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podcast 401 – Permaculture Design Course for Scientists and Engineers

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Paul Wheaton, instructors Alan Booker, Jessica Peterson, and most of the graduates of the just completed PDC course gather to discuss the class, their experiences and lessons learned. This class differed from previous classes in that it focused on more advanced topics and the students typically had more technical backgrounds in engineering, the sciences or […]

podcast 396 – Jumpstarting Community

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In this podcast Jocelyn, Fred and Paul talk about the process of building community. There are lots of challenges including keeping things functional, clean and moving forward. They talk about developing relationships in a way that helps maintain the critical mass of a prospering community as well as all of the other projects that are […]

podcast 394 – Permaculture Smackdown on Appropriate Technology

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In this podcast Josiah and Paul have a good talk about the Appropriate Technology Course that is going to be taught at Wheaton Labs this year. Paul and Josiah discuss what they think are the types of technologies that are applicable to the realm of permaculture. They talk about how these technologies are used to […]

361 – Tim Barker on what a PDC is – Part 2

This is part 2 of a 2 part podcast. Paul and Tim Barker continue to talk about the plans for the 2017 PDC from May 28 to June 10. There will be 91 hours of instruction, more than the usual 72 hours, and then there will be evening presentations on top of that, so a […]

360 – Tim Barker on what a PDC is – Part 1

Paul talks with Tim Barker about the upcoming Homesteader PDC (Permaculture Design Course) that will be held at Wheaton Lab near Missoula, Montana from Sunday, May 28th through Saturday June 10th, 2017. Tim and Paul will be the main instructors. Thomas J. Elpel, Helen Atthowe, Ernie and Erica Wisner, and Jacqueline Freeman will be guest […]

277 – Geoff Lawton on Permaculture Part 2

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This is the continuation of podcast 276. The podcast starts with Paul asking if Geoff Lawton is a hippie. They talk about the PRI certified instructors and whether the holding hand and singing sound is part of a PDC. Geoff’s opinion is that if a PDC will include a metaphysical portion, it should be advertised […]

201 – Paul talks with Richard Kutscher from the PDC in Montana. – Part II

Paul talks with  Richard Kutscher whom Paul met at the PDC (Permaculture Design Course) and Sepp event in Montana. Richard has listened to all of the podcasts. They discuss a theoretical Permaculture ecoscale, and specifically Pauls definition of the Wheaton ecoscale, and Pauls ad-hoc permaculture ecoscale. The three sections of ecosections of Pauls environmental laboratory: […]

200 – Paul talks with Richard from the PDC in Montana. – Part I

Paul talks with Richard whom Paul met at the PDC (Permaculture Design Course) in Montana. Richard has listened to all of the podcasts. They discuss a theoretical Permaculture ecoscale, and specifically Pauls definition of the Wheaton ecoscale, and Pauls ad-hoc permaculture ecoscale. The three sections of ecosections of Pauls environmental laboratory: Permaculture, symbiculture and husp […]

166 – Sepp Holzer Visit Part 2

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Paul Wheaton and Jack Spirko talk about Sepp Holzer’s visit to Dayton, MT. They talk about Sepp Holzer and transplanting tomatoes. They talk about making the big bucks with permaculture. They talk about huckleberries. Jack describes Sepp getting angry at the way a supermarket tree was grown and sold. Paul talks about apple trees from […]

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