Homesteading and Permaculture by Paul Wheaton

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Commentary and interviews on different aspects of permaculture, horticulture, farming, homesteading, eco building, alternative energy and more

Paul Wheaton and Jennifer Richardson continue their discussion of radically different financial strategies, comparing Jacob Lund Fiskar's Early Retirement Extreme (ERE) to life at wheaton labs, and respond to comments made on the ERE forum Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at […]

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Paul Wheaton and Jennifer Richardson discuss radically different financial strategies, including Jacob Lund Fiskar's Early Retirement Extreme (ERE), why Jen exchanged it for life at wheaton labs, and how the new SKIP badge program can help people de
Paul Wheaton, Fred Tyler, Jennifer Richardson and Josiah Kobernik continue their discussion about how Paul's projects can help resolve childhood cancer and create bricks to build a better world. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussi
Paul Wheaton, Fred Tyler, Jennifer Richardson and Josiah Kobernik discuss the missing 'brick' to build a better world, one that may prove to be the foundation stone: How to resolve childhood cancer, and how Paul's projects can help. Supp
Paul Wheaton, Jen Richardson and Josiah Kobernik host a live open Q&A about the proposed wofati greenhouse, The Kickstarter is now funded three times over. Three stretch goals have been posted. People are asking for the freezer wofati as a stretch goa
Paul Wheaton and Jennifer Richardson talk about the kickstarter for the truly passive wofati greenhouse, which will keep plants active throughout the Montana winter to process greywater. The design is being developed from Mike Oelher's earth-shelter
Paul Wheaton and Alan Booker continue their discussion of the big black book, Bill Mollison's Permaculture - a designers' manual. They start on chapter 1, discuss the prime directive of permaculture, and how to change the narrative aroun
Paul Wheaton and Alan Booker continue their review and discussion of Bill Mollison's the big black book. This episode discusses r/K species selection theory. Originally permaculutre meant permanent agriculture. David Holmgren helped Bill develop the
Paul Wheaton and Alan Booker intend to do a page by page review of Bill Mollison's "Permaculture - a designers manual", also known as the Big Black Book. They discuss the difference between Bill Mollison's and David Holmgren&
Paul, Fred, Jen, Josiah, Orin and other residents of Wheaton labs continue to discuss hugeluculture construction and iterative design at Allerton Abbey. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of this podca
Paul, Fred, Jen, Josiah, Orin and other residents of Wheaton labs meet to discuss the next stage in creating Gertitude and hugelculture beds at Allerton Abbey. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More information and discussion of thi
Paul meets with Fred Tyler, Josiah Kobernik, Jen Richardson and other residents of wheaton labs to work on the iterative design to turn allerton abbey into a one acre permaculture paradise. Support the podcast on Patreon Show notes and discussion More inf
Paul Wheaton and Chris McClellan (Uncle Mud) talk about building codes, insurance companies and rocket mass heaters. Erica and Ernie Wisner have managed to get RMHs added to the building code for Portland, Oregon. Will their safety and economy help them b
Paul Wheaton and Mike Haasl have been developing the PEP badges as part of the SKills to Inherit Property initiative. They discuss the current coronavirus situation then look at the four levels of PEP gardening badges and the requirements for gaining badg
Paul Wheaton and Ben Lawson finish their discussion about dryland ponds, then switch to dealing with authorities, giving them correct answers, the value of overalls, relationships, polyamory, social permaculture, cryptocurrency and turning Paul into a car
Paul Wheaton and Ben Lawson continue their discussion of the creation dryland ponds and chinampa systems without the use of cement or bentonite and avoiding toxins. They discuss ways to harvest water without structures, gleying, fertigation versus irrigat
Paul Wheaton and Ben Lawson of tantrapunk.com discuss Ben's dream to make a dryland pond and chinampa system. All summer events at the lab have been cancelled due to corona virus concerns but planned experiments will continue at bootcamp and be shar
Paul Wheaton, Jen Richardson and Josiah Kobernik talk about the experimental use of a casserole lid as a door for a batch box rocket mass heater at Wheaton Labs. Paul no longer recommends them. They also discuss the Annualized Thermal Inertia Test taking
Paul Wheaton, Jen Richardson and Josiah Kobernik round off their discussion about the upcoming Jamboree at Wheaton Labs. Tracks include land and homestead skills which can count towards BB and PEP1 certification. Track 9 lets you hang out with the boots a
Paul Wheaton, Jen Richardson and Josiah Kobernik continue their discussion about the upcoming Jamboree at Wheaton Labs. Topics include humus wells, passive garden heaters, moon gates, a rocket forge, cob kitchen sinks, trombe walls, electric tractors, ins