Permaculture Podcasts


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

How your web searches can help reforest the world, with Pieter Van Midwoud, lead tree planting officer at Ecosia: 139 Continuing with this series on reforestation and agroforestry, I got the chance to speak with Pieter Van Midwoud, the lead tree planting officer of the search engine company Ecosia. The Abundant Edge
071: Emotional Sustainability and Self-care with JJ Flizanes What role victim mentality plays in how we advocate for environmental sustainability. Frequency and how it causes us to attract different people and situations. Resources available for individuals to step into a more empowered position in their lives. A Sustainable Mind Podcast
070: Purpose & Cause-based Podcasting Have a passion for a worthy cause? Want to start a podcast? Let’s team up! I am bringing you 30 days of 1-on-1 coaching with me and a DIY podcasting course to get your cause-based podcast launched. This is perfect for anyone that feels they have a message to share that can change the world for the better. A Sustainable Mind Podcast
Common Microgreen Diseases and Solutions to Them Molds, fungus, viruses - oh my! Depending on your growing environment you may encounter one or perhaps even all of these diseases. And what do you do once you encounter them? If there’s a small section of mold on your tray, for example, what do you do with that tray? Permaculture Voices
Alley cropping as a remedy for slash and burn agriculture with James Potter from the Indga Foundation: 138 The first three interviews in this ongoing series on reforestation and agroforestry have highlighted small personal projects on private land, each with a different person in south or mesoamerica whose primary motivations are to restore the forests and biodiversity of their land. The Abundant Edge
SEpp 72; Prep now for Spring Soil, Winterizing the Farm, & OUR Skunk story Soil building is the 'secret sauce' to a thriving and productive garden. In this episode we share with you a simple 3 step process that you can do RIGHT NOW to prep your soil for spring. In the farm update we discuss getting the farm ready for winter including this handy checklist I made just for you!) and OUR first skunk story. Sow Edible Permaculture Podcast
The Mighty Oak Episode 31: Journey into the world of Quercus, the amazing Oak. Horticulturalist Byron Joel is an avid Oak fan and shares his knowledge about Oaks from tiny acorn to robust tree. You'll learn about what Oaks need to grow well, the beauty of Oak as… Sustainable World Radio
Climate Change and The Path Ahead Giulianna Maria Lamanna, of The Fifth World, drops a huge two-part question on us in this episode, a continuation of the MAPC 2016 Q&A. Are there people in the permaculture community talking about climate change and the impact of global warming on invasive species? The Permaculture Podcast
Building a Farm Following Online and In-Person with Josh Sattin Farmer Josh Sattin from Sattin Hill Farm joins me to talk about how he built up a farm following for his new farm pretty quickly - both online and in-person with local chefs. He shares strategies for how he did that and how it has helped with sales. Permaculture Voices
Raising American Guinea Hogs, The Homestead Pig with Cathy Payne They thrive where ranging and grazing is a constant activity giving them plenty of exercise. They are minimal rooters when good grazing and adequate feed is available. Permaculture Voices
Restoring degraded land to agro-cloud-forest with Kristen Krash of Sueño de Vida: 137 I was first introduced to Kristen Krash through Atulya Bingham, the well known author and natural builder who’s been on this show a few time. She told me about this incredible little project in Ecuador focused on regenerating the native cloud forest and off-grid living, and that I had to speak with Kristen about her journey. The Abundant Edge
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Tackling Challenges on a Small Farm This week’s interview on FSFS features a season’s end reflection on a timeless topic; the challenges of farming. More specifically, the challenges unique to a small scale farm with Benny and Courtney Pino of Loblolly Farm. Specifically, we discuss caterpillar tunnels, weed pressure, and irrigation. Permaculture Voices
Pip Podcast #26: Paul West Welcome to Pip Podcast number 26. In this podcast Robyn has a kitchen table conversation with chef, TV presenter, writer and grower Paul West of River Cottage Australia. Pull up a chair and enjoy as they talk all things food, family, culture andcommunity. Pip Permaculture Podcast
Regenerating native forests on a large scale with Alex Kronick of Caoba Farms: 136 The best examples that I’ve seen in person are the projects that Alex Kronick and his team have managed in the area around Antigua Guatemala, namely Caoba Farms and his new project in Paramos. The Abundant Edge
Episode 124 - The Regenerative Leap Forward with Matt Powers A Regenerative Leap What's needed is a shift in our focus followed by a massive effort to head in that direction: we need a Regenerative Leap Forward. I've created the educational materials, the educational platforms, they are being used in schools, they are beginning to be accredited by government bodies, and now the next step must be taken. Permaculture Tonight
Episode 124 - The Regenerative Leap Forward with Matt Powers A Regenerative Leap What's needed is a shift in our focus followed by a massive effort to head in that direction: we need a Regenerative Leap Forward. I've created the educational materials, the educational platforms, they are being used in schools, they are beginning to be accredited by government bodies, and now the next step must be taken. An Abundant Future with Matt Powers
20 Years of Building Soil with Cover Crops - The Real Results Nicolas Donck of Crystal Organic farm joins me to talk about how growing cover crops for the past 20 years have impacted his soil. How have trace minerals and compost teas helped with his soil and crops. Why he grows so much under high tunnels and what are some of the big challenges to growing crops in the south. Permaculture Voices
SEpp 071; A Story of Perseverance with Tamara from the Roo Apron Today we chat with Tamara from the Roo Apron about how the Roo Apron came to be, what it’s like to create and distribute a product, and how the company has grown over the years. For all of you that are working hard to live your dream, you will love this story of perseverance! Sow Edible Permaculture Podcast
Restoring Native cloud forest in southern Mexico, with Jairo Rodriguez of Teyoapa Farms: Today I’m going to kick off a new series focusing on reforestation and agroforestry. I’ve been motivated to return to this subject as it seems to be unusually pressing these days. The Abundant Edge
75 Chicks to 10000 - No Experience to Full Time Farmer with Ronan Byrne This BEST OF episode is a replay of a previous episode. This is a real story from a real person. Starting with 75 chicks eight years ago and growing that to over 10,000 today. Going from the corporate world to full-time farmer; Ronan didn't start as a farmer, he became a farmer. Permaculture Voices
The Many Reasons Why Microgreens Might NOT Be a Fit For You Microgreen Grower Chris Thoreau and I discuss a variety of reasons why microgreens might not be a fit for you. This is a realistic look at what growing microgreens as a business is really like. Permaculture Voices
Podcast 458 - Book Party The Better World Book signing party at Wheaton labs. 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
Voices of natural and alternative building, an Abundant Edge special episode In the last few months I backpacked up through southern Mexico, spent a month visiting family in Spokane Washington, then another month visiting my brothers and nephew in Minnesota where we grew up. The Abundant Edge
Episode 123 - Carbon Negative & Neutral Off Grid Power With Troy Martz What if you could grow food, generate power, and sequester the carbon from that reaction? What if it was safe, easy, and you could do it at home? That's what a biogas unit, a greenhouse, plants, and a natural gas generator can offer. Want to learn more? Permaculture Tonight
Episode 123 - Carbon Negative & Neutral Off Grid Power With Troy Martz What if you could grow food, generate power, and sequester the carbon from that reaction? What if it was safe, easy, and you could do it at home? That's what a biogas unit, a greenhouse, plants, and a natural gas generator can offer. Want to learn more? An Abundant Future with Matt Powers
Episode 122 - "Carbon Is A Plant Food"… AND??? "CO2 is a plant food… so chill out on the whole global warming / climate change thing"… Sound Familiar? I've heard something like this statement before in groups, comments, messenger, twitter, facebook… but is it a valid statement? Is CO2 just plant food? An Abundant Future with Matt Powers
Episode 122 - "Carbon Is A Plant Food"… AND??? "CO2 is a plant food… so chill out on the whole global warming / climate change thing"… Sound Familiar? I've heard something like this statement before in groups, comments, messenger, twitter, facebook… but is it a valid statement? Is CO2 just plant food? Permaculture Tonight
How to Hire the Right Person for Your Farm - Advice From a 20 Year Hiring Specialist Then this is the episode for you. I am joined by Farmer and HR Specialist Jeremy Tolley of Red Thread Farm. Jeremy has spent the past 20 years of his career in HR, recruiting and training. He's hired literally thousands of people. Permaculture Voices
Massive Quarantines & The End Of Nurseries As We Know It Is Phytophthora and LBAM issues in your area? You area's nurseries? Did you buy plants this year? Did they survive long? This may be why so many folks think they can't keep plants alive… they are dying from phytophthora only weeks after leaving the nursery. Permaculture Tonight
Massive Quarantines & The End Of Nurseries As We Know It Is Phytophthora and LBAM issues in your area? You area's nurseries? Did you buy plants this year? Did they survive long? This may be why so many folks think they can't keep plants alive… they are dying from phytophthora only weeks after leaving the nursery. An Abundant Future with Matt Powers
Meet the team that's making cob legal, an interview with members of the Cob Research Institute: 133 Today’s episode is very important in that there’s a limited window of time for those of you, especially in the USA who care about natural building and want to see cob and other natural building materials legalized and approved by building authorities to help this happen. The Abundant Edge
Interview: David Holmgren - RetroSuburbia In this episode recorded by co-host David Bilbrey, David Holmgren returns for the first of a two-part conversation about his latest book RetroSuburbia. Visit Our Partner: Food Forest Card Game This work and the discussion today looks at how people are and can adapt in-place, as individuals and communities, by retrofitting where many of us. The Permaculture Podcast
Healing Earth: A Diversity of Solutions Episode 151: What if we could heal broken ecosystems, toxic landscapes, and poisoned water? My guest today is Dr. John Todd, ecological designer and author of the new book, Healing Earth - An Ecologist's Journey of Innovation and Environmental Stewardship. Sustainable World Radio
Permaculture Soil Remediation: LEAD Do you have concerns about LEAD or other heavy metals in your soil? What steps are you taking? Did you know about this protocol already? Would you like to see preps and protocols for all heavy metals and contaminants? If so, please support the Kickstarter. An Abundant Future with Matt Powers
Permaculture Soil Remediation: LEAD Do you have concerns about LEAD or other heavy metals in your soil? What steps are you taking? Did you know about this protocol already? Would you like to see preps and protocols for all heavy metals and contaminants? If so, please support the Kickstarter. Permaculture Tonight
Not All Compost Is The Same If you are building soil right now, you are choosing a future direction for it intentionally or not. A forest grows on a fallen forest - the elements we decompose in our composts influence what will grow best in them once they are soil. What kinds of compost are you making? Permaculture Tonight
Not All Compost Is The Same If you are building soil right now, you are choosing a future direction for it intentionally or not. A forest grows on a fallen forest - the elements we decompose in our composts influence what will grow best in them once they are soil. What kinds of compost are you making? An Abundant Future with Matt Powers
Growing A Farm with The Resources You Have with Loblolly Flower Farm Benny and Courtney Pino from Loblolly Farm join me to talk about some of the challenges they face with the scale they are at. They aren't quite big enough to be where they want, but growing has its own set of challenges. How are they approaching this growth wall, and what lies ahead for them? Permaculture Voices
The essential guide to lime. Plasters, paints and cretes, with Aulya Bingham from "The Mud Home" I’ve talked about many different building materials through this series, but one of my all time favorites often gets overlooked because it isn’t commonly used as a structural element. The Abundant Edge
Sepp 070; Behind the Scenes of a Conference with Amy from Homesteaders of America Ever wonder what it takes to put on a big conference? How long does it take to plan and how much money do these things cost anyways? Join us in this episode as we discuss all this and more with Amy from Homesteaders of America. Sow Edible Permaculture Podcast
THE GOOD LIFE - Episode 120 A Good Life How to live a good life? to find happiness, meaning, and fulfillment?
What are the steps, the pieces, the ingredients? is it like Oprah said, we need 70k a year minimum? or is it a higher goal that forms a life of purpose? How do we obtain this "good life"? Permaculture Tonight
THE GOOD LIFE - Episode 120 A Good Life How to live a good life? to find happiness, meaning, and fulfillment?
What are the steps, the pieces, the ingredients? is it like Oprah said, we need 70k a year minimum? or is it a higher goal that forms a life of purpose? How do we obtain this "good life"? An Abundant Future with Matt Powers
Interview: Michael Judd - For the Love of PawPaws 160; Today, Michael Judd joins me to discuss his newest book: For the Love of PawPaws: A Mini Manual for Growing and Caring for PawPaws - From Seed to Table. During this in-person interview, we start with what he’s currently working on, including where he’s gone with natural burials and his exploration of chestnuts as. The Permaculture Podcast
Building Soils with Min-Till, Biochar and Compost Farmer and Soil Consultant James Hutchinson joins me to talk about his method for building soils on his Tasmanian farm. He utilizes minimum tillage alongside composting, cover cropping and biochar to build soil in his permabeds. He will give advice on getting soils tests and making hot and cold compost. Permaculture Voices
Compost CONTROVERSY!! Let's Permaculture THIS OUT!! Have you come up against Soil or Compost related dogma? Have you ever been attacked for sharing a garden or farming practice in a Facebook group or on your page and wondered WHY? This episode is for YOU! Thank you for listening!! BTW the Kickstarter is going REALLY REALLY WELL!! An Abundant Future with Matt Powers
Compost CONTROVERSY!! Let's Permaculture THIS OUT!! Have you come up against Soil or Compost related dogma? Have you ever been attacked for sharing a garden or farming practice in a Facebook group or on your page and wondered WHY? This episode is for YOU! Thank you for listening!! BTW the Kickstarter is going REALLY REALLY WELL!! Permaculture Tonight
The Problem With Composting Do you have a hot composting related injury? But seriously - is hot composting too much time and labor for you, for your schedule, for your family, etc.? Permaculture Tonight
The Problem With Composting Do you have a hot composting related injury? But seriously - is hot composting too much time and labor for you, for your schedule, for your family, etc.? An Abundant Future with Matt Powers
Benito Steen of "The Nito Project" on exploring new natural building techniques and teaching around the world: 131 Benito is the first of my guests who grew up in natural buildings since his childhood rather than coming to the trades later in life. The Abundant Edge