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: Android…

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:…

From Dolphin Trainer to Dolphin Advocate: Ric O’Barry Speaks Out on Captive Dolphins

Episode 16: Former dolphin trainer, Ric O’Barry, speaks with Jill Cloutier about his ten years in the captive dolphin industry and his transformation from dolphin trainer to dolphin advocate. O’Barry, former trainer of Flipper, (television’s favorite dolphin), now spends his life fighting to set dolphins…

What’s For Lunch? The Importance of Healthy School Lunches

Episode 15: Chef Kate Adamick, of Food Systems Solutions LLC talks about the link between our food system and the health of the planet and our kids. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Kate_Adamick.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 40:01 — 9.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS |…

The Plight of India’s Farmers

Episode 14: Mukesh Ray, a scholar with a Masters in Social Work from the TATA Institute of Social Sciences in India, works in movements working to curb India’s large agrarian crisis that has resulted in the suicidal death of over 140,000 farmers in the…

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…

Simple Prosperity

Episode 9: David Wann talks about finding prosperity through simplicity, non-monetary forms of wealth, and how to have a lifestyle that can provide twice the satisfaction for half the resources. David is the president of the Sustainable Futures Society, a board member of the Cohousing Association of the…

Building Houses and Community with Cob

Episode 8: Workshop participants at a Cob Workshop in Central California share their enthusiasm about building houses and community with Cob.  Interviews were done on the last day of a week long workshop with participants and visitors to the building site. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/Cob_Open_House_Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in…

Into Evans – Natural Builder

Episode 7: Ianto Evans is an applied ecologist, landscape architect, inventor, writer, and teacher with building experience on six continents. Cob is traditional in Wales, his homeland. Ianto teaches ecological building and has consulted to USAID, World Bank, US Peace Corps and foreign governments. …

Permaculture and Art with OPA

Episode 6: Isabela Coelho is the co-founder and co-director of OPA, the Organization of Permaculture and Art.  Isabela is an educator and performing artist, who has worked on many art and social projects with youth and adults in Brasil, Nicaragua and the US. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pdcastsusworldradio/OPA3-1.mp3Podcast:…

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