Artwork for podcast The Good Dirt: Sustainable Living Explained
27. The History and Folklore of Brigid: Saint, Legend and Lady Farmer with Kathy Spaar
Episode 2729th January 2021 • The Good Dirt: Sustainable Living Explained • Lady Farmer
00:00:00 00:43:45

Share Episode

Shownotes

Today's episode is about Brigid, saint and legend, known for her skills at the hearth, the loom, midwifery, healing, poetry and animal husbandry. Kathy Spaar, spiritual director, pilgrimage leader and nature educator shares many of the folklore and stories of this legendary figure from Celtic tradition. As a figure of feminine wisdom and power who presides over the land and the homestead, we  consider Brigid the quintessential Lady Farmer, our guide, protector and inspiration for slow living through the seasons.

1:20 - January is here!

1:50 - Mary and Emma introduce Kathy and Brigid

Let's get into the interview!

7:15 - Kathy introduces herself

10:00 - Brigid's Feast Day

12:30 - Kathy's favorite stories of Brigid

20:00 - Brigid - the quintessential Lady Farmer

27:00 - How does Brigid relate to the times we are in now

31:00 - The most important thing Brigid has taught Kathy

Things mentioned:

Mentioned in this episode:

ALMANAC Special Offer

Join The ALMANAC at www.ladyfarmer.com/community to get your exclusive discount as a listener of The Good Dirt.

ALMANAC TGD Discount

Follow

Links