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Living Permaculture
Living Permaculture airs the Third Monday of the Month at 4 pm

Permaculture is a design system for ecological and sustainable living, integrating plants, animals, buildings, people and communities.

Latest Episodes
  • On this month's Living Permaculture episode host Vanessa Harmony interviews two local "Weavers" of Bioregional Regeneration efforts: Rita Marsh and Gwen Garcelon. They discuss the definition and origin of the term Bioregional Regeneration, and the guests' missions for land, people, and wildlife to live in harmony.
  • On this month's episode of Living Permaculture, host Vanessa Harmony interviews Amy Kousch of Berchta Botanicals in Fort Collins: northern Colorado’s only specialized medicinal plant nursery and medicinal plant education center.
  • On this months show of Living Permaculture, host Vanessa Harmony interviews Nick Schaffer of Grow Green Now LLC, a company based in Basalt, CO offering edible gardens and tree care in the Roaring Fork Valley.
  • Vanessa Harmony and Jerome Osentowski interview three agricultural interns at Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute to learn about their educational and career histories and their journey in discovering permaculture design.
  • This month on Living Permaculture, Vanessa Harmony and Jerome Osentowski provide a summer update from their organizations, Colorado Edible Forest, Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute, and Jerome's Organics.
  • On this month's episode of Living Permaculture host Vanessa Harmony interviews Jared Kerst of Rivendell Farms, a regenerative agriculture farm in Glenwood Springs, to "myth bust" reductionist environmentalist perspectives on beef cattle methane production and regional water conservation.
  • This episode of Living Permaculture explores careers in farming and topics affecting our regional farming community. Hosts Vanessa Harmony and Jerome Osentowski examine the career history and current work of Jen Ghigiarelli, Membership Coordinator for Rocky Mountain Farmers Union.
  • This month’s show of Living Permaculture focuses on tactics to address Canada thistle at the Carbondale Nature Park with our guests Gwen Garcelon and Eric Brendlinger.
  • This month on Living Permaculture hosts Jerome Osentowski, and Vanessa Harmony, interview Sarah Montgomery of Garden's Edge, an organization supporting indigenous agricultural initiatives in Guatemala.
  • This month on Living Permaculture, hosts Jerome Osentowski and Vanessa Harmony speak with Eric Toensmeier, author of “Trees With Edible Leaves” about agroforestry and edible plants.