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In this podcast, Paul and Jocelyn continue answering listener questions. They start with the rest of the answer to Amy Grisak’s questions for Paul from podcast 408. Question #4 – What are some of your favorite polyculture plants? Paul – Rhubarb and comfrey definitely top his list Jocelyn – Likes to grow lots of herbs […]
Paul and Fred discuss the history and report on the progress of the hugelkultur berms at basecamp. The podcast starts out with a brief history of why the berms were created, how they were created, the components included in the berm itself, and the part the berms are playing in improving soil conditions. In the […]
Paul and friends at Wheaton Labs continue reviewing Gabe Browns’ 58 minute video entitled “Gabe Brown: Keys To Building a Healthy Soil” which includes lots of permaculture. When there is a large variety of plants, the exudates work symbiotically through the mycelium to find lots of water. Paul next talks about different cover crops and […]
Paul and friends at Wheaton Labs give a group review of Gabe Browns 58 minute video entitled “Gabe Brown: Keys To Building a Healthy Soil” which includes lots of permaculture. Paul begins the podcast with a talk about non-native vs native plants. Natives are typically better adapted and people are worried about invasive species pushing […]
Part 4 of the Reverence for bees podcast with Paul and Jacqueline begins with the colony collapse disorder topic and how they both feel it is due to stress. Pesticides/Herbicides are a form of stress as well. They also discuss how research is done and how it lacks in actual, factual data due to not […]
Jacqueline Freeman continues with Paul on an excellent discussion about beekeeping in part three. The podcast begins with the story of how Jacqueline became included on the permaculture playing cards, 6 of diamonds (beekeeping). They discuss all the ins and outs of how that came together. The bee hut and its history is then presented […]
Both Paul and Jacqueline question the conventional beekeepers‘ approach; moreover, the harm caused by common practices. Specifically noting opening the hive weekly, allowing cooler air which leads to condensation to enter. Jacqueline quickly places plexiglass over the opening should she need to observe the hive. In addition, they agree that harvesting should only occur during […]
This podcast with Paul and Jacqueline Freeman discussing bees is one of my favorites and worth listening to, sharing and listening to again. Jacqueline and her “reverence for bees” is a self proclaimed handmaiden to the bees. They discuss her love for all animals on her farm and the interactions with them on a daily […]
Paul shows examples of Hugelkultur beds. We see the mighty, the glorious, the amazing Sepp Holzer at work in Dayton, MT. We see the bed filled we polyculture food without irrigation while the rest of the area is dry.
In this podcast, Paul is in the car by himself and covers various subjects among which are polyculture food, land search update, and cancer. He talks about the Bullet Proof Executive. He mentions that he thinks like that author that grass fed beef is the healthiest food in a supermarket. Paul’s opinion is that grass […]
Paul and Eivind are at Woodleaf Farm where they discuss yellowjackets and methods to control them and then they have a quick synopsis of the last few stops on the Tour. They revisit some of the things they have seen on the different farms they have visited. Paul tells of having his first orange off […]
Paul, Jocelyn and Eivind discuss the realities of practical permaculture depending upon environment, climate, soil and a multitude of other factors with Marina and Robert of Dell Artemis Farm. They talked about the challenges of practicing permaculture and farming techniques compared to the hypothetical notion of being completely self-sufficient from farming in any given environment. […]
Paul opens the podcast with a parrot joke and Jimmy Pardo playing music in the background. The Symphony of Seed & Soil Tour 2012 is at Ludemans Outdoor Furniture store in Beaverton, Oregon to give a presentation. Paul fields questions from the crowd concerning urban vs rural gardening, permaculture vs organic, and elaborates on topics […]
Paul discusses biodynamic farming, gardening methods and philosophies with Brian Kerkvliet and Alexandra King of Inspiration Farm, an intentional community in Bellingham, Washington. Biodynamics is a spiritual-ethical-ecological and holistic approach to agriculture, food production and nutrition.
Paul discusses the challenges of community farming, living and working with interns and hugelkulture with Brian Kerkvliet and Alexandra King of Inspiration Farm in Bellingham, Washington. Also discussed are the various methods of permaculture, polyculture, hugelkulture, biodynamics, holistic plant & food systems, energy systems, building systems, management, marketing and future projects at Inspiration Farms.
Paul Wheaton and Kelda Miller continue reviewing Sepp Holzer‘s Permaculture Chapter 2. They talk about creatively building markets, rather than doing what everybody else is. They also talk about turning problems into solutions. They talk about soil fertility and the polyculture approach in which nature lets you know what does well where. They talk about […]
Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell about some more listener questions. They talk about Paul’s version of a rating system that Missoula‘s Good Food Store could use, which is similar to Jack Spirko’s Agritrue. They talk about requesting lard. Jocelyn would love to have a polyculture label. Helen Atthowe uses a veganic label. They talk […]
Paul Wheaton talks with Jocelyn Campbell mention Paul’s pheasant video. They talk about farms having a “bone yard.” How could you imagine getting to a world where permaculture is a household word. Paul says that is his hope with the hugelkultur into the brains of 50 million thread. Jocelyn talks about how people don’t understand […]
Sepp Holzer, the permaculture leader, in the USA – talking about his earliest discoveries as a boy genius! Sepp Holzer covers the use of rocks on steep slopes and thorns to protect from deer. Sepp Holzer also initiates an income model at the age of six!
Paul Wheaton and Jocelyn Campbell review Toby Hemenway. The chapter is called: Creating Communities for the Garden, and it addresses apple tree guild. What you’re trying to do is: lure Grass is a nutrient pig and will leave nothing for the tree. Toby says the tree should be not to ever prune trees. Paul talks […]