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Podcast 061 - Book List Part 2
Location: Kingston, Canada (USDA zone 5a)
posted 5 years ago
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Paul Wheaton and
first share about their tidepooling
while on the Oregon coast. They then finish going through a list of books, mostly related to
and permaculture, that have made an impact on Paul.
Here are the books they discuss:
's Holistic Management, on reversing desertification through the grazing of large ruminants. Michael Pollan's The Botany of Desire
The Omnivore's Dilemma
In Defense of Food
He quotes a lot of
Weston A. Price
The Good Life by Scott and Helen Nearing, who are back to the land icons. They like building with stone, and harvest their own
Paul talks about "
and soul labor."
's $50 and Up
House Book, and Earth-Sheltered
. The book,
, filled with pictures of all kinds of alternative buildings, and Homework, which is sort of a part two.
Diana Leafe Christian
's books on community: Creating a Life Together and Finding Community.
The People of Cascadia by Heidi Bohan talks about how the
agriculture of the Native Americans from the Pacific Northwest resembled permaculture
A book on pole construction, which describes
and keeping the poles dry.
The Earth Care Manual
, and Permaculture in a Nutshell by
The Man Who Planted Trees
on how planting trees brings back creeks.
A companion planting book, Carrots Love
, (even though he doesn't worry too much about companion planting anymore), and a Troy-Bilt Rototiller book for its thorough
advice, (with the exception of rototilling).
Paul shares about three books that are aesthetically pleasing to look through, such as one with a
couch, one on country living, and one with pictures of the temples at
Lastly, he shares what books he would like to read: something on progressive
, and Botany in a Day, and Forest Gardening by Dave Jacke.
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