Solutions for a Simpler Life

Solutions for a Simpler Life

Informal interviews with homesteaders, cooks, gardeners and employees will help you take the next step on your journey to a simpler life. Escape the chaotic, stressful world for about seven minutes and learn how to live a satisfying life, enjoying time with family and friends. And you might just learn a new skill.

Episodes

July 2, 2024 22 mins

Tune in to hear one of our favorite guests and YouTube sensation, Kent Rollins and his lovely wife Shannon! He visits Lehman's every year and we love hearing his stories and learning all about the cowboy lifestyle. Learn more about his journey and cast iron cooking!

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Hear from Miss Katie of Hertiage Ways. Learn how she's making traditions by including her family in her kitchen and the love she has for these skills like cooking and making homemade butter or yogurt.

We love working with Miss Katie and we can't wait for you to hear from her too!

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Sarah Thrush of Peelies and Petals is with us to talk about all things canning! She has tips on how to get started, the range of experience from water bath to pressure canning and some fun ways her and her community partner together to create a sustainable life. Listen in!

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Listen in with Carolyn Thomas of Homesteading Family on YouTube. Her and her husband raise 11 children together while also raising their own food and lifestyle. Learn how they balance quality time with their family with everyday chores like cooking meals from scratch! 

Note: This podcast was previously recorded. So, when “now” is referenced it is March of 2024.

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Join in and listen to Ashley Longnecker of Tiny Shiny Homestead! 

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Learn from local homesteading expert Karen Geiser as she talks about what it's like to farm where you live. Adapting to your area's conditions, bartering with those in the community and knowing the importance of those bugs and bees that might not be realized by most.

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April 2, 2024 28 mins

Sarah Coblentz, bee keeping enthusiast and wife of Zach Coblentz, Lehman's President, gives us the buzz about bees. We talk about getting started in bee keeping, the benefits of fresh pure honey and how hives “bee-have”. She is a wealth of information and has tips for those interested in trying their hand at bee keeping themselves. Buzz on in and give a listen!

 

Note: This podcast was previously recorded in February 2024. When ...

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Owner and Chef at Broken Rocks Cafe in Wooster, OH, Glen Grumbling is chatting with us today about how the right ingredients got him started in this industry! And What goes with every meal served? Bread! The Cafe strives to bring in local ingredients and they even have Lehman's Diamant Grain Mill. Listen in to this delicious episode!

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You know the one food that could sustain life? Bread. We love bread here at Lehman’s and what is more satisfying than having it homemade? Jeremiah Lehman’s IT - Network administrator recounts the fond memories he has with baking as he grew up Amish and how he is bringing those memories to his own children. Listen in as we discuss all things for the love of bread.

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February 20, 2024 17 mins

On today's episode of Solutions For A Simpler Life we talk to Sarah Kroger local first-generation homesteader. Her advice to new homesteaders? Simply start! Hear about how she found to love the simpler life and how she gets her kids involved in the day-to-day of running a homestead.

Sarah Kroger is an author, mindset coach, speaker, homesteader, and sourdough baker. She lives in northeastern Ohio with her husband and ...

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February 6, 2024 23 mins

Tune in to hear how Homesteader Melissa K. Norris got started in this space and how her passion of writing fit in to this new world. We loved getting to hear Melissa's story and we hope you will too! 

Note to our listeners: This is one of our first in-house recorded podcasts. Please stick with us as we work on improving the sound quality. We love our listeners and are doing our very best to provide great content!

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January 23, 2024 23 mins

Hear from Jason Cash of Cash FarmsPure Maple Syrup in Atwater, OH. He is full of knowledge on this SWEET subject!

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January 9, 2024 17 mins

Before oil lamps people would go to bed when it got dark. There was no evening activity because you couldn’t see! With the incredible invention of non-electric lighting activities could go on well past sunset giving you more time in your day. Nowadays non-electric lighting is a way to keep your home prepared for a power outage or just give you some nice ambiance. Hear all about the benefits and joy of non-electric lighting from our...

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November 20, 2023 10 mins

Hear from the North Pole's favorite mama. Find out what's happening this time of year at the North Pole, hear fun facts about Mrs. Claus and of course Santa himself, and even be the first to know about some exciting news! You'll even get some Lehman's shopping tips from Mrs. Claus herself. Tune in to feel Holly and Jolly with Lehman's!

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February 26, 2020 10 mins
Roger Meyers has been a long time employee of Lehman’s and even before working at Lehman’s he was truly living the Lehman’s lifestyle. Grown up a farm boy this country loving guy is still raising animals, making and baking from scratch and just enjoying every aspect of this life he’s built. If you’re stopping by Lehman’s definitely take some time to talk with Roger. From animals and gardening to water pumps and baking bread, he’ll ...
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Happy New Year! Do you make a resolution at the beginning of each year? How about just goals? At Lehman’s we find that you can take the next step on your journey at any time of the year.   There’s never a wrong time to make an improvement. As we start a new year and a new decade let’s think about what a simpler life is AND what it isn’t. You might be surprised…we never said it was easy.
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December 24, 2019 3 mins
While on this winter break Lehman’s is bringing you a little something to keep the holly jolly spirit going. From the Lehman’s family to yours we wish you a very Merry Christmas! Lehman's Website Lehman's Events Lehman's Facebook Lehman's Instagram
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Kathy and her husband along with their seven children own a small hobby farm. They raise bees, have an orchard and grow organic vegetables. They also raise a few pigs and chickens. She has written two books on family preparedness for Story Publishing, Just In Case: How To Be Self-Sufficient When the Unexpected Happens and Prepping 101: 40 Steps You Can Take To Be Prepared. She also blogs for Lehman’s.   Some would call her a preppe...
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Stacy Lyn Harris is a best-selling cookbook author, blogger, speaker, wife, and mother of seven children. We like to call her the diva of the dinner table and the princess of wild game cooking Being the mother of seven children she has learned that the simpler life isn’t easy along with other misconceptions of what this phrase means. Tune in to find out what the simpler life is and what it isn’t from the southern charm of Stacy Lyn...
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Tune in to meet and learn from Michelle Visser. Author of the new book Sweet Maple (out now!) was was at Lehman’s to talk about how she has cut out refined sugar completely and is now exclusively baking with…yup, you guessed it, maple syrup. Living on her simple homestead she gets to live both her dreams of homesteading and writing! Hear her journey to the simpler life on this week’s episode of Solutions for A Simpler Life. Show No...
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