Take the next step on your journey

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.

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Doug and Stacy: A Day on The Homestead

As we working on getting you more details for Doug and Stacy's return to Lehman's for A Day on the Homestead on April 18, 2020, tune in to this rerun from Doug and Stacy’s visit in 2018. We hope you’ll come visit Lehman’s in April to talk with them in person about all the exciting things they are up to now.
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Start a Journey and Better Your Life Anytime 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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A Christmas Poem from Lehman's

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!
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Kathy Harrison: Being a “Prepper” but not for Zombies

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...
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Stacy Lyn Harris: What The Simpler Life Isn’t

Tune in to find out what the simpler life is and what it isn’t from the southern charm of Stacy Lyn Harris.
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Michelle Visser: Cooking Up Something Sweet…With Maple Syrup!

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.
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Jill Winger: Being Old-Fashioned on Purpose

In this episode you’ll hear from Jill Winger author of the Prairie Homestead cookbook whom we were lucky enough to have visit Lehman’s this summer. Jill lives out on the wide-open Wyoming prairie with her husband and three “free-range” prairie children.
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Employee Spotlight: Amy Murray

Get to know Amy by tuning in to this week’s episode of Solutions for a Simpler Life, then take a trip to Lehman’s in Kidron, OH to meet Amy in person!
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Joel Salatin: Back at Lehman’s!

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Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms is a farmer, author and as we like to call him “Pastor of the Pasture.” Joel had a second visit to Lehman’s this summer and we can’t help but soak in the wealth of knowledge that Joel shares with us. Tune in to hear his tips for making your homestead the most efficient it can be.
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Stacy Lyn Harris: Cooking Up Wild Game and Southern Charm

In this episode Stacy Lyn talks about her journey to the simpler life and she delves in to the “Why” of the homesteading lifestyle.
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Obie Geiser: Lehman's Resident "Farm Boy"

Tune in as we uncover the many interests and daily life of Lehman’s resident Farm Boy, Obie Geiser.
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Lisa Steele, Chicken Whisperer, Author and Blogger - Secrets to Happy, Healthy Chickens

Lisa Steele visits Lehman’s! Learn about her history raising chickens and her new TV show.
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Karen Geiser, Local Homesteader and Gardener Extraordinaire

Glenda sits down with Karen Geiser to discuss farming, gardening, and more!
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OFF GRID with Doug and Stacy

Doug and Stacy of "OFF GRID with Doug and Stacy" join us to talk about what they’ve learned as they moved from a high-pressure world to the simple life of off grid living.
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Chris Hess, Lehman's Store Manager and Treasure Finder

Lehman's store manager and treasure finder, Chris Hess, takes us through what it's like to oversee the day-to-day operations here at Lehman's.
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Joel Salatin of PolyFace

Author, farmer and speaker, Joel Salatin of PolyFace Farms joins us to talk about growing up on a farm and learning about how the Earth will work with us if we let it. He talks about how his farm runs and the principles of a simpler life that he uses every day.
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Coming Soon!

Join us June 12th for the first episode of Solutions for a Simpler Life brought to you by Lehman's! Informal interviews with homesteaders, cooks, gardeners and employees will help you take the next step on your journey to a simpler life.
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