Children and Nature

Episode 41: Warren Brush, Co-Founder of Quail Springs Learning Oasis and Permaculture Farm, speaks with Jill Cloutier about his experiences working with children and nature, the importance of mentoring, Permaculture, and how he started the Wilderness Youth Project. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/WarrenBPC.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download…

Permaculture in Africa- Food and Empowerment

Episode 39: Mugove Walter Nyika, coordinator of the 9th International Permaculture Conference and Convergence (IPC9), talks about the International Permaculture Conference and Convergence (IPC9).  The IPC9 was held in Africa in November of 2009. Walter discusses the history of Permaculture in Africa, what participants can expect to…

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: Android…

Natural Builders Betty Seaman and Eva Miller

Episode 30: Betty Seaman, also known as Cob Betty, is a natural builder and Permaculturalist who teaches courses in natural building and natural living support systems: food gardening, water catchment, composting toilets, grey water systems, and homesteading skills. Eva Miller is a natural builder,…

Grow Food Party Crew

Episode 26: Devin Slavin of Abundance In Balance Design is a Permaculture Designer and founder of the Grow Food Party Crew, a fun and creative way to build community and gardens.   http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Devin_Slavin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 39:07 — 9.0MB) |…

The Power of Permaculture with Geoff Lawton and Nadia Abu Yahia Lawton

Episode 25:  Geoff Lawton is an internationally renowned permaculture educator, consultant and practitioner. Nadia Abu Yahia Lawton travels with Geoff for aid project and permaculture consulting work and assists in teaching permaculture design courses. In this interview at Quail Springs, Geoff and Nadia talk…

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: Android | RSS | More

Keyline Design with Darren Doherty

Episode 19: Permaculture designer and teacher Darren  Doherty introduces Keyline Design and outlines the many ways that it can serve as a solution to climate change. Darren explains how water cycles through the landscape in a sequence of natural patterns. Keyline Design is a design system…

Organic Gardening and Permaculture

Episode 13: Loren Luyendyk, the owner of Santa Barbara Organics, has over ten years of experience in the field of permaculture, sustainability and small-scale farming. Loren is a Certified Master Gardener, Certified Arborist and a member of the American Society of Consulting Arborists. In…

Wonderful Water: Brock Dolman

Episode 12: Brock Dolman is a biologist, innovative design consultant, and nationally recognized permaculture educator. In this interview, Brock speaks about watersheds, Permaculture, and how to create the conditions to slow, spread, and sink water. Dolman, co-founder of the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OAEC),…

Permaculture in Brasil

Episode 11: Interview with Andre Soares and Lucy Legan, co-directors of Ecocentro IPEC, (Instituto de Permacultura e Ecovilas do Cerrado), in central Brasil. Started in 1998, Ecocentro IPEC has become one of the most important reference centers for sustainable living in Latin America. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/IPEC_BRASIL-1.mp3Podcast:…

Ray Cirino: The Power of Sustainable Art and Imagination

Episode 10: Ray Cirino is an artist, inventor, and educator, based in Los Angeles, CA. In this interview with Jill Cloutier, Ray talks about some of his many creations, Water Woman, rocket stoves, solar cookers, and his “mother goddess composting toilet.” Tune in to learn how…

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