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178 – Livestock Guardians and Rocket Mass Heaters

Paul Wheaton talks to Matt Walker, who has made rocket mass heaters, and is raising livestock guardian dogs. Matt has a great pyrenees and a northwest farm terrier, and the great pyrenees performs a little better. The terrier is great for catching rats. They talk about barking. They talk about deer control and the garden. […]

140 – Suburban Permaculture in Great Falls, Montana

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Paul Wheaton talks to some local folks after his talk on replacing irrigation with permaculture in Great Falls, MT. Great Falls is very windy, which dessicates the landscape. Paul advises building berms more than using trees for windbreaks. They have no morning dew. They talk about their snake habitat. Paul talks about snow drifts and […]

126 – Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture Chapter 2 Part 2

Paul Wheaton continues reviewing chapter 2 of Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture with Kelda Miller, which is talking about birds and poultry. Sepp talks about the loss of natural habitat and bird diversity. Kelda talks about addressing urban sprawl, and taking out asphalt. The two of them address population growth, and the use of cars. Paul shares […]

025 – Animal Harvest, Bees, LGD

The Podcast begins with much lament about the loss of great video footage in the Pacific Northwest and they go on to talk about taking an animal harvest class with Alexia Allen of Hawthorn Farm. This was a new experience for Jocelyn and largely a new one for Paul who had previously slaughter birds on […]

014 – Chicken Presentation

In this podcast, Paul gives a presentation based on his raising chickens article. He talks about how he came about writing the article and how people reacted when he first released it. First he goes over what bothers him about how people raise their chickens. He doesn’t like when people say we have to keep […]

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