Partisan Gardens podcast

Partisan Gardens Podcast

Partisan Gardens Podcast David was recently interviewed on the Partisan Gardens podcast. As they wrote on their website: In this episode, we discuss the crises we all face, what it means to write from a specific place, the power of speculative fiction for imagining alternative futures, and concrete visions for transforming suburbia....

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Inhabit: Territories Interview

Inhabit: Territories Interview David was recently interviewed for the Inhabit: Territories Substack. You can read the rest of the interview here, or you can listen to the recording of the interview here.    

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Interview on ABC North Coast

David Holmgren spoke with Joanne Shoebridge, on ABC North Coast, about his RetroSuburbia book and how Australians can downshift and retrofit their homes, gardens & communities, and how to creatively do more with less.

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Well Being Magazine feature

Retrofitting your home can make it more productive and resilient in an energy-descent future. Environmental designer, ecological educator and author David Holmgren shares what you can do at the individual level. Words by Linda Moon.

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Rewilding Cities panel

On 21 April 2021, David Holmgren appeared on an online panel powered by Future of Cities in partnership with NewCities Foundation, Design Science Studio, and Buckminster Fuller Institute.

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Making Permaculture Stronger podcast part two

In Part Two of this conversation between Dan Palmer and David Holmgren, David continues sharing significant milestones from his many decades as a practicing permaculture designer.

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Post-Growth Australia Podcast

David was recently interviewed by Michael Bayliss on the Post Growth Australia Podcast, where he discussed the predicaments and shortcomings that are inherent in the current system, such as inefficiency, waste, and erosion of community, the pressure and displacement of renters – not to mention the environmental toll.

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Making Permaculture Stronger podcast part one

Dan Palmer recently invited David Holmgren to be a guest on the Making Permaculture Stronger podcast to discuss his journey with permaculture design process over the decades.

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MRSG AGM presentation

On Sunday 25th October 2020, David Holmgren was the guest speaker at the Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group AGM. The topic he spoke about was: RetroSuburbia and Rural Resettlement; how will our regions respond to the stresses and opportunities of Covid triggered change.

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Unstress podcast

In this podcast, David Holmgren joins Dr Ron Ehrlich to chat about RetroSuburbia, the 12 principals of permaculture and how they can be applied to all aspects of life, how we can downshift and redesign our lives to become more involved in our local community and the power that we...

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Sense-making in a Changing World podcast

In this episode of "Sense-making in a Changing World", Morag Gamble interviews David Holmgren, co-originator of permaculture and explores how permaculture can help us practically navigate these challenging times and create locally resilient communities.

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Victories of a gardening culture: The Sustainable Hour podcast

In this podcast, permaculture co-originator David Holmgren reveals his motivation for doing what he does and his belief that permaculture holds many answers to the problems we face in our world today.

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Post-Doom interview

Permaculture As Reconnection: David Holmgren in conversation with Michael Dowd and Connie Barlow

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Gardening Australia

David Holmgren is the co-originator of permaculture and an educator in sustainable living. Costa Georgiadis asks him about the permaculture demonstration site Melliodora, how gardeners can approach the principles of permaculture in their own lives, and how his personal approach to his property and permaculture has shifted over the last...

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Urban Farm U Podcast

In part 1 of 3 we hear from David Holmgren, the co-founder of permaculture, about the birth of permaculture over 40 years ago. Learn about what inspired the concept of permaculture, permanent agriculture, working with nature, sustainability, and how to take new industry concepts and have them become widely accepted....

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Diggers Club magazine article

Although permaculture has its roots in the idea of perennial food garden, there are many other ways in which permaculture principles can be applied to food growing.

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‘Aussie St’ in Morwell

On June 1 2019, David Holmgren gave his much loved 'Aussie St' presentation to a crowd of over 200 people at Kernot Hall in Morwell, in the Latrobe Valley.

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Next Economy Now Podcast

Kevin Bayuk interviews David Holmgren about RetroSuburbia.

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Permaculture Podcast: RetroSuburbia

In these 2 episodes of the Permaculture Podcast recorded by co-host David Bilbrey, David Holmgren discusses the ideas and frameworks in his latest book, RetroSuburbia.

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All The Dirt: Gardening, Sustainability And Food

Deryn Thorpe and John Colwill from All The Dirt podcast talk with David Holmgren about his life and how we can downshift our energy use and grow more food.

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Permaculture pioneer to speak in Newcastle on answers to the eco-crisis

Is a mortgage and a big HECS debt a smart way to go for young people?
David Holmgren, who gained eco-celebrity status for being the co-originator of permaculture, says a lot of youngsters are questioning this nowadays.

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The Hive Podcast

Nathalie Nahai and David discuss the science and heritage of the permaculture model, what sustainability really means on the larger scale, and how to enjoy a richer, more meaningful life through radically changing the way in which we relate to, and draw resources from, the earth.

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Farming futures discussed in Healesville

Farmers, landowners and community members heard about how climate change could impact them and how they can prepare to meet the challenges climate changes poses in the Yarra Ranges.

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The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine

David speaks about "RetroSuburbia: Action, Resilience & Future Visions" as part of the Castlemaine State Festival.

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The New York Times: An Australian environmentalist’s next act

David Holmgren grows almost everything he eats. He doesn’t own a mobile phone or a television, and most of his clothing is secondhand. He never flies, won’t go to a supermarket and can’t remember his credit card PIN.

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Resistance Radio interview

Derrick Jensen interviews David Holmgren about permaculture, its influence and its future, and the relevance of the suburbs in playing a role in building community resilience.

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Pip Permaculture Podcast #9: RetroSuburbia

Pip editor Robyn Rosenfeldt in conversation with David Holmgren discussing David's best selling book “RetroSuburbia”.

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Reading RetroSuburbia: Security in Hard Times

At the 2018 New Economy Network Australia conference in Melbourne, David Holmgren spoke with me about reviewing his 2018 book, RetroSuburbia. I said a critical review would be unlikely as I agree with much of what he wrote.

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