Low Tech Podcast, No. 64 – 27 Jan 2023
Ten-Mile Building Challenge
We’re introducing the 10-Mile Building Challenge on this week’s episode and previewing some of the episodes we’ll have coming up this year.
10-Mile Building Challenge website: https://lowtechinstitute.org/tmbc/
#sustainability #construction #lowtech #transition … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 64 — Ten-Mile Building Challenge
The Wisconsin Garden Expo is back on this year, February 10–12 — we’ll be there and so can you! Every year this event draws thousands from the southern Wisconsin area to see presentations, demonstrations, and vendors all focused on gardening. We’ll be there this year, but you can see 2021’s presentations (on potatoes, Foodmageddon, and … More Volunteer with Us and Visit the WI Garden Expo for Free
Low Tech Podcast, No. 63 – 13 Jan 2022
The Future of Composting
We’re joined this week by Matt Crisp (@matt.crunchy) to hop in our time machine and visit 2073 to learn about local, post-transition compost systems in the Midwest, Southwest, and New England.
#sustainability #compost #lowtech #transition … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 63 — The Future of Composting
Do you like gardening? Do you want to learn more about growing your own food? Would you like taking home fresh produce each week from a CSA box? Consider joining us as we try a new model of cooperative gardening: the DIY CSA in our large organic* garden. *We are not certified organic, but we … More Join our DIY CSA this Season
The most common New Year’s resolutions will not surprise you: exercise more, eat healthier, lose weight, save money, spend more time with family, and friends, reduce stress, spend less time on social media, and save on living expenses, according to a late 2022 survey. These seem pedestrian and slightly repetitive: they either focus on living … More Low-Tech Resolutions: 5 Small Changes
Low Tech Podcast, No. 62 – 30 Dec 2022
Low-Tech Perspective on the News of 2022
We’re looking back at 2022 with a low-tech perspective on the events that shaped the world.
#2022 #sustainability … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 62 — Low-Tech Perspective on the News of 2022
Low Tech Podcast, No. 61 – 16 Dec 2022
Future-fitting a Florida Subdivision
In this episode we travel forward in time to 2042 and visit a Florida subdivision that future-fitted itself into a locally sustained community in a future without fossil-fuels.
#futurefit #sustainability … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 61 — Future-fitting a Florida Subdivision
Low Tech Podcast, No. 60 – 02 Dec 2022
EcoGuerrillas Audiobook Excerpt
In this episode we share a few excerpts from an audiobook germane to the institute’s ethos and mission.
Members of the institute get early access (keep an eye on your emails for a link).
#clifi #sustainability … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 60 — EcoGuerrillas Audiobook Excerpt
“We are on a highway to climate hell with our foot on the accelerator.” The United Nations’ Secretary General, António Guterres, stated this at the COP 27 conference in Egypt. The digging and drilling of fossil fuels must stop and we must use renewable and nature-based solutions. The Low Technology Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit … More Did You Miss #GivingTuesday? How about #ProcrastinatorsWednesday?: Help a Different Type of Sustainability Nonprofit
Low Tech Podcast, No. 59 – 18 Nov 2022
Wake Up to Reality
In this episode we chat with Kate Ingold (https://www.kateingold.com/ IG: @kate.ingold) about coming to realize big changes are looming in our collective future when it comes to climate and energy.
#thatching #sustainabilit … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 59 — Wake Up to Reality