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    Interview: David Holmgren – RetroSuburbia (Part 2)

    Interview: David Holmgren – RetroSuburbia (Part 2)

    This episode looks at what brought David Holmgren to the present moment and writing RetroSuburbia. From David Bilbrey’s questions, David Holmgren shares the past and ongoing influences that guided the development of permaculture from those first days in the 1970s through to how this work continues to grow to the current day. You can find him, […]

    Interview: David Holmgren – RetroSuburbia

    Interview: David Holmgren – RetroSuburbia

    In this episode recorded by co-host David Bilbrey, David Holmgren returns for the first of a two-part conversation about his latest book RetroSuburbia. Visit Our Partner: Food Forest Card Game This work and the discussion today looks at how people are and can adapt in-place, as individuals and communities, by retrofitting where many of us […]

    Interview: Michael Judd – For the Love of PawPaws

    Interview: Michael Judd – For the Love of PawPaws

      Today, Michael Judd joins me to discuss his newest book: For the Love of PawPaws: A Mini Manual for Growing and Caring for PawPaws – From Seed to Table. During this in-person interview, we start with what he’s currently working on, including where he’s gone with natural burials and his exploration of chestnuts as […]

    Scaling up with Blacksheep

    Scaling up with Blacksheep

    My guests for this episode are Joshua Hughes and Amanda Wilson of VerdEnergia Pacifica and Blacksheep Regenerative Resource Management. On the ground practitioners of permaculture practitioners engaged in restorative business, Joshua and Amanda are the founders and, respectively, the CEO and CMO of Black Sheep Regenerative Resource Management. Together they’ve co-managed VerdEnergia Pacifica, a permaculture […]

    Caring for Bees

    Caring for Bees

    2018 was terrible for beekeepers, with up to 40 percent of hives across the United States dying off, one of the worst losses since we started tracking honey bee health. Recently, the USDA suspending the Honey Bee Tracking Survey indefinitely. Earlier this year, the bee-harming pesticide sulfoxaflor, sold under the trade names Closer and Transform, […]