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podcast 411 – Foody bits – Part 2

Published 5 years ago in Podcasts - 0 Comments

This is the second half of the Foody Bits podcast. Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell are on their way back to Wheaton Labs from a road trip and continue their discussion about health and food. Paul is expecting the food systems that have been put in place at Wheaton Labs will start producing at a […]

Tags: diet , food , health

podcast 410 – Foody bits – Part 1

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Paul and Jocelyn discuss their health issues related to food and particularly Paul’s recent medical challenges with his spinal cord issue, gout and galstones. Paul says that this is a podcast that Jocelyn has been anxious to do for several months now. Paul states that he had never been to a hospital until about 2 […]

Podcast 243 – Food Choices

Published 11 years ago in food , nettles , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul and Jocelyn talk about food choices, recorded not long after Paul gave the keynote address to the permaculture convergence in San Diego. People kept asking about “dietary restrictions” on this trip.  Paul figured he and Jocelyn should make a podcast to go over food. “Everything in moderation, including moderation.”  For example, Paul loves pie, but only has […]

Tags: food , gluten , nettle , paleo , Raw milk

179 – Farming Practices

Published 11 years ago in food , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

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

160 – Growing Your Own

Published 11 years ago in homesteading , Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

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. […]

152 – Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture Chapter 5 Part 2

Paul Wheaton and Alex Ojeda continue chapter 5 of Sepp Holzer‘s Permaculture. They talk about untidy gardens and “what would the neighbors think?” Paul suggests a massive hedge. They talk about how to store food in a root cellar. Paul talks about storing roots in sand. Sepp writes about storing cabbage. Paul shares about spring […]

how to render lard

Published 12 years ago in food , homesteading , less toxic living , Video - 0 Comments

Suzy Bean renders lard in her favorite way. And she talks about some other lard rendering techniques that she has tried and doesn’t like as much. The way she likes: the stove top “dry method” (no water) in a cast iron skillet. She says a stainless steel pan would be good too. Low to medium […]

Tags: food , frugality

outdoor kitchens at permaculture farms and ecovillages

Published 12 years ago in food , homesteading , Video , wild foods - 0 Comments

A tour of temporary and permanent outdoor kitchens. Includes cobville, O.U.R. Ecovillage, the bullock brothers farm, lost valley and others. Outdoor kitchens don’t have to me elaborate and/or expensive. Plus, these outdoor kitchens are keyed more to communities and groups. Outdoor kitchens are also a great place for canning and processing the fall harvest on […]

serviceberry – best wood for tipi fire per skeeter

Published 12 years ago in food , Permaculture , Video - 0 Comments

Michael “Skeeter” Pilarski tells us that serviceberry is the best wood for a fire in a tipi. Serviceberry is also known as juneberry and saskatoon. Serviceberry has a freaky deep taproot and is an excellent permaculture plant!

130 – The Beautiful Truth Movie Review

Paul Wheaton talks with Helen Atthowe after watching The Beautiful Truth. Helen paraphrases a quote of John Muir’s, saying – when you pull on a single thread in nature, you find that it is attached to everything else. The movie follows a 15 year old, homeschooled boy who is investigating health. He discovers that “science” […]

best spoon wood per skeeter

Published 12 years ago in food , less toxic living , Video , wild foods - 0 Comments

Michael “Skeeter” Pilarski, permaculture and wildcrafting instructor, talks a bit about what makes the best wood for carving a wooden spoon. This was filmed at sahale. As part of the washington state permaculture convergence. Skeeter mentions why eucaluptus would make for a terrible wooden spoon (taste). Skeeter talks about serviceberry (I have a hand carved […]

Tags: being eco , food

solar food dehydrator / dryer w bio-track! how to tutorial

Published 12 years ago in food , Video - 0 Comments

A solar food dehydrator / dryer made from a dead freezer. Brian Kerkvliet from Inspiration Farm in Bellingham, Washington gives us a tour of his contraption. This solar food dehydrator comes with a blackened air intake and a blackened air pull. Complete with biotracking! This is where somebody moves the dehydrator several times a day […]

greenhouse construction + rocket mass heater

Greenhouse construction with a rocket mas heater, including an excellent demonstration of the rocket mass heater sideways burn. The greenhouse construction class is taught by Ernie and Erica Wisner, featuring the rocket mass heater techniques of Ianto Evans (of cob cottage company fame). I cannot think of a better approach to greenhouse heating. This is […]

stinging nettles – skeeter on eating stinging nettles

Published 12 years ago in nettles , Permaculture , Video , wild foods - 0 Comments

Michael “Skeeter” Pilarski gives a wildcrafiting tour during the washington state permaculture convergence. In this part he focuses on stinging nettles. And there is a short seqway about bone healing herbs. Skeeter is a well known permaculture instructor and professional wildcrafter. He talks about eating stinging nettles, and using stinging nettles for … nets! He […]

Tags: food , permaculture

119 – Ingredients Movie Review

Published 12 years ago in Permaculture , Podcasts - 0 Comments

Paul awards the film a B, gauging its value as a farm income resource for those interested in selling superior quality farm products directly to chefs who are willing to pay accordingly for superior flavor. While the film is an excellent permaculture-related documentary, Paul suggests Geoff Lawton’s Food Forest, or Sepp Holzer’s films as better […]

017 – Food Matters, Cancer, Local Organic Nutrition, Toilets, Water

Paul and Jocelyn start out by talking about the documentary “Food Matters” Jocelyn fell asleep while watching it, Paul says “I watched the whole thing!” But first, they plan to also talk about water conservation. Also, Paul is setting up an email thing-a-ma-jigger and you should sign up (Ed: the dailyish email list, highly recommended). […]

006 – Cast Iron Cookware

Published 13 years ago in food , less toxic living , Podcasts - 0 Comments

In this podcast Jocelyn and Paul chat about about cast iron cookware, particularly skillets.They start by talking about Paul’s cast iron skillet article. He says that because people were still doubting his claims about eggs not sticking, he created this video to prove them wrong. They also mention the other video he has about cleaning […]

Tags: cast iron , food