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Episode-1112- Dave Jacke Workshop and Left Over Questions from the Lawton Interview

Jessica Peterson of Inside Edge Design joins us today to discuss the coming workshop in Helena Montana with Dave Jacke.  This workshop will be to design the second ever public food forest on a 1.1 acre site managed by the city of Helena, MT.  There are several options for attendees.

I will personally be there for the entire workshop and hope to see many of you guys there with me.  Every person that participates in the entire workshop from beginning to end will be listed as a design team member on the project and receive an electronic copy of the final design.

Next up we had a ton of questions for Geoff Lawton yesterday.  More then I could possibly fit into one interview with him.  As you might imagine Geoff is one of the busiest people on planet earth so I try to be very respectful of his time.  I choose some of the more challenging questions for him yesterday.

Today I will cover some of the questions you guys had that he didn’t have time to cover yesterday.  I will do my best to answer them and will table a few for Geoff’s next appearance.

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Two New Videos on Permaculture Terrace Creation

Here are two new videos on building terraces.  These methods will work best in areas with a gentle slope, a source of fill and organic matter on site or at low cost and lots of rocks available.  The basic principles though can be employed anywhere.  These videos are part of a growing series that is now 15 videos long, if you want the entire play list you can find it here.

Episode-754- Self Sufficiency, Self Reliance & Lifestyle Design

Today I break from listener feedback Monday’s typical formula to bring to you a subject I think we all really need to consider as we move into the final “quarter” of 2011.  Why is your current lifestyle the way that it is, who designed it that way and what would you have done differently knowing what you know now.

Join Me Today As I Discuss

  • Self Reliance vs. Self Sufficiency
  • Why we measure self reliance in time
  • Why we measure self sufficiency in percentages
  • What role true land ownership plays in the equation
  • The concept of “lifestyle design”
    • Would you design your current lifestyle on purpose
    • Would most people design a home, career and debt as they are today
    • Is permaculture about growing stuff or designing lifestyle or both
    • If you don’t admit mistakes you cant retrofit solutions

Additional Resources for Today’s Show

Remember to comment, chime in and tell us your thoughts, this podcast is one man’s opinion, not a lecture or sermon. Also please enter our listener appreciation contest and help spread the word about our show. Also remember you can call in your questions and comments to 866-65-THINK and you might hear yourself on the air.