The Permaculture Podcast

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    Episode 1407: Small Scale Farming Q&A with Wayne Herrin...

    Episode 1407: Small Scale Farming Q&A with Wayne Herring

    This episode is a question and answer session with Wayne Herring, of Herring’s Green Grass Farm. He addresses several listener questions about small scale farming, including running pigs and goats in a woodlot, the damage that can be caused by predators and how to protect poultry flocks, and multi-use mobile shelters. Definitely worth a listen […]

    Episode 1405: Listener Questions on Zone 4 Permaculture with...

    Episode 1405: Listener Questions on Zone 4 Permaculture with Wilson Alvarez and Ben Weiss

    This episode is a Question and Answer session with Wilson Alvarez and Ben Weiss as a follow up to our last conversation together. In this episode they address three listener questions. How to connect with them and learn more about their work now that the Kickstarter campaign is over? How can one manage property if […]

    Introduction to Permaculture Reading List (Permabyte)

    Introduction to Permaculture Reading List (Permabyte)

    Recently, Will from Australia contacted me asking what books I would read as an introduction to permaculture. That lead to these thoughts. Peace, -Scott — If I were starting over again, knowing what I know now, my reading list would be, in this order: Masanobu Fukuoka The One-Straw Revolution Rosemary Morrow Earth User’s Guide to […]

    Episode 1326: Biochar, Gasification, and Woodlot Management ...

    Episode 1326: Biochar, Gasification, and Woodlot Management (Permabyte)

    This episode is about my recent field day on “Renewable Energy for the Farm: Charcoal Production for Power & Fertility” where we covered three main topics: charcoal & biochar production, renewable energy, and wood lot management. The Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture and Village Acres Farm made this field day possible. Before we begin, I’d […]

    Episode 1311: Permaculture and Disasters (Permabyte)

    Episode 1311: Permaculture and Disasters (Permabyte)

    This episode is a listener question thanks to a good friend of mine, Tony, sending an email for me to check out a recent video by Toby Hemenway on Redesigning Civilization and a question. His question: Say, for the sake of argument, that we lived in a fully functional Permacultural society (as to how large […]