Solutions for a Simpler Life

Solutions for a Simpler Life
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. And you might just learn a new skill.

Roger Meyers: A Lifestyle of Contentment
Feb 26 • 10 min
Roger Meyers has been a long time employee of Lehman’s and even before working at Lehman’s he was truly living the Lehman’s lifestyle. Grown up a farm boy this country loving guy is still raising animals, making and baking from scratch and just…
Doug and Stacy: A Day on The Homestead
Feb 5 • 7 min
Doug and Stacy of YouTube’s OFF GRID WITH DOUG AND STACY have been making appearances at Lehman’s for the last three years and we couldn’t be happier to see that relationship continue. We are excited to announce their return to Lehman’s for A…
Start a Journey and Better Your Life Anytime of the Year
Jan 22 • 6 min
Happy New Year! Do you make a resolution at the beginning of each year? How about just goals? At Lehman’s we find that you can take the next step on your journey at any time of the year. There’s never a wrong time to make an improvement. As…
A Christmas Poem from Lehman’s
Dec 24, 2019 • 3 min
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!
Kathy Harrison: Being a “Prepper” but not for Zombies
Nov 27, 2019 • 8 min
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…
Stacy Lyn Harris: What The Simpler Life Isn’t
Nov 13, 2019 • 8 min
Stacy Lyn Harris is a best-selling cookbook author, blogger, speaker, wife, and mother of seven children. We like to call her the diva of the dinner table and the princess of wild game cooking Being the mother of seven children she has learned that…
Michelle Visser: Cooking Up Something Sweet…With Maple Syrup!
Oct 30, 2019 • 6 min
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….
Jill Winger: Being Old-Fashioned on Purpose
Oct 16, 2019 • 5 min
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…
Employee Spotlight: Amy Murray
Oct 2, 2019 • 8 min
Who doesn’t love a unique kitchen gadget? Lehman’s housewares room is full of them and Amy Murray, our housewares guru at Lehman’s, knows about each one. Amy’s love for people plus her enthusiasm for teaching and learning is quite…
Joel Salatin: Back at Lehman’s!
Sep 18, 2019 • 12 min
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…
Stacy Lyn Harris: Cooking Up Wild Game and Southern Charm
Sep 4, 2019 • 9 min
Stacy Lyn Harris is a best-selling cookbook author, blogger, speaker, wife, and mother of seven children. She regularly appears on cable and broadcast television series as a guest chef and sustainable expert as well as contributor to various national…
Obie Geiser: Lehman’s Resident “Farm Boy”
Aug 21, 2019 • 4 min
Obie Geiser, or Farm Boy as he is known here at Lehman’s, has been helping out his mother, Karen, on the farm and at Lehman’s during the many product demonstrations she does for us in the store. At age nine, Obie had even started teaching some…
Lisa Steele, Chicken Whisperer, Author and Blogger - Secrets to Happy, Healthy Chickens
Aug 7, 2019 • 7 min
Lisa Steele visits Lehman’s! Learn about her history raising chickens and her new TV show. Her chickens work hard for free lodging and food but Lisa works harder. Author, blogger and 5th generation chicken keeper living on a small farm in Maine….
Karen Geiser, Local Homesteader and Gardener Extraordinaire
Jul 24, 2019 • 6 min
Karen Geiser lives on a family farm just down the road from Lehman’s and is a regular demonstrator and teacher at the store. Their family raises grass-fed meats and Karen’s favorite place is in the garden among the veggies, herbs, berries and…
OFF GRID with Doug and Stacy
Jul 9, 2019 • 7 min
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. They had no idea what it was going to look like but now they teach their…
Chris Hess, Lehman’s Store Manager and Treasure Finder
Jun 26, 2019 • 9 min
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. From the corporate retail world of Kohl’s to small town Kidron, Ohio he talks what Lehman’s simpler living…
Joel Salatin of PolyFace
Jun 12, 2019 • 7 min
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…
Coming Soon!
May 28, 2019 • 1 min
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. Escape the…