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,…

‘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 |…

Reverend Billy on Creative Activism

Episode 28: Part 2 of an interview with Reverend Billy and Reverend Sidney Lanier of the Church of Stop Shopping. They discuss the collapse of the wall between church and theatre, how the Church of Stop Shopping was born, what it’s like to be arrested…

Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping- Part 1

Episode 27:  KCSB programmer Ted Coe and Sustainable World Radio’s Jill Cloutier met with Reverend Billy and Reverend Sidney Lanier to discuss the collapse of the wall between church and theatre, how the Church of Stop Shopping was born, what it’s like to be…

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…

Dangerous Beauty- The Unregulated Cosmetics Industry

Episode 24: Stacy Malkan, Communications Director of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, and author of the new book, Not Just a Pretty Face- The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry, delves deeply into the dark side of the beauty industry. In this interview, Stacy talks…

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…

Green Politics

Episode 22: Claude Genest is the Deputy Leader of the Canadian Green Party and the founder of the Green Mountain Permaculture Institute where he teaches earth repair and ecological design. Claude is also the creator, producer and host of Regeneration – The Art of Sustainable…

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…

The Spirit of Sustainability with Satish Kumar

Episode 18: World renowned educator and writer Satish Kumar talks with journalist Karly Burch for Sustainable World Radio in India. Editor of Resurgence Magazine, Kumar shares his philosophy and life story. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Satish.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:59 — 25.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes…

Wild Food, Survival Skills, and Useful Plants

Episode 17: Since 1974, Christopher Nyerges has taken over 30,000 children and adults on Wild Food and Survival Skills Outings, field trips and outdoor programs. Christopher is the author of seven books, including Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants, Urban Wilderness, Extreme Simplicity:…

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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