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Episode 100 – Sustainable Living

Episode 100

The Sustainable Living PodcastOur journey on the sustainable living path led Marianne and I to create a weekly podcast a little more than two years ago. This episode marks 100 times we've recorded and shared our thoughts, interviews and tips via the podcast. In celebration of this milestone, Marianne traveled to my Big Bear homestead last weekend to brainstorm about our future plans and to record this episode. Read More
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Permaculture and Agorism

Episode 99

Permaculture and agorism. Both offer methods for changing the world for the better. And both have become hot topics over the last several years, thanks to independent thinkers and alternative online media. In this week's episode of the podcast, I had the chance to engage in an exhilarating discussion about these topics with Eric McCool. Eric is using his webisite, Permagora,  to highlight ways in which people can combine permaculture with agorism for the betterment of humans and planet Earth. Read More
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Food Swap for Health, Economic Resilience

I'm excited about food swaps. Why? There are SO many reasons!  I mean who doesn't like fresh, locally grown food? Or building community with your neighbors? Or trading your excess garden produce for something that you really need? Read More
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097 Zero Waste Shampoo

Lindsey McCoy

Lindsey McCoy has a master’s degree in nonprofit management and spent the last 10 years working on environmental education in the Bahamas, islands full of single-use plastic She and her sister, Allison Webster, co-founded a company, Plaine Products, that offers shampoo, conditioner and body wash in aluminum bottles that can be returned, refilled and reused. Read More
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Cerebral Palsy – Sunday Conversation

Episode 96

Sunday Conversations with Win Charles

Usually, you don’t hear from us on a Sunday, but here it is - Sunday Conversations. For now, Sunday conversations is a three-part series sharing the stories of three remarkable people who have faced great challenges in their lives. Read More

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Rediscovering Healthy, Handmade Food

SLP 95 - Healthy, Handmade Food
Healthy, handmade food was hard to come by when I was a child. My mom would be the first to say that cooking was not her forte'.  But, lucky for her,  Mr. Swanson, Mrs. Stouffers and many others provided pre-cooked meals that could be bought at the super market and stored in the freezer until needed. So, for many of us, cooking amounted to opening a package and heating a frozen or canned meal up on the stove or in the oven. Hey, it was the "modern" way, wasn't it? Read More
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Mark Lefko: Do Well By Doing Good

Episode 94

Mark Lefko, Author of Global Sustainability

Mark Lefko is the author of Global Sustainability - 21 Leading CEOs Show How To do Well By Doing Good If you have listened for a while to our podcast, you know that we talk a lot about small steps towards a more sustainable life we all can implement. All these individual actions together have the potential to make a big differenMark Lefko, Author of Global Sustainabilityce. Read More
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Sunday Conversations – Depression

Sunday Conversations with Darrell Smith.

Usually, you don’t hear from us on a Sunday. But here it is - Sunday Conversations. For now, Sunday conversations is a three-part series sharing the stories of three remarkable people who have faced great challenges in their lives. Read More
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Self-Reliance & Parenting

Episode 92 - Jennifer Osuch of Self Reliant School

[caption id="attachment_1513" align="alignright" width="455"]self-reliance and parenting Jennifer Osuch[/caption] Jennifer Osuch discovered the art of self-reliance through parenting. As the mother of two children with asthma, she wanted to do whatever she could to reduce toxins and support their health. Through her research she learned techniques and skills that really made a difference.  She began to make healthy meals from scratch using old-fashioned techniques like canning and food dehydrating that also saved her time and money. Jennifer  and her husband Bill teach people how to do these things and more on their website, Self Reliant School. Read More
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