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.
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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
Low Tech Podcast, No. 58 – 04 Nov 2022
Thatch as Sustainable Roofing?
In this episode we talk about the feasibility of thatch as sustainable utilitarian roofing.
#thatching #sustainabilit … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 58 — Thatch as Sustainable Roofing?
Low Tech Podcast, No. 57 – 14 Sep 2022
A Day at the Institute
In this episode we follow along a typical work day at the institute and all its various tasks. … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 57 — A Day at the Institute
If you’re in the Stoughton, WI area, swing by Three Gaits Stables for their “Nick’r Treat” event. You’ll find horses in costume (humans are encouraged to wear their own, too), crafts, hay rides, a scavenger hunt, bounce house, and more. The event is on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free, … More Horses & Halloween — Support our Friends at Three Gaits
Low Tech Podcast, No. 56 – 30 Sep 2022
Snake River Seed Co-Op
In this episode we chat with three members of the Snake River Seed Co-op leadership team (https://snakeriverseeds.com/). … More Low Tech Podcast, No. 56 — Snake River Seed Co-Op