A podcast for people looking to blend the permaculture design process and techniques of permaculture with right-livelihood.
Repairing the planet, solving problems, producing products, and making a living doing it.
You’ll hear from experts who are far down their respective paths and people just like you who are starting out and making a go of it and learning as they go.
Each episode gives you practical insights and advice that you put into action today.
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:
b017 – Restoring Tall Grass Prairie and Tree Crops with Ben Tyler
b016 – 3 Keys to Starting A Successful Permaculture Based Business – Presented by Rob Avis
b015 – From Lawn to Productive & Profitable Mini-Farm – Presented by Curtis Stone
b014 – Renaturing the Landscape: Presented by Zach Weiss. Part 2
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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