podcast 537 – Quest for Land – Part 2

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Paul continues his discussion with Kyle and Mark on the subject of land buying, and discuss the differences between keeping cattle and goats and sheep, how much land to dedicate to privacy berms, and how some different types of business spray differently. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion […]

podcast 536 – Quest for Land – Part 1

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On today’s podcast: how to select land for permacultue, with Kyle, Mark, and Paul. Subjects also talked about in this podcast include types of neighbors, financing for land purchase, how much land to get for different purposes and how to avoid a couple of pitfalls. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More […]

podcast 535 – Permaculture Smackdown 5 – Desert or Paradise Session 3

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Paul continues his review of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise with Opalyn, Mark, Katie, et al, covering pages 27 to 37 as well as a discussion on the concept of obligation being poisonous, using paddock shift to prevent damage to landscapes, and Sepp’s time on an oak project in spain. Support the podcast on Patreon […]

podcast 534 – Permaculture Smackdown 4 – Desert or Paradise Session 2

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Paul sits down with the usual suspects among his patrons (Mark, Elliot, Katie, Julia Winter, et al. to review pages 17 to 27 of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise, covering points such as water storage, the spreading Sahara, water “information”, and a brief rebuttal to the “everything is chemical” argument. Support the podcast on Patreon […]

podcast 533 – Permaculture Smackdown 3 – Desert or Paradise – Part 3

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Episode three of the Permaculture Smackdown continues with Paul and six of his patrons – Katie, Kyle, Elliot, Julia Winter, Opalyn et al. to review up to page 16 of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise. This episode finishes off from page 10 and talks about the concept of purple, goals, and the place of heavy […]

podcast 532 – Permaculture Smackdown 3 – Desert or Paradise – Part 2

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Episode three of the Permaculture Smackdown continues with Paul and six of his patrons – Katie, Kyle, Elliot, Julia Winter, Opalyn et al. to review up to page 16 of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise. In this episode, they cover between pages 4 and 10 and talk about any ideas that stand out to them. […]

podcast 531 – Permaculture Smackdown 3 – Desert or Paradise – Part 1

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For episode three of the Permaculture Smackdown, Paul sits down with six of his patrons – Katie, Kyle, Elliot, Julia Winter, Opalyn et al. to review up to page 16 of Sepp Holzer’s Desert or Paradise. In this episode, they review the preface and up to page 4, focusing on the ideas that stood out […]

podcast 530 – Permaculture Smackdown 2 – Part 2

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Episode two of the Permaculture Smackdown continues with Opalyn Rose, Katie, and Mark. In this part the questions are posed by Paul’s patrons. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

podcast 529 – Permaculture Smackdown 2 – Part 1

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Episode two of the Permaculture Smackdown! Joining Paul this time are Opalyn Rose, Katie, and Mark. Like the previous Smackdown, this one is a Q&A on a variety of topics, with the main questions covering Rocket Mass Heater fuel, livestock grazing, and the status of the PEP badge revisions. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

podcast 528 – Permaculture Smackdown Returns – Part 2

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Paul continues his call with some of his Patreons, specifically Julia Winter, Katy, and Ryan, along with the hijackee, Elliot, and Kyle Neath pops out of the woodwork as well. In this part, plans are formulated for future Permaculture Smackdowns, bitcoin is discussed, and a parallel idea to Paul’s SKIP programme is found. Support the […]

podcast 527 – Permaculture Smackdown Returns – Part 1

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Paul calls up three of his Patreon supporters, Julia Winter, Katy, and Ryan, along with a… “hijackee?”, Elliot, who’s allowed in due to being family of one of the Patreons. They spend most of the session talking about The Love Shack, insulation, calking materials, wood preservation, and the shortcomings of whitewash. Support the podcast on […]

podcast 526 – Wheaton Interviewed

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In an interesting inversion of the usual podcast formula, this time Paul is sat down and interviewed by the Local Leaders of the 21st Century Club of Pleasanton, California. He gets asked questions such as “who are you and Sepp Holzer”, “how do you save energy”, “how can we be more sustainable”, and several more. […]

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podcast 525 – The Click – Part 3

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Paul continues his call with Ash Jackson, Ashley Cottonwood, and Jen Richardson on the subject of the Click. In this part, they talk about trying to manage the group’s hair-on-fire urgency and the tipping point of going from just making an example, to dealing with the influx of people. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

podcast 524 – The Click – Part 2

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Paul continues his call with Ash Jackson, Ashley Cottonwood, and Jen Richardson on the subject of the Click. In this part, they discuss the problems they faced with communities, jobs, and getting people to believe that what they’re doing actually works. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of […]

podcast 523 – The Click – Part 1

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Paul calls up Ash Jackson, Ashley Cottonwood, and Jen Richardson to talk about what he calls “The Click” – something that can be described as the sound made by the switch in one’s head as permaculture ideas turn from “cool” to realising that you’ve been living your life backwards. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

podcast 522 – Permaculture Skills DVD 1

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Paul sits down with Dez Choi and Jen Richardson and talk about their viewing of the first “DVD” of the four “DVD” set Permaculture Skills by Ben Falk. The group had high expectations, and they were exceeded. Disclaimer: Paul backed the Kickstarter 4 years ago. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More […]

podcast 521 – Native American Food Stuff – Part 2

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Paul continues his meeting loosely on the subject of the movie “Gather” with Scott, Jen Richardson, and Josiah Kobernik. Topic covered include comparisons between meat qualities in conventional cattle and wild bison, changing food tastes in contemporary and historical times and a bit on cultural economics. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

podcast 520 – Native American Food Stuff – Part 1

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Paul gathers Scott, Jen Richardson, and Josiah Kobernik get together to watch the movie “Gather” which is about people trying to re-discover their Native American roots and some of the issues they face, along with a good dose of politics. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion https://permies.com/wiki/152697/Podcast-Native-American-Food-Stuff#1195356″>thread at Permies.

podcast 519 – RMH in the Tipi

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Paul calls Jen Richardson up to talk about the rocket mass heater in the tipi, its history, potential improvements, and possibly either a rebuilding it, or building a whole new tepee and RMH. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

Podcast 518 – Insulation made from Mushrooms

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Paul sits back down with Mike Haasl and Beau Davidson to talk some more about mycelial insulation panels, what fungus to use, how to grow and bake them, and how they compare to other forms of insulation like rockwool and straw bales. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion […]

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