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026 – Listener Permaculture Questions

Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell answer the questions asked in the “tinkering” forum at permies.com. Jocelyn explains that on permies.com in the tinkering forum there is a thread where anyone can post some questions or subjects that will eventually be answered in a podcast, or taken as the subject for one. The questions answered in […]

Tags: guilds , polyculture , soil

025 – Animal Harvest, Bees, LGD

The Podcast begins with much lament about the loss of great video footage in the Pacific Northwest and they go on to talk about taking an animal harvest class with Alexia Allen of Hawthorn Farm. This was a new experience for Jocelyn and largely a new one for Paul who had previously slaughter birds on […]

024 – Mac vs. PC

Published 7 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul gives a history of computers and explains how he is hoping to find a computer that will last him five years. Back in 2004 Paul bought an IBM think pad and he reached a point where it did not have enough memory. When Paul went to replace his think pad he discovered that Lenovo […]

023 – Organic fast food

Published 7 years ago in food , Podcasts , Sepp Holzer - 0 Comments

Paul’s driving down the road, sharing thoughts for this and other podcasts. He touches on the upcoming Mac vs. PC podcast as well as the organic fast food reference system. Wouldn’t it be great if an independent organization rated fast food based on how truly good the food is? It would be a reference guide […]

022 – Raising Pigs

Published 7 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts , Sepp Holzer - 0 Comments

Be forewarned that this pod cast has some audio issues that were beyond our technical expertise to repair. Paul and Jocelyn speak about pigs form all points of view. First we must say pigs are considered the best livestock to raise in permaculture and second they are Sepp Holzer’s beloved farm workers. Paul starts from […]

021 – Keen on Mason Bees With Dave Hunter

Published 7 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul speaks with Dave Hunter, the man keen on bees, about mason bees and the great difference between them and honeybees and how much we don’t know about the bee world. Paul starts by speaking with Dave about the problems that have kept on growing with honeybees, like the colony collapse disorder , CCD, and […]

020 – Thirty tinkerers in thirty minutes

Published 7 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

This podcast is a recording of Paul’s Permaculture Tinkerers Presentation A Frank Zappa quote about deviation gets discussed and how we need to deviate from the norm to make changes. Paul explains where he got the inspiration for his thirty minute presentation. Rocket Mass Heaters are briefly discussed. Paul explains how some of the math […]

019 – Rocket mass heaters

Paul interviews Ernie and Erica Wisner about Rocket Mass Heaters. Paul discusses the videos he made where he makes a RMH. Ernie and Erica review Paul’s portable rocket mass heater design concept of putting a RMH on a trailer pulled by bicycles. Paul asks Ernie to critique his design in a constructively praise like manner. […]

018 – Review of Dirt The Movie

Published 7 years ago in food , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

In this podcast, Paul and Jocelyn sum up what they liked and disliked of the movie, Dirt. First they consider why speak of dirt and not soil. In permaculture, we love soil. Of course the movie is inspired by William Bryant Logan’s acclaimed book Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth. The movie is full […]

017 – Food Matters, Cancer, Local Organic Nutrition, Toilets, Water

Paul and Jocelyn start out by talking about the documentary “Food Matters” Jocelyn fell asleep while watching it, Paul says “I watched the whole thing!” But first, they plan to also talk about water conservation. Also, Paul is setting up an email thing-a-ma-jigger and you should sign up (Ed: the dailyish email list, highly recommended). […]

016 – Maddy Harland of Permaculture Magazine

In this podcast Paul interviews Maddy Harland who is the supreme ruler of Permaculture Magazine. Maddie starts off by describing her time with Sepp Holzer while visiting Portugal. She then explains the problems in the Iberian Peninsula. This area is very arid and very depopulated. Most people in this area are raising sheep and over […]

015 – Helen Atthowe on Compost, Veganic Permaculture, Native Plants

In this podcast, Paul speaks with Helen Atthowe, and they speak about compost, vegan permaculture, and native plants. Paul recalls the first time he saw Helen’s compost piles 15 years ago. Paul underlines the difference between industrial composting facilities that just serve as getting rid of the industrial waste, and with Helen’s piles of compost […]

014 – Chicken Presentation

In this podcast, Paul gives a presentation based on his raising chickens article. He talks about how he came about writing the article and how people reacted when he first released it. First he goes over what bothers him about how people raise their chickens. He doesn’t like when people say we have to keep […]

013 – Vanishing of the Bees Movie Review

In this podcast Paul and Adrien review the movie Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by celebrity permaculturist, Ellen Page. They discuss how colony collapse disorder is heavily influenced by mono cultures and heavy use of pesticides and miteicides. Paul thinks that the movies gives a good message. The movie includes the perspective of commercial bee […]

012 – Helen Atthowe, Soil, Conifers, Fukuoka

Paul visits with Helen Atthowe, goddess of the soil. She has a new web site she calls veganic permaculture. Paul and Helen talk about how they are going to not talk about pH and conifers. They do talk a bit about conifer allelopathy and skim over what their current conflicting theories are about how conifers […]

011 – Making the big bucks with permaculture, part 3

This podcast is part 3 of a recorded presentation Paul gave in Missoula, Montana about farm income. It concludes his talk about Making the big bucks with permaculture! Paul continues in this podcast by taking audience questions. A discussion about regulated versus unregulated sale of foods ensues. Paul gives an example of a small town […]

010 – Making the big bucks with permaculture, part 2

This podcast is part 2 of a recorded presentation Paul gave on How to make the big bucks with permaculture in Missoula, Montana. The main topic is farm income. He continues by giving examples of people who will pay money to work on a farm. Mary Jane Butters’ farm has people who pay to work […]

009 – Making the big bucks with permaculture, part 1

Paul recorded a presentation he gave on How to make the big bucks with permaculture in Missoula, Montana. He starts by doing a quick show of hands from the audience with regards to who has what experience. Paul discusses how we can use permaculture to make more money. Paul explains how some people want to […]

008 – Beyond Organic Innovation

Paul starts off by expressing his opinions on organic practices and what he calls invert organic labeling. He thinks that all foods that are NOT organic should be labeled so. If something has pesticides, he thinks it should say so. He talks about his ideas regarding something he calls thewhole foods quality factor. Basically, his idea […]

007 – Masanobu Fukuoka Larry Korn

Published 8 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts , Sepp Holzer - 0 Comments

In this podcast, Paul talks with Larry Korn in Ashland, Oregon. Larry was an intern for Masanobu Fukuoka for several years and did the translation for One Straw Revolution. Larry begins by talking about the time that Bill Mollison (the inventor of permaculture) first met Fukuoka. He also relays the stories of Fukuoka’s experiences in […]

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