Permaculture Podcasts


A great selection of podcasts focused on many topics covering all areas of permaculture.

Podcast 476 - Batch Box Casserole Door Paul Wheaton, Jen Richardson and Josiah Kobernik talk about the experimental use of a casserole lid as a door for a batch box rocket mass heater at Wheaton Labs. Paul no longer recommends them. They also discuss the Annualized Thermal Inertia Test taking place at Allerton Abbey WOFATI. Homesteading and Permaculture
Podcast 475 - Permaculture Technology Jamboree - Part 3 Paul Wheaton, Jen Richardson and Josiah Kobernik round off their discussion about the upcoming Jamboree at Wheaton Labs. Tracks include land and homestead skills which can count towards BB and PEP1 certification. Track 9 lets you hang out with the boots and help with whatever they are doing. Homesteading and Permaculture
Podcast 474 - Permaculture Technology Jamboree - part 2 Paul Wheaton, Jen Richardson and Josiah Kobernik continue their discussion about the upcoming Jamboree at Wheaton Labs. Topics include humus wells, passive garden heaters, moon gates, a rocket forge, cob kitchen sinks, trombe walls, electric tractors, insulated crock pots, heliostats, permanent solar power systems and the repair cafe. Homesteading and Permaculture
Question EVERYTHING!! Why is EVERYTHING changing? Why are people questioning Newtonian Physics? Why is mycology, soil science, biology, medicine, biology, the classification systems of life, and more experiencing such turnover? Why is everything from the 50s-2000s being questioned??? Permaculture Tonight
Podcast 473 - Permaculture Technology Jamboree - Part 1 Paul Wheaton, Jen Richardson and Josiah Kobernik talk about the upcoming Jamboree, formerly called the Appropriate Technology Course, at Wheaton Labs. Homesteading and Permaculture
Growing Great Microgreens Starts with the Great Soil Microgreen grower Chris Thoreau joins me to talk about the importance of soil in growing microgreens. Permaculture Voices
Podcast 472 - Berm Shed - Part 3 Paul Wheaton and Josiah Kobernik round off their discussion of the design and construction of the roundwood timber-frame earth sheltered berm shed at Wheaton labs. They focus on the tractor mounted gin pole, electric tools, refinements in bracing and joinery techniques, and lessons learned which will help them optimize future builds. Homesteading and Permaculture
Podcast 471 - Berm Shed - Part 2 Paul Wheaton and Josiah Kobernik continue their discussion about the earth sheltered berm shed on Wheaton Labs. They discuss cost versus work and time to build out of homegrown or intercepted materials, the development of the design, and the value of experimentation. Homesteading and Permaculture
Podcast 470 - Berm Shed - Part 1 Paul Wheaton and Josiah Kobernik talk about the earth sheltered Berm shed. It is a roundwood timber-framed structure used as storage on Wheaton Labs. Ben Law and Sepp Holtzer were inspirations in the creation of the Berm Shed using cheap, locally sourced materials. Homesteading and Permaculture
Cattle Grazing - The Rule of Thirds Darby answers about grazing cattle with the rule of thirds. Permaculture Voices
Tips for Buying and Growing ln High Tunnels This week we talk about high tunnels with Nicolas Donck who owns 28! He’s not going for high tech, he goes for low tech, a minimum viable product. He’s going to share a lot about his winter growing techniques. If you have any sort of protected culture on your farm, or are interested in experimenting with some, this episode is for you. Permaculture Voices
074: Kamea Chayne of Green Dreamer Podcast on Sustainable Fashion and Mindfulness Kamea Chayne is an author, creative, the curator of ConsciousFashion.co, and the host of Green Dreamer Podcast. A Sustainable Mind Podcast
SEp: 074 Gardening & Cooking with Kids to Encourage Healthy Eating with Leah Webb from Deep Rooted Wellness Including our Kids in our Gardening and Cooking allows us to teach them SO many important life skills, including encouraging healthy eating! While most of us want our kids in the Garden and in the Kitchen, the reality of doing so can sometimes feel impossible. Sow Edible Permaculture Podcast
Using The Winter for Planning Your Farm Season Darby discusses how to take advantage of the winter break to plan out your farm season so you can hit the ground running in the spring. Interested in starting your own farm? Not sure where to start? Want to take your farm to the next level? Permaculture Voices
CBD Hemp for Small Farms - CBDo or CBDon't? CBD hemp - the what, the why, the how, and the economics of raising hemp on a small scale farm? Rand Gifford grew a crop of CBD hemp on his farm in NC this year. He learned a ton along the way. He sells to 5 different locations and is starting to make value-added products through his own brand. Permaculture Voices
Thoughts on Differents Cattle Breed Crosses Darby answers a question about which chicken tractor design is the best? Permaculture Voices
What Should a Market Farmer's Fair Annual Income Be? How much should you be making as an owner / operator of a small scale farm? Of course, context is important - but where should the center of the bell curve lay? Heath Emerson recently made an Instagram posing this question. Permaculture Voices
Podcast 469 - Gaia's Garden Chapter 12 - Part 3 Paul Wheaton and Alan Booker do a book review of the 12th and final chapter of Gaia's Garden by Toby Hemenway. Part 3 of 3. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. Homesteading and Permaculture
Podcast 468 - Gaia's Garden Chapter 12 - Part 2 Paul Wheaton and Alan Booker do a book review of the 12th and final chapter of Gaia's Garden by Toby Hemenway. Part 2 of 3. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. Homesteading and Permaculture
Can You Make a Living on a Small Farm? What does running a small farm really look like from a business perspective? How much money can you make, how much work is it, and what does your lifestyle look like? This episode was inspired by an Instagram post put up by Taylor Mendell who talks to us about answering these questions. Permaculture Voices
Podcast 467 - Gaia's Garden Chapter 12 - Part 1 Paul Wheaton and Alan Booker do a book review of the 12th and final chapter of Gaia's Garden by Toby Hemenway. Part 1 of 3. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. Homesteading and Permaculture
Podcast 466 - Even more about WWOOF Paul, Jennifer, and Ron finish their discussion about WWOOF. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. This post comes from the RichSoil.com Permaculture Blog. Homesteading and Permaculture
Fiefdoms - A Great or Terrible Idea for Getting More Farm Businesses Darby and I talk about his actual experience trying to set up several fiefdoms on his farm and managing one. Are they a great or terrible idea? Darby will share his thoughts on what worked, what didn't and what he wished he did better. Interested in starting your own farm? Permaculture Voices
Podcast 465 - More about WWOOF Paul, Jennifer, and Ron continue their discussion about WWOOF. Josiah is out on holiday. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. This post comes from the RichSoil.com Permaculture Blog. Homesteading and Permaculture
What Exactly is "No-Till"? Is no-till farming actually worth it? Is the amount of compost required worth the investment, and do the results actually stack up in comparison to tilling? At the end of the day, where does no-till fit within the market-gardening realm? In this episode, we put these questions to Jesse Frost of the No-Till podcast and Rough Draft Farmstead. Permaculture Voices
073: Seabin Project's Pete Ceglinski on Cleaning Our Oceans, Simple Solutions, and Focusing Upstream Australian surfer, father, and clean ocean advocate Pete Ceglinski is the CEO and Co-Founder of the Seabin Project. Seabin, a device designed to reduce, and ultimately eliminate pollution in our oceans, acts as a trash can for our waters and has the ability to remove microplastics, microfibers, plastic bags, bottles, cigarette butts, and more. A Sustainable Mind Podcast
Podcast 464 - PEP-Skip Foraging - Part2 Mike Haasl and Paul Wheaton talk about PEP and SKIP programs, focusing on Foraging. Part 2 of 2. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. This post comes from the RichSoil.com Permaculture Blog. Homesteading and Permaculture
2020 Vision Each winter, in those weeks between Christmas and the new year, I sit down and look forward to what the year ahead holds. For 2020 my main focus is on finishing The Possibility Handbook. Until that project is complete, I’m visiting the podcast archives to re-release some of the very best of the show from. The Permaculture Podcast
Which Chicken Tractor Should I Use? Darby answers a question about which chicken tractor design is the best? Permaculture Voices
Podcast 463 - PEP-Skip Foraging - Part1 Mike Haasl and Paul Wheaton talk about PEP and SKIP programs, focusing on Foraging. Part 1 of 2. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. This post comes from the RichSoil.com Permaculture Blog. Homesteading and Permaculture
Podcast 462 - WWOOF - Part3 Paul, Josiah, Jennifer, and Ron talk about being a WWOOF Host. Part 3 of 3. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. This post comes from the RichSoil.com Permaculture Blog. Homesteading and Permaculture
Tips and Advice for Selling Microgreens to Grocery Stores with Vincent Cuneo Today's episode is a BEST OF episode, which is a replay of a previously aired episode. Enjoy! Vincent Cuneo talks about what has made him successful selling microgreens to small independent grocery stores. He discusses giving samples, shelf placement, packaging, and credit for unsold product. Permaculture Voices
10 Life Changing Lessons to Live Your Best 2020 Today I will be sharing some of what I learned as Javan and I each go through our top 5 lessons from 2019. In total 10 simple ways of looking at life, approaching life, and thinking about life that can change your life tomorrow. I look at a lot of these lessons as base principles in an approach to life that very much contradicts the status quo. Permaculture Voices
Checking in with Granja Tz'ikin and the season finale, with Neal Hegarty: 144 The end of 2019 and season three of this podcast. For those of you who’ve been following this show for a while you know that I went through a lot of big changes this year, most notably a big move from the permaculture farm startup that I worked on for for about 16 months in Guatemala. The Abundant Edge
Podcast 461 - WWOOF - Part2 Paul, Josiah, Jennifer, and Ron talk about being a WWOOF Host. Part 2 of 3. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies. This post comes from the RichSoil.com Permaculture Blog. Homesteading and Permaculture
Turn your orchard into a resilient ecosystem with these steps! From Stefan Sobkowiak of Miracle Farms: 143 We’ve covered so many different ways to approach reforestation, both with native species and mixes of natives and orchard trees. In today’s session, Oliver wanted to focus on fruit orchards and he got to speak with the wizard behind Miracle Farms and the film, “The Permaculture Orchard” Stefan Sobkowiak. The Abundant Edge
Storytelling for Social Change My guest today is Andrew Slack. He joins me to share his thoughts and personal experience on how to use storytelling to create social change. A climate activist and former head of the non-profit Harry Potter Alliance—which used the collective fandom of J.K. The Permaculture Podcast
Why forests are key to the future of agriculture, with Darren Doherty, co-author of the Regrarian's Handbook: 142 The last time I caught up with Darren Doherty for this podcast was back in season two. We talked a lot about his background and entry into ecological agriculture and how that journey informed his development of the Regrarian’s platform and outlook on the potential of regenerative farming. The Abundant Edge
Surviving the Future with Shaun Chamberlin Today is part two of the conversation with Shaun Chamberlin, editor of Lean Logic and Surviving the Future, on the work of David Fleming. This time we focus on Shaun including his background, current activities, and what it means to bear David's Legacy. The Permaculture Podcast
Even the driest deserts can be regenerated. Here's how! With Neal Spackman of the Al Baydha project: 141 I had the pleasure of catching up again with Neal Spackman, one of the primary designers and organizers of the Al Baydha project in Saudi Arabia. The Al Baydha project began in 2009 with a long list of lofty ambitions. The Abundant Edge
What About Christmas? with Ethan Hughes In this conversation, that arises from a listener question posed by Amelia, Ethan shares ways that we can transform our holiday experience from a consumption-driven exchange to one where gifts are given based on need or in service to others. He also stresses the. The Permaculture Podcast
Lean Logic: The Work of David Fleming My guest today is Shaun Chamberlin, the editor of Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It and Surviving the Future, both of which are based on the work of the late David Fleming. The conversation is as much a discussion of these. The Permaculture Podcast