189 – Getting Land

Paul Wheaton drives to Ernie and Erica Wisner's house in the Okanagan Highlands to look at their new innovations in rocket mass heaters. Paul talks about the people who help out at permies.com, and how they are also helping themselves. He makes a few mentions of husp (Horticulture of the United States of Pocahantas). Paul talks about building community and a reputation at permies.com, and how it can serve you. Paul talks about Jenny Pell from www.permaculturenow.com, and how you can submit a business plan to stay on the piece of land she is setting up. Paul talks about scoring deals on land, and yet being careful of the details before you commit. Paul talks about the benefits of starting with an intentional community. Paul is working on finding land. Paul talks about getting to know your land before you decide what your business plan will be. Paul talks about his future Paul Wheaton community, and how he would like people who come and participate to have listened to all of the electricity and plumbing. Paul shares about his Learn German-ish podcasts with Susanne Schneider. Paul encourages people to sign up for his daily-ish email. Paul talks about railroad ties, and how toxic they are. Paul talks about growing trees from seed.
Discussing the podcast.