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123 – Market Legality and Doing What You Love

Published 9 years ago in missoula , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell about the Missoula Heirloom Winter Market. It used to be a “black market,” where you could buy things that weren’t officially approved for sale. They talk about the health department folks sneaking in, and how the market has coped by creating a “members only” policy. Paul mentions Joel Salatin‘s […]

Tags: farmers , legality , money

122 – Natural Swimming Pools Part 2

Published 9 years ago in less toxic living , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton continues talking with Anna Birkas about Natural Swimming Pools, the subject and the DVD. They talk about vertical walls, pond liners, and Sepp Holzer‘s approach of compressing the soil like a pig would in order to seal a pond. Paul asks about the possibility of using rammed earth as pool walls. They talk […]

121 – Natural Swimming Pools Part 1

Published 9 years ago in less toxic living , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks with Anna Birkas about Natural Swimming Pools, the subject and the DVD. In the DVD, David Pagan Butler made a beautiful natural swimming pool in England. Anna mentions Michael Littlewood’s books on the subject, which she is more familiar with. Anna specializes in rain water and grey water. There are two parts […]

120 – Aquaculture and Aquaponics

Published 9 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul and Jocelyn acknowledge an enthusiastic listener’s generosity with a spontaneous response to his email questions: First he requests more on podcast #111’s discussion of loneliness and integrity, and second, he asks for general advice on small-scale aquaculture. Beginning with a look at dysfunctional group mentality, Paul cites the “evil banana” anecdote, wherein five gorillas […]

119 – Ingredients Movie Review

Published 9 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul awards the film a B, gauging its value as a farm income resource for those interested in selling superior quality farm products directly to chefs who are willing to pay accordingly for superior flavor. While the film is an excellent permaculture-related documentary, Paul suggests Geoff Lawton’s Food Forest, or Sepp Holzer’s films as better […]

118 – How to Dive In to Permaculture

Published 9 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul hosts listener Josiah Wallingford, advising him on the dive into permaculture. Before this, however, Paul speaks to listener comments expressing hopes for future podcast guests, styles and topics by suggesting that listeners follow Wallingford’s example and start their own RSS feed. Wallingford explains how an RSS (rich site summary) feed is a customizable web […]

117 – Democratic Community

Paul and Jocelyn address listener questions regarding democratic governance of intentional communities. They begin by emphasizing three points: First, that progress in establishing functional permaculture systems is made possible by successive implementation of numerous symbiotic strategy and design elements, manifesting as specific projects or decisions, that cumulatively effect meaningfully positive change; second, that a minimum […]

Tags: community

116 – Eco Labeling Recycling Legality

Published 9 years ago in food , missoula , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell about some more listener questions. They talk about Paul’s version of a rating system that Missoula‘s Good Food Store could use, which is similar to Jack Spirko’s Agritrue. They talk about requesting lard. Jocelyn would love to have a polyculture label. Helen Atthowe uses a veganic label. They talk […]

115 – Wanderlust Review

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Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell about Wanderlust, the movie. It is a comedy about a couple that goes to live in an “intentional community,” which is more of a dysfunctonal commune. One funny part is having a “truth circle” in which everyone has had psychadelics in their tea without their knowing, and its just […]

Tags: community

113 – Permaculture as a Household Word

Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell mention Paul’s pheasant video. They talk about farms having a “bone yard.” How could you imagine getting to a world where permaculture is a household word. Paul says that is his hope with the hugelkultur into the brains of 50 million thread. Jocelyn talks about how people don’t understand […]

112 – Trolls Backyard Ponds Local Food Compost

Published 9 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell about listener questions. Jocelyn asks people to change their names to a believable first name_last name. Paul shares about Helen Atthowe. A big thank you to Josiah Wallingford for all the work he’s done overhauling the podcast wordpress site. Message to everybody: go to the new itunes thing, not […]

Tags: being eco , local , Ponds

111 – Integrity and Being Alone

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Paul Wheaton talks about holding true to your value set or having friends. Paul’s started communities and left and they’ve fallen apart. He talks about when he feels it’s appropriate to say, “Fuck off” versus when he is encouraging spreading the hugelkultur article to 50 million people. He talks about independent thought, integrity  and consensus […]

110 – Consensus and Assholes

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Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell about deviating from the norm. Paul prefers to be “an asshole” than to sugar coat things. The most polite people can project the most hostile things. Reddit‘s Paul Wheaton-bashing is actually helping promote Paul. Jocelyn and Paul share two stories about how people hate having the owner obviously in […]

Tags: community , ethics

108 – Listener Questions and Starting from Scratch

Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell answer listener questions. While Jocelyn prepares the questions, Paul quickly covers the “Ban Paul Wheaton” Reddit thread which originated from the desire of someone for Paul to run the Permies forums in contrast to his artistic vision and community building philosophy. Question 1 from Bill who wrote a lengthly response […]

107 – Fluorescent Lighting

Published 9 years ago in less toxic living , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell about a recent dinner they had with people who had a full energy audit on their house. They talk about CFL vs incandescent lightbulbs. They talk about the quality of fluorescent light. The audit didn’t mention anything about lifestyle habits or changes, like using a drying rack instead of […]

106 – Social Justice Big Picture with Kelda Miller

Paul Wheaton talks with Kelda Miller, who has taught several PDCs and is a current instructor. She spent 2 years at the Bullock Brothers Homestead. Kelda talks about ethics and admits she is a fan of Ayn Rand, the author of Atlas Shrugged. She quotes Starhawk on saying that gardening is the easy part of […]

105 – Sepp Holzer Permaculture Chapter 1 Part 5

Published 9 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts , Sepp Holzer - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton and Kelda Miller continue reviewing chapter 1 of Sepp Holzer‘s Permaculture. Kelda starts by describing her blind taste test of a watered vs. unwatered tomato (unwatered wins). Paul shares about the Sepp Holzer event this spring, and the PDC before it. Sepp will definitely be talking about ponds, aquaculture, and micro-hydro. Sepp’s book […]

104 – Rocket Mass Heaters with Ernie and Erica

Buy Ernie and Erica’s detailed plans Paul Wheaton talks with Ernie and Erica Wisner about rocket mass heaters. They talk about the boom-squish podcast Paul did with Caleb Larson on heating water with a rocket mass heater. They talk about heating coils, and the importance of a tall and vertical heat riser. Ernie talks about […]

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