A podcast for learners, eco-entrepreneuers, and anyone who wants to make a change in their life, or the world, through permaculture.
Each episode brings you into the world of beyond sustainable agriculture, permaculture, and making a living doing it.
Discover how you can implement different strategies grow healthier food, get off the grid, and become more of a producer than a consumer.
Learn how to make your life more sustainable or how to just get started from people out there actually doing it. You’ll hear from experts and people just like you who are making a go of it and learning as they go.
Each week we talk to farmers, designers, and backyard growers who are following their passion, changing the world, and in some cases making a living with permaculture.
Each episode will give you practical insights and advice that you put into action today.
Regenerative agriculture and farming, water harvesting, permaculture, organic gardening, soil building, food forests, nitrogen fixation, backyard chickens, fruit trees, and more strategies to feed your stomach and your soul.
The show is hosted by Diego Footer of Permaculture Voices.
099: Permaculture Plants: A Business and A Hobby with Taylor Walker.
098: Farmscale and Broadacre Permaculture Design Experiences with Neil Bertrando.
097: Growing Apples in Warm Climates.
096: Building Soil Health by Dr. Elaine Ingham.
095: Living Life Like a 5 Year Old. Coming Alive and Changing the World by Learning and Living with Curiosity and Intention. A Conversation with Matthew Abrams.
094: Forest Farming with Steve Gabriel. Growing Crops Within the Canopy of an Existing Forest.
093: Simple Ideas and Strategies for Breaking Ground into a New Career in Permaculture with John Pugliano.
092: Printing Permaculture: The Vision and Story of Creating a Massive Permaculture Media Business. A 22 Year Active Case Study with Maddy Harland.
091: Farming. It’s Damn Hard. The Real Life Journey of Starting a Permaculture Farm with No Money. An interview with Mark Shepard.
090: Social Permaculture. Creating a Diversity of Functional Connections Between People and Their Skills.
089: Stacking Fiefdoms with Joel Salatin. Creating Multiple Complementary Businesses Under the Umbrella of an Exisiting Business.
088: Designing Simple and Effective Passive Solar Greenhouses with Rob Avis.
087: Making $2000 A Week Growing Microgreens with Luke Callahan.
086: Raising American Guinea Hogs, The Homestead Pig with Cathy Payne.
085: Quitting A Job I Love for A Life That I Love. The Unromantic Journey Into Farm Life with Chad Stamps.
084: The Veglio Project. Restoring the Land. Awakening the Soul.
083: Profitable Urban Farming. A realistic view with farmer Curtis Stone. Working your ass off and making $50,000 on a quarter acre.
082: Hugelkultur. What it is. When is it appropriate. And when isn’t it. With Javan Bernakevitch.
081: Permaculture. The Future of Business and Beyond. An Interview Compilation
080: Radical Mycology with Peter McCoy
079: Hazelnuts. A Viable Broadacre Crop for the Midwest? Almost. with Phil Rutter
078: 100 Degrees and 3 Inches of Rain. Greening Saudi Arabia with Neal Spackman.
077: Changing the World by Changing Our Approach – An Interview Compilation
076: What would you do if you only had a year left to live? Building a life and a business around permaculture with Fraser Bliss
075: Geoff Lawton presents The Permaculture Designers’ Manual.
074: What’s a PDC? Part 2 of 2.
073: What’s a PDC? Part 1 of 2.
072: Farming Well. Cultivating a Community and Growing Businesses with Nigel Walker of Eatwell Farm.
071: Natural Swimming Pools with David Pagan Butler.
070: Do Your Impossible.
069: Unschooling Agriculture. Taking Steps Towards the Permaculture Farm with Grant Schultz.
068: Permaculture and the Forgotten. Teaching Permaculture in Places That Absolutely Need It. A Message of Hope with Rosemary Morrow.
067: Lawncare to Earthcare. Building Businesses, Embracing Failures, and Transitioning to a Career in Permaculture.
066: Urban Permaculture Design with Larry Santoyo. Creating Systems Where the Byproducts are More Sustainable Cities.
065: Re-Thinking Farm Products. Creating a Brand that Needs Ingredients from the Farm with Philippe Choiniere
064: Bringing More Permaculture to the Farm, Real World Constraints with David Sachs
063: 1000′s of Trees and Half an Acre. Small Scale Nursery Business with Akiva Silver
062: 75 Chicks to 10000. No Experience to Full Time Farmer. The Ronan Byrne Story
061: Designing & Building the Future…Literally. Open Source Ecology with Marcin Jakubowski
060: Building a Profitable Permaculture Business with Jack Spirko
059: Striking a Balance. Two People, and One, Two, or Many Dreams. Permaculture Beyond the Land, Building and Cultivating Resilient Relationships
058: Woody Agriculture. Breeding Trees, Restoring a Piece of America’s Past and Establishing a Piece of Our Agricultural Future with Phil Rutter. Part 2 of 2
057: Woody Agriculture. Breeding Trees, Restoring a Piece of America’s Past and Establishing a Piece of Our Agricultural Future with Phil Rutter. Part 1 of 2
056: An Idea Worth Sharing. Inside The Permaculture Orchard.
055: Rhodesia to Long Beach. 50 Years of Struggle, Persistence, and Success with Allan Savory.
054: PermaEthos. Changing the Agriculture System, A New Permaculture Farm Model with Jack Spirko
053: Plants and the Evolution of Permaculture with Byron Joel
052: Fermenting Success. A Passion for Family, Friends and Mead. The Frank Golbeck Story
051: Grow Better, Not Bigger. The Market Gardener – Producing $140,000 on 1.5 acres.
050: What Really Matters? Staying on track through your permaculture journey with your goal in mind.
049: Just Start. A Year of Podcasts. My Top 10 Most Impactful Episodes.
048: Planning for Success. Creating a Business Plan with Bill Bean.
047: Permaculture Homesteading – Enjoying Life Being a Realist, Not an Idealist with Cliff Davis.
046: Water – Simple, Yet Complex with Watershed Artisan Craig Sponholtz.
045: Profitable Methods Used to Heal the Land With Mob Grazing with Greg Judy.
044: How Can I Make it Happen. Stop Aspiring, Start Doing.
043: Starting a farm and living the happy farm life. A conversation with farmer Shannon Jones.
042: Bees and Beekeeping with The Bee Whisperer, Michael Jordan.
041: Navigating the Fear of Leaving One Job and Starting Fresh. Hint: It probably won’t be as bad as you initially think.
040: Designing Systems That Will Work Before AND After SHTF – Passive Systems vs. Brittle Complicated Systems f. Ben Falk & Grant Schultz
039: The Future of Agriculture – Changing the Concept with Mark Shepard
038: Biogas and Anaerobic Digestion: Closing the Loop on Waste and Creating Energy in the Process
037: Arrive a Solution, Don’t Impose a Solution. Permaculture and Life with Toby Hemenway
036: Putting the Dehesa back into SoCal, A $1M Restoration Agriculture Start-Up
035: Ditching the Status Quo, Using Your Life Energy to Make a Better World: Permaculture Business
034: Permaculture 2.0, Designing a Profitable Broadacre Perennial Farm with Grant Schultz
033: Building Soil and Closing the Loop on Waste using Chickens….plus eggs!
032: How to fail better. The quest for origination, not emulation.
031: Geoff Lawton Talks Permaculture – The Past, The Future, and The Land
030: Paul Wheaton Discusses Intentional Community – Central Leader vs. Concensus
029: Darren Doherty Introduces the Regrarian Platform [A workshop recording, Part 1]
028: Industrial Farmer to Beyond Organic Icon, Will Harris III of White Oak Pastures
027: Permaculture Design and Cold Climates with Ben Falk
026: SPIN Farming with Curtis Stone
025: The Myth of the Perfect Job with John Kitsteiner
024: Permaculture Patterns and Goals with Owen Hablutzel
023: Michael Pollan talks GMOs, Industrial Agriculture, and the Impact of Cooking your Own Food
022: Thistles, The Dehesa System, a PDC, and more on Darren Doherty
021: The Permaculture Orchard f. Stefan Sebkowiak
020: Urban Lumber, Creating Value and Saving Wood from the Fireplace f. David Barmon
019: Joel Salatin Being Proactive and Controlling Your Own Sphere of Influence to Change the World
018: Using Permaculture Earthworks to Capture Rainwater Runoff and Prevent Erosion
017: Construction Estimator to Hog Farmer, The Story of a First Time Farmer f. Rebecca Krossnoski
016: Darren Doherty Talks Keyline Design and the Importance of Building Soil
015: Joel Salatin Talks to the Next Generation of Farmers
014: Raising Pastured Hogs & Why More People Aren’t Doing It f. John Backes of Circle B Ranch
013: Darren Doherty on Regrarianism and Why Regenerative is Better than Sustainable
012: Build Soil, Healing the Land, and Raising High Quality Food with Rotational Grazing
011: Growing Mushrooms, Building Soil, and Making $100,000 per Acre
010: Raising Heritage Breed Livestock and Venturing into Farming with Cathy Payne
009: Build a Backyard Food Forest Today, Part 2
008: The Story of a Beginning Farmer, Raising Pastured Lamb and Poultry in Southern California featuring Paul Greive
007: Can anyone be an entrepreneur? f. Permaculture Voices speaker Sarah Aubrey
006: How to Be a Small Farmer, Practical Advice from an Experienced Young Farmer. f. Permaculture Voices speaker Adam Klaus
005: Paul Wheaton Keynote from the 2013 Southern California Permaculture Convergence
004: Build a Backyard Food Forest Today, Part 1
003: Fruit Trees for Year Round Fruit and Small Spaces with Ben Kotnik
002: Batteries for homesteads and mobile power with Iron Edison
001: Alternative Energy with Gasification and Wood Gas with Off Grid Pro
The b Reels:
b013 – Renaturing the Landscape: Presented by Zach Weiss. Part 1
b012 – Holistic Grazing Plans, Energy and Marketing – The Regrarian Open Consultancy with Darren Doherty, Part 6
b011 – Darren’s Farm and Broadacre – The Regrarian Open Consultancy with Darren Doherty, Part 5
b010 – PV1 Behind the Scenes, A Recap of PV1 with Diego and Tall Paul
b009 – Getting the Mineral and Water Cycle Back In Order, The Regrarian Open Consultancy with Darren Doherty, Part 4
b008 – Designing the Farm and Tree Systems, The Regrarian Open Consultancy with Darren Doherty, Part 3
b007 – Permaculture Plants – A chat with Dave Whitinger of All Things Plants
b006 – The Holistic Goal. The Regrarian Open Consultancy with Darren Doherty, Part 2
b005 – USDA Microloans and more. What they have to offer beginning and established farmers.
b004 – Restoration Agriculture, A Book Review: Chapters 4-6
b003 – Pastured Hogs Webinar with Rebecca Krassnoski
b002 – Overstory Trees with Joey Delia
b001 – Restoration Agriculture, A Book Review: Chapters 1-3
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