Episode 66- An Interview with Permaculture Teacher Rosemary Morrow
Rosemary Teaches Permaculture in War-torn Afghanistan
Not long ago, Rosemary traveled to Kabul in war-torn Afghanistan at a time when most people wanted to flee that area – especially Westerners. Why would a person do such a thing? Well, Rosemary Morrow has dedicated her life to getting information to people who are very poor or can’t get the information otherwise. By information she means Permaculture knowledge – the tools to dramatically improve the lives of her students no matter where they are. This could mean being a prisoner, a refugee living in a camp or someone trying to stay alive in an area deeply effected by a natural disaster. Dealing with the aftermath of wars has been part of her work, also to help refugees and even people in the middle of a war zone. Continue reading
Greg Peterson’s Motto
Greg Peterson’s motto is: “I am the person on the planet responsible for transforming the food system.” A tall order indeed. Greg took on this mission after he attended a series of seminars for self development. Continue reading
Guest blog by Colleen Valles We’ve all found ourselves in this situation: life is so hectic; we’re running from place to place trying to catch our breath, and feeling like we need to do everything…
Colleen Valles, a mother of a 10-year-old and just about now, of a tiny new baby, is also a writer, a knitter, a pet mama and a Tiny House enthusiast. When her 10-year-old daughter got excited about the Tiny House idea, Colleen decided to take action on her dream. She explored all different ways to downsize and move to her parent’s property, but found that building codes pretty much nixed all her good ideas. Continue reading
We have chickens. Many, many chickens. And among them wander quite a few roosters. Some are magnificent and really are looking out for their girls – others are loud little punks and rather annoying. For…
Free Yes, the course is free! You read that right. Not only free, but created by a renowned Permaculture Teacher, Andrew Millison and with the resources and support of Oregon State University. What does that…
Oregon State University
Oregon State University is offering the Free Introduction to Permaculture Course again. What a gift to the world! The 4 week course will be offered for the third time running from May 1 to 28. The best time to sign up is now. Sign up page.
Over 26,000 students participated in the first two courses and their feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Don’t miss this opportunity!
Sweet Potato Chips Yam cookies and chips are the end result of our friend and listener Stephanie McCoy’s mission to make something delicious with yams. Stephanie’s husband is on a somewhat restricted diet right now,…
Episode 57 Young People PDC Update
Almost a year ago we published a podcast trying to help a group of young people in Spain to fulfill their dream of taking a PDC. PDC stands for Permaculture Design Course and is a 72 hour, information packed, life-changing event. At least many people describe their experience as such. I am happy to report that the group reached their financial and work- exchange goals and are all proud holders of a Permaculture Design Certificate. Continue reading