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

[gap size=”50px”] 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…

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

[gap size=”50px”] 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…

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

[gap size=”50px”] Toby Hemenway joins me to talk permaculture – how permaculture has changed and how we can work more permaculture into our lives. [gap size=”50px”] [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] [gap size=”50px”] [blockquote cite=”Toby Hemenway” type=”center”]”How do…

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

[gap size=”50px”] 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. [gap size=”50px”] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] [gap size=”25px”] Like the show?…

Grazing the Savanna: Lessons from New Forest and Mastodon Valley Farms presented by Peter Allen at PV2 (b039)

[gap size=”50px”] Today’s episode is a replay of the presentation that Peter Allen gave at PV2 in March 2015.. The presentation is titled Grazing the Savanna: Lessons from New Forest and Mastodon Valley Farms. In this talk Peter will share the lessons he learned establishing and managing multi-species rotational grazing operations in a well-established permaculture…

Savanna Gardens: Regenerating the Ultimate Human Ecosystem presented by Peter Allen at PV2 (b038)

[gap size=”50px”] Today’s episode is a replay of the presentation that Peter Allen gave at PV2 in March 2015.. The presentation is titled Savanna Gardens: Regenerating the Ultimate Human Ecosystem. Why Savannas? Savannas were some of the most complex, diverse, and productive ecosystems in North America and provide an excellent model for permaculture – integrating…

5 Minutes of Inspiration, Ideas, and Action. It’s Real and It Will Get You Thinking – The AFIVES’s

[blockquote cite=”Frank Golbeck” type=”center”]If you had all the time, money, and energy in the world, what would you do?[/blockquote] [x_gap size=”25px”] [x_gap size=”50px”] Leveraging Your Network for Reducing Business Risk presented by Mark Oberle Starting a new business can be daunting, especially when considering potential overhead and risk required. In this talk, Mark Oberle will…