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184 – Farmageddon

Published 5 years ago in food , Podcasts - 0 Comments

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 […]

148 – Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture Chapter 4 Part 1

Published 6 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts , Sepp Holzer - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda continue reviewing Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture, chapter 4, on cultivating mushrooms. Paul shares about symbiculture. Sepp mentions how Chernobyl affected his mushroom sales, and Alex talks about mycoremediation. Paul talks about Paul Stamets, and his ways fungi are saving the world. Sepp writes about the symbiotic nature of fungi helping other […]

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 […]

145 – Steve Heckeroth Electric Tractors Part 3

Published 6 years ago in less toxic living , Podcasts - 0 Comments

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

Published 6 years ago in food , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

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

Published 6 years ago in food , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

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 […]

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123 – Market Legality and Doing What You Love

Published 6 years ago in missoula , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell about the Missoula Heirloom Winter Market. It used to be a “black market,” where you could buy things that weren’t officially approved for sale. They talk about the health department folks sneaking in, and how the market has coped by creating a “members only” policy. Paul mentions Joel Salatin’s […]

Tags: farmers , legality , money

054 – Jack Spirko on Modern Survivalism

Published 6 years ago in homesteading , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul Wheaton talks with Jack Spirko of The Survival Podcast. Jack shares about Bill Mollison’s story, as well as about the immunity of self-reliant folks during economically harder times, like the Great Depression. Paul and Jack discuss the productive utilization of permaculture rather than hype. They emphasize creating profit, and how “permaculture” does not have […]

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