074 – Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture preface-ch 1

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Paul Wheaton talks to Kelda Miller, a permaculture instructor in the Pacific NW who spent two years at the Sepp Holzer‘s Permaculture (the book). The forward to the book is by Earthcare Manual, which is used in a lot of PDCs. Kelda makes a plug for a piece of property for sale that could use […]

073 – Urban Permaculture Realism

Paul Wheaton talks to Norris Thomlinson, who lives on 0.2 acres in Portland, Oregon, and has been outside inputs that they have now. Animal calories make up half of what they eat, and a lot of calories come from their bee’s honey. Some sidenotes are that they weren’t very knowledgeable about gardening when they started, […]

072 – Keyline Systems

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Paul Wheaton and keyline systems. A keyline system uses a keyline plow and spreads water throughout the landscape, rather than letting it only accumulate in vallies. The goal is for the landscape to become a big sponge. A keyline plow is a subsoil plow that has a “shakerator.” It takes 3-4 years to get the […]

071 – Being Noble

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Paul Wheaton and Kelly Ware talk about being noble. Kelly shares about growing grapes in Montana, and making elderberry jam and fruit leather. Someone made a political cartoon of Paul on reddit, and someone else made a comic strip of Paul and cast iron. He reminds people to sign up for his daily-ish email list. […]

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070 – Geoff Lawton Food Forests

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Paul Wheaton and Helen Atthowe (www.veganicpermaculture.com) watch Geoff Lawton‘s Food Forest video and Helen really loved it. It shows a food forest as they start it, at 6 months, a year, 3 years, 10 years. Paul thinks it is one of the best permaculture videos. Lawton starts by talking about 3 concepts: the layering of […]

069 – Building a Better World

Paul Wheaton starts his conversation with Kelly Ware sharing about his take on the portable rocket mass heater. Paul is frustrated that the general masses are not ready for his information. Paul mentions the rocket mass heaters are. Paul and Kelly talk about the pain of “small talk,” and living lives of substance towards their […]

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068 – Michael Pilarski (Skeeter)

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Paul Wheaton shares about his Michael Pilarski (Skeeter), a renouned wildcrafter, who was his PDC teacher in 2005. He shares about his chop and drop, Back to the Garden which has Skeeter interviewed in it. Paul and Skeeter mention the hugelkultur, which Skeeter explains. Is there anything Skeeter has planted before that he wouldn’t deal […]

067 – Kelly Ware Spreading Permaculture

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Paul Wheaton sits down with Kelly Ware, and she wants to explore the topic of how to infect people’s brains with permaculture. Paul explains how Kelly invited him to sit with her at a booth to help her persuade people to understand more about permaculture. After a long talk about how to get permaculture into […]

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066 – Kelly Ware Permaculture Gatherings

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Paul Wheaton and Kelly Ware of the Flathead Lake area talk about Sepp Holzer, and how Sepp is coming to Montana next May, 2012. Sepp will be speaking on topics like: restoring/building wetlands, pond building/aquaculture, mushrooms, reading nature, permaculture economics, and food and meat preservation. Kelly and Paul talk about the importance of aquaculture, and […]

065 – Deviating from the Norm Part 2

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell talk about where Paul deviates from the permaculture mainstream. Paul first mentions the deliciousness of kale chips. He then talks about how probably 1/2 of permaculture folks are vegan, and he is an omnivore. He has a lot of respect for vegans though. Paul does not use chicken tractors, but […]

064 – Deviating from the Norm Part 1

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It’s a walk in Paul’s view of permaculture, a quick stroll down his path. Paul and Jocelyn start from a specific question on where Paul strays from mainstream permaculture and why. Paul starts explaining that he likes the idea that forums should be more for a community or discussion for general permaculture stuff, but that […]

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063 – Magazine list

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell continue sharing about writing that has had an impact on Paul, this time, focusing on magazines. Permaculture Magazine and Living Woods Magazine are Paul’s favorites. Paul finds about 2 articles per issue of Permaculture Magazine that he finds interesting. Living Woods is sort of the “Ben Law magazine” to Paul. […]

062 – Fiction Book List

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell host the podcast on the beach (while being laughed at by passerbys for being geeks on their phones) to talk about different fiction books and magazines that are relevant to the permaculture community. Paul explains he isn’t sure why anyone would want to listen to a podcast with him listing […]

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061 – Book List Part 2

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell first share about their tidepooling experience while on the Oregon coast. They then finish going through a list of books, mostly related to gardening and permaculture, that have made an impact on Paul. Here are the books they discuss: Allan Savory‘s Holistic Management, on reversing desertification through the grazing of […]

060 – Book List Part 1

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell go through a list of books, mostly related to gardening and permaculture, that have made an impact on Paul. He would take notes mostly on the pH certain plants needed and companion planting information. He mentions how different kinds of mulches do well with different kinds of plants. He brings […]

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059 – Early Retirement Extreme

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Paul interviews Jacob from earlyretirementextreme.com. (There is also a thread on Early Retirement Extreme (ERE) at permies.com). They talk about Jacob’s experience retiring at 33 (he’s 35 now), and how he got to that point. There are different levels of “extreme” one can take, depending on what is comfortable, but, as Jacob says, “The point […]

058 – Review of Ben Law’s Roundwood Timber Framing Movie

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Paul, Krista, and Caleb review the movie Roundwood Timber Framing with Ben Law. Paul says that he dislikes the word “forest” compared to Ben Law’s “woodland.” They describe some tools used to work with roundwood, such as a rounding plane. You make your peg sort of octagonal and put it through what is more or […]

057 – Preparing a Food Forest

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Paul and Joe talk about turning the back of her property to a food forest. They begin talking about the success of rhubarb–a nitrogen pig–and growing it in hugelkultur beds. Paul mentions putting a sun scoop in–a horseshoe-shaped garden. The curved end would grow the tallest things. They look at Joe’s siberian pea shrub and […]

056 – Horticulture of the United States of Pocahontas

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Paul Wheaton swings in from the jungle to sit down with Dave Bennett and talk about Horticulture of the United States of Pocahantas (husp). It’s a concept that Paul has made up, and posted about initially on the permies forum. Paul expresses his aim in permaculture and how it differs from most people, and how […]

055 – Review of Gaia’s Garden, Chapter 6

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Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell sit down to review Toby Hemenway’s Gaia’s Garden – Chapter Six – Plants for Many Uses. Paul opens the podcast looking for praise on his new mullein video. Paul discusses his motivations for making the video and how it all came together. Jocelyn ties the video in with Chapter 6 […]

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