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podcast 422 – better world book – replace petroleum

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Paul Wheaton and Shawn Klassen-Koop discuss working on the Better World Book that will be coming out as a Kickstarter after the first of the year. Paul has been posting drafts of some chapters of the book on various locations and forums in the permies.com site and this podcast covers replacing petroleum. Credit: Eric Tolbert […]

podcast 421 – Stink – Part 2

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell continue their review of the movie Stink, a documentary by Jon Whelan, about chemicals and toxins that are in consumer products. Credit: Eric Tolbert Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. This podcast was made possible […]

podcast 420 – Stink – Part 1

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell review the movie Stink, a documentary by Jon Whelan, about chemicals and toxins that are in consumer products. Paul and Jocelyn start the discussion from the historic Florence Building in Missoula, MT. Credit: Eric Tolbert Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this […]

podcast 419 – PEP Program

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Paul Wheaton and Shawn Klassen-Koop discuss Paul’s attempt to bring PEX/PEP (Permaculture Experience according to X, where in the current example it is P for Paul) to life. Credit: Eric Tolbert Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. This podcast was […]

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podcast 418 – better world book – honey bees – part 2

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This is part 2 of a podcast that was made from a YouTube live broadcast. Modern bee keepers will keep all of the queens that are hatched. Bad keepers will also sell queens from colonies that have hybridized with Africanized honey bees. They will also take all of the honey away from the bees, and […]

podcast 417 – better world book – honey bees – part 1

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This is part 1 of a podcast that was made from a YouTube live broadcast. Paul and Shawn talk about honey bee care as an example of quality animal care. The complex problems of Colony Collapse Disorder have many causes. Raising bees in a way that is more aligned with their natural tendencies will keep […]

podcast 416 – better world book – recycling

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This podcast is an audio track extracted from an experimental YouTubelive broadcast. Paul Wheaton and Shawn Klassen-Koop discuss working on the BetterWorld Book that will be coming out as a Kickstarter after the first ofthe year. Paul has been posting drafts of some chapters of the book onvarious locations and forums in the permies.com site. Paul starts […]

podcast 415 – Fall events follow up

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Paul and Jocelyn are at Warm Springs Creek in Idaho. They are enjoying the pools of warm to hot water that have been formed by people stacking boulders around the springs. They say that it has been a mad scramble over the last several weeks as they were getting ready for the Round Wood Timber […]

podcast 414 – The problem with batch box rocket mass heaters – Part 2

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Part 2 of the podcast picks up with Erica pointing out that most people learn only one way of starting a fire and use that for every fire they start. There are actually multiple different ways to lay and start a fire. Erica’s mother used to say “If you light the fire, it’s your fire […]

podcast 413 – The problem with batch box rocket mass heaters – Part 1

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Paul Wheaton, Kirk “Donkey” Mobert, Erica and Ernie Wisner with Fred Tyler and ant Jeremy in attendance discuss Allerton abbey and the batch box heater that is installed onsite. According to Paul, Allerton abbey is now about 96% complete, and the door has finally been re-installed. The new door is approximately 280 lbs. and opens […]

podcast 412 – Building a better world

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Shawn has listened to most of Paul’s podcasts and heard Paul mention wanting to make a book out of his various writings. So Shawn volunteered to help him do that. Originally, they were just going to mash it all together and do a kickstarter to get it out to the public. But, after working on […]

podcast 411 – Foody bits – Part 2

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This is the second half of the Foody Bits podcast. Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell are on their way back to Wheaton Labs from a road trip and continue their discussion about health and food. Paul is expecting the food systems that have been put in place at Wheaton Labs will start producing at a […]

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podcast 410 – Foody bits – Part 1

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Paul and Jocelyn discuss their health issues related to food and particularly Paul’s recent medical challenges with his spinal cord issue, gout and galstones. Paul says that this is a podcast that Jocelyn has been anxious to do for several months now. Paul states that he had never been to a hospital until about 2 […]

podcast 409 – Listener questions – Part 2

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In this podcast, Paul and Jocelyn continue answering listener questions. They start with the rest of the answer to Amy Grisak’s questions for Paul from podcast 408. Question #4 – What are some of your favorite polyculture plants? Paul – Rhubarb and comfrey definitely top his list Jocelyn – Likes to grow lots of herbs […]

podcast 408 – Listener questions – Part 1

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell are on a road trip to the Seattle area. They discuss and answer listener questions and catch people up on what is happening at Wheaton Labs. Paul starts off explaining how a “glitch” at Patreon causes a surprise for Paul. Paul is very busy, so in an effort to spread […]

podcast 407 – Making Communities Work

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Paul and Jocelyn start the podcast with a short discussion about the previous podcast, Mr. Slappy Finding Joy, and discuss how to start to design a system that works without requiring a “Mr. Slappy”. In Paul’s opinion the first step to solving a problem is identifying the problem and in this case Paul takes time […]

podcast 406 – Mr. Slappy or Finding

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Paul and Jocelyn are on a road trip through rural Montana and start off the podcast with an overview of several hot springs they were able to visit, managing to visit one near Whitehall Montana, even though Jocelyn is in flip-flops, with a broken foot and not supposed to be walking on uneven ground. Paul’s […]

podcast 405 – Review of Wild Wild Country

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell discuss the new Netflix documentary, Wild Wild Country, a six-part mini-series delving into the events surrounding spiritual guru Bhagwan Shree Rajineesh when he moved his ashram from India to Oregon in 1981 and what transpired after the move. Paul and Jocelyn begin the podcast with a review of the show, […]

podcast 404 – Sharpening

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A podcast with Paul, Fred and Jim (one of the instructors from the Appropriate Technology Course that just ended). Jim is the author of “High Art and Subtle Science of Scrounging”. They reviewed a video about knife sharpening by Murray Carter, a 17th generation Yoshimoto blade smith. The video contained lots of excellent information but […]

podcast 403 – Bits and Bobs towards Critical Mass – part 2

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Paul Wheaton and Bill Erickson, a permies.com staff member, continue the podcast with discussion on what Paul would do differently if someone gave him a million dollars (in case anyone is wondering we are sure Paul would be open to it if you would like to make such a donation) and he could go back […]

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