Longleaf Breeze Podcast

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For five years we published the Longleaf Breeze podcast every week, almost without fail. Beginning in February of 2015, however, we shifted the focus of Longleaf Breeze from audio to text to make it easier for our readers to find the information they need. We still publish podcasts occasionally, but no longer weekly. Instead, we record and publish a podcast only when we have something to say for which audio is helpful.

About the Podcast

Programs:

273 – 6:15 – 2/5/15 – Big Changes at LongleafBreeze.com

272 – 20:30 – 1/29/15 – Here Comes Spring!

271 – 15:37 – 1/22/15 – A Few More Longleafs Every Year

270 – 22:06 – 1/15/15 – The Gritty Realities of Heating with Wood

269 – 17:23 – 1/8/15 – Getting Through a Wicked Freeze

268 – 13:10 – 1/1/15 – As We Begin 2015 . . .

267 – 5:43 – 12/25/14 – Limping Into Christmas

266 – 18:01 – 12/11/14 – Vinegar on the Farm

265 – 25:48 – 12/04/14 – Slaughtering Chickens

264 – 19:47 – 11/27/14 – We are Thankful for . . .

263 – 19:02 – 11/20/14 – January in November

262 – 36:24 – 11/13/14 – Growing Fruit at Home

261 – 21:45 – 11/6/14 – Raising Baby Chicks

260 – 23:46 – 10/30/14 – Garlic Planting Time

259 – 20:54 – 10/23/14 – R.I.P. Summertime

258 – 17:25 – 10/16/14 – Grandmere’s Neglected Garden

257 – 23:33 – 10/9/14 – Tiny Houses

256 – 18:01 – 10/2/14 – In Praise of Persimmons

255 – 18:30 – 9/25/14 – Can We Make Our Farm Less Oily?

254 – 16:27 – 9/18/14 – Chickens: the Good, the Bad, and the (Still) Unknown

253 – 15:30 – 9/4/14 – Summer Sprints to the Finish Line

252 – 18:32 – 8/28/14 – When to Hire Help? DIY?

251 – 30:00 – 8/21/14 – Chatting with Master Gardeners About the Fall

250 – 19:19 – 8/14/14 – Uh-oh. Firewood. Now!

249 – 16:54 – 8/7/14 – After Years of Waiting, Abundant Fruit

248 – 16:03 – 7/31/14 – Let’s Hear It For Diversity!

247 – 21:09 – 7/24/14 – What We’re Learning About Squash

246 – 20:27 – 7/17/14 – Invaders on Every Flank

245 – 15:17 – 7/10/14 – Can Subsistence Farmers Ever Vacation?

244 – 26:31 – 7/3/14 – Independence Days

243 – 17:24 – These Long, Sultry Days

242 – 16:45 – 6/19/14 – Cracking the Code on Potatoes

241 – 20:37 – 6/12/14 – Chicken Tips From an Expert

240 – 21:11 – 6/5/14 – Gifts From Our Elders

239 – 15:51 – 5/29/14 – Planting Pecans – Yeah, We’re WAY Behind

238 – 20:33 – 5/22/14 – Q&A from Planting That Garden

237 – 42:59 – 5/15/14 – It’s Not Too Late To Plant That Garden

236 – 19:31 – 5/8/14 – The Shock Collar That Saved Our Dog

235 – 18:25 – 5/1//14 – Resilient Landscape Design: Way Past Pretty

234 – 25:02 – 4/24/14 – On the Chicken Learning Curve

233 – 14:04 – 4/17/14 – We Have Chickens!

232 – 23:38 – 4/10/14 – What Does It Toke To Be a Subsistence Farmer?

231 – 18:49 – 4/3/14 – The Care and Cussin’ of Weeds

230 – 19:26 – 3/27/14 – A Wicked Late Freeze

229 – 22:01 – 3/20/14 – First Report on the Storm Shelter/Root Cellar

228 – 16:14 – 3/13/14 – The Great Raised Bed Do-Over

227 – 20:13 – 3/6/14 – Subsistence Farming in a Zero Growth Economy

226 – 24:21 – 2/27/14 – Pruning Ornamentals

225 – 17:45 – 2/20/14 – Pruning Time in the Orchard

224 – 21:53 – 2/13/14 – If You’re Serious About Longleaf Pines . . .

223 – 22:18 – 2/6/14 – Planting Longleaf Pines

222 – 13:38 – 1/30/14 – What a Difference a Forecast Makes!

221 – 22:18 – 1/23/14 – Report on Southern SAWG

220 – 18:44 – 1/16/14 – 10 Above is Cold in Alabama

219 – 27:30 – 1/9/14 – Food Sovereignty Down Under

218 – 19:52 – 1/2/14 – Year-End Review

217 – 24:19 – 12/26/13 – Thinking Through Options for Grains

216 – 22:03 – 12/19/13 – Advice for New Gardeners

215 – 18:25 – 12/12/13 – The Season for Gardeners’ Porn

214 – 20:49 – 12/5/13 – Riddles About Freeze Damage to Fall Vegetables

213 – 23:41 – 11/28/13 – We Are Thankful

212 – 18:48 – 11/21/13 – Morse Code – Truly Resilient Communication

211 – 18:19 – 11/14/13 – Goodbye Summer!

210 – 20:28 – 11/7/13 – This Garden Never Closes

209 – 19:01 – 10/31/13 – What Really Scares Us

208 – 20:03 – 10/24/13 – What We’ve Learned About Using a Clothesline

207 – 21:40 – 10/17/13 – Meanwhile, Back Here On the Farm . . .

206 – 28:03 – 10/10/13 – Russ Hopfenberg – Growing More Food Won’t Solve Hunger Problem

205 – 20:08 – 10/3/13 – Hayes Jackson on Gardening in Dry Places

204 – 23:51 – 9/26/13 – Erik Curren of Transition Voice on Sustainable Farming “Mania”

203 – 23:23 – 9/19/13 – Gabe Brown, Soil Builder

202 – 14:58 – 9/12/13 – Gone Too Long

201 – 19:28 – 9/5/13 – Dr David Domermuth – Making Biochar Economically

200 – 30:11 – 8/29/13 – Fall Vegetables

199 – 36:58 – 8/22/13 – Climate Change and Your Garden

198 – 19:46 – 8/15/13 – Jim Davis, Natural Beekeeper

197 – 22:54 – 8/8/13 – Firming Up Our Pecan Strategy

196 – 16:57 – 8/1/13 – A Day in the Life . . .

195- 11:21 – 7/25/13 – What We Have Here, is Cucumbers

194 – 19:18 – 7/18/13 – Accepting the Mystery of Growing Things

193 – 20:25 – 7/11/13 – When It Rains

192 – 20:30 – 7/4/13 – Celebrating Dependence Day

191 – 20:16 – 6/27/13 – Our Eight-Month Fruit Season

190 – 19:26 – 6/20/13 – Managing Humidity in the Deep South

189 – 20:16 – 6/13/13 – General Update

188 – 20:16 – 6/6/13 – Big Plans for Pecans

187 – 18:44 – 5/30/13 – A Strawberry Summary

186 – 20:27 – 5/23/13 – Whew! Safe From Vampires

185 – 21:01 – 5/16/13 – Gearing Up for the Heat

184 – 19:19 – 5/9/13 – The Winter of 2012-13

183 – 19:14 – 5/2/13 – About Our Pond

182 – 23:12 – 4/25/13 – Finishing the Raised Beds

181 – 20:43 – 4/18/13 – Spring Update

180 – 31:30 – 4/11/13 – Raised Beds and the Home Vegetable Garden

179 – 19:10 – 4/4/13 – Of Moles, Voles, and Impolite Language

178 – 19:23 – 3/28/13 – Ouch! Coping with a Late Spring Freeze

177 – 17:58 – 3/21/13 – Filling In the Orchard

176 – 21:41 – 3/14/13 – Our First Big Event

175 – 18:59 – 3/7/13 – Record Keeping Matters

174 – 23:38 – 2/28/13 – Starting Seed

173 – 19:09 – 2/21/12 – Growing Plans

172 – 36:37 – 2/14/13 – Getting Started Growing Food

171 – 18:49 – 2/7/13 – Putting Firewood By

170 – 23:49 – 1/31/13 – Food Storage Part 2

169 – 14:29 – 1/24/13 – Food Storage Part 1

168 – 16:41 – 1/17/13 – Seasonal Affective “Disorder”

167 – 19:52 – 1/10/13 – First Report on the Lodge

166 – 21:44 – 1/4/13 – What Are Our Must Haves?

165 – 19:37 – 12/27/12 – Looking Back, Looking Forward

164 – 14:37 – 12/21/12 – Holiday Greetings from Longleaf Breeze

163 – 24:34 – 12/13/12 – Producing, Not Just Consuming

162 – 21:04 – 12/6/12 – December Update

161 – 20:12 – 11/29/12 – The Raised Beds Are Ready; Now What?

160 –  18:57 – 11/23/12 – Giving Thanks

159 – 23:16 – 11/16/12 – So You Want To “Go Solar” – Part 2

158 – 19:15 – 11/8/12 – So You Want To “Go Solar” – Part 1

157 – 24:33 – 11/1/12 – Why Don’t More of Us Heat with Wood?

156 – 19:54 – 19/25/12 – Our Faith and Subsistence Farming

155 – 21:01 – 10/19/12 – Guilty Pleasures

154 – 21:27 – 10/11/12 – Sustainable Landscaping

153 – 19:57 – 10/4/12 – What a Difference a Driveway Makes

152 – 18:05 – 9/27/12 – What We’ve Learned About Building Soil

151 – 20:37 – 9/20/12 – Veg Hill 2.0

150 – 20:17 – 9/13/12 – The Fruits of 2012

149 – 15:52 – 9/6/12 – Transitioning to the Fall

148 – 20:16 – 8/30/12 – Becoming Farmers Again

147 – 20:17 – 8/23/12 – Making a Clothesline Work for You

146 – 20:53 – 8/9/12 – The Lodge is Open

145 – 21:04 – 8/2/12 – Slowing Down the Electric Meter

144 – 14:37 – 7/26/12 – First Fruits

143 – 38:22 – 7/19/12 – Presentation to Master Gardeners on Resilience

142 – 19:19 – 7/12/12 – Gearing Up for One-Armed Farming

141 – 22:56 – 7/5/12 – Producing Through the Heat of the Summer

140 – 32:11 – 6/21/12 – If You Want To Help Organic Subsistence Farmers

139 – 22:50 – 6/14/12 – What If We Were Doing This in the City?

138 – 20:20 – 6/7/12 – Toward a Subsistence Diet

137 – 22:50 – 5/31/12 – General Update

136 – 19:58 – 5/24/12 – Shifting Toward Perennials

135 – 18:34 – 5/17/12 – Back, Community. Back!

134 – 19:44 – 5/10/12 – Annual Review Part 3 – No Allness Statements (& Learning)

133 – 19:02 – 5/3/12 – Annual Review Part 2 – Gotta Be Fun

132 – 23:02 – 4/26/12 – Annual Review Part 1 – Approaching Subsistence

131 – 20:06 – 4/19/12 – Lupin Is Pretty Cool

130 – 19:45 – 4/12/12 – About That Lodge . . .

129 – 19:26 – 4/5/12 – Transitioning Into Summertime

128 – 19:42 – 3/29/12 – Chicken Dreams Morphing Into Plans

127 – 21:05 – 3/22-12 – Beginners No More

126 – 20:38 – 3/15/12 – Growing Fruit in a Hotter Orchard

125 – 18:29 – 3/8/12 – Asparagus!

124 – 21:10 – 3/1/12 – What Happened To . . . ?

123 – 15:45 – 2/23/12 – Kickin’ It Back Up

122 – 21:52 – 2/16/12 – A Culture of Poison

121 -16:58 – 2/9/12 – Critters in the Garden

120 – 21:20 – 2/2/12 – Preparing the Forest for a Scary Future

119 – 24:57 – 1/26/12 – Let’s Talk Brassicas

118 – 20:25 – 1/19/12 – All About Seeds

117 – 19:26 – 1/12/12 – Orchard and Fruit Update

116 – 19:29 – 1/5/12 – Looking Back, Looking Forward

115 – 20:30 – 12/29/11 – Eating What We Own

114 – 9:28 – 12/22/11 – Proud to Wish You “Happy Holidays”

113 – 17:01 – 12/15/11 – Real Books Will Matter Again

112 – 25:15 – 12/8/11 – Farming in a Hotter World

111 – 28:06 – 12/1/11 – Emerald Mountain Garden Club

110 – 19:17 – 11/24/11 – Giving Thanks

109 – 19:41 – 11/17/11 – Why Are Cover Crops So Difficult?

108 – 15:45 – 11/10/11 – Reclaiming Our Lives, Reclaiming the Farm

107 – 17:51 – 11/3/11 – The Big W

106 – 36:31 – 10/27/11 – Young Future Farmers

105 – 21:06 – 10/20/11 – Growing Fall Vegetables in Alabama

104 – 20:05 – 10/13/11 – Sliding Gently into Fall

103 – 16:40 – 10/6/11 – What To Do with All These Green Beans?

102 – 21:38 – 9/29/11 – All Things Orchard

101 – 25:15 – 9/21/11 – The Database is Back!

100 – 19:29 – 9/14/11 – Century!

099 – 20:10 – 9/7/11 – Holidays on the Farm

098 – 19:42 – 8/31/11 – Cooking Weather

097 – 20:31 – 8/24/11 – Let’s Move Thanksgiving!

096 – 19:27 – 8/17/11 – They Grow Things Differently Out There

095 – 21:16 – 8/10/11 – Pomp and Circumstance

094 – 19:50 – 8/3/11 – Giving Food Away

093 – 21:58 – 7/27/11 – Why We Farm

092 – 19:49 – 7/20/11 – All About Food

091 – 14:20 – 7/13/11 – Suddenly Peas

090 – 21:11 – 7/6/11 – Conversation with Adrian and Eli

089 – 19:32 – 6/29/11 – Endings

088 – 19:51 – 6/22/11 – If Spring Was Summer, What Will Summer Be?

087 – 19:30 – 6/15/11 – Building Our Storm Shelter/Root Cellar

086 – 20:21 – 6/8/11 – Just Hangin’ On

085 – 20:09 – 6/1/11 – It’s All Good

084 – 18:57 – 5/25/11 – Cover Crops and Crop Rotation

083 – 20:00 – 5/18/11 – Spring Planting

082 – 20:28 – 5/11/11 – Annual Progress Report

081 – 20:56 – 5/4/11 – We Mourn With Our State

080 – 20:51 – 4/27/11 – About That Lodge . . .

079 – 20:18 – 4/20/11 – Do We Need 80 Tomato Plants?

078 – 19:15 – 4/13/11 – Our Poor, Neglected Farm

077 – 19:30 – 4/6/11 – Woulda’ Coulda’ Shoulda’

076 – 18:15 – 3/30/11 – A Loving Dialogue About “Stuff”

075 – 22:19 – 3/23/11 – Saying Goodbye To Our City Life

074 – 19:00 – 3/16/11 – Coping with (and Reveling in) Distractions

073 – 20:53 – 3/9/11 – Watching the Farm Wake Up from Winter

072 – 20:32 – 3/2/11 – Subsistence Farming After Peak Oil

071 – 20:58 – 2/23/11 – The Trees are Planted, But We’re Not Finished

070 – 20:51 – 2/16/11 – Planting 74 Fruit Trees

069 – 19:48 – 2/9/11 – Holding On To Our Orchard for Dear Life

068 – 20:34 – 2/2/11 – The Orchard Expansion Gets Real

067 – 20:28 – 1/26/11 – Debriefing on Southern SAWG

066 – 25:12 – 1/19/11 – Heating with a Wood Stove

065 – 21:15 – 1/12/11 – How Much Land Do You Need?

064 – 20:26 – 1/5/11 – The Orchard Expansion is Underway!

063 – 19:28 – 12/29/10 – What We’re Expecting in 2011

062 – 23:37 – 12/22/10 – A Merry UnChristmas at the Farm

061 – 18:15 – 12/15/10 – God Bless Fall Veg!

060 – 22:22 – 12/8/10 – Living in a Tiny Space

059 – 20:34 – 12/1/10 – Are We Really Hunters?

058 – 19:20 – 11/24/10 – Giving Thanks

057 – 19:28 – 11/17/10 – Unwrapping the Fall Veg

056 – 20:52 – 11/10/10 – What a Difference One Night Makes!

055 – 20:27 – 11/3/10 – Post Mortem On Our First Summer

054 – 17:22 – 10/27/10 – HACKED!

053 – 21:45 – 10/20/10 – Happy Birthday to Us!

052 – 19:53 – 10/13/10 – Acid, Acid, Acid!

051 – 20:13 – 10/6/10 – Pondering Persimmons

050 – 19:44 – 9/29/10 – Listening to Other Farmers

049 – 19:55 – 9/22/10 – Row Cover for Fall Vegetables

048 – 20:47 – 9/15/10 – All About Compost

047 – 21:06 – 9/8/10 – Pear Preserves

046 – 20:23 – 9/2/10 – Looking Forward to Fall

045 – 20:05 – 8/26/10 – Beginning Master Gardener Classes

044 – 21:41 – 8/19/10 – Trellises, Trellises

043 – 19:07 – 8/12/10 – Organizing for a Coherent Farm Life

042 – 21:18 – 8/5/10 – Thank God for Okra

041 – 17:48 – 7/29/10 – Fall Garden Prep Time

040 – 20:59 – 7/22/10 – Master Gardener, Here We Come!

039 – 21:20 – 7/15/10 – Surviving Without Air Conditioning

038 – 21:46 – 7/8/10 – Cover Crops at the Crossroads

037 – 21:02 – 7/1/10 – Can We Grow Enough Food?

036 – 20:21 – 6/24/10 – Let’s Talk Weeds

035 – 21:33 – 6/17/10 – We Love Drip Irrigation!

034 – 19:40 – 6/10/10 – Blueberries for Breakfast

033 – 20:39 – 6/3/10 – First Fruits

032 – 21:37 – 5/27/10 – Precious, Precious Water

031 – 17:48 – 5/20/10 – Is Bare Soil SO Bad?

030 – 20:32 – 5/13/10 – Ryegrass Blunder

029 – 21:07 – 5/6/10 – Planting, Planting, and More Planting

028 – 32:22 – 4/29/10 – Questions from Blakeley’s Class, Part 2

027 – 28:09 – 4/22/10 – Questions from Blakeley’s Class, Part 1

025 – 31:23 – 4/8/10 – Family Reactions

024 – 19:13 – 4/1/10 – Spring is Busting!

023 – 19:20 – 3/25/10 – Welcoming Visitors

022 – 21:27 – 3/18/10 – Deer Fence!

021 – 20:05 – 3/11/10 – Shopping for Seed

020 – 20:52 – 3/4/10 – Real Progress on the Deer Fence

019 – 20:16 – 2/25/10 – Big Plans for Blueberries

018 – 19:10 – 2/18/10 – Planting Fruit Trees

017 – 20:01 – 2/11/10 – Too Many Tasks

016 – 16:16 – Shaping Up Veg Hill

015 – 19:53 – Defriefing from Southern SAWG

014 – 21:46 – Preparing for Southern SAWG

013 – 19:43 – Staying Warm

012 – 21:54 – Stressed to the Max

011 – 32:26 – Family Conversation

010 – 20:59 – Are We Making a Huge Mistake?

009 – 19:13 – A World Too Wet

008 – 22:12 – Tankless Water Heater

007 – 22:36 – Giving Thanks

006 – 22:09 – The Big Move

005 – 21:19 – Fighting with Each Other

004 – 21:21 – No Allness Statements

003 – 21:07 – It’s Gotta Be Fun While We’re Doing It – 10/28/09

002 – 21:29 – Approaching Subsistence – 10/22/09

001 – 21:00 – Deer Fence – 10/15/09

000 – 10:17 – Introduction – 10/15/09

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