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A serious, but not too serious, discussion of the realities of sustainable living.

A serious, but not too serious, discussion of the realities of sustainable living.
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United States

Description:

A serious, but not too serious, discussion of the realities of sustainable living.

Language:

English

Contact:

740-674-4300


Episodes

029 - The Man Who Invented Everything (William Murdoch) - Dead White Scientist Series

5/19/2019
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Probably the most important scientist that you have never heard of. It can be claimed (and we will claim it) that William Murdoch was involved in creating or perfecting most of the major inventions that brought us through the Industrial Revolution to the modern age. From the steam engine to the locomotive, to the automobile to the steam boat - he even invented the pneumatic tube (that thing that delivers checks at the bank) and a way to purify beer with fish. Join Annie and Jay Warmke of...

Duration:00:29:13

028 - Future of Sustainability

5/12/2019
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We all know the major systems in our society - communication, fuel, transportation, food, housing, economy - are dependent on unsustainable foundations. How will these systems evolve to meet the challenges of a world with limited resources? Join Annie and Jay Warmke from Blue Rock Station for a discussion of sustainable living in the real world.

Duration:00:29:16

021 - Raising Dairy Goats (Part 1)

5/12/2019
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Raising goats on a homestead is both rewarding and challenging. This series discusses the issues and solutions found at Blue Rock Station in raising and caring for a small herd of dairy goats. (Part 1 of an ongoing series).

Duration:00:29:19

027 - Accidental Activism

5/5/2019
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Life, if you are living it aware, has a way of pushing you into becoming an activist - whether you want to be or not. It's not enough to just get upset and rail at the system - you need a plan to be an effective agent of change.

Duration:00:29:19

026 - The Once and Future Utitity Company

4/28/2019
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From Edison to Facebook. How electrical utilities have changed over the years from the days when Edison and Westinghouse were electrocuting elephants - to the day when appliances are transmitting data over power lines and the utility of the future will look more like a social network than a traditional power company.

Duration:00:29:23

024 - Being an Active Bystander

4/21/2019
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Some tips on how to actively and effectively intervene in life as it is happening - not sit back and ponder later on what you might have done or should have done. Join the folks at Blue Rock Station in a discussion of how to deal with the world as it happens.

Duration:00:29:32

022 - Conscious Consumption (Voluntary Simplicity)

4/14/2019
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For three months each year, Jay and Annie Warmke of Blue Rock Station avoid spending any money for anything. Their annual "Thanks for Nothing" season is a time to slow down and be aware.

Duration:00:29:10

020 - Sustaining Optimism

4/7/2019
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How can you stay happy and optimistic in a world that seems bent on bringing you down? Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for an optimistic discussion of sustainable living.

Duration:00:29:18

019 - Preparing for Winter (Homestead Life)

3/31/2019
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It seems much of the year is spent preparing for winter. Living on a homestead in a sustainable way involves spending a lot of time preparing for winter. Join the folks from Blue Rock Station for a discussion of sustainable living issues.

Duration:00:29:00

018 - Is the World Sustainable?

3/24/2019
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We are in a great hurry to go nowhere. Shop til you drop and live your life staring at your phone. Is this a sustainable way of life? Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a temporary break from this thing we call reality.

Duration:00:29:21

017 - Food Production and Storage

3/17/2019
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Growing and storing your own food. The heart of sustainability. Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of sustainability in our somewhat real and somewhat modern world.

Duration:00:29:16

016 - Sustainable Celebrations

3/10/2019
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Formal celebrations are an important way to mark life's milestones. Join Annie and Jay Warmke from Blue Rock Station for a discussion of sustainable living in the real world.

Duration:00:29:21

015 - Why We Built an Earthship

3/3/2019
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What led to us building an earthship in the hills of Appalachian Ohio. Join a discussion with Jay and Annie Warmke of Blue Rock Station on the life events that led to building a home of tires and living sustainably.

Duration:00:29:06

014 - Internship Programs (Green Living Center)

2/24/2019
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What is involved in a successful internship program? Destiny Ebersole joins Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of sustainable living and what it is like to be an intern.

Duration:00:28:58

013 - Safe Travel (Travel responsively, respectively and safely)

2/17/2019
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How does travel affect our planet and our impression of sustainability? Join Annie and Jay Warmke from Blue Rock Station for a discussion of sustainability issues and their impact in this crazy world.

Duration:00:29:34

012 - Making a Solar Generator

2/10/2019
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How to create your own solar generator - sunlight in a box. Great for temporary power outages, remote construction, remote buildings, camping, or whatever. Join the folks from Blue Rock Station in a discussion of how to build your own unit for less than $250.

Duration:00:28:55

011 - Politics of Sustainability

2/3/2019
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You can't fix the system because it ain't broken. Sustainability is political. Join Annie and Jay Warmke from Blue Rock Station for a discussion of the realities of sustainability in this culture we live within.

Duration:00:29:14

010 - Straw Bale Construction

1/27/2019
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How do you construct a home or cottage from straw bales? Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of sustainable living and alternative housing options.

Duration:00:29:08

009 - Living in an Age of Instability (You Will be Green)

1/20/2019
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It feels like everything is out of control. It is indeed the end of the world as we know it... and thank God. Join Annie and Jay Warmke from Blue Rock Station for a discussion of how to live sustainably and make the best of interesting times.

Duration:00:30:03

008 - Living with Zero Utilities

1/13/2019
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Imagine no electric bill. No gas, water, sewer, heating or cooling bills. Join the folks at Blue Rock Station in a discussion of how they have created a life style where their home is self contained - no outside utilities.

Duration:00:29:00