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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 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 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 […]

Podcast 625 – 2022 PTJ Recap – Part 2

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The recap of last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree continues with about a third of his instructors, discussing Uncle Mud’s breakthrough in rocket kilns that allows much faster and cheaper pottery firing. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

Podcast 624 – 2022 PTJ Recap – Part 1

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Paul calls up about a third of his instructors (Alan Booker, Chris McClellan aka Uncle Mud, Opalyn Rose, Samantha Lewis, and Beau Davidson) from last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree to just go over what was taught there and some on the plans for this year’s PTJ. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

Podcast 623 – Catchup with Alan Booker – Part 3

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The catchup call between Paul and Alan Booker continues for another hour (mostly on Rocket Mass Heaters and upcoming events) before they decide to wind down for next time, along with a bit on Alan’s PDC and possible redefinition of the SEPPers program. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

Podcast 622 – Catchup with Alan Booker – Part 2

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Paul continues his call with Alan Booker with the goal of catching up on the past 6 months of pod-silence, covering topics such as the Living Building Challenge, how energy prices vary over time and depending on source, and backup/emergency energy sources. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion […]

Podcast 621 – Catchup with Alan Booker – Part 1

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Paul once again calls up Alan Booker after the long hiatus to catch up on what’s been happening at Paul’s in that time along with some future plans, covering the upcoming 2023 Garden Master course with Helen Atthowe and progress with the GM 2022, free heat, and greenhouse movies. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

Podcast 620 – Biophilic Design and BBB session 5 – Part 3

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Paul finishes up his call with Alan booker, but not before remembering that they’re supposed to be discussing section 2.4 of Permaculture a Designer’s Manual by Bill Mollison and actually managed to get and stay on topic, though still keeping Biophilia in mind. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

Podcast 619 – Biophilic Design and BBB session 5 – Part 2

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The call between Paul and Alan Booker continues, and they still don’t get around to discussing section 2.4 of Permaculture a Designer’s Manual by Bill Mollison, AKA the Big Black Book, instead continuing to talk about Biophilic Design, bio-digesters, and Rocket Mass Heaters. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

Podcast 618 – Biophilic Design and BBB session 5 – Part 1

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Paul calls up Alan Booker to continue their read-through of Permaculture a Designer’s Manual by Bill Mollison, AKA the Big Black Book, section 2.4. But got distracted by Biophilic Design, Rocket Mass Heaters, and how not to get people to be more efficient. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

Podcast 607 – The Future Leadership of Permaculture – Part 2

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Paul sits back down with Alan Booker to try to talk about Bill Mollison’s Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual, but wind up getting completely distracted and talking about Kickstarter and how to get more boots up to bootcamp. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this […]

Podcast 606 – The Future Leadership of Permaculture – Part 1

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Paul sits back down with Alan Booker to try to talk about Bill Mollison’s Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual, but wind up getting completely distracted and talking about cultivating a new generation of permaculture leaders and how to characterize them. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast […]

Podcast 605 – Big Black Book Session 4 – Part 2

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Paul sits back down with Alan Booker after a fourteen-month hiatus to get back into the Big Black Book, aka Permaculture a Designer’s Manual by Bill Mollison. In this episode, they start to discuss Mollison’s 5 permaculture principals and Paul’s reluctance to read David Holmgren’s work. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

Podcast 604 – Big Black Book Session 4 – Part 1

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Paul sits back down with Alan Booker after a fourteen-month hiatus to get back into the Big Black Book, aka Permaculture a Designer’s Manual by Bill Mollison. This part focuses on Figure 2.1 on page 14, talking about water retention landscapes, water cycling, and crediting inventors. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

Podcast 550 – Getting Permaculture Apples into Safeway – Part 2

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Paul meets up with 6 people who’ve supported the SKIP Kickstarter at $65 or higher (including Alan Booker) to talk about getting permaculture produce into grocery stores, although most of the podcast is spent talking alternative ways to make money with apples. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion […]

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Podcast 549 – Getting Permaculture Apples into Safeway – Part 1

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Paul meets up with 6 people who’ve supported the SKIP Kickstarter at $65 or higher (including Alan Booker) to talk about getting permaculture produce into grocery stores, along with some of the process of getting produce into stores in general. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this […]

podcast 514 – Wildfires – Part 2

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Paul continues his discussion with Alan Booker on the subject of the wildfires active in the USA, mostly talking about prevention strategies like distributing ponds all over the place, uses for fallen branches, and populating forests with people to manage them. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of […]

podcast 513 – Wildfires – Part 1

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Paul calls Alan Booker up to talk about the BBB, but decided to talk about the wildfires in the USA instead. They mostly talk about different fire control methods employed by the American forestry services and how they contrast with those used by the natives 500 years ago. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes […]

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