Agritrue – an Alternative to USDA Organic
Blake Akers is working on Agritrue to present an alternative to the organic certification, USDA Organic, offered by the federal government. Not long ago, we had Grace Gershuny on our show who played a major part in the creation of the USDA Organic standards we are following today. Continue reading
Episode 79 – Bonding with Your Soil
Building a good relationship with your soil may not be high on your list of New Year’s resolutions.
But it’s key to establishing a healthy, abundant garden, according to Linda Borghi.
In this episode of the podcast, Linda, co-founder of the online educational site, Farm-A-Yard, returns to dig a little deeper into the topic of soil.
Episode 65 – Alternative Farming Methods
Like a lot of folks, Rob Herring was concerned about the toxic systems that produce our food, though he knew practically nothing about alternative farming methods.
But through a series of events, he become involved with the campaign to label genetically modified foods in California. From there, his journey eventually led him to making a film about solutions.
Greg Peterson’s Motto
Greg Peterson’s motto is: “I am the person on the planet responsible for transforming the food system.” A tall order indeed. Greg took on this mission after he attended a series of seminars for self development. Continue reading
We have chickens. Many, many chickens. And among them wander quite a few roosters. Some are magnificent and really are looking out for their girls – others are loud little punks and rather annoying. For…
Free Yes, the course is free! You read that right. Not only free, but created by a renowned Permaculture Teacher, Andrew Millison and with the resources and support of Oregon State University. What does that…
Oregon State University
Oregon State University is offering the Free Introduction to Permaculture Course again. What a gift to the world! The 4 week course will be offered for the third time running from May 1 to 28. The best time to sign up is now. Sign up page.
Over 26,000 students participated in the first two courses and their feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Don’t miss this opportunity!
Episode 57 Young People PDC Update
Almost a year ago we published a podcast trying to help a group of young people in Spain to fulfill their dream of taking a PDC. PDC stands for Permaculture Design Course and is a 72 hour, information packed, life-changing event. At least many people describe their experience as such. I am happy to report that the group reached their financial and work- exchange goals and are all proud holders of a Permaculture Design Certificate. Continue reading