Stacking Fiefdoms with Joel Salatin. Creating Multiple Complementary Businesses Under the Umbrella of an Exisiting Business. (PVP089)

[blockquote cite=”Joel Salatin” type=”center”]”The whole idea is to create customized fiefdoms so that people are autonomous and have the authority to run their own fiefdom within your own umbrella, and you can’t believe how many things you can get done that way.”[/blockquote] [x_gap size=”50px”] [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”25px”] Like the show? Then please support it…

Designing Simple and Effective Passive Solar Greenhouses with Rob Avis (PVP088)

[x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways: Orientation.  In Northern hemisphere orient it South or within 45 degrees of South. Higher the glazing transmisivity is, the better it is for the plants. Don’t underestimate the value of good insulation in the walls of the greenhouse.  Rob uses R-20 in Calgary.  Keep in mind insulation doesn’t stop heat loss,…

Making $2000 A Week Growing Microgreens with Luke Callahan (PVP087)

[blockquote cite=”Luke Callahan” type=”center”]”Your goal is to design a system that generates value.”[/blockquote]   [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=”75px”] Key Takeaways: Microgreens have a very fast start-up time.  From start to first sale is less than two weeks. Low start-up…

Raising American Guinea Hogs – The Homestead Pig with Cathy Payne (PVP086)

[gap size=”50px”] [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”25px”] Like the show? Then please support it on Patreon or PayPal [gap size=”100px”] Information on the American Guinea Hog “The Guinea Hog is a small, black breed of swine that is unique to the United States. Also known as the Pineywoods Guinea, Guinea Forest Hog, Acorn Eater, and Yard…

Quitting A Job I Love for A Life That I Love. The Unromantic Journey Into Farm Life with Chad Stamps. (PVP085)

[blockquote cite=”Chad Stamps” type=”center”]”Start before you are ready.  If you wait, you’ll never get there.”[/blockquote]   [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways: Sold spices and pre-made soups to help generate income. You have to pick.  You can’t keep doing everything half way. Work on cutting spending far in advance.  Look at cutting in the little places.  It…

The Veglio Project. Restoring the Land. Awakening the Soul. (PVP084)

[x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed]     Quotables: “Letting the land and the market tell us what it wants to be.” “A perennial approach is absolutely mandatory to have a sustainable system in this century.” “Everyone has to have some value add at some level.” “We’ve gotta have a system that rewards failure as an experiment as part…

Profitable Urban Farming. A realistic view with farmer Curtis Stone. Working your ass off and making $50,000 on a quarter acre. (PVP083)

[x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed]     Key Takeaways: Even if the worst happened and the business failed.  How bad would it actually be? Learn stuff as you need to.  You don’t have to learn everything up front.  Doing is more important that constantly trying to learn more and know it all. Often times a hard commitment or…

Hugelkultur. What it is. When is it appropriate. And when isn’t it. with Javan Bernakevitch (PVP082)

  [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed]   Key Takeaways: Hugelkultur mounds are usually positioned perpendicular to the wind. Sometimes used as a staging process to dispose of wood and build soil which can then be spread onto crop land. Think of a hugelkultur as a produce aisle raised bed. Make sure the design fits into how you live…

Permaculture. The Future of Business and Beyond. An Interview Compilation (PVP081)

[blockquote cite=”Joel Salatin” type=”center”]”You, as a food buyer, have the distinct privilege of proactively participating in shaping the world your children will inherit.” [/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. The general theme of this episode is how business can benefit…

Radical Mycology with Peter McCoy (PVP080)

[x_gap size=”25px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [x_gap size=”25px”] [blockquote cite=”Radical Mycology” type=”left”]”Radical Mycology is a movement and social philosophy based on accessibly teaching the importance of mushrooms and other fungi for personal, societal, and ecological health. Radical Mycology differs from classical mycology in that classical mycology generally focuses on taxonomy, identification, mycophagy (eating mushrooms), and the more personal…