Reviews
Such great information in this episode. J am amazed at the whole seed system. I may need to change up my ordering next season……
At Noahs House via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/08/24
Wonderful. Rich in information and practicality.
BMD_86 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/06/24
First homesteading podcast I’ve found I could listen to more than one episode. Nice job of covering many topics and well.
Motto78789889 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/24/24
The bible recitals are of no interest to me as not a Christian, so that’s a bit annoying. Otherwise it’s a good informative podcast.
Atol23 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/11/24
I found Melissa's podcast when searching for homesteading/homemaking content from a Christian perspective. I've been listening regularly since 2015. Melissa is so knowledgeable and trustworthy, so I feel confident that her advice is sound.Read full review »
christinavf via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 12/03/23
Melissa your pod cast is full of information, fun stories and interviews. You try to keep you heart open with you listeners and share your journey with others and that I am grateful for. I have never been a religious person but I do see my self as a spiritual person. Even though I don’t practice...Read full review »
MamaBearHomegrown via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/16/23
I like the content of this podcast that Jill puts out, but I would become a much more regular listener if she used better equipment for recording audio. Something to consider! I also appreciate her using her platform to read God’s word and share the Gospel.
Obm24 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/10/23
I enjoy Melissa and the topics she discusses. Encourged me to start cooking more from scratch and getting to my local community. I can homestead where I am. I am enjoying learning about gardening and preservation. I am still wokeing on it. But every step counts. Thank you! Your excitement to...Read full review »
Jasminestan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/19/23
Looking for a good farmsteading/homesteading podcast without Christian proselytizing. The main content is good. I just fast forward or stop listening when she gets to evangelizing
Bookgasm via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/17/23
I’ve been listening to Melissa’s podcast every day for about a week now! I am not new to the rural lifestyle, but I am new to homesteading. I’ve got so much I want to learn about becoming self sufficient and this podcast has already helped me. Melissa has great topics that she talks about and...Read full review »
Sydwilliamson9 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/18/23
I’ve been homesteading for two years now, after having bought a 10 acre farm. I appreciate the advice but I struggle with the christian content. I have religious trauma having grown up in a white evangelical and very strict christian environment. I realize that I can stop the podcast when it...Read full review »
agalas4 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 07/14/23
I can’t get enough of Melissa’s wisdom!! Everyday I turn on an episode new or old while working and learn so much. 100% recommend!
Molly (of Plum Branch Home) via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/12/23
I can not say enough good things about this podcast. I have learned so much helpful information. I also love the verse of the day at the end!! Thank you for all you do!
Abby-lou88 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/09/23
Thank you Melissa for providing such a valuable contact on homesteading, canning, gardening, etc., etc. You have helped me so much in gaining a better understanding of being more self-sufficient. I especially love the verse of the day, and always appreciate you sharing these verses with all of...Read full review »
Paula Daniels via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/06/23
Your content is so amazing! You have been helping me and my husband so much on our future homestead adventure. Also!! We love the verse of the day at the end of each episode. Thank you for standing strong in your faith abs strong in your convictions! So proud of you! You are an inspiration!
Socallover101 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/01/23
Thank you Melissa for sharing your wealth of knowledge generously with all of us who are still learning. And thank you for sticking to your beliefs and sharing the word as well, who knows who’s hearts have been opened from your segment of the podcast. Much love from NH
Ginny W 3678 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/30/23
I love Melissa K. Norris like she’s one of my closest friends! Her podcast is fantastic. I love all that she stands for and I love the quality of her episodes. She does a fantastic job. I can’t get enough. I’ve bought two of her books and I want another one. LOVE. LOVE. LOVE.
Emma.k.heitz via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/27/23
I bought several of Melissa’s books, which is what led me to her podcast! I have become OBSESSED with this podcast and it has made me so excited about my own homesteading journey. She has so much helpful advice and lots of things I’ve never thought about or she (and her guests) says it in a way I...Read full review »
ColtandAbb via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/15/23
Good information but she lost me with the evangelical crap.
Drake merganser via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/05/23
I appreciate that not only you share your expertise, passion and appreciation for the modern homestead life but that at the end of each episode you have the verse of the day. Having like minded people really builds us up! Thank you ❤️
Alder's mom via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/04/23
Love all the information that is shared! And if ever you have a that conversation that you’re unable to share on the podcast, I’d love in on it 😊 I’ve learned so much from your podcast and continue to learn every time I listen!
juliak504 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/21/23
Today I wanted to learn about no till gardening, so I googled “no till gardening Pioneering Today” and sure enough, there’s an episode for that- 232! I’m on a Melissa kick and loving every episode I’ve listened to so far!
mkhelm via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/19/23
Absolutely horrible podcast. I don’t think that Melissa understands that many people, who might otherwise be interested in her information, do not practice her type of religion and are not interested in having it shoved down our throats. Also, Melissa’s poor grammar is like nails on a...Read full review »
CJ56! via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/23
Episode on seed starting has been incredibly informative.
Britton Wooten-Janney via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/25/23
I love this podcast! Melissa is down to earth, explains things well, and has such a positive outlook on life. This is a great place to learn about the homesteading life and all that entails!
HighAltitudeHomemaking via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/22/23
Thank you for sharing your beautiful story of your beautiful moms cow. From Ontario Canada
THC CBD via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/20/23
I love your podcast so much! I’ve learned so much!! You always have such good information. These atheist liberal freaks can go listen to another podcasts that aligns with their values if they can’t handle ones with religious beliefs. Your amazing and keep up th good work.
JGUVI via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/04/22
I’ve been listening to lots of podcasts/podcasters while preparing to launch my own organic gardening podcast in January 2023. your Podcasts rank in my top two for so many reasons – great job! Thanks!
HungerFighter via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/16/22
I absolutely LOVE that Melissa and her family really get and understand that there is a creator who created all things! Homesteading is His gift in showing and teaching so much more than just raising food and eating clean!! Finally we have venues that Christ centered believer can go to and learn...Read full review »
merah24 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/19/22
Very much wish it was noted in the show discription that these episodes include Christian bible verses and sermons. I’m interested in homesteading not religion and in my opinion, it’s not necessary here.
tlmilstead via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/13/22
Thank you for your podcast.
LivQ45 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/02/22
Really enjoying your resources! Found you in a Facebook ad, started dabbling on your website, then found this podcast, and am saving up for your Pioneering Academy. I love your podcasts on essential skills for homesteading and am glad there are things I can start doing right now while I save for...Read full review »
SatinGranite via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/24/22
Melissa has such an incredible way of delivering valuable info in an accessable way. She is easy to listen to, has a positive perspective on preparedness, and is just overall a great resource. Definitely my fav!
Caseadeeya via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/23/22
Good gardening content but super cringy religious propaganda interwoven throughout episodes. Unfortunately can’t support someone who has beliefs that align with feeding the patriarchy and removing womens rights. So sad.
FunIsFair via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/07/22
I just started listening to this podcast about 3 days ago and I’ve already listened to 13 episodes! Melissa is a wealth of knowledge and I'm so excited to keep listening and learning. Just ordered a fermenting kit and I'm looking into ordering row covers to extend my gardening season....Read full review »
Shady Barn Farm via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 07/03/22
Been a long time listener and have been homesteading for a good while now too. I listen to A LOT of podcasts. Her earlier episodes, while great content, were poor sound quality especially noticeable when goin back to listen now. However she must have invested in some sound equipment because it...Read full review »
Ashley from Maine via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 06/13/22
I am currently listening to the podcast nearly everyday. I discovered Pioneering Today towards the end of last year and fell in love with Melissa! She has given me encouragement in so many ways. I am not a homesteader but dream of living that life in some aspect one day. I’ve always loved things...Read full review »
Miss Memory via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/22/22
I have also been getting a strong message that I need to learn how to grow and preserve food for my family. I know we will be depending on this knowledge. I was amazed after hearing your podcast that others have been given this council also! I think it is guidance from the Holy Spirit because...Read full review »
DHuckins via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/21/22
I love this podcast and the content Melissa covers, I only have one nitpicking comment and it’s to find some synonyms for “fascinating” because it’s distracting
j.philly via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/16/22
The host uses every episode as an opportunity to manipulate the listener into buying her memberships and paid courses. I find her to be tacky and slightly condescending in her delivery.
xx-nickname via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/24/22
Melissa does a spectacular job highlighting all aspects of homesteading. She shares her wealth of knowledge readily and interviews many experts in their field as well as all levels of homesteaders. From beginner to seasoned she does a beautiful job sharing so many incredible individuals with her...Read full review »
Rachel ABC via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/18/22
The podcast is interesting and I enjoy her verse of the week. However, she often conflates science with pseudoscience. I find myself needing to research her “scientifically backed” information to see if it’s actually rooted in real science or just old-timey folks wisdom. I’m all in to hear about...Read full review »
Tinnaj009 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/14/22
Like many of us in 2022, I am reinvigorating my interest in gardening and self-sufficiency, and good old-fashioned “know-how”. Melissa is really enjoyable to listen to, and I learn a lot. I particularly loved her Dad being part of some episodes and sharing his memories of growing up in the...Read full review »
henny in honolulu via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/24/22
Thank you for the kindness and compassion you have towards all of your neighbors. Thank you for the nod to Ruth this week. It gives me comfort thinking about the world my children have been born into. We have all been created for a time such as this.
JMatt2021 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/05/22
Absolutely love this podcast and the wisdom melissa shares. So thankful to have access to info on gardening, canning, and everything else. She is a breath of fresh air and a helpful online friend.
Acslater7 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 02/04/22
Thank you for the “raising pigs” episode! ❤️
cindymae80 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/14/22
So much great information to glean from as I’m beginning my homesteading journey. Melissa is so knowledgeable and doesn’t miss a beat! Thanks for sharing all your valuable experience🙌
Nolllllssss via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/01/22
So many great tips for current/hopeful homesteaders.
Farmer unhappy via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/20/21
Such valuable information made simple. Thank you!
showaqha via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/30/21
I’ve learned so much so quickly! Very inspiring. And I love the verse of the week, it ties everything together.
Wellduh325 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/16/21
Do you host a podcast?
Track your ranks and reviews from Spotify, Apple Podcasts and more.
See hourly chart positions and more than 30 days of history.
Get Chartable Analytics »