Episode 18: Michael "Skeeter" Pilarski
Produced Feb 3, 2021
We talk with esteemed permaculturist Michael Pilarski about Bill Mollison, science & "woo", working with nature spirits, "Restore the Earth" party, restoring the earth, and making money from growing herbs in a regenerative way.
Permaculturist and avid medicinal herb farmer Michael Pilarski "Skeeter" talks about Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum). Filmed near Port Townsend, Washington. Nov. 19 2019 *Correction- "Queen of the Meadow" is a nickname for Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria).
Recently, I was approached by a company looking for wild tree pollen to incorporate into products which would expose babies born in sterile hospital environments to natural substances. This is to reduce their allergy load during life. So I was looking for an opportunity to harvest alder catkins.