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    1916 – The Adaptive Habitat Program

    1916 – The Adaptive Habitat Program

    (Pictured: The Design Squiggle, by Damien Newman as mentioned in this interview. CC BY-ND 3.0 US) Today I’m joined by Rob Avis and Takota Coen, two Canadian permaculture designers and teachers, who, working together, created a systemized approach to permaculture and landscape design. This process, called The Adaptive Habitat Program, reduces drudgery and simplifies complexity […]

    1915 – Rising Earth Immersion

    1915 – Rising Earth Immersion

    In this episode, my guests are Meg Toben, the co-founder and director of The Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain, and Jimi Eisenstein, one of the facilitators for the Rising Earth Immersion course. They join me to discuss this ten-week, on-site intensive offered at The Eco-Institute, located near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Donate via PayPal Donate via […]

    1914 – Carving Out a Living on the Land with Emmet Van...

    1914 – Carving Out a Living on the Land with Emmet Van Driesche

    My guest today is Emmet Van Driesche, author of Carving Out a Living on the Land: Lessons in Resourcefulness and Craft from an Unusual Christmas Tree Farm. He joins me to share his life transitioning to farming. How he became a Christmas tree farmer, who coppices softwood balsam firs rather than cutting and replanting. How […]

    1913 – Farming and Foraging a Complete Diet with Rob G...

    1913 – Farming and Foraging a Complete Diet with Rob Greenfield

    My guest today is the adventurer, activist, and humanitarian Rob Greenfield. Rob joins me to talk about the Food Freedom project he launched in Orlando, Florida, where he is growing and foraging for all of his nutritional needs. Make a One Time Donation Become a Patreon Supporter Visit our Affiliate Partners During the conversation Rob […]

    1912 – Tacit and Embodied Knowledge with Melissa Peet,...

    1912 – Tacit and Embodied Knowledge with Melissa Peet, Ph.D.

    In this episode, David Bilbrey sits down with Melissa Peet to talk about her work in learning to trust one’s inherent knowledge. As the first of a two-part conversation, she provides the background to her research and establishing trust in our personal understanding; that which we already know and that which others might draw out […]