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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Frances Guests Looking Back Memories Podcast TTT Remembering Season 2 Storytelling

Season 2. Episode 11: Frances on Farming in the 1930’s

Welcome to Tea, Toast and Trivia. Thank you for listening in. All of us have a story to tell.  Our lives are full of drama, celebrations, joys, sorrows – even a little mystery, intrigue, and magic are sprinkled on some of the more mundane moments. My mother, Frances, was my first storyteller.  Over the years […]