Category Archives: sustainability

Episode 122: Checkin’ In with Farmstead Meatsmith

In this episode, Lisa Marie and Jim check in with Brandon Sheard of Farmstead Meatsmith. We love watching this family grow and learn… and then turn around and give it all back. They’ve got some new webisodes and publications available … Continue reading

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Episode 120: Interview with Arthur Haines, Human Domestication, Part 2 of 2

Lisa Marie and Jim continue the conversation with Arthur Haines about human domestication: how can we start thinking through problem-solving? Resources referenced: Arthur’s website: http://www.arthurhaines.com Arthur’s YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/arthurdhaines

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Episode 119: Interview with Arthur Haines, Human Domestication, Part 1 of 2

Lisa Marie and Jim welcome Arthur Haines back on the show! This time we’re chatting about the concept of human domestication: what is it? How did it occur? How does this affect us now? What the heck can we do … Continue reading

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Episode 114: Interview with Farmers’ Gate Market

Jim and Lisa Marie interview Ben Slayton, butcher and co-owner of Farmers’ Gate Market in Wales, ME. We go on-site to view the digs and to find out what they’re doing differently and why. Resources referenced: Farmers’ Gate Market website: … Continue reading

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Episode 108: Lisa Marie’s Rite of Passage

Eric and Wendy Brown teach Lisa Marie and Justin Deri (of Deri Farm) how to butcher rabbits. Warning: contains sensitive material. Resources referenced: Wendy’s blog: Surviving the Suburbs Wendy’s book: Surviving the Apocalypse in the Suburbs: The Thrivalist’s Guide to … Continue reading

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Episode 105: Interview with Steve Sainsbury, Permaculture Defined

Lisa Marie and Jim interview Steve Sainsbury about permaculture. How is permaculture defined? How can we begin to reprogram our thinking to allow us to start taking those first steps? Steve has also supplied a fantastic starter’s list of resources … Continue reading

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Episode 104: Interview with Farmstead Meatsmith

Lisa Marie and Jim interview Lauren and Brandon Sheard of Farmstead Meatsmith. Farmstead Meatsmith describes themselves as “a personal abattoir, butchery and charcuterie service for small farms and homesteads in the Puget Sound [Washington state] region.” We really believe in … Continue reading

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Episode 103: Interview with Permaculturist Steve Sainsbury, Part 1

Mo, Lisa Marie, and Jim introduce permaculturist Steve Sainsbury. Living in Bermuda has given Steve an interesting perspective on permaculture. Here we get a bit of a geography and history lesson on Bermuda. Steve will be joining us again to … Continue reading

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