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
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!
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 56 – Bio-Energetic Farming
Evan Folds developed a system called bio-energetic farming after experiencing a shift in perspective.
Edible landscaping offers many benefits for those interested in sustainable living.
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…
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!
In this week’s podcast, scientist, consultant, and activist Ted Karfakis discusses what he is doing on the Greek island of Kalamos to fight industrial aquaculture and create more sustainable systems there.