In this episode I want to share with you one of the most exciting books I have read in regards to Thriving with Nature. I can safely say that the idea of Thriving with Nature was born from reading these books. Anastasia, the first of the books in the Ringing Cedar Series by Vladimir Megre, … More Ep #6: The Seed as Physician
You can’t be alive today and not know that plastic, especially single-use plastic, is a huge problem on the planet. Only 9% is recycled and the rest – well we are discovering, a lot of it ends up in the ocean. Today I have the privilege of interviewing Emily Penn, a skipper and ocean … More Ep #5: Ocean Plastic & Solutions with Emily Penn
Chef Cynthia lived in Papua New Guinea growing up. She cooked in the back of her father’s shed with the locals – climbing trees for Mangos, digging up plants from the soil – she learned how to thrive with nature! Fast forward through to her 20s where she plunged into the Western World and had a shock of dealing with “canned” food and plastic packaging and artificialness… … More Ep #4: The Key Ingredient: Soil with Chef Cynthia Louise
Start to question how can I make a difference in this planet? How can I live a modern lifestyle whilst helping nature thrive. The idea here is to tackle one area at a time and do what you can to move towards no longer using Fossil Fuels and moving towards 100% renewable energy sources. Eat … More Ep #3: How Can I Live a Regenerative Lifestyle?
What is the difference between Regenerative and Sustainability? In this episode, Hayley shares why she chooses to aim for a regenerative lifestyle rather than sustainable. She discusses the topic of regenerative agriculture and also introduces Syntropic Agroforestry. These topics are discussed in regard to how if we move our agricultural methods more in those directions … More Ep #2: Regenerative vs Sustainable Living
What is the most simplest way to remind yourself to help the planet? Ask yourself “Will this make myself & the planet THRIVE or DIE?” In this episode, Hayley Weatherburn introduces the concept of Thrive or Die. A simple way to look at moving yourself to live a more regenerative lifestyle. Whether you are putting … More Ep #1: Thrive or Die
What if there already exists a way to help farmers who are going through drought? In a video called “From the Ground Up – Regenerative Agriculture” (shown below) four different farmers show the way they have managed to reverse the drought in their farms, regenerate the land and their business and even save millions through regenerative agriculture practices. … More How Farmers are reversing the drought , regenerating their land and better off financially
The first principle in Permaculture is to Observe. To really take the time and watch what nature is doing, or not doing. To get a full understanding of your domain and what is happening at levels. The sun, wind, water, soil, plants, animals, everything! It is suggested the ideal time to observe before you do … More Ancient Observers Urge Us to Look at What is Happening…
I came across the concept of Syntropic Agroforestry when I was first doing my Permaculture Design Course. A team came from Brazil and introduced us to the concept and I was hooked! It replicated nature and not only grew food but regenerated the soil. It could also provide profitability as well – so a win … More What is Syntropic Agroforestry?
The saying goes “You are what you eat” and I never actually thought of it in the most simple way. Life and Death. … More Eat More Life…