Podcast 645 – Struggling with big spend – Part 2

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Paul, Jay and Katie continue brainstorming on the subject of how to spend a hypothetical donation of $500,000 so that it effects a positive change in the world and also repays the investment, including ideas such as investments, advertising, documentary making, and a whole bunch more. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

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Podcast 644 – Struggling with big spend – Part 1

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Paul sits down with a few of his patreons about a hypothetical investment into Wheaton Labs, namely how he could make the money back so it could become self-perpetuating. Ideas include Rocket Mass Heater installers, Wofati builders, social media presence, and a bunch more. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information […]

Podcast 643 – Carbon Footprint – Part 3

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Paul and Alan Booker continue their discussion on carbon footprints and how to reduce them, covering topics such as electric vehicles, rocket mass heaters, LEED certification and it’s flaws, refurbishment vs building anew, and food’s impact on a footprint. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast […]

Podcast 642 – Carbon Footprint – Part 2

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Paul and Alan Booker continue their discussion about carbon footprint, along with some others who are watching by zoom. Booker brings up that heat management is the largest contributor to most people’s carbon footprint, so Paul suggests Rocket mass heaters. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this […]

Podcast 641 – Carbon Footprint – Part 1

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Paul sits down with Alan Booker to discuss climate change, and what we can do about it. Booker tends to avoid the subject due to it’s politicization, but believes the best way to affect it is to demonstrate how permaculture can improve lifestyles and make this knowledge go viral. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

Podcast 640 – Samantha’s Consultation – Part 2

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Paul continues Samantha’s consultation on her land and, perhaps rather predictably, talks at length about hugelkultur. Along with his disdain for pine trees, how to avoid frost pockets, a potential berm shed, and Mark Shepard’s book on Restoration Agriculture. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast […]

Podcast 639 – Samantha’s Consultation – Part 1

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Samantha got herself a consultation with Paul on from backing his kickstarter, so Paul is at Samantha’s place for the promised consultation, and naturally the discussion turns to Hugelkultur, along with her progress with a BB and inspiration from GAMCOD. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this […]

Podcast 638 – De- and Re-skilling

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Paul is at lunch at the SKIP event and talks to Jay Gruenke (and a bit from Mike Haasl and Opalyn Rose) about the loss of skills brought on by the modern age, and how SKIP can help with bringing such skills back, even when ignoring how they can be used to inherit properties. Support […]

Podcast 637 – Cat’s SKIP Diet podlet

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Paul manages to get Cat to sit down over lunch for long enough to get a mini-podcast out of her, along with (much to her chagrin) her daughter and Dez, while they discuss her weight loss since coming to Bootcamp along with other food and health related topics. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes […]

Podcast 636 – 2023 Permaculture Design Course Session 3

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Paul, Alan Booker, and others meet at lunch on day 11 of Alan Booker’s PDC. Today’s topic is “whether or not to go to college” and what’s changed in the last 12 years since Paul’s last talked about this. They also discuss SKIP and the effects of Artificial Intelligence on worky jobs. Support the podcast […]

Podcast 635 – 2023 Permaculture Design Course Session 2

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Paul and others are back at lunch at the PDC with JR Magee and Dez Choi, with his big theme being the 2023 Permaculture Technology Jamboree and his plans to extend it, along with some on the planned Freezer Wofati, new possibilities from the well, and a surprise turnip harvest. Support the podcast on Patreon […]

Podcast 634 – 2023 Permaculture Design Course

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Paul has Brandt come back for another round of of his Permaculture Design Course because last year just wasn’t enough for him, so he came back for more. They also discuss Hugelkultur and how to get started with your permaculture build, either on your own land, or how to inherit via SKIP. Support the podcast […]

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Podcast 633 – Office Cleanup and Updates – Part 2

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Samantha still can’t persuade Paul to get his office cleaned up, so it looks like they’re going to keep discussing communities, how to keep people from playing rule sillybuggers, how he runs successful Kickstarters, and anything and everything else they can to stave off the dreaded cleaning. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and […]

Podcast 632 – Office Cleanup and Updates – Part 1

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Samantha pops in to Paul’s office offering to help him clean the place up, and instead finds herself recording a podcast with him on Allerton Abbey’s round door, Permaculture Technology Jamboree compensation plans, well digging, and anything and everything else in the place instead of getting it sorted. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes […]

Podcast 631 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 3 – Part 2

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Paul finishes up his recap of the 2022 Permaculture Technology Jamboree with his last remaining instructor, Lisa Orr, along with Chris McClellan, aka Uncle Mud, on subjects including rocket stove tech, wild clay and alternate fuel sources. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this […]

Podcast 630 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 3 – Part 1

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Paul sits back down and gets last remaining instructor, Lisa Orr, along with Chris McClellan, aka Uncle Mud, to go more into their Rocket Kiln stuff. They also bring up Pyrometers, J-tubes, firing cones, and a delicate blue glaze. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast […]

Podcast 629 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 2 – Part 3

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Session 2 of 2022’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree roundup finishes up with its batch of instructors, mostly on Jacob Wustner’s topics of bees, bee genetics, how to get bees with good genetics and how to improve poorer ones, swarm traps, and treatment free keeping of bees. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More […]

Podcast 628 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 2 – Part 2

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The recap of last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree continues with the second batch of instructors (Samantha Lewis, Michael Otten, Jim Juczak, and Austin Durant) and what they taught. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

Podcast 627 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 2 – Part 1

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Paul gets another batch of instructors from last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree in to discuss what they did for the event, namely getting a Mongolian yurt in, the earthworks necessary for building it on a steep slope, an offer for paid videography, and roundwood picnic tables. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

Podcast 626 – 2022 PTJ Recap – Part 3

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The first session of last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree comes to a close after discussing more on the rocket kiln and it’s potential as a rocket forge, rocket stoves, the new solar dehydrator with rocket assist, and spinning wheels made from bicycle parts. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

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