KDNK Programs: Living Permaculture

Join us every fourth Wednesday of the month for Living Permaculture, KDNK's source for information on how to live a more sustainable life. Permaculture is a design system for ecological and sustainable living, integrating plants, animals, buildings, people and communities. Each month we feature a special guest and topic that is pertinent to the self sufficiency of this valley and the world. Hosts Jerome Osentowski and Stephanie Syson run the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute a non-profit in Basalt, Colorado.

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Living Permaculture April 25, 2011

Hamilton Pevec joins Jerome and Stephanie to talk about his new film The Water Handler, a look at the issue of natural gas extraction and how to keep water in the West flowing safe and clean.
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Living Permaculture Show March 28, 2012

Living Permaculture Show March 28, 2012

Co-hosts Stephanie Syson and Dawne Vrabel with Penn Paramenter. Penn has a high-altitude bio-intensive garden with her husband in Southern Colorado. They talk about the joys and the challenges of that, and the exciting potential of seed libraries and how they support sustainable communitites.
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Living Permaculture February 22, 2012

Living Permaculture February 22, 2012

Jerome and Stephanie are joined by Michael Thompson, local architect, and two members of Boulder County's Open Space department. Agriculture on Open Space land is prevalent on Boulder County open space lands, and is a timely topic in the Roaring Fork valley because of the emerging Grace Park project in Basalt.
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Living Permaculture January 25, 2012

Living Permaculture January 25, 2012

Michael Pilarski, farmer, educator and author, has dedicated his life to studying and teaching how people can live sustainably.
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Living Permaculture December 28, 2011

Living Permaculture December 28, 2011

Richo Cech of Horizon Herbs talks with Jerome and Stephanie about the importance of herbal medicine and his progressive family business model that focuses on people, planet and plants, not profits.
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