Permaculture in Cuba- with Robyn Francis

Episode 51: Robyn Francis talks about permaculture’s role in Cuba and CAPE: the Cuba-Australia Permaculture Exchange. Francis, an internationally renowned Permaculture teacher and designer speaks with Jill Cloutier of Sustainable World, and Margie Bushman and Wes Roe of the Santa Barbara Permaculture Network. Visit…

Home-Scale Permaculture- How to Create a Backyard Ecosystem

Episode 50: Toby Hemenway, author of the best selling book Gaia’s Garden, talks about how to create beautiful and functional ecosystems in our own backyards. Toby is a Permaculture teacher, writer, and lecturer, talks about basic Permaculture principles, guilds, and how to build soil fertility. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Toby_Hemenway_PC.mp3Podcast: Play in…

Worm Power! Vermicomposting and Interview With a Worm

Episode 43: Are you interested in composting your kitchen scraps and turning them into a valuable soil amendment? Learn how to do Vermicomposting (worm composting) in this episode with vermicomposting expert Kali Cowgirl. Kali tells us how to compost food scraps using red wiggler…

Environmental Horticulture

Episode 42: Are you interested in a career in horticulture? Dr. Mike Gonella, chair of the Environmental Horticulture (EH) Department at Santa Barbara City College, speaks with Jill Cloutier about sustainable landscaping, careers in horticulture, and the EH program at City College. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Mike_Gonella.mp3Podcast: Play in…

The Center for Urban Agriculture

Episode 40: Located on one of the oldest organic farms in California, The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens, is an internationally respected model for urban food production, agricultural preservation, and community supported agriculture. Education Director, Tiffany Cooper Carpenter, speaks with Jill Cloutier about…

Sustainable Landscaping for Dummies with Gardening Guru Owen Dell

Episode 35 : Owen Dell is an internationally recognized gardening expert, Permaculture designer, and writer. Starting with the basics, Owen talks about how to take care of your property using organic and sustainable methods of landscaping. Owen is the co-writer and co-host of the television series Garden…

Tour of a Backyard Food Forest

Episode 33: Larry Saltzman, Permaculturist and Food Forester, takes us on a tour of his backyard suburban yard. Larry and his wife, Eco-Therapist Linda Buzzell Saltzman, have turned their backyard into a living oasis of edible trees and plants.Learn how you can transform a lawn…

Beneficial Insects and Integrated Pest Management

Episode 31: Brenton Kelly, an expert in Integrated Pest Management (IPM), talks about alternatives to pesticides and least toxic pest control methods. Learn more about and from Brenton by clicking here.  http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Track01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:33 — 8.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes…

‘Food Not Lawns’ Seed Exchange at the Center for Urban Agriculture

Episode 29: This is an audio tour of a Seed Exchange at Fairview Gardens Center for Urban Agriculture in Goleta, California. The exchange was the culmination of a workshop by Heather Flores, author of the book, Food not Lawns. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Seed_Swap_Fairview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |…

Permaculture- A Beginner’s Guide

Episode 23:  Graham Burnett is a Permaculture practitioner, designer and teacher.  With over 20 years experience in working with adults with learning disabilities, including in horticultural settings, Graham has designed a number of therapeutic and productive landscapes using Permaculture and forest gardening principles. He…

Permaculture in Latin America with Ali Shariff

Episode 20: Ali Sharif, project director of PAL, Permacultura Latina America, talks with Jill Cloutier at the Bioneers Conference 2007, about Permaculture projects in Brasil. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Ali_Sharif_may_25_gain.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:27 — 12.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS | More

How Conscientious Consumption of Chocolate Can Change The World

Episode 5: Did you know that Americans eat 2.8 billion pounds of chocolate every year?  Dr. Tom Neuhaus is  the co-founder, president, and chocolatier of Sweet Earth Organic Chocolates, Inc: the only Fair Trade Organic artisan chocolate company in the US.  Tom Neuhaus is also…

Maya Food Gardeners in Belize

Episode 4: The Maya cultivated the forest as a garden for thousands of years.  Maya forest gardeners from El Pilar, Master Gardener Alfonzo Tzul, Traditional Healer Beatrice Waight, and young Entrepreneur Lucas Medina discuss how they conserve and prosper in the Maya forest and the importance…

How to Apply Permaculture to Your Life

Episode 3: Kat Steele is a Permaculture teacher and director of the Urban Permaculture Guild in Oakland, California.  Kat is trained in ecovillage design, natural building, and workshop facilitation.  In this interview, Kat Steele discusses how to apply Permaculture to your own life and what…

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