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Podcast 590 – Gardening v Farming

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Paul sits back down with Eliot to continue where they left off on the subject of gardening verses farming. Other topics include some of the difficulties of developing communities, PEP and SKIP certification, and another brief rundown on staying on potentially temporary land. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

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Podcast 589 – Julia (and Eliot’s) Farm

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Paul sits back down with Eliot for a quick podcast discussing Paul’s visit to Eliot’s farm before knocking off for lunch. They do get around to discussing berms, hugelkultur, terraces, orchards, frost pockets and how to make upside down hugelkultur beds. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of […]

Podcast 588 – 2021 RMH Jamboree So Far – Part 2

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Paul continues his talk with Eliot, one of the people at the 2021 Rocket Mass Heater Jamboree to discuss the past week of the 9-day event, Rocket Mass Heaters, Walker Stoves, Liberator cores, Gamera, and Bartell’s Bunkhouse, the not-quite-wofati that’s getting a new RMH. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information […]

Podcast 587 – 2021 RMH Jamboree So Far – Part 1

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Paul sits down Elliot, one of of the 30 people at the 2021 Rocket Mass Heater Jamboree to discuss the past week of the 9-day event, covering topics such as Rocket Mass Heaters, Rocket Stoves, a rocket “lorena”, outdoor kitchens, and other happenings at the 2021 RMH Jamboree. Also omelette bars. Support the podcast on […]

Podcast 586 – Justin’s Walker Stove RMH Consultation – Part 2

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Paul continues his talk with Justin on the subject of his Walker stove to be, covering topics such as relative insulation of various materials, effectiveness of convective and radiant heat, fuel consumption, and a hack-y method of ensuring a seal on a brick stratification chamber. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More […]

Podcast 585 – Justin’s Walker Stove RMH Consultation – Part 1

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Paul sits down with Justin to talk about the rocket heater he’s building, specifically a Walker Stove of Matt Walker’s designs, as well as potential modifications to it, like a metal barrel, heat shielding, insulation, base strength, and the RMH Jamboree. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of […]

Podcast 584 – Pemaculture Smackdown 20 – The Paul HOA Session 2 – Part 2

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Paul continues his discussion on the building codes at Wheaton Labs with his usual crew (Mark, Katie, Opalyn, and probably Kyle). They talk about good duff (insulation) materials for wofaties, plans to simplify wofati designs going forward and some dos and don’ts of glass. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information […]

Podcast 583 – Pemaculture Smackdown 20 – The Paul HOA Session 2 – Part 1

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Paul once again sits down with his usual crew (Mark, Katie, Opalyn, and probably Kyle) to discuss the building codes at Wheaton Labs, as well as a chunk on straw. Other topics include wofaties, appropriate duff material, and use of cardboard as duff insulation. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information […]

Podcast 582 – Chris Site Review – Part 2

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Paul continues his consultation with Oregon landowner Chris, another fool that actually paid him rather than blowing the money on cool stuff like ice cream. They talk about stuff like ponds, swales, headache inducing soil composition, solar pumps and BBs. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this […]

Podcast 581 – Chris Site Review – Part 1

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Paul calls up Chris, another fool that actually paid for a consultation on his land in Oregon rather than blowing the money on cool stuff like ice cream. Topics covered in this part include Oregon water collection laws and policing, ponds, soil retention, and food forests. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

Podcast 580 – Permaculture Smackdown 19 – The Paul HOA – Part 3

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Paul continues the smackdown with 6 of his patreons (Mark, Katie, Opalyn and Weston were named) on the topic of the ideals that Paul wants people to adhere to when building on his land, such as weather or not urbanite is welcome, and maximum area of a building. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes […]

Podcast 579 – Permaculture Smackdown 19 – The Paul HOA – Part 2

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Paul continues the smackdown with 6 of his patreons (Mark, Katie, Opalyn, and someone from New Zealand whose name was never mentioned) on the topic of the ideals that Paul wants people to adhere to when building on his land. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this […]

Podcast 578 – Permaculture Smackdown 19 – The Paul HOA – Part 1

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Paul sits down with a whopping 6 patreons (Mark and Katie were named) to discuss the ideals that Paul wants people to adhere to when building on his land, although most of this part is talking about philosophy, small eco-communities, and an update on the plumbing at the lab. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

Podcast 577 – Jennie Site Review – Part 2

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Paul continues his call with Jennie in the San Luis Valley of Colorado, covering topics such as hugelkultur, compost, food forests, mulch, fruit trees, edible cleaning agents, and the making of a willow feeder system. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at […]

Podcast 576 – Jennie Site Review – Part 1

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Once again, Paul calls someone who paid him for a consultation on their land – this time Jennie in the San Luis Valley of Colorado, and covering topics such as earthworks, berms, hugelkultur, fencing, composting, and mouse control. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on […]

Podcast 575 – Alexandra and Richard Site Review

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Paul calls up Alexandra and Richard, who have recently aquired 0.3 acres in “Mosquito Town”, Minnesota, just on the edge between urban and suburban for a consultation on what to do with it, covering topics such as allelopathic trees, ponds, and hugelkultur. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion […]

Podcast 574 – Should Sean Stay?

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Paul calls up Sean, who parted with pizza money to get an opinion on whether or not to move away from his friend’s place in California, and if so, what to do? They also discuss residual income streams, renting land and buying land. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

Podcast 573 – Permaculture Smackdown 18 – Desert or Paradise Session 15

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Paul sits down once again to finish up the review of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or paradise, this time with special guest Dr. Julia and the usual suspects (Katie, Opalyn, Mark), along with some on rocket oven maintenance and the upcoming RMH Jamboree. The main topics covered are humane slaughter and bee keeping. Support the podcast […]

Podcast 572 – Permaculture Smackdown 17 – Desert or Paradise Session 14 – Part 2

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Paul continues the smackdown with most of the usual suspects (Kyle, Opalyn, Katie) to finish up 20 of the 40 remaining pages in Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise, covering topics such as growing frost sensitive plants in colder climates (such as lemon trees in Montana), and treatment of animals Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

Podcast 571 – Permaculture Smackdown 17 – Desert or Paradise Session 14 – Part 1

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Paul sits down with his usual smackdown suspects (Kyle, Opalyn, Katie, and presumably Mark) to review twenty of the remaining 40 pages in Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise, as well as a couple of bits on Willie Smits’ latest work, and a fair bit on natural pest control. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes […]

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