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378 – Dealing with community drama – part 2

Paul and Jocelyn continue to address some intentional community 3.0 issues. They start with a discussion on how Paul can come across as an asshole. They then move on to discussing the criticism raised by a former ant who qualified the issues as “a modern feudal slumlord clashes with his peasants.” Paul admits that he […]

371 – Review of Just Enough – Part 7

Paul had Abe Coley and Rory Page with him to review Just Enough: Lesson on Living Green from Traditional Japan by Azby Brown. They discuss City Living. They talk about the vast air temperature difference between this city and modern day cities being a result of using dirt roads/walkways as well as their focus on […]

369 – Review of Just Enough – Part 6

In this podcast Paul continues the discussion of Just Enough with Abe Coley and Rory Paige. This section took a left turn from the rest of the book, the narrative and illustrations ended and was replaced by a list of rules and things you should do. The discussion starts out with doing good things instead […]

366 – Review of Just Enough – Part 5

Paul had Abe Coley and Rory Page with him to review Just Enough: Lesson on Living Green from Traditional Japan by Azby Brown. In this part they discussed big government versus local community, Paul’s take on shogun culture, rice as taxes, peasant revolts, village size, farm manuals, schooling, the plethora of pictures, details of rice […]

363 – Review of Just Enough – Part 4

Paul had Abe Coley and Rory Page with him to review Just Enough: Lesson on Living Green from Traditional Japan by Azby Brown. First they talked about how much they enjoyed the book. This section is all about trees. Topics included: who has forest access, co-relation to permaculture, environmental disaster and recovery, regulation, elite woodsmen, […]

358 – Review of Just Enough Part 3

Paul had Abe Coley and Rory Page with him to review Just Enough: Lesson on Living Green from Traditional Japan by Azby Brown. In this podcast they discuss sleeping arrangements, IKEA, particle board, frugality, durability, big box shipping, toilets, night soil arrangements, other toilet arrangements, bathing, waste water, solar water heating and soaplessness. Then they […]

355 – Review of Just Enough Part 1

Paul had Abe Coley, from Home ReSource in Missoula, with him in this podcast to review Just Enough: Lessons on Living Green from Traditional Japan, by Azby Brown. The book is written in stories, extensively researched. In this podcast they discuss the Forward and Chapter One, the farmer from kai province. In the Foreword the […]

349 – LED vs Incandescent Light

Paul, Jocelyn and Fred discuss the question whether incandescent light is still better than LED light. The short answer is “yes.” The longer answer fills a podcast. They explore many aspects: subsidy, energy sucking activities (heating, cooling, drying clothes, cooking), lighting habits, light quality, longevity, toxicity from cradle to grave, complexity, and the total energy […]

Tags: CFL , Incandescent , LED

286 – Reverence for Bees part 3

Jacqueline Freeman continues with Paul on an excellent discussion about beekeeping in part three. The podcast begins with the story of how Jacqueline became included on the permaculture playing cards, 6 of diamonds (beekeeping). They discuss all the ins and outs of how that came together. The bee hut and its history is then presented […]

285 – Reverence for Bees part 2

Both Paul and Jacqueline question the conventional beekeepers’ approach; moreover, the harm caused by common practices. Specifically noting opening the hive weekly, allowing cooler air which leads to condensation to enter. Jacqueline quickly places plexiglass over the opening should she need to observe the hive. In addition, they agree that harvesting should only occur during […]

284 – Reverence for Bees part 1

This podcast with Paul and Jacqueline Freeman discussing bees is one of my favorites and worth listening to, sharing and listening to again. Jacqueline and her “reverence for bees” is a self proclaimed handmaiden to the bees. They discuss her love for all animals on her farm and the interactions with them on a daily […]

Podcast 262 – Review of Chemerical

Published 5 years ago in cancer , less toxic living , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Credit: Julia Winter It’s been over a month since Paul and Jocelyn have made a podcast together. But first, Paul just has to share an anecdote about the latest crazy thing the kids are wearing (or not wearing) these days (in Missoula) and you’ll just have to listen to the podcast for the details. This […]

Podcast 248 – Paul’s Farm

Paul and Jocelyn start the podcast talking about the fact that Paul found his “Paulcano”. They then move on talking about naming the farm and that many names were suggested. They move on to describe base camp(BC), how people ended up chiping in money to allow purchasing it and how Paul is happy to be […]

Podcast 240 – Poo-Less: Shampoo and Soap less

Credit: Summary prepared by Susan McGuinness About the toxic gunk we rub onto ourselves, plus a bit about diet, and what to do about it. Paul and Jocelyn discuss personal hygiene strategies from their different cultural perspectives. Paul may be presenting himself as an example of germ-conscious but not overly-sensitive ‘guy’. Jocelyn has various sensitivities […]

Podcast 236 – Interview with Sally Fallon on Raw Milk

In this podcast Paul and Sally Fallon, co-founder of the Weston A. Price Foundation and author of Nourishing Traditions, talk about Raw Milk. The discussion first focuses on to the how pasteurized milk came to become commonplace in the markets and how raw milk is the ultimate super food. Raw Milk can help with behavior problems, […]

Art Ludwig Podcast Introduction & Announcement

Published 6 years ago in Community , less toxic living , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul describes the content of the two Art Ludwig Podcasts that are being offered.  Visit http://permies.com/podcasts/ to get these two spectacular podcasts.

210 – Woodleaf Farm Orchards

Paul and Eivind are at Woodleaf Farm where they discuss yellowjackets and methods to control them and then they have a quick synopsis of the last few stops on the Tour. They revisit some of the things they have seen on the different farms they have visited. Paul tells of having his first orange off […]

209 – The Realities of Practical Permaculture – Dell Artemis Farm

Paul, Jocelyn and Eivind discuss the realities of practical permaculture depending upon environment, climate, soil and a multitude of other factors with Marina and Robert of Dell Artemis Farm. They talked about the challenges of practicing permaculture and farming techniques compared to the hypothetical notion of being completely self-sufficient from farming in any given environment. […]

206 – Paul Wheaton – Natural Cleansers

The Symphony in Seed & Soil Tour 2012 live from the The Dogwood Diner in Dunsmir, California Over breakfast Paul, Jocelyn, Geoff and Eivind summarize the highlights of the Symphony in Seed & Soil Tour after six days on the road and two weeks out of Montana if the pre-tour events are included. They discuss […]

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