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188 – A Good Road Part 4

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Paul Wheaton talks to Neil Bertrando about the book, “A Good Road Lies Easy on the Land,” by Paul Zeedyk, which fits well with keyline design. They have established the concept of induced meandering. They talk about a surrounding circle of rocks and a “one-rock-dam” which keeps big chunks from filling your culvert. Neil shares […]

184 – Farmageddon

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Paul Wheaton talks to Jocelyn Campbell about the movie, Farmageddon, which profiles several small farms that were unfairly raided and destroyed. One family raised raw milk, which cured her son’s allergies. Joel Salatin says that these raids were warrantless, and bad science. They talk about mixed motivations for participating in these raids. They talk about […]

179 – Farming Practices

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Paul Wheaton talks to “Jocelyn Campbell in the Forks, WA. They talk about working with north-facing slope. They respond to more listener questions. Paul talks about his food rating system, and his TV show idea. They wonder about reusing used motor oil. They talk about discerning quality somewhere like a farmers market, and the triggers […]

Tags: farm , food , permaculture

176 – Forest Shomer Native Plants

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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 […]

174 – Steve Heckeroth Electric Tractor Questions

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Paul Wheaton and Steve Heckeroth talk about Steve’s kickstarter campaign to help farmers get electric tractors for bulk prices. (Unfortunately, however, since this podcast was made, they’ve discovered you can’t sell items costing more than $10,000 on kickstarter). Steve talks about the different types of electric tractors that are available. Steve talks about keeping draft […]

160 – Growing Your Own

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Paul Wheaton talks to Chaya from pantryparatus.com and others at the PDC in Dayton, MT. Chaya asks why should people grow their own food and support farmers markets. Paul talks about the ability to control your own consumption. Paul talks about “noxious weeds” and native plants. They talk a bit about the goals of Monsanto. […]

153 – Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture Chapter 5 Part 3

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Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda talk about permie swag. Paul talks about his not having a farm right now, and his plan for having a farm. He talks about a Paul Wheaton Community. He talks about making the big bucks with permaculture. Paul talks about husp (Horticulture for the United States of Pocahantas). They continue […]

150 – Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture Chapter 4 Part 2

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Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda continue reviewing Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture, chapter 4, on cultivating mushrooms. This part talks about growing mushrooms on strawbales. It’s essential that the straw is organic, and is clean (not rotted). They talk about other uses for straw, and straw vs. hay. Paul talks about not bringing any organic matter in […]

Tags: farm , fungi , Sepp Holzer

147 – Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture Chapter 3 Part 2 Continued

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Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda continue reviewing Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture, chapter 3. Sepp writes about which fruit varieties work better than others, and which fruits he could get to grow that he was told he couldn’t. He writes about propogation and grafting, creating fruit forests, and the shock method. Sepp writes about the importance of […]

146 – Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture Chapter 3 Part 2

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Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda continue reviewing Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture, chapter 3. Sepp writes about which fruit varieties work better than others, and which fruits he could get to grow that he was told he couldn’t. He writes about propogation and grafting, creating food forests, and the shock method. Paul talks about growing apples from […]

145 – Steve Heckeroth Electric Tractors Part 3

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Paul Wheaton continues talking with Steve Heckeroth, who has made an electric tractor. Paul shares about his tractor and truck. Steve talks about linear actuators, and hydraulic cylinders. They talk about some more of Steve’s tractor designs, which have even more power despite being smaller in size. They talk about its having tracks, and how […]

144 – Steve Heckeroth Electric Tractors Part 2

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Paul Wheaton continues talking with Steve Heckeroth, who has made an electric tractor. Steve talks about linear actuators. Steve talks about regen, putting energy back into your batteries when you brake. They talk about in-wheel motors. You don’t need a clultch in an electric vehicle, which makes things a little easier. They talk about having […]

143 – Steve Heckeroth Electric Tractors Part 1

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Paul Wheaton talks with Steve Heckeroth, who has made an electric tractor. Paul shares about his electric golf cart, which he used for a lot around the farm. Steve talks about the energy that goes into food production (moreso than its transportation). Steve uses DC motors. They talk about traction. Steve talks about using an […]

137 – Eco Farm

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Paul Wheaton and Helen Atthowe talk about Eco-Farm, a conference that goes beyond organic farming into integral land stewardship, and social justice. Helen spoke about veganic permaculture, particularly because people have been wary as of late of using animal manures due to E. coli scares. Helen teaches about green manures. Helen shares about a cover-cropping […]

135 – Joel Salatin Part 2

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Paul Wheaton and Lacia Bailey continue reviewing a video on Joel Salatin at a google event. Joel talks about food innovation being impeded by a number of laws. Visiting a CAFO requires a haz-mat suit and shoes dipped in chemicals. Paul talks about how he prefers to innovate in secrecy, so he is not shut […]

124 – Organic Farm Income and Cattle

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Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell about Paul’s brother, Tim, coming to Missoula to pick up a cattle trailer. They talk about selling farmer to restaurant or farmer to consumer, and financial motivation for going organic. Jocelyn talks about being willing to pay more for cleaner, healthier food. Make sure the cattle do not eat […]

Tags: cattle , farm , farmers , money , organic

029 – Round Table at LaBiondo farm

In this podcast Paul sits down to a roundtable with Karen Biando at LaBiondo Farm and kitchen on Vashon Island, WA to discuss his tour of the farm. They begin by talking about Karen’s experience with “honor system” farm stands. Karen talks about how she has more invested in the cash box than the structure […]

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