The OrganicFarmr Experience | Inspiring Interviews with Today's Leading Defenders of Sustainable Agriculture
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The OrganicFarmr Experience is a podcast sharing inspiring interviews with today's leading defenders of sustainable agriculture and creators of real food. If you want to learn from all-natural and organic farmers, ranchers, market growers, agricultural entrepreneurs, food activists and authors, Don Davidson delivers that to you. Each episode gives you that guest's journey: Their setbacks, successes, key lessons they've learned, what's working really well for them to improve our food systems and so much more. If share a passion for food integrity, join us at OrganicFarmr.com.
Most Recent Episode
OFE 020 : Permaculture and Plant Guild Systems with Wayne Weiseman
Dec 23 14
Wayne Weiseman is a Permaculture teacher, designer, consultant and author. He lives in Carbondale, Illinois with his wife, Frances and daughter, Halima. He was certified to teach Permaculture by Bill Mollison, the founder of Permaculture, and is recognized by the Worldwide Permaculture Network as an instructor of the Permaculture Design Certificate Course.
IN THIS CONVERSATION WITH WAYNE, YOU WILL LEARN ABOUT:
- How an early curiosity about woodland survival skills led to Wayne's interest in plants.
- Wayne's important lesson he shares with all beginners to the world of permaculture.
- Why Wayne wrote a book specific to building plant guilds.
- Nutritious, wild plants we often overlook.
- The importance of design and ongoing observation in establishing a plant guild system.
- Plus so much more!
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED:
Integrated Forest Gardening: The Complete Guide to Polycultures and Plant Guilds in Permaculture Systems by Wayne Weiseman, Daniel Halsey, and Bryce Ruddock
The Permaculture Project
Permaculture: A Designer's Manuel by Bill Mollison
The Keyline Plan by P.A. Yeomans
WAYNE'S FAVORITE INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not been discovered. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
KEY QUOTES FROM WAYNE:
"Permaculture has more or less gone viral."
"If it's not care of Earth and care of people, then kick it out and try something else."
"Mistakes are tools for learning."
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