Hazelnuts – A Viable Broadacre Crop for the Midwest? Almost. with Phil Rutter (PVP079)

[blockquote cite=”Phil Rutter” type=”center”]”In Woody Agriculture, crops would be planted only once in a lifetime.  The use of woody perennials for agricultural staple commodities production would result in little or no use of tillage, as well as the presence of a permanent cover during both the growing and the dormant seasons. Not only would this…

100 Degrees and 3 Inches of Rain. Greening Saudi Arabia with Neal Spackman. (PVP078)

[blockquote cite=”Neal Spackman” type=”center”]”What is the land on the site willing to give us if cooperate with it?” [/blockquote] This is an interview with Neal Spackman. And while you probably haven’t heard of Neal the work that Neal is doing to regreen an area of the Saudi Arabian desert – it is monumental. The work…

Changing the World by Changing Our Approach – An Interview Compilation (PVP077)

[blockquote cite=”Allan Savory” type=”center”]”Ultimately, the only wealth that can sustain any community, economy or nation is derived from the photosynthetic process – green plants growing on regenerating soil.” [/blockquote] [x_gap size=”50px”]   [x_gap size=”50px”] This episode is a compilation of interviews that I recorded during PV1 – March 13-16, 2014.  Each of the interviewees was…

What would you do if you only had a year left to live? Building a life and a business around permaculture with Fraser Bliss (PVP076)

[blockquote cite=”Fraser Bliss” type=”center”]”If there is something there, even if it seems a bit nuts, a bit crazy, it’s better than the regret you will face for not taking it.” [/blockquote] [x_gap size=”50px”] [x_gap size=”50px”] If you only had a year left to live, what would you do?  And if you aren’t doing that right…

Geoff Lawton presents The Permaculture Designers’ Manual (PVP075)

[blockquote cite=”Bill Mollison” type=”center”]”Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple.” [/blockquote] [x_gap size=”50px”] [x_gap size=”50px”] There’s a book… a book that is 576 pages long. It was first published in 1988. Some of you may have read it, some of you maybe haven’t. “This book is about designing…

Farming Well. Cultivating a Community and Growing Businesses with Nigel Walker of Eatwell Farm. (PVP072)

[blockquote cite=”Nigel Walker” type=”center”]”Communication is the key, and it is the number one priority for the whole farm for me every week.” [/blockquote]   Everyone’s heard the phrase, ‘when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.’ A phrase that is meant to be encouraging, but often just gets tossed out there with little weight behind it.…