Liberation Permaculture – The Prequel – An Interview with Toby Hemenway (V147)

Today, let’s take a look at permaculture. Let’s go beyond the land, and beyond food to take a look at a concept that Toby is calling liberation permaculture. “Permaculture offers more than a path to a sustainable and just food system. It can move entire segments of our society off the radar screens of state oppressors and help return equality, …

Backing Away from the Energy Cliff: A Permaculturist’s Guide to Thinking About Energy (V146)

Backing Away from the Energy Cliff: A Permaculturist’s Guide to Thinking About Energy. Fossil fuels are the underpinning of our civilization, and our desperate attempts to keep cheap oil flowing runs the risk of collapsing ecosystems and cultures. This lecture uses a permacultural approach to evaluate energy sources and to design possible energy futures. Presented by Toby Hemenway at PV1 …

A Look at Agriculture, Horticulture, Permaculture: Why Agriculture Can Never Be Sustainable, and a Permacultural Solution with Toby Hemenway (V145)

Ten thousand years of agriculture has devastated every ecosystem it has come in contact with. Horticultural societies point toward a solution, and permaculture can help us design a way to overcome agriculture’s deficiencies, preserve many of the best features of our culture, and create a horticultural society that has a good chance of proving sustainable. This lecture shows how we …

Arrive at a Solution, Don’t Impose a Solution – Permaculture and Life with Toby Hemenway (V144)

Toby Hemenway joins me to talk permaculture – how permaculture has changed and how we can work more permaculture into our lives. Like the show? Then please support it on Patreon.   Key Takeaways It really benefits anyone in almost any field to be able to think in whole systems.  Someone who embraces permaculture can do a lot more than …

How Permaculture Can Save Humanity and the Earth, but Not Civilization presented by Toby Hemenway (V143)

Today’s episode is the first episode in a week long series dedicated to the late Toby Hemenway. It’s the first presentation in a series of episodes which Toby called his civilization series. It’s titled How Permaculture Can Save Humanity and the Earth, but Not Civilization. Like the show? Then please support it on Patreon. Notes: Leverage Points – Places to …

“Farming Tree Crops” – Maintenance, Harvesting and Sales – All Less Work Than You Might Think with Stefan Sobkowiak (V141)

Stefan Sobkowiak of The Miracle Farm is encouraging more vegetable farmer to consider planting some fruit trees. And to start planting some trees now, so they are established and producing when you or the vegetable farming gets old. Now you may be saying, “I barely have enough time to do the work that I am doing now.” Establishing this orchard …