Permaculture Plants: A Business and A Hobby with Taylor Walker (PVP099)

      [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways from Taylor Walker: Once fruits get through their first few years they tend to be much more cold hardy. Every design that they do comes with an education component that comes with it.  Free admission to classes, how to guides. They are also experimenting with offering a quarterly…

Farmscale and Broadacre Permaculture Design Experiences with Neil Bertrando (PVP098)

[blockquote cite=”Neil Bertrando” type=”center”]“Focus on the processes in the landscape, and that is what we are designing for and managing for; more than using techniques.” [/blockquote]       [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways: Be willing to plan things through time to work towards success. Be willing to dive in and learn as you go and…

Growing Apples in Warm Climates (PVP097)

[blockquote cite=”Kevin Hauser” type=”center”]“An apple’s origin is not a limiting factor in whether it will grow for you or not.” [/blockquote] [gap size=”50px”]   [gap size=”50px”] [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”25px”] Like the show? Then please support it on Patreon or via PayPal [gap size=”150px”]   Key Takeaways: Humidity can create more issues than heat in…

Building Soil Health by Dr. Elaine Ingham (PVP096)

[blockquote cite=”Dr. Elaine Ingham” type=”center”]”Mother nature abhors bare soil.”[/blockquote]   [x_gap size=”50px”] [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] [x_gap size=”50px”]   Key Takeaways: Organic matter holds 10 times its weight in water. Bacterial secretions provide a glue to help hold soil together. 80% of inorganic fertilizers leach out of soil. Look at perennial deep rooted, short plants as cover…

Living YOUR Life. Coming Alive and Changing the World by Learning and Living with Curiosity and Intention. A Conversation with Matthew Abrams. (PVP095)

[blockquote cite=”Matthew Abrams” type=”center”]”Hey I know the world is designed with this blueprint that says I should behave this way, and I should do this way, and think this way, but I am actually going to do what I believe.”[/blockquote] [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways: When learning is more learner centered than content centered, the learning…

Forest Farming with Steve Gabriel. Growing Crops Within the Canopy of an Existing Forest. (PVP094)

[blockquote cite=”Steve Gabriel” type=”center”]”The biggest challenge with forestry and making decisions is that a lot of those consequences of your actions, you’re not even going to see in your lifetime, and that is a really powerful consideration, and it really humbles you really quickly.  You’re making decisions for the next person down the line.” [/blockquote]…

Simple Ideas and Strategies for Breaking Ground into a New Career in Permaculture with John Pugliano. (PVP093)

[blockquote cite=”John Pugliano” type=”center”]”It’s not the business idea, it’s what you bring to it.  It’s the value that you add to it.”[/blockquote] [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways: You don’t have to be an expert in something to start a business. Consider joining a mastermind group of like minded people.  It becomes an idea multiplier. How can…

Printing Permaculture: The Vision and Story of Creating a Massive Permaculture Media Business. A 22 Year Active Case Study with Maddy Harland (PVP092)

[blockquote cite=”Maddy Harland” type=”center”]”Instead of seeing this as competition, we looked at each other and said how can we cooperate in what is a very difficult marketplace.”[/blockquote]   [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways: Running a business be prepared to accept feedback and respond to change.  What are you doing well and what are you missing? Embrace…

Farming. It’s Damn Hard. The Real Life Journey of Starting a Permaculture Farm with No Money. An interview with Mark Shepard. (PVP091)

[blockquote cite=”Mark Shepard” type=”center”]”The only way to get a farm with no outside inputs is to imitate ecology.  Imitating ecology is imitating your biome where you are.  Having the full array of plants and animals that would have been there.  But of course since we are humans and we have our own self interests, our…

Social Permaculture. Creating a Diversity of Functional Connections Between People and Their Skills. (PVP090)

[blockquote cite=”Starhawk” type=”center”]”Community means strength that joins our strength to do the work that needs to be done. Arms to hold us when we falter. A circle of healing. A circle of friends. Someplace where we can be free.”[/blockquote]     [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways: How can we use the permaculture toolkit to make more…