Posts Tagged ‘Podcast’

peakprosperity.com writes…

“Permaculture” is a word fast gaining adoption in (and beyond) the agricultural and gardening worlds. We see it mentioned fairly often here on PeakProsperity.com.

But what exactly does it mean?

When asked, many of our readers have a fuzzy sense, at best. So, we’ve asked one of the top experts in the permaculture field, Toby Hemenway, to provide an ‘everyman’s’ overview of the philosophy, science and best practices of the craft. His book, Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture has been the world’s best-selling permaculture book the past 8 years running.

At its essence, permaculture is about understanding and appreciating how systems naturally operate, and combining those systems in intelligent ways to accomplish intended goals, sustainably.

And while it’s mostly applied to food production and land management today, the principles of permaculture make just as much sense for our economic, energetic, social and other systems. Which is why we want to provide the Peak Prosperity audience with a solid grounding on the subject — as Chris and I plan to actively integrate much of it going forward into the “lens” we look through at this site…”

Source and Podcast

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A tremendous audio interview with Frank Aragona from Agroinnovations.

[Click here for Part I interview]

Permaculture Design with Bill Mollison (Part I)

[Click here for Part II interview]

The World According to Mollison (Permaculture Part II)



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thesurvivalpodcast.com writes…

“Bill is an amazing guy that followed his dream, walked away from a career and created something special. He has a special gift for making some of permaculture’s more complex components easy to understand and an unstoppable passion for teaching and spreading the word that no matter what the problem may be, we can find a solution utilizing a sustainable methodology.”

Listen to the Podcast here

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Sustainable World Radio

“Jill Cloutier is an environmental educator, freelance writer, and videographer. Jill has been producing Sustainable World Radio since 2004. After surviving her early 20’s, as a militant vegan, (“How could you eat that!?), and a “Voice of Doom”, (“Lester Brown says that we have 8 years left.”), Jill realized that it was much more fun to educate through laughter and positive energy than through guilt, fear, and gloom.

With over twenty years of experience in researching and writing about sustainability and related topics, Jill loves to educate people about the natural world. A Permaculture Design Course Graduate, Jill believes that Permaculture provides solutions to many of the problems facing us today. The Permaculture ethics sum up her approach to life: ‘Care for the Earth. Care for each other. Share the surplus.’

As an Environmental Educator, Jill teaches classes on Watershed Education, Organic Gardening, Composting, Vermiculture, Recycling, and Reuse. Jill was the co-founder of the horticultural therapy program, ‘Kale, Not Jail,” an organic gardening program at the Santa Barbara Juvenile Hall and co-founder of The Santa Barbara Laughing Club.”

Sustainable world radio

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Modern Survival writes…



“Today we will once again delve deeply into the topic of permaculture.  Permaculture in its’ modern form is the result of the combined efforts of two men, Bill Mollison and David Holmgren.

Very few people in the main stream world even understand the basics of what permaculture is, its mission and how it extends far beyond agriculture…”

Read more and listen to podcast here.

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