Mesoamerican Permaculture with Juan Rojas

Episode 46: Juan Rojas of the Institute of Mesoamerican Permaculture and the Permaculture Institute of El Salvador speaks about his work in the Campesino a Campesino (Farmer to Farmer) movement and the impact that Permaculture is having in Central America. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Juan_Rojas.mp3Podcast: Play in new…

The Cove with Ric O’Barry-The International Dolphin Capture Trade

Episode 45: Former trainer of television’s Flipper, Ric O’Barry has spent the last 37 years working to stop the capture and  confinement of dolphins. O’Barry is the subject of the new documentary, The Cove. Winner of the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, the…

Permaculture and Sustainable Aid with Robyn Francis

Episode 44: Award winning international permaculture pioneer, teacher, designer, and educator Robyn Francis speaks about sustainable aid and permaculture for the 2/3 World. Robyn is the creator of Djanbung Gardens, Australia’s leading permaculture center. Joining me for this interview are Wesley Rowe and Margie Bushman of the…

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…

Eco Villages and Intentional Communities

Episode 42: Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in an ecovillage or intentional community? In this interview, Diana Leafe Christian, author of the book Creating a Life Together- Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities, talks about the joys and…

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…

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…

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 |…

Defending the Forest: An Interview with John Seed

Episode 37: John Seed is the founder and director of the Rainforest Information Centre in Australia. Seed is an environmental activist, rainforest advocate, bard, and filmmaker. Seed co-wrote the book, Thinking Like A Mountain. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/john_seed_pc.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:58 — 6.6MB) |…

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Tour of the Wildlife Care Network

Episode 36: Do you love birds? Come on a tour of the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network’s Songbird Facility. Meet some of the birds who are at the facility and learn what to do if you find a baby bird or injured animal. Birds…

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…

Our Addiction to Oil and Gas- A Conversation With Michael Brune

Episode 34: Michael Brune was the executive director of the Rainforest Action Network when this episode aired. Michael is the author of the book, Coming Clean, Breaking America’s Addiction to Oil and Gas. In this episode. Michael talks about alternative energy and the environment….

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…

Slow Money & Nurture Capitalism

Episode 32: Woody Tasch, author of the book Slow Money speaks to Jill Cloutier (Sustainable World Radio) and Wes Roe (Santa Barbara Permaculture Network) about nurture capitalism, the soil of the economy, and ideas for creating a financial system that serves people, place, and nature as much…

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