The Permaculture Podcast
Summary: Your resource for a variety of topics on Permaculture.
Today’s episode is a collaboration with my friend, Karryn Olson. She’s currently hosting a series of conversations exploring what work could look, feel like, and give rise to, if our efforts were dedicated to collective thriving and evolution. During these times with Karryn and her guests, we’ll hear them explore visions of what the world […] The post Carmen De Jesus – Consent and Our Livelihoods appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
Our individual permaculture practices are rooted in the teachers we learn with. In the books we read to expand our knowledge. In the videos we watch on YouTube to answer a particular question. Or the documentaries we find on Netflix that give us a sense of connection to the larger world. Our practices are also […] The post Scott Gallant – Tropical Permaculture in Costa Rica appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
My longest-running hobby—one I’ve participated in since I was a child, long before discovering permaculture—is playing tabletop roleplaying games. Perhaps the most well-known of those that you’ve heard of, or played yourself, is Dungeons and Dragons. Growing up hearing my family members tell stories, I experienced how they drew you in and spun a yarn, […] The post Anna Urbanek – Herbalist’s Primer appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
A note on the content for today’s episode. The interview which follows is a discussion of disasters and their impacts, including food insecurity, personal injury, and suicide. Listener discretion is advised. How do we prepare ourselves for disasters, whether natural or manmade, such as a seasonal storm, global pandemic, economic collapse, or political upheaval? This […] The post David Dodd – Disasters and Resilience appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
In this episode, I’m joined by my friend Eric Puro as we catch up on what he’s been doing since we last saw each other in 2016. Quite a bit has changed since then, as he’s now living in Finland running a biotech company that cultivates chaga fungi, manages forests holistically, and explores the nutritional […] The post Eric Puro – Chaga and Medicinal Mushrooms appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
In today’s interview, Dan Palmer of Making Permaculture Stronger, and David Holmgren continue their conversation about David’s design journey. In this episode they discuss founding Holmgren Design in the 1980s, David’s work as a professional designer and how that influenced his thoughts on permaculture over time, and the ideas that lead to his authoring Permaculture […] The post David Holmgren’s Design Journey (Part 2) appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
In today’s interview, the first in a two-part series, my friend and colleague Dan Palmer of Making Permaculture Stronger, gives me a sense of vicarious joy to share with you, as he’s done something that’s on my list of dream podcast experiences. Dan sits down face-to-face with David Holmgren at Melliodora and together they have […] The post David Holmgren’s Design Journey (Part 1) appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
With the release of this episode, the podcast is back to full-time production. In this episode I’m joined by Hannah Eckberg, to discuss what she’s been up to since we last spoke in 2017, and her work with Abundant Earth Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, to move philanthropic resources and support to permaculture projects around the […] The post Hannah Eckberg & Abundant Earth Foundation appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
In this episode co-host David Bilbrey sits down again with Martin Ping. Martin is the executive director of Hawthorne Valley Association, a non-profit whose mission is social and cultural renewal through the integration of education, agriculture, and the arts. Today’s discussion is one of social permaculture: how to engage hearts, minds, and consciousness during this […] The post Social Permaculture: Raising Up Resilience with Martin Ping appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
This episode is a re-release of a conversation that was originally shared as a bonus episode on Patreon back in 2016 after co-host David Bilbrey attended the Prairie Festival and had a chance to talk to Martin Ping of Hawthorne Valley Association. I’m releasing this again to everyone as an introduction to Martin’s work and […] The post An Introduction to Martin Ping and Hawthorne Valley Association appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
In today’s episode, co-host David Bilbrey continues his exploration of business and permaculture as he sits down to hear from Mark Simpson about how Mark applied the ideas of Holacracy and Self Management to a hierarchical business. This resulted in a flattening of that vertical organization into a vastly more horizontal one that creates empowerment […] The post Holacracy and Self-Management – Mark Simpson appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
As you read these notes or listen to the accompanying podcast, I’m on a sabbatical. With all these years of producing long interviews, I need to take some time to experiment with new ideas, while reading, writing, and exploring what working with permaculture means. What do our practices look like in a world substantially changed […] The post Sabbatical appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
Today I’m joined by my friend Joshua Hughes as he shares the continued work of the team he’s a part of to create a jungle to marketplace supply chain with the launch of Rewild Organics. Become a Patreon of The Permaculture Podcast Starting with farms like VerdEnergia and surrounding neighbors, and the protection and investment […] The post Creating a Regenerative Supply Chain – Rewild Organics | Joshua Hughes appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
The episode with Jeff Speck left me curious about what the details Jeff mentioned look like in practice. I followed up that conversation by sitting down with my guest for this episode, Steve Nygren, founder of Serenbe. Visit Our Partner: Building a Better WorldJoin The Permaculture Podcast Patreon Community Serenbe is a model community located […] The post Sustainable Suburbs – Serenbe | Steve Nygren appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.
We live in a world that seems ever more chaotic and outside of our control. From a global pandemic that is unlikely to be the only one we experience in our lifetimes to devastating natural disasters exacerbated by climate change that leads to weather weirding and chaos beyond our ability to properly map and mitigate. […] The post Embracing Hope | Bonita Ford appeared first on The Permaculture Podcast.