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.
Living Permaculture

Living Permaculture

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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.

Most Recent Episodes

Western Program Director for National Young Farmers Coalition Adam Brock

Living Permaculture welcomes Adam Brock back to the show to discuss and celebrate his new position as Western Program Director for the National Young Farmers Coalition. Adam will also lead a 72-hour permaculture design intensive, the internationally-accredited syllabus and certificate, at the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute on July 15 to 27.

Western Program Director for National Young Farmers Coalition Adam Brock

Extending the Growing Season with Living Permaculture

Michael Thompson, local architect and president of Fat City Farmers, returns to discuss tools for extending the growing season with hosts Stephanie Syson and Jerome Osentowski.

From the Archives: Living Permaculture Explores Water Practices for Drought

In August of 2018, following months of intense drought in Colorado, water specialist Avery Ellis shared permaculture practices and strategies with Living Permaculture.

From the Archives: Living Permaculture Explores Water Practices for Drought

Living Permaculture: Michael Thompson Calls for a Local Economy Movement

Michael Thompson, local architect and president of Fat City Farmers , discusses a community conversation series that focuses on creating a "People's Economy" in the Roaring Fork Valley. The group will convene twice next month, on April 1 and April 18, at the Basalt Regional Library from 5 to 7pm.

Living Permaculture: Michael Thompson Calls for a Local Economy Movement

Living Permaculture

The February edition of Living Permaculture features Paonia resident Nick Hansen. He's using permaculture to improve Agape Farm & Retreat, his farm and bed & breakfast in the North Fork Valley.

Living Permaculture Digs Into Worms

This month's episode of Living Permaculture features Rhonda Sherman, founder and director of the Composting Learning Lab and author of the book, The Worm Farmer's Handbook: Mid- to Large-Scale Vermicomposting for Farms, Businesses, Municipalities, Schools, and Institutions . Living Permaculture is heard on the fourth Wednesday of each month on KDNK. Hosts Jerome Osentowski and Stephanie Syson run the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute a non-profit in Basalt, Colorado. Listen to

Keeping Healthy with Friendly Herbs

Kate Miller of Alpine Botanicals in Nederland joins Stephanie Syson to explain about winter health and taking herbs to support digestion and sleep.

Catherine Bukowski Shares The Community Food Forest Handbook

This month's guest for Living Permaculture is Catherine Bukowski, co-author of The Community Food Forest Handbook.

Water Practices for Adjusting to Drought

Water specialist Avery Ellis shares permaculture practices and strategies for times of drought.

Slow Money Founder Woody Tasch on Living Permaculture

Woody Tasch, founder and chairman of the Slow Money Institute , shares with host Stephanie Syson and guest host Gwen Garcelon about his newest book .

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