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 January 22, 2014

Jerome is just back from Cuba, where he attended the 11th International Permaculture Convergence. Cuba is a permaculture paradise. He reports that Cubans are not deprived people but rather, due to their lack of access to international corporatized markets, are dedicated to citizen-driven grassroots organizing around local agriculture and the wellbeing of communities. Adam Brock, of the Denver Grow House, an indoor farm and education center, joins the program to talk about his experience in Cuba with Jerome.
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Living Permaculture January 23, 2013

To help celebrate the opening of the valley's first seed library, Stephanie and Jerome are joined by Dan Bussey of Seed Savers Exchange. With the alarming erosion in the genetic diversity of our food crops, heritage fruit trees and heirloom seeds assume new importance. Gail Owen, Technical Services Manager of the Basalt Regional Library, closes the show on a hopeful, and local, note as she describes the new seed library available to anyone with a Basalt library card.
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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 January 28, 2015

Jerome and Stephanie talk with Bill McDorman and Belle Starr. Co-founders of the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance, Bill and Belle are dedicated to educating communities about the value of seed saving as the foundation for local, and sustainable agriculture programs.
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Living Permaculture July 24, 2013

Homesteading on your land with Terry Meer from the Simple Living Institute in Orlando, FL.
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Living Permaculture July 25, 2012

Peter Bane on the importance of permaculture to our changing world
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Living Permaculture June 24, 2015

This month features teachers and students who are participating in a permaculture workshop.
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Living Permaculture June 25, 2014

Sue Gray and Summer Star-Haeske join Jerome to talk about the benefits of hemp and the formation of the Valley Hemp Co-op.
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Living Permaculture June 27, 2012

On this month's episode of Living Permaculture Stephanie Syson and Dawn Vrabel discuss Changing Economies, taking a look at the evolution of barter, CSAs and Slow Money
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Living Permaculture March 25, 2015

Join Stephanie and Jerome as they interview locals Michael Thompson and Jock Jacober to discuss the barter and gift economy that exists here in the Roaring Fork Valley.
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