MULCH- Good News for You and the Soil

Mulch Magic. Our friend and teacher Dr. Mike Gonella demonstrates the art of mulching.

When We Feed The Soil, We Feed Ourselves

Composting your food scraps turns your trash into treasure, saves you money on gardening inputs, and helps you become part of the solution to climate change.

Monsanto vs. Nature

Monsanto hit the genetically modified ball out of the park in California’s November election after pouring over $7 million  into defeating Proposition 37, the initiative measure that would have required labels on genetically modified food sold in California supermarkets. Playing for the Monsanto team…

The REAL Green Revolution In Africa: Permaculture in Zimbabwe

I met with Julious Piti several times during his world tour last summer.  Julious is a Permaculture designer and teacher, organic farmer and conflict facilitator  based in Zimbabwe. Julious has been using Permaculture in Africa to restore the health of both land and community. A founding member of the Chikukwa Ecological Land…

All Good Things Organic Seeds- A Conversation With Organic Farmer Justin Huhn

Episode 91: Justin Huhn is an organic farmer and an impassioned seed grower and plant lover. Certified in Permaculture Design, Justin cares deeply about organic farming, sustainability and subsistence. Co-creator of Mano Farm and All Good Things Organic Seeds Justin provides organic food and seeds locally…

The REAL Green Revolution In Africa: Permaculture in Zimbabwe With Julious Piti

Episode 90: Julious Piti is a Permaculture designer and teacher, organic farmer, and conflict facilitator based in Zimbabwe.  Julious has been using Permaculture in Africa to restore the health of both land and community. A founding member of the Chikukwa Ecological Land Trust (CELUCT) and…

Urban Homesteading- Heirloom Skills and Permaculture

Episode 89: A discussion with author, Permaculture Designer, and psychotherapist Rachel Kaplan about her book Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living.  Kaplan, with co-author K. Ruby Blume, has written a book that is a veritable treasure trove of information about everything sustainable and regenerative. …

Local Food- How To Start a Foodshed In Your Neighborhood

Episode 70: Foodsheds or neighborhood food exchanges are popping up all over the world.  In this interview, Sustainable Landscape Architect Owen Dell, Nutritional Chef Carrie Clough, and Permaculturist and Beekeeper Jacob Rodrigue share with listeners how to start a neighborhood foodshed. Foodsheds provide hours…

Planting Food Forests at School

Episode 61: Common Vision Fruit Tree Tour makes a stop at Monte Vista Elementary in Santa Barbara, California. Playing drums, singing, and planting trees with elementary school students, Common Vision members talk about their journey through California on a veggie oil bus. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Common_Vision.mp3Podcast: Play…

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours

Episode 60: Bryan Hope, founder of Sustainable Vine Wine Tours, talks about organic and biodynamic methods of producing wine. Hope describes a Sustainable Vine tour and shares with us the differences between conventional and sustainable vineyards. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Sustainable_Vine.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:…

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 44: 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…

The Joys of Local, Seasonal, Organic Food

Episode 38: Gourmet chef, organic gardener, and sustainable foods expert Kim Redman talks about the joy of local, seasonal, and organic foods. Redman is the chef and proprietress of Ambrosia Gourmet Catering and Ocean Ranch Organics in Santa Barbara, California. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Kim_Redman_PC1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |…

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