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370 – Botany in a Day Review – Part 6

Paul had Neil Bertrando from Reno, Nevada with him in this podcast to review Botany in a Day, by Thomas J. Elpel. Exploring the Mallow sub-class, Paul discovered that it includes Huckleberries, Blueberries, the Mustard family, the Squash family, and the Poop Beasts (Poplars, Cottonwoods and Willows). St John’s Wort family. St John’s Wort is […]

367 – Botany in a Day Review – Part 5

Paul had Neil Bertrando from Reno, Nevada with him in this podcast to review Botany in a Day, by Thomas J. Elpel. The podcast opened with Paul bragging about having huckleberry pie for breakfast. Paul said reading the book is helping his getting the ‘order of orders’ clear. Neil came up with a mnemonic: King […]

364 – Botany in a Day Review – Part 4

In this podcast, Paul and Neil Bertando continue on their review of Botany in a Day by Thomas Elpel. This time, they focus on the Magnolia and Witch Hazel Subclass. Since the guys are more interested in the edible and botanical plants and not the ornamental they move over the Magnolia class quickly. Neil and […]

362 – Botany in a Day Review – Part 3

Paul and Neil continue their review of Botany in a Day by Thomas Elpel with the conifers. They start out talking about all sorts of conifers including: Firs with their flat needles, the Pines, the edible nut pines, , spruces, cedars, the Douglas fir, yews, bald cypress, tamarack and larches. They discuss the uses these […]

Podcast 246 – Botany in a Day Review Part 1

Published 5 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts , Review , wild foods - 0 Comments

Summary prepared by Julia Winter Paul and Neil Bertrando get together to review “Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification” by Thomas A. Elpel). This is the first of several podcasts all covering this one book. Paul wanted to cover this book via multiple podcasts because he’s owned this book for years […]

229 – Gourmet Restaurant Experience

Published 5 years ago in food , income , Permaculture , Podcasts , wild foods - 0 Comments

Jocelyn and Paul went to the Herbfarm restaurant in Woodinville, WA. They recall their gourmet restaurant experience there and use the restaurant as an example of what can be done to make the big bucks with permaculture. You can discuss this podcast on this thread at Permies. Sponsor for this podcast: Pantry Paratus

202 – Paul visits Joseph & Jacqueline Freeman of Friendly Haven Rise Farm – Pt. I

Paul visits Joseph & Jacqueline Freeman of Friendly Haven Rise Farm in Battleground Washington while on the 2012 Symphony with Seeds and Soil Tour. The first podcast covers how they found their farm and the 68 things anyone looking for a homestead should take into consideration during the process of finding a suitable location, slug […]

201 – Paul talks with Richard Kutscher from the PDC in Montana. – Part II

Paul talks with  Richard Kutscher whom Paul met at the PDC (Permaculture Design Course) and Sepp event in Montana. Richard has listened to all of the podcasts. They discuss a theoretical Permaculture ecoscale, and specifically Pauls definition of the Wheaton ecoscale, and Pauls ad-hoc permaculture ecoscale. The three sections of ecosections of Pauls environmental laboratory: […]

200 – Paul talks with Richard from the PDC in Montana. – Part I

Paul talks with Richard whom Paul met at the PDC (Permaculture Design Course) in Montana. Richard has listened to all of the podcasts. They discuss a theoretical Permaculture ecoscale, and specifically Pauls definition of the Wheaton ecoscale, and Pauls ad-hoc permaculture ecoscale. The three sections of ecosections of Pauls environmental laboratory: Permaculture, symbiculture and husp […]

176 – Forest Shomer Native Plants

Published 5 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts , wild foods - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks to Forest Shomer, who was in his video on self-seeding tomatoes grown without irrigation. They had just been to a camas prairie. Forest shares about how life used to be like in the area (they are in Port Townshend), and how harvesting was similar to permaculture. They talk about the natural history […]

outdoor kitchens at permaculture farms and ecovillages

Published 6 years ago in food , homesteading , Video , wild foods - 0 Comments

A tour of temporary and permanent outdoor kitchens. Includes cobville, O.U.R. Ecovillage, the bullock brothers farm, lost valley and others. Outdoor kitchens don’t have to me elaborate and/or expensive. Plus, these outdoor kitchens are keyed more to communities and groups. Outdoor kitchens are also a great place for canning and processing the fall harvest on […]

best spoon wood per skeeter

Published 6 years ago in food , less toxic living , Video , wild foods - 0 Comments

Michael “Skeeter” Pilarski, permaculture and wildcrafting instructor, talks a bit about what makes the best wood for carving a wooden spoon. This was filmed at sahale. As part of the washington state permaculture convergence. Skeeter mentions why eucaluptus would make for a terrible wooden spoon (taste). Skeeter talks about serviceberry (I have a hand carved […]

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stinging nettles – skeeter on eating stinging nettles

Published 6 years ago in nettles , Permaculture , Video , wild foods - 0 Comments

Michael “Skeeter” Pilarski gives a wildcrafiting tour during the washington state permaculture convergence. In this part he focuses on stinging nettles. And there is a short seqway about bone healing herbs. Skeeter is a well known permaculture instructor and professional wildcrafter. He talks about eating stinging nettles, and using stinging nettles for … nets! He […]

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084 – Alexia Allen

Paul Wheaton talks with Alexia Allen in Woodinville, WA. Alexia works with the WIlderness Awareness School, and lives on Hawthorn Farm. Paul starts with commenting on Alexia’s lionhead rabbit. Alexia was in Paul’s Respectful Chicken Harvest video. Alexia was making lichen dyed yarn. Alexia is motivated by gratitude. She is asked a question about eating […]

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 […]

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 […]

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