 sheep, 4 rabbits, 2 cats, a dog and 2 humans across the country to re-establish farm life in our old home of San Miguel, California. We had some happy times, and some some sad, too. We share these in this episode along with our special guest from Rio Salinas Ranch, Miranda! Then we talk about some goals for the new year, and encourage all our listeners to do the same!

  • Episode 24 - Crispy or Brittle? (AKA - Part 1 of Preserving Foods)

    Episode 24 - Crispy or Brittle? (AKA - Part 1 of Preserving Foods)

    05/12/2017 Duração: 44min

    This week we begin our mostly coherent ramblings on food preservation! We start off old school with some of the earliest methods, while Ashley discovers that one of her food preserving books from the 1970's is published by an oil company. (That's a thing I guess?!) Check out this first part of our food preservation series and help us answer the age old question... crispy or brittle?

  • Episode 23 Hallllllloooowwwneeeeen

    Episode 23 Hallllllloooowwwneeeeen

    26/10/2017 Duração: 53min

    A super spoopy episode about the history of halloween and it's connection to agriculture. And just for this episode, we included ghost stories from your hosts and special guest, Miranda!

  • Where Have all the Shepherds gone?

    Where Have all the Shepherds gone?

    27/09/2017 Duração: 37min

    Hmmm hmmm Where Have All the Shepherds Goooone? This episode we dive into not only what is new here at Fiberton Acres, but also talk about the decline of raising sheep in the US. Was it WWII? Is it predators? Is it the loss of the family farm? Was it that goats got better branding? (Are we getting a bit defensive?) Probably the answer is yes to all these things and more! Tune in the learn more and don't forget to share!

  • Episode 21 - Knitting - AKA Hitting Sticks Together (With a Special Guest!)

    Episode 21 - Knitting - AKA Hitting Sticks Together (With a Special Guest!)

    31/08/2017 Duração: 55min

    This week we welcome a new special guest to our podcast! Join the three of us while we tell you about updates (including explosions!) on the farm, as well knitting through the ages....interjected with our patented brand of tangents.

  • Episode 20 - Compost - AKA Fiberton Acres Talks Poo

    Episode 20 - Compost - AKA Fiberton Acres Talks Poo

    06/08/2017 Duração: 50min

    This week we talk some serious poo...because we talk about compost! Learn more about how easy it is to compost as well as the history and how it all works, including fun facts about poo. Don't miss it!

  • Episode 19 - Fires....Or Protect Your Burritos, People

    Episode 19 - Fires....Or Protect Your Burritos, People

    19/07/2017 Duração: 59min

    This week we delve into how fire is both a friend and foe of horticulture, animal husbandry, and homesteading after have been closer than comfortable to recent fire in Cali. We talk about how it is a tool, and how wildfires can be prevented. And we learn why you need to protect your burritos, people.

  • Episode 18 - Foxtails (This Episode is Gonna Stick with You...)

    Episode 18 - Foxtails (This Episode is Gonna Stick with You...)

    07/07/2017 Duração: 44min

    This episode is sure gonna "stick" with you! This week we explore one of our more recent nuisances, the foxtail. This prolific weed actually has some good sides, and plenty of bad sides. And some associated terminology that we probably should have looked up.

  • Episode 17 - Traveling Menagerie Part 3.891 (AKA the final part)

    Episode 17 - Traveling Menagerie Part 3.891 (AKA the final part)

    12/06/2017 Duração: 01h02min

    In this episode we wrap up our travels back to Cali with all our animals, through floods, car issues, people approaching us about something called Planet X, and much, much more. Oh, and listen for our new tshirt design. It's a winner.

  • FA Epi 16 - Traveling Menagerie Part 2.317

    FA Epi 16 - Traveling Menagerie Part 2.317

    18/05/2017 Duração: 26min

    Setting off on another cross country adventure with the Fiberton crew!

  • Minisode! Attempt #45 success #1

    Minisode! Attempt #45 success #1

    04/05/2017 Duração: 16min

    Minisode! Attempt #45 success #1 by Fiberton Acres

  • Episode 15 - BIG News for Fiberton Acres!

    Episode 15 - BIG News for Fiberton Acres!

    23/04/2017 Duração: 21min

    In our first of several Mini Episodes (AKA Minisodes) we will be sharing our big news of our move. The Traveling Menagerie is about to share it's comeback! Learn even more by becoming a Patreon Supporter at www.patreon.com/fibertonacres or follow us at blog.fibertonacres.com

  • Episode 14 - Spring and Babies

    Episode 14 - Spring and Babies

    03/04/2017 Duração: 47min

    Baby Lambs are new on the farm this week! We talk all about spring, babies, and even Greek mythology!

  • FA Epi 13 - Cast Iron

    FA Epi 13 - Cast Iron

    17/03/2017 Duração: 44min

    After multiple failures we have a success! Computer crashes, memory issues, and some other things I don't remember made us a bit late on this wonderful episode all about cast iron!

  • Episode 12 - A LITTLE Episode...about Shetland Animals

    Episode 12 - A LITTLE Episode...about Shetland Animals

    03/03/2017 Duração: 59min

    This week we dive into not just one animal, but all of the little animals from the Shetland Islands. We learn more about these sturdy little animals and why we want to collect them all!

  • Episode 11 - Whats Your Sign? AKA The Farmers Almanac

    Episode 11 - What's Your Sign? AKA The Farmer's Almanac

    21/02/2017 Duração: 51min

    This week we wanted to talk a little about how farmer's might get ready for the planting season, which morphed into a show about the Farmer's Almanac. Check out some of the history and our ramblings about the Jackyl song, The Lumberjack.

  • ¿Como se Llama? Episode 10

    ¿Como se Llama? Episode 10

    11/02/2017 Duração: 56min

    This week Ric takes the reins and talks llamas, while Ashley gets distracted by llama cheese.

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