Episode 17

Published on:

25th Jan 2024

Homesteading on One Acre with Natalie Green

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In this conversation, Natalie Green shares her experiences and journey in farming and homesteading. She discusses the crops and animals she grows, the size of her land, and her approach to food preparation and acceptance. Natalie also talks about how she got started in farming, the importance of sharing failures, and her transition from teaching to farming. The conversation concludes with a discussion on consumer preferences.


  • Natalie Green grows a variety of crops and raises animals on her farm.
  • She emphasizes the importance of self-sufficiency and only consuming food that she has grown herself.
  • Natalie shares her failures openly and believes in the importance of vulnerability and learning from mistakes.
  • She made the decision to transition from teaching to farming and is currently making a living from her one-acre farm.


  • 00:00 Introduction and Background
  • 01:06 Summer Crops and Animals
  • 02:35 Size of Land
  • 06:02 Food Preparation and Acceptance
  • 10:04 Getting Started
  • 13:20 Sharing Failures
  • 20:08 Transition from Teaching to Farming
  • 27:10 Consumer Preferences

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About the Podcast

Barnyard Language
Real talk about running farms and raising families.
Real talk about running farms and raising families. Whether your farm is a raised bed in your backyard or 10,000 acres and whether your family is in the planning stages or you've got 12 kids, we're glad you found us!

No sales, no religious conversion, no drama. Just honest talk from two mamas who know what it's like when everyone is telling you to just get all your meals delivered and do all your shopping online, but your internet is too slow and you've got cows to feed.

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