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Family Farming Frances History Podcast TTT Season 4 The Great Depression

Season 4 Episode 23: Looking Back with Frances

          “Milk cows were an asset to any farm.  They were “milked” morning and evening.  Some were easier to milk than others. The milk was a valuable food source, useful for a healthy drink, for cooking, and of course, for homemade butter.  At first, we had a daisy butter churn that resembled an eggbeater.  Later […]

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Family Farming Looking Back Lorna Brown Orkney Podcast TTT Season 3

Season 3 Episode 18: Traveling to Orkney with Lorna Brown

“A trip to Orkney gives you the opportunity to look back in time: through both world wars, crofting, Norse and Neolithic eras. Locals say if you scratch the surface of Orkney, it bleeds archaeology. Venturing further back, the rugged landscape affords glimpses into the geological heritage that physically shaped our islands many millennia ago.” Lorna […]

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Family Farming Martha Loeppky Podcast TTT Season 2 The Great Depression

Season 2 Episode 52: Martha’s Story

Welcome to Tea Toast & Trivia! Thank you for listening in. My sister asked a painter to paint this from the picture. Front view of threshing. The tractor with a large belt on the power takeof ran the thresher. The grain bin on left was where grain was augered into from thresher the straw was […]

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Family Farming Frances Looking Back Memories Remembering Season 2

Season 2.Episode 22: Frances on The Art of Canning

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia.   Thank you for listening in.  A few weeks ago, Frances and I were discussing the Great Depression, the severe worldwide economic depression of the 1930’s, which started in 1929.  One of the questions that came up was food supplies and production.  This led to a great discussion on […]