In this 215th Episode of the Small Scale Life Podcast, I continue the conversation with my friend Adam Rapier from Colorado. We are going to dive into gardening and beekeeping in this episode. We discuss some fantastic garden beds they built at Adam’s parent’s house, and we discuss the start of their beekeeping journey.
Who is Adam Rapier?
Topics for Gardening and Beekeeping with Adam Rapier
In this episode, we discuss the following Gardening and Beekeeping topics:
- Beating the System
- Beekeeping Ordinances
Castle Farm Massive Gardening Project
- 6 Raised Bed Gardens
- 5 planters are 3 feet high, 4 feet wide, 28 feet long!
- 1 planter is 3 feet high, 4 feet wide and 18 feet long
- Cheap block from the site
- Soil from a local supply and lots of rabbit poop
Busy Homestead: bees, chickens, ducks, rabbits quail and gardens
- Pandemic Lessons Learned
- Hiding food in the landscaping
- Apartment Homesteading
- Importance of networking with neighbors – The Exchange
Rapier Ranch – “Projects Are Us”
- Property line fence
- Infrastructure – Adding one thing at a time and scaling
For Small Scale Life Podcasts, I would like to thank Sean at Osi and the Jupiter for the intro song "Harvest." Sean wrote this specifically for us, and I really enjoy all of his work. You can find more Osi and the Jupiter at their Bandcamp site: https://osifolk.bandcamp.com/
I would also like to thank Austin Quinn at Vlog Vibes for the intro and outro music. For more information abut Austin and Vlog Vibes, please see the Vlog Vibes YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY80LeqtJf-YBzJy2TWKpDw
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