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Edible gardens. Chickens, geese, and ducks. Goats. Fruit trees. Fermented food. Pantry, root cellar, and freezer not grocery store. Slow food. Build it and fix it yourself. Connected communities. Permaculture by design transforms what was barren to productive.

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Edible gardens. Chickens, geese, and ducks. Goats. Fruit trees. Fermented food. Pantry, root cellar, and freezer not grocery store. Slow food. Build it and fix it yourself. Connected communities. Permaculture by design transforms what was barren to productive.

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More episodes, please!

By HarrietOakley - Jun 29 2018
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Where’d you go? I just discovered this podcast and am all out of episodes. Come back, Little Sheba!

Great podcast

By Clean Slate Farm - Feb 16 2017
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Full of useful information and well presented. Clear and concise. One of the few I subscribe to.

iTunes Ratings

32 Ratings
Average Ratings
27
2
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2

More episodes, please!

By HarrietOakley - Jun 29 2018
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Where’d you go? I just discovered this podcast and am all out of episodes. Come back, Little Sheba!

Great podcast

By Clean Slate Farm - Feb 16 2017
Read more
Full of useful information and well presented. Clear and concise. One of the few I subscribe to.
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Permaculture Velocity | Skills You Can Use

Latest release on Feb 05, 2016

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: The Best Fruit Trees for the Backyard Garden - PVP39

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What's not to love? Perennial. Easy. Relatively low cost. Beautiful. Fresh fruit.

Adding fruit trees to the backyard garden can quickly had a bounty of terrific food.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Jan 20 2016

13mins

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Rank #2: Avoid Common Gardening Mistakes - PVP5

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Access to tons of information at our fingertips can be a lovely thing. But, there are some ideas that take off that are best avoided. 

Learn a few tips to set your garden up for success.

Show Notes:PermacultureVelocity.com

Jun 04 2015

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Rank #3: Top 10 Easy to Grow Edible Perennials - PVP15

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Edible perennials can be key to balancing things on the homestead. While they can take a bit more time, patience, and care to establish they pay off by needing less care when things get busy or you get sidetracked.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com 

Jul 29 2015

11mins

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Rank #4: 49 Ways to Save Money & Live Better - PVP4

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Live better is always a relative thing. What about saving time, money, resources, and having a great homestead along the way?

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Jun 03 2015

12mins

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Rank #5: Bigger Chicken Coop, Less Space - PVP2

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Urban lots can be small and bonus points are always awarded for creativity. 

Learn about why and how we designed a 3-level hen house for our happy, healthy flock.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Jun 01 2015

12mins

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Rank #6: 11 Tips for a Tiny Garden & Where to Start - PVP23

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So many projects and tasks on the homestead and limited resources. Where to start? How to decide to pay for someone else to install a laundry-to-landscape system or DIY? Starting small, simple, and specialized can help. Then considering time, money, and reward can help us select the right project, at the right time, and keep it on budget.

Even tiny gardens can seem overwhelming to a new gardener--learn a few tips that can help you get started.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com 

Sep 30 2015

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Rank #7: 7 Best Cool Season Vegetables - PVP28

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Of all the cool season vegetables, which are the best to get started in the garden for the cool season?

Selected for ease and productivity plus some surprises.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Nov 05 2015

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Rank #8: Homemade Chicken Feeds & The Chicken Feed Workbook - PVP14

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Bagged feeds are seemingly inexpensive but what are you really paying for? 

Homemade chicken feeds allow the flockster to control ingredients, protein content, and have the freshest food for the flock.

Learn about how and why we formulate feeds for our chicks, pullets, and laying hens.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com 

Jul 22 2015

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Rank #9: Kombucha: Easy, Tasty, & Wild - PVP22

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Kombucha can be expensive at the grocery store, coop, or farmer's market. Save a ton of money and make great kombucha at home. It's super easy and it is best wild!

Learn about the "transformational action of the microorganisms" and getting started with your very own batches of this wonderful naturally effervescent drink. 

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com 

Sep 23 2015

20mins

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Rank #10: 5 Must Have Homesteading Skills - PVP16

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So many skills to learn and so little time. Here are a few skills that can make a difference on the homestead.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com 

Aug 12 2015

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Rank #11: No More Plastic Pots! Introducing Soil Blocks - PVP10

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Plastic pots, plastic trays, plastic pony packs...plastic everywhere. 

How can you start seeds without little plastic pots? How can you avoid peat pots that never break down? 

Using soil blocks means no poop pots, no peat pots, no plastic pots. Yay! Nada plastic. No plastic to wash and store. No plastic to degrade in the sun and finally head to a recycling center or perhaps sadly--a landfill.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Jun 17 2015

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Rank #12: Maintaining a Healthy Chicken Flock - PVP30

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Prevention, prevention, prevention. Let's get into some details to avoid problems with illness and disorder down the road.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Nov 11 2015

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Rank #13: Native Bees & Answers to Your Homesteading Questions - PVP12

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Learn what all the fuss is about mason bees and alfalfa bees. Listen in for a coupon code to grab a discount on gear to get all set up for hosting native bees.

Questions--there are always so many questions. Here are a few answers.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com 

Jul 01 2015

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Rank #14: Beyond Doomsday: Preparedness on the Urban Homestead - PVP26

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Many people who live in the city are not prepared for brief interruptions in services such as water, gas, and electricity.

Living the in the city with stores packed with goods for sale gives rise to a false feeling of security that everything will always be available.

Learn about basic preparedness.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Oct 21 2015

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Rank #15: Kick the Big Box Shopping Habit! - PVP7

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Routine: jump in car, head to a store that "has it all", buy products, return home, and use or consume products.

There are other ways that include meeting and connecting with people in your community, saving money, saving time, and saving gas.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Jun 06 2015

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Rank #16: Toxic Free & Effective Cleaning - PVP31

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It's easy to get sucked into the fancy packaging, promises of cleanliness not possible any other way, and germs killed on contact.

But, how much do we really know and understand about the products that we are bringing into our homes? How can we make changes to kick toxic products to the curb? Plus, how to stick to your guns with homemade cleaners.

Show notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Nov 13 2015

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Rank #17: Homesteading is a Waste of Time - PVP19

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Is homesteading just a glorified hobby or can it make an impact on your household and the community?

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com 

Sep 02 2015

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Rank #18: Getting Ready for the Fall Garden - PVP18

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School is starting soon, the days are getting shorter and cooler, and it's time to start getting ready for the fall garden.

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Aug 26 2015

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Rank #19: Is the Zero Waste Homestead Possible? - PVP34

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Dec 09 2015

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Rank #20: Avoid Common Home Canning Mistakes - PVP24

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Whether boiling water bath canning or pressure canning let's be safe. Learn how to avoid common home canning mistakes.

And news flash! The USDA recently (June 2015) approved steam canning! Steam canning is a fast, effective, and safe way to home preserve high acid foods! Yay!

Plus, don't forget to check out the show notes for even more information regarding several types of canning jars and lids. Links to pressure canner manuals, USDA and university extension guidance, and learn more about a recent outbreak of botulism that resulted from improperly home canned food. 

Show Notes: PermacultureVelocity.com

Oct 07 2015

29mins

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