Episodes
Episode Highlights:How Deanna started her career in studying indigenous culturesTraveling to Africa during Deanna's Prescott College days to research about chocolatesDeanna's experiences with her business selling chocolatesBusiness as opportunity to do...
Published 05/07/20
Published 05/07/20
Episode Highlights:Rob’s journey from being a pipeline engineer to permacultureHow harvesting energy coincides with permacultureDifference between the rebuild and resetWhy community groups are more important than gardeningWhy do we need to consider...
Published 04/23/20
Episode HighlightsWhat's the main job of a chicken and quail wranglerAdvantage over raising quail over chickenBasic things to get that Franchesca recommends when breeding quails for the first timeThe process of hatching, breeding, and maintaining...
Published 04/16/20
About Erik OhlsenErik Ohlsen is an internationally recognized permaculture teacher, educator, and author; he is an award winning landscape contractor and a life long activist. He has specialized in homestead scale regenerative design: including water...
Published 04/09/20
About Richard HeinbergRichard Heinberg is Senior Fellow of Post Carbon Institute and author of several books on energy and the environment, including Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels, and, with David Fridley, Our Renewable Future. His upcoming...
Published 04/02/20
About Yael ZaidmanYael is a nurturer of life. Whether she is working with compost, soil microbes, worms, plants, or seeds, she brings all to life. Yael has experience building and growing farms and gardens from small scale backyard gardens to managing...
Published 03/26/20
Episode Highlights:How John started with ecological design drawing inspiration from his parentsWorking as a consultant in CanadaThe reason behind the founding of the New Alchemy InstituteImportance of ecomachinesHow John integrates his ecomachine...
Published 03/19/20
Many people are interested in careers in permaculture, regenerative design, and just restoring the ecosystems of this planet, but when you look out at the current job market, often times those jobs are not available. It is not that the work is not...
Published 03/12/20
Episode HighlightsHow Josh went into PermacultureRainwater, Greywater, WatershedDesigning living and functional ecosystemsPotentials of different kinds of soilsGetting carbon in the atmosphere to the ground and make it stableYour Show HostJosh Robinson...
Published 03/05/20
Episode Highlights:Different uses and application of biocharHow biochar becomes a water, mineral, and nutrient reservoir for plantsHow humans has been using biochar for herbal medicineThe importance of biochar in the Amazon and other places in the world...
Published 02/27/20
Episode HighlightsFrom little garden experience to growing 100% of his food on land that he did not ownHow to acquire land for gardening without owning itWorking with the community to build resilienceWhy Rob was triggered by the industrial food...
Published 02/20/20
Episode Highlights:Roles of fungi and mycelium play in living ecosystemsFungi evolved on land long before plantsHow to manage partnerships with fungi and plants (gardens, orchards, food forests, etc)Importance of mycorrhizal fungi Nutrient...
Published 02/13/20
Show Highlights: Importance of saving your own seedsAdvantages of saving your own seeds over buying from a catalogueClimate adaptation (Heat tolerance, cold tolerance, drought tolerance, flood tolerance, seeds adapt to local soils, etc)Taste ProductionDisease resistanceSaving seeds from hybrid seedsHow to save seedsEasiest seeds to start saving (Hint: Peas/beans, lettuce, tomatoes, peppers)Starting a seed librarySeed Schoolhttps://permacultureforthefuture.com/episode4/About Bill McDormanBill...
Published 02/06/20
Learn how to design gardens and more using only rainwater and greywater.
Published 01/30/20
Learn how easy it is to start composting with worms and the benefits of doing so
Published 01/23/20
Learn about the podcast and how you can reverse climate change through gardening, composting, and creating fertile soils that harvest rainwater.
Published 01/10/20