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Reality Report: David Holmgren and FutureScenarios.org (Part 1)

14 Jul 2008 |
View all related to Energy | horticulture | Permaculture | Reality Report
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The Reality Report interviews David Holmgren. David co-invented permaculture over 30 years ago and has been a practitioner and teacher ever since, both at his home in Australia and as a consultant around world. In 2002 he published the book Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability that reviewed permaculture in the context of peak energy. More recently, David created a web site called Future Scenarios. With transcript.
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Peak Moment: The Bicycling Horticulturalist

03 Jul 2008 | |
View all related to alternative transportation | bicycle | compost | gardening | horticulture | Peak Moment Television
Ryan Nassichuk builds food gardens for people. His bicycle and trailer are the sole transport for himself, tools, and materials - including soil and plants! This horticulturist also builds container gardens and composters. Tour a backyard garden in which a 6-week class of students filled raised beds with soil, compost and fertilizer, did succession planting, and built a low-cost composter. Recently Ryan has added free seed-sharing to his wisdom-sharing, while continuing to propagate food gardens throughout Vancouver. This man has a low ecological footprint -- or should we say bike tire tread? Episode 117.
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Peak Moment: Restoring Native Landscapes - From a Dump to a Park

05 Sep 2007 | |
View all related to biology | bioremediation | education | horticulture | jatropha | landfill | Peak Moment Television | plant | restoration

A closed landfill in Santa Barbara county is not just being restored with native plants. It also has a pilot project growing oil-rich jatropha for biodiesel. Restoration horticulturists Karen Flagg and Don Hartley of Growing Solutions do restoration education and remediate damaged landscapes -- bringing them back to life. Episode 71.