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Podcast 660 – Orchard Gertitude

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Paul was talking apple orchards and commodity markets with Samantha when she managed to sum it up so well that he had to make a podlet out of it while also touching on the overall state of farmers, their pay, and how they’re getting screwed over by the markets. Support the podcast on Patreon Show […]

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Podcast 658 – Heatpumps v Rocket Mass Heaters – Part 2

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Paul and Uncle Mud continue the discussion of the home heating infographic (permies.com/heat), with this episode talking more about how Rocket Mass Heaters compare in terms of market volatility, automation, maintenance, and durability with other heating methods. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this […]

Podcast 651 – Normie to Permie – Part 3

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Paul finishes up the pod with Dez, Samantha, and Steven, talking about the bootcamp program, why boots aren’t paid with cash, comparing new boots to farmhands in terms of experience and ability, and pointing out that bootcamp is kinda unique in all of America. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information […]

Podcast 650 – Normie to Permie – Part 2

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Paul, Dez, Samantha, and Steven keep on talking about how they each transitioned from normies to their new permie selves, to such a degree that some find it hard to even approach their old lives and find what some consider laborious demands to be met almost casually. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and […]

Podcast 649 – Normie to Permie – Part 1

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It’s Christmas eve, and Paul is up with Steven, Dez, and Samantha to talk about their transition from normies with worky jobs to permies, their experiences with other communities, and why they decided to stick around Wheaton Labs instead of any of the prior ones. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More […]

Podcast 640 – Samantha’s Consultation – Part 2

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Paul continues Samantha’s consultation on her land and, perhaps rather predictably, talks at length about hugelkultur. Along with his disdain for pine trees, how to avoid frost pockets, a potential berm shed, and Mark Shepard’s book on Restoration Agriculture. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast […]

Podcast 639 – Samantha’s Consultation – Part 1

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Samantha got herself a consultation with Paul on from backing his kickstarter, so Paul is at Samantha’s place for the promised consultation, and naturally the discussion turns to Hugelkultur, along with her progress with a BB and inspiration from GAMCOD. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this […]

Podcast 633 – Office Cleanup and Updates – Part 2

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Samantha still can’t persuade Paul to get his office cleaned up, so it looks like they’re going to keep discussing communities, how to keep people from playing rule sillybuggers, how he runs successful Kickstarters, and anything and everything else they can to stave off the dreaded cleaning. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and […]

Podcast 632 – Office Cleanup and Updates – Part 1

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Samantha pops in to Paul’s office offering to help him clean the place up, and instead finds herself recording a podcast with him on Allerton Abbey’s round door, Permaculture Technology Jamboree compensation plans, well digging, and anything and everything else in the place instead of getting it sorted. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes […]

Podcast 629 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 2 – Part 3

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Session 2 of 2022’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree roundup finishes up with its batch of instructors, mostly on Jacob Wustner’s topics of bees, bee genetics, how to get bees with good genetics and how to improve poorer ones, swarm traps, and treatment free keeping of bees. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More […]

Podcast 628 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 2 – Part 2

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The recap of last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree continues with the second batch of instructors (Samantha Lewis, Michael Otten, Jim Juczak, and Austin Durant) and what they taught. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

Podcast 627 – 2022 PTJ Recap Session 2 – Part 1

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Paul gets another batch of instructors from last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree in to discuss what they did for the event, namely getting a Mongolian yurt in, the earthworks necessary for building it on a steep slope, an offer for paid videography, and roundwood picnic tables. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

Podcast 626 – 2022 PTJ Recap – Part 3

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The first session of last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree comes to a close after discussing more on the rocket kiln and it’s potential as a rocket forge, rocket stoves, the new solar dehydrator with rocket assist, and spinning wheels made from bicycle parts. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and […]

Podcast 625 – 2022 PTJ Recap – Part 2

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The recap of last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree continues with about a third of his instructors, discussing Uncle Mud’s breakthrough in rocket kilns that allows much faster and cheaper pottery firing. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

Podcast 624 – 2022 PTJ Recap – Part 1

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Paul calls up about a third of his instructors (Alan Booker, Chris McClellan aka Uncle Mud, Opalyn Rose, Samantha Lewis, and Beau Davidson) from last year’s Permaculture Technology Jamboree to just go over what was taught there and some on the plans for this year’s PTJ. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion […]

Podcast 617 – Oil and Water of the Mind – Part 2

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Paul continues discussing “Oil and Water of the Mind” and his second piece “If you live in an apartment, what good is a Rocket Mass Heater?” with Samantha. They stay on topic this time, but do bring up comparisons to the cost of heating via electricity, natural gas, Mini Splits, and old/modern wood stoves. Support […]

Podcast 616 – Oil and Water of the Mind – Part 1

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Paul sits down with Samantha after a 6-month hiatus to discuss a thing what he wrote called “Oil and Water of the Mind”, a thing about how politics is (probably) being shaped by people to make them more money, along with Rocket Mass Heaters, Kickstarter progress, and a bit on the SKIP book. Support the […]

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