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Surviving Hard Times

Mar 21, 2023

How do you successfully set up a self-sustainable homestead – especially in these trying times? While there are many approaches to this lifestyle, the individuals who do it well are setting an example for those of us eager to learn for ourselves…

In this episode, we sit down with Gary Dickenson from the YouTube channel Baltic Homesteaders to discuss his experience moving from the UK to northern Vidzeme to establish an entirely new, self-sufficient life with his family. 

By following permaculture principles and working alongside nature, Gary and his family make the most from our land – and participate in true self-sustainability…

Tune in now to find out:

  • What it means to be a homesteader. 
  • How to take care of and harvest timber in a forest. 
  • The two stages of tree cultivation.
  • The benefits of working with a “no dig” garden.
  • Challenges associated with regenerative agriculture. 

Make sure you follow along with Gary and his family by connecting with him on YouTube and on Instagram!

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