Biogas and Anaerobic Digestion: Closing the Loop on Waste and Creating Energy in the Process. (PVP038)

[blockquote cite=”Bob Hamburg” type=”center”]”As for ‘waste disposal,’ we’ve got two mis-defined terms resulting in an abominable oxymoron. In nature there is no such thing as waste. All residues serve as resources for further growth — there is nothing to be disposed of. Nothing is thrown away. Indeed, there is no ‘away’. Everything must go somewhere.…

Arrive at a Solution, Don’t Impose a Solution – Permaculture and Life with Toby Hemenway (PVP037)

[blockquote cite=”Toby Hemenway” type=”center”]”When you are doing work of value, people will support you in a variety of ways, not just money.”[/blockquote] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed]   Toby Hemenway joins me to talk permaculture – how permaculture has changed and how we can work more permaculture into our lives. [blockquote cite=”Toby Hemenway” type=”center”]”How do you know if you’re…

Permaculture Plants – A chat with Dave Whitinger of All Things Plants (b007)

Dave Whitinger of All Things Plants joins me for a to chat about different ‘permaculture’ plants that he grows. Most of these plants are classic permaculture plants.  They are plants that perform multiple functions within a system.  Many of these are sadly considered weeds – comfrey, lambs quarter, dandelion, yarrow, mint, and more. Dave talks…

Geoff Lawton Talks Permaculture – The Past, The Future, and The Land. (PVP031)

[blockquote cite=”Geoff Lawton” type=”center”]”It should all be fun. If you’re having fun you’ve got the design right. If you’re not having fun you have the design wrong. Sit down, have a cup of tea and think about it.”[/blockquote]  [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] Geoff Lawton joins me today to talk about permaculture.  Geoff talks about his early days in…

Paul Wheaton Discusses Intentional Community – Central Leader vs. Concensus. (PVP030)

[blockquote cite=”Paul Wheaton” type=”center”]”It’s not gonna get done if you don’t try. And It’s a foregone conclusion that it won’t happen if no one tries.”[/blockquote] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] Paul Wheaton of permies.com joins me to talk about intentional community.  Paul discusses his views and experiences with variety of different intentional communities that he has been a part…

Darren Doherty Introduces the Regrarian Platform for Farm and Land Design – Part 1 (PVP029)

[blockquote cite=”Darren Doherty” type=”center”]”When you are working with aboriginal people, the land always comes first. The people are just passing by as temporary stewards.”[/blockquote]   [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] Darren Doherty presents the regrarian platform.  This is Darren’s introductory presentation that he gave an open consultancy in October 2013.  The presentation lays out the ten key components of…

Permaculture Design and Advanced Homesteading in Cold Climates with Ben Falk (PVP027)

[blockquote cite=”Ben Falk” type=”center”]”Most people have more land than they can manage well. Moving down in acreage might be advantageous. It is better to manage 5 acres right than 100 acres wrong.”[/blockquote] [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”] Ben Falk from Whole Systems…

The Myth of the Perfect Job with John Kitsteiner. (PVP025)

[blockquote cite=”Jim Rohn” type=”center”]“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”[/blockquote] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] John Kitsteiner of Temperate Climate Permaculture joins me to discuss his series of blog posts, The Myth of the Perfect Job. So many of us…

Understanding Permaculture Patterns and Setting Holistic Goals with Owen Hablutzel. (PVP024)

[blockquote cite=”Owen Hablutzel” type=”center”]”Begin with the end in mind.”[/blockquote] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] Owen Hablutzel joins me to talk about patterns in permaculture and the power of setting a goal.   Key Takeaways from this Episode: Patterns are the shorthand of nature. They take a large complex system of forces and processes and simplifies it down. What is…