Lil’ Suburban Homestead: Herbalism, Wildcrafting, and Green Home Living

interview with laurie neverman lil suburban homestead with Karen LynnOctober 9, 2014:  Karen Lynn interviews Laurie Neverman Creator of  the blog Common Sense Homesteading and the two of them have so much to discuss and they quickly launch into a conversation herbalism, Laurie’s green home, and wildcrafting just to name a few!

Whether you are new to Homesteading or have been on this journey for a while Laurie’s no nonsense approach to homesteading, her beautiful blog, and her love of family and her willingness to share her knowledge with others will quickly engage you and you will want to get to know more about her and her blog!

 

About Laurie Neverman:

Laurie Neverman has a BS in Math/Physics and an MS in Mechanical Engineering.  She is a wife and mother with a passion for natural healing, homesteading and gardening.  She and her husband, August, homeschool their two boys. They live in rural northeast Wisconsin in a Wisconsin Green Built and Energy Star certified home.

The home has an array of “green” features, including:

  • Insulated Concrete Form construction
  • An Attached Greenhouse
  • Solar water heating and passive solar design
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Environmentally Friendly Materials

Her interests also include herbalism, wildcrafting (using weeds for food and medicine), homebrewing and live culture foods.

You can connect with her at her website, Common Sense Homesteading, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CommonSenseHome and Pinterest at http://www.pinterest.com/commonsenseidea/.

Have an idea or question for Karen Lynn email her at lilsuburbanhomestead@gmail.com

Aren’t you glad you listen?

 

 

 

Lil’ Suburban Homestead: Plants with Benefits with Helen Yoest, Author

helen yoest author of plants with benefitsSeptember 25, 2014:  Karen Lynn has Plants with Benefits Author  and Gardening/Herb expert Helen Yoest on the show and they discuss the beautiful aroma of plants what they were actually designed to do and how herbs can help keep Karen Lynn’s marriage of 25 years spicy or any marriage for that matter!

Helen and Karen Lynn have the love of plants and gardening in common and Helen inpsires and encourages all who listen some of her simple strategies for gardening and about her fun job in the gardening magazine industry!

This show will excite you and inspire you to learn more about the plants you are working with in the garden and to see how they are affecting your senses!  Come join us!

Show Resources:

Meet Helen – Click here!

Helen’s Yoest’s Facebook Page Gardening with Confidence – Click here!

Helen Yoest’s Blog – Click here!

Order Gardening with Confidence or Plants with Benefits – Click here!

Have an idea for question for a show?  Contact Karen Lynn at lilsuburbanhomestead@gmail.com