Episode 7: Interview with Marian L. Thorpe

Episode 7: Interview with Marian L. Thorpe

In this episode I interview historical fantasy author Marian L. Thorpe. We chat about agricultural history, the animals (including horses) in her books, and her writing. We also talk chickens a bit. I hope you enjoy our conversation. In the bonus conversation...

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Episode 6: Rethinking Livestock

Episode 6: Rethinking Livestock

In this episode I encourage you to think outside the box, or rather outside the field, when it comes to livestock. What about people in small spaces? How about urban livestock keeping? I discuss raising livestock like Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches and B. Dubia...

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Episode 5: Growing Seasons

Episode 5: Growing Seasons

Welcome to episode 5. Sorry for the break last week. College started up again, and the two agriculture classes I'm taking to finish the AS in Ag are pretty "busywork intensive" so I had to make sure my schedule was in order and missed out on doing an episode. This...

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Episode 4: Interview with Dan Fitzgerald

Episode 4: Interview with Dan Fitzgerald

Welcome to episode 4. In this episode I'll interview author Dan Fitzgerald, who I met at a World Building for Writers summit earlier this year. We chat about his unique low fantasy stories, The Maer Cycle, what he has coming up in the future, and about the role...

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Episode 3 Spring Planning Part 2

Episode 3 Spring Planning Part 2

This week I continue my discussion of spring planning with the topic of how to do you prepare the ground. Warning, this episode contains no small amount of talk about poop/manure. But it's not all crappy, I promise. I explain what I've done here on the homestead,...

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Episode 2 Spring Planning Part 1

Episode 2 Spring Planning Part 1

In this week's episode I talk spring planning, not just here on your homestead, but also in your fantasy and science fiction settings. I'll mention possible causes of conflict for your characters, as well as things that may impact their journeys. We discuss flock...

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Fantasy Farmer Podcast, Episode 1, Season 1: Introduction

Fantasy Farmer Podcast, Episode 1, Season 1: Introduction

In this first episode I talk about what it means to be at the intersection of agriculture and speculative fiction, which includes sharing about my homestead, how I was introduced to fantasy, and a bit about my agriculture philosophy. I'll let you know what to expect...

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