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1812: Joshua Tosteson – It’s Hard to Learn from Success

6/7/2018
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In this episode Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep talks with Joshua Tosteson who is an impact investor and system change catalyst. Josh describes how he took a detour from college that led to a walkabout in Australia where he discovered Tagari Farm and Bill Mollison, the “father of permaculture”, and a fascination for […]

Duration:00:53:38

1811: Eric Becker – A Money Person in the Room

5/28/2018
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In this episode Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep talks with Eric Becker, Partner and Portfolio Manager at Clean Yield Asset Management. Eric was also a founding member of the Slow Money movement and is a founding board member of Soil4Climate. Eric describes the business of Clean Yield, managing investments for high net worth […]

Duration:00:51:30

1810: Jesse McDougall – We Lost that Crop

5/15/2018
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In this episode Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep talks with Jesse McDougall who, with his wife Cally, run Studio Hill, a regenerative farm in Vermont. Jesse tells a love story that leads to him becoming a farmer. It is a gravely field he walks with tragedy, angst, learning, and eventual conquest. After acquiring […]

Duration:01:04:33

1809: Stephen & Gloria Decater – A Little Bit of Earth in All of Us

5/1/2018
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In this episode Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep talks with Stephen and Gloria Decater of Live Power Community Farm in Covelo, CA. They have been managing the farm for 45 years and during that time helped to pioneer CSA’s, implemented an innovative agricultural agricultural easement, and been committed to being fossil fuel free, […]

Duration:01:03:52

1808: Kevin Jones – Act Your Way Into a New Way of Thinking

4/17/2018
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In this episode Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep talks with Kevin Doyle Jones who is, among other roles, one of the organizers of next month’s Regenerative Economics conference in San Francisco – Regen18. (Disclosure: RASA is a partner on this event – use this link to get 30% off your tickets.) The conversation […]

Duration:00:58:42

1807: Mimi Hillenbrand – They’re Hard on Fences

4/9/2018
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In this episode Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep talks with Mimi Hillenbrand of 777 Bison Ranch in South Dakota. In the Hillenbrand family for over 40 years, the ranch has been home for American Bison for over 30 years. Erik & Mimi discuss a recent wildfire, the critical role using a holistic management […]

Duration:01:00:45

1806: Steve Rivard – Looking Over the Fence

4/3/2018
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In this episode Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep talks with co-founder and Chairman of Iroquois Valley Farms, Stephen Rivard. Not the “usual suspect” for working in either funding or real estate, nor farming itself, Steve is a doctor who used to run an emergency room. He describes the epiphany he had around food […]

Duration:00:53:28

1805: Simone Senogles – Past, present, future, all connected

3/27/2018
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It’s hard to talk about food like it’s just food. This week Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep explores the concept of food sovereignty with Simone Senogles of the Indigenous Environmental Network. Simone emphasizes that food is part of a connected whole – between people and nature, as well as linking past and present. […]

Duration:00:56:36

1804: Wanda Stewart – Free to Dig in the Dirt

3/13/2018
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In this inspiring episode Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep talks with Life Educator, Wanda Stewart of Oakland California. Wanda is a social innovator, community builder and garden activist. She runs garden-based education programs for schools in Oakland California, and is Executive Director at People’s Grocery. Erik and Wanda talk about Wanda’s path from […]

Duration:00:39:02

1803: Emily Oakley – Everybody Eats

3/5/2018
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Erik talks with Emily Oakley of Three Springs Farm in Oklahoma about her farm, farmer-to-farmer exchanges, organic certification, and food as a bridge to understanding.

Duration:01:16:43

1802: Peter Byck – “The Power of Being Heard”

2/26/2018
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In our first episode of Designers of Paradise host Erik van Lennep talks with filmmaker and storyteller Peter Byck. Peter released Carbon Nation in 2010 and has since produced a series of short documentaries exploring the impact of adaptive multi-paddock grazing on farms and ranches called Soil Carbon Cowboys. Peter and Erik's discussion moves from stories about telling stories to the story and science mix needed to explain the potential of healthy soil and the repercussions of new soil...

Duration:01:10:37

1801. Designers of Paradise: The Sizzler

2/15/2018
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This is the first episode, the teaser, for the podcast series "Designers of Paradise with Erik van Lennep". Please listen, subscribe, and tell your colleagues.

Duration:00:03:33