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
Episode 55 Amy & Stacy from SEPP
What is SEPP?
I am glad you asked. SEPP is short for Sow Edibles Permaculture Podcast. Yes, you got it. This is a podcast about another podcast. Really more about the people behind that other podcast called SEPP. In their podcast, Amy and Stacy are sharing their journey of becoming homesteaders and building a self-sufficient homestead farm.
Burnout is real and most of us have faced this monster at one point or another. Of course, as with everything, there are many different levels and we might use the phrase lightly – just meaning that we are tired of something we are doing. This can be an activity, a job, a relationship or a living situation. You get the picture. However,burnout can also be or lead to some real physical and emotional problems. Well, that is the space I found myself in due to a variety of circumstances. Continue reading
A guest blog by Centehua Sage Women’s Permaculture Convergence A gathering of women with the intention to learn and inspire a Permaculture based life began a few years back through Marianne West. Why women? It…
Episode 44 Interview with David Wittchen
First Awareness of Health
David is a health coach, detoxification specialist, Innerwise mentor and raw food enthusiast. At 13 years of age, David faced some serious health problems and was told by his doctors that they couldn’t do anything for him. That he needed to learn to live with his condition. lucky for him, his mom found an alternative doctor who was able to help him.
Karen Johnston on Becoming a Heritage Chicken Breeder
What is a heritage chicken? Why it is a good idea to keep a heritage breed flock? How to find the right bird for you? How and why would a backyard chicken owner want to breed them? These are just a few of the topics Karen and I are exploring in this interview. When I asked Karen to be a guest on our show, I had a general idea that it is important to have different breeds of chicken available, but also thought that a willy nilly reproducing backyard flock is equally good. Boy, was I wrong!