Podcasts

The Low Technology Institute currently offers two podcasts. Click on the links to jump to The Low Tech Podcast or the Low Tech Lecture Series.

The Low Tech Podcast

radiowindmill-big251Our weekly podcast covers topics related to low technology, research, sustainability, and the environment.

Follow us on iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn Radio, Stitcher, and/or SoundCloud.

The Podcast Archive

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2016 — Nos. 001–010

Episode 001 – 23 Sep 16 – Introducing the Low Tech Podcast
Episode 002 – 30 Sep 16 – The Environment
Episode 003 – 07 Oct 16 – Agriculture
Episode 004 – 18 Oct 16 – Economy
Episode 005 – 21 Oct 16 – Social Organization
Episode 006 – 28 Oct 16 – Catastrophes
Episode 007 – 04 Nov 16 – Collective Hubris
Episode 008 – 18 Nov 16 – Meat
Episode 009 – 02 Dec 16 – Food Distribution
Episode 010 – 30 Dec 16 – Year-End Roundup

2017 — Nos. 011–Current

Episode 011 – 06 Jan 17 – Aldo Leopold Nature Center Interview
Episode 012 – 13 Jan 17 – Home Brewing
Episode 013 – 20 Jan 17 – Dark Mountain
Episode 014 – 27 Jan 17 – Open Source Seed Initiative
Episode 015 – 03 Feb 17 – Research Project No. 1 – Water Heating
Episode 016 – 10 Feb 17 – Open Source Movement
Episode 017 – 17 Feb 17 – World Without Us
Episode 018 – 03 Mar 17 – EROI and Fuels
Episode 019 – 17 Mar 17 – Clothing
Episode 020 – 24 Mar 17 – Fossil Fuel Audit
Episode 021 – 07 Apr 17 – Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? Lecture
Episode 022 – 28 Apr 17 – Tour of the Low Tech Institute Grounds
Episode 023 – 12 May 17 – Interview: Foodways of the Apocalypse – Part I
Episode 024 – 19 May 17 – Interview: Foodways of the Apocalypse – Part II
Episode 025 – 02 Jun 17 – Borsodi’s Flight From the City
Episode 026 – 11 Aug 17 – A Visit to Brix Cidery
Episode 027 – 24 Aug 17 – Cedar Shingles
Episode 028 – 07 Sep 17 – One Scythe Revolution
Episode 029 – 22 Sep 17 – Bicycling Around Minnesota 2017

 


Low Tech Lecture Series

lowtechlectureseriesThis podcast is an occasional series that provides access to academic lectures of topics tangential to the the mission of the Low Technology Institute. Click on a link below to be taken to a list of the episodes from each series.

No. 001 – Archaeology and the Prehistoric World – Spring 2017 – Scott Johnson
A semester-long college course on archaeology and the prehistoric world including discussions of the nuts and bolts of archaeology as well as the ancient Maya Romans, Egyptians, Mesopotamians, Aztecs, and Incas.

No. 002 – Occasional Lectures – Ongoing – Scott Johnson and Institute Staff
Recordings of lectures delivered by institute staff in public and academic venues.