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18 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Zach Weiss. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Zach Weiss, often where they are interviewed.

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18 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Zach Weiss. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Zach Weiss, often where they are interviewed.

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Soil Builders, checking in with Zach Weiss on water cycles and a biodynamic baby food startup

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Zach Weiss and Keith Rowe are the first guests of the new Soil Builders series. In the series we welcome back previous friends of the podcast to understand their progress and we discover new companies, startups, farmers, investors engaged in building soil all over the world.

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Discover the previous interview with Zach Weiss of Elemental Ecosystems:
https://investinginregenerativeagriculture.com/2019/02/03/zach-weiss/

Keith is the co-founder of White Leaf Provisions:
https://www.whiteleafprovision.com/

More about this episode and the Soil Builders series on https://investinginregenerativeagriculture.com/2020/09/22/soil-builders-1/

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Sep 22 2020 · 33mins
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How to install ponds, dams, and water retention features, with Zach Weiss from Elemental Ecosystems

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Welcome back to the ongoing series on waterway regeneration. Today’s interview is the second conversation I’ve had with Zach Weiss, the Protégé of revolutionary Austrian farmer Sepp Holzer and founder of Elemental Ecosystems, a company that designs and implements water harvesting landscapes and features for clients around the world.  Zach is best known for blending a unique combination of systems thinking, empathy and awareness, in his projects. 
In the last interview I did with him, which I’ve linked to in the show notes for this episode on the website, he introduced me to the importance of a healthy water cycle to climate regulation and how it actually plays a much larger role than just the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere. 
In today’s session I wanted to focus more closely on a topic that I get a lot of questions about but have very little personal experience with, and that’s building ponds, dams, and other water storage features on the land. Zach is an expert at this and explains the difference in how sealed and unsealed ponds can have a very different effect on the ecology even if they both hold the same amount of water. He also explains his methods and techniques for reading the landscape to determine the best placement for water features that are sometimes contradictory to simple topography. Be sure to stick around until the end where Zach gives some amazing practical advice for people who are looking to get started on installing their own water retention features and landscapes. 
Before we start in with the interview I also want to give you a heads up that the next two episodes will also be deep dives into permaculture earthworks, water retention landscapes and actionable information on how to optimise your land for the best use and creation of water resources, so be sure to check out the next few weeks of episodes too. 
Resources:
https://www.elementalchange.world/
Elemental Ecosystems
Elemental Ecosystems on Facebook
Elemental Ecosystems on Youtube
Zach Weiss’ TEDx talk
Desert or Paradise with Sepp Holzer
The Flow Partnership
Sep 18 2020 · 1hr

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Episode 25: Worn&Wound co-founder Zach Weiss

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Episode 25 and this is a big one! The guys sit down with Zach Weiss to discuss the journey that led to what Worn&Wound is today.  We talk about what got Zach interested in watches, his design background, watches he has owned and currently owns, and what gave him and co-founder Blake the idea to start writing about watches.

Zach tells us how Worn&Wound was started, what their first days were like, their first watch reviewed, and how they decided to start the Wind Up Watch Fair. We also ask Zach about what watches he wears most, favorite watches at certain price points, and what advice he would give his past self about starting the site knowing what he knows now. 

It was great of Zach to take time out of his busy schedule to sit down with three fellow watch nerds and share some more of the Worn&Wound story. This is definitely an episode you won't want to miss!

Jul 14 2020 · 1hr 15mins
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13: Zach Weiss – Restoring a Healthy Water Cycle

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In this interview, I speak to Zach Weiss, who runs a business called Elemental Ecosystems. I met Zach a few weeks ago when I took his workshop, where he taught some of his methods for understanding and managing water in the landscape.

Zach works under the assumption that the core reason for many environmental problems is a misunderstanding and poor management of water. By building dams, repairing eroded stream banks and many other tactics, Zach helps people improve their land’s ability to catch and hold water. This has flow-on effects for local climate, drought resilience and financial stability.

Show Notes

01:05 Zach describes his work
02:01 Outline of the water cycle
04:31 Sepp Holzer
09:20 Zach's opinion of Holistic Management
10:32 Tom Brown Jr. and Jon Young: wilderness skills, bird language
10:59 Ringing Cedars
11:57 Rajindra Singh, the waterman of India
12:53 Universal principles vs. specific tactics
13:25 The Tao
14:23 Describing a typical re-hydration project
16:26 Why pond liners are not ideal
18:27 Building water bodies that fit in with the existing geology and hydrology, as opposed to digging dams in inappropriate spots. "Tying a water body to the natural veins of the Earth."
20:48 Zach's thoughts on some aspects of permaculture
22:57 Getting your hands dirty. Build models using the soil on your property.
24:35 What to do in the suburbs?… Observe your property, create a rain garden, infiltrate the maximum amount of water.
26:21 Hügelkultur
27:40 Zach's problem with swales
30:14 The process of tapping springs, and why to drink spring water
32:35 French drains
33:42 Evidence of revegetation changing climate and increasing rainfall
34:44 Willie Smits, and his TED Talk
35:14 Convincing people that water is more important than atmospheric CO2 for climate
36:57 Zach's experience in Australia: a perfect example of the watershed death spiral
39:45 Zach's film, Elemental Change
42:00 Vicencia Dehasa, Spain
42:14 Tamera, Portugal
42:36 Peter Marshall and Terra Preta Truffles near Braidwood
42:54 Walter Jehne
43:22 Tarun Bharat Sangh, Indian NGO

Apr 22 2020 · 44mins
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#059 - Being In A Band w/ Zach Weiss

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Apparently, I stole a girl from Zach Weiss… I don’t remember anything about that, though! Regardless, we’re cool, so today, I share this conversation I had with him. It’s mostly about music and his being in a band. Being in a band just seems so cool.

Check his band, In Absentia, out, here.

Remember, after the show, to take time out of your day to listen to someone else. Just 5 minutes. It’ll change your life.

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Mar 09 2020 · 50mins
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#CLE4U Ep. 11 (Special Guest: Zach Weiss debates us on Collin Sextons future)

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This episode we’re joined by the host of the podcast “Across Cavs” Zach Weiss, he comes in to debate Shaq on Collin Sextons future with the Cavs or lack there of, things get pretty exciting. Jalen & Zach discuss their picks for the NFL Playoffs & Super Bowl & we discuss a few possible trades for Playoff teams, Kyle Kuzma, Derrick Rose, Ben Simmons?! FOLLOW ZACH on Twitter @AcrossCavs & As always follow us & communicate with us on Social Media Twitter: @CLE_4U, @ChaeNero & @JalenBlackass. IG: @CLE4U (same as Twitter for ours) TUNE IN!!

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Jan 08 2020 · 1hr 40mins
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podcast 433 – Zach Weiss – Spring Terrace – Part2

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Zach Weiss and Paul talk Sepp and Spring Terraces.
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Show notes and discussion

More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

This podcast was made possible thanks to:

Suleiman, Karrie, and Sasquatch
Bill Crim
Kerry JustTooLazy
anonymous
Wade Luger
Jocelyn Campbell
havokeachday
thomas adams
Sasquatch
Julia Winter, world’s slowest mosaic artist
Dominic Crolius
Eivind W. Bjørkavåg
Seth Gregory
Bill Erickson
David Ingraham
Michelle Martin
G Cooper
Miroslav Ultrama
Matthew Johnson
Lisa Goodspeed
Dylan Butler
Kyle Neath
Penny McLoughlin
HL Tyler
Dana Martin
Keith Kuhnsman
Mark
Arturo Ceron
Eric Tolbert
Mehron Kugler
Sean Benedict

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Mar 11 2019 ·
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podcast 432 – Zach Weiss – Spring Terrace – Part1

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Zach Weiss and Paul talk Sepp and Spring Terraces.
Support the podcast on Patreon

Show notes and discussion

More information and discussion of this podcast on this thread at Permies.

This podcast was made possible thanks to:

Suleiman, Karrie, and Sasquatch
Bill Crim
Kerry JustTooLazy
anonymous
Wade Luger
Jocelyn Campbell
havokeachday
thomas adams
Sasquatch
Julia Winter, world’s slowest mosaic artist
Dominic Crolius
Eivind W. Bjørkavåg
Seth Gregory
Bill Erickson
David Ingraham
Michelle Martin
G Cooper
Miroslav Ultrama
Matthew Johnson
Lisa Goodspeed
Dylan Butler
Kyle Neath
Penny McLoughlin
HL Tyler
Dana Martin
Keith Kuhnsman
Mark
Arturo Ceron
Eric Tolbert
Mehron Kugler
Sean Benedict

Get all of the podcasts in convenient, giant zip files

Mar 09 2019 ·
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Why storing water is more important than storing carbon with Zach Weiss from Elemental Ecosystems: 101

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In this session I had the pleasure of speaking to the founder of “Elemental Ecosystems” Zach Weiss. Zach earned the distinction of being the first person to earn the Holzer practitioner certification from revolutionary Austrian farmer Sepp Holzer through a rigorous two-year apprenticeship working alongside Sepp in North America and Europe.

Zach created Elemental Ecosystems as a for-benefit social enterprise focused on solving societies growing environmental problems by considering the elemental relationship between biology and hydrology. In this interview, Zach and I start by talking about the difference between a healthy water cycle and one that’s been compromised. We unpack the reasons why humans have desertified nearly one third of the earth’s land and how we can begin to reverse and regenerate that process. Zach also touches on some of the steps that anyone can take, whether you live on a large farm or a small city apartment, to positively impact the water cycles in your local area, and he also shares many resources you can look into to learn more about watershed regeneration. This interview represents just the tip of the iceberg around water system regeneration and I would love to do a follow-up interview with Zach very soon, so to those of you listening to this, please write to me at info@abundantedge.com and send in the topics and questions you’d like for us to explore in greater depth when I get the chance to continue this series again.

Resources:

Elemental Ecosystems

Zach Weiss’ TEDx talk

Tom Duncan’s podcast with Abundant Edge

Desert or Paradise with Sepp Holzer

The Rebel Farmer with Sepp Holzer (in spanish)

Willie Smits’ TED talk

The Flow Partnership
Mar 01 2019 ·
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45 Zach Weiss, climate change is a symptom of water cycle disturbance and we can fix it

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Water is the ultimate capital of a farmer

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Today I’m joined by Zach Weiss of Elemental Ecosystems working on water retention landscapes.

Thank you Judith D. Schwartz for the introduction to Zach! 

Take aways from the interview:

  • Climate change is a symptom of the severe water cycle disturbance and there is something we can do about it! 
  • When the landscape isn’t being recharged with water, it leads to flooding and drought (worst case also fire)
  • Humans desertified 1/3 of the earth’s cover the last 10.000 years
  • We are carbon based life but the living part is mostly water
  • There is much more you (as a land owner/manager) to influence the water cycle on and above your land- Often when we talk about water we talk about big centralised water systems or the weather, Zach is focussed on decentralised water retention landscapes- Sub-irrigated, you use a lot less energy
  • Climate changes: everywhere the same story the precipitation is more when it comes and it comes less often
  • Large dams and reservoirs are very energy intensive, smaller decentralised water retention systems are much more efficient
  • Flood fire and drought mitigation is a sector Zach is very interested in
  • Zach is building a platform to franchise his model, to pilot this in 2020
  • Huge opportunity for video visual content, what have we done during the last 10.000 years, and our role and our options
  • Could be something we all can get behind, water retention. 
  • We can’t address climate change without addressing the water cycle disturbance
  • Zach tries to use most of the time with costumers on the implementation not on the consultation


Advice for investors from Zach (not investment advice): Rewriting natural resource policy management, very often what Zach wants to do is illegal.

All show notes and links:
www.investinginregenerativeagriculture.com/2019/02/03/zach-weiss

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Jan 29 2019 · 46mins
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