When the BioMass Hits the Wind Turbine
103 - the Impact of Covid on our Future

103 - the Impact of Covid on our Future

January 31, 2021

For most of 2020 and well into 2021, the world has had to adjust to living with a pandemic. But how will the adaptations made change society for the long term? What habits and practices put in place during the crisis will change the world we live in for decades to come?

Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of sustainable living – now and well into the future.

102 - Putting Solar on Your Home

102 - Putting Solar on Your Home

January 24, 2021

As solar power becomes cheaper and more widely available, the usual assortment of grifters and misleading ads are beginning to make the rounds.  So how can you sort the facts from the fiction?  And what is the best approach to determining if solar power is right for you?

Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of the process figuring out how to put solar on your home - the steps and realistic costs - as well as incentives that are still available.

015 - Why We Built an Earthship

015 - Why We Built an Earthship

January 17, 2021

In 1992 Annie and Jay Warmke decided to begin the process of leaving their suburban corporate lifestyle and build a home made from tires, cans and salvaged materials in the hills of Appalachian Ohio.

 

Construction on the first "Earthship" located east of the Mississippi River began.  The project would take years, perhaps because neither knew what they were doing. 

 

Over the years over 35,000 people have now visited this unique passive solar home - learning about the realities and pitfalls of sustainable living. 

 

101 - Sugar Bush Foundation

101 - Sugar Bush Foundation

January 10, 2021

In 2005, Mary Ann Flournoy inherited a great deal of money.  Her first reaction was to worry about how this sudden wealth might change her life for the worse - and nearly declined the bequest.  But her friends convinced her that she could do much good in the community with the money, and the Sugar Bush Foundation was born.

Annie and Jay Warmke are joined by Hylie Voss (Mary Ann's daughter) who is President of the Sugar Bush Foundation for a discussion of how this charitable organization came about and some of the projects they have funded.

100 - Working within the System to Change the System

100 - Working within the System to Change the System

January 3, 2021

Former congressman Zack Space (OH) joins Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for this milestone 100th episode of When the BioMass Hits the Wind Turbine. 

Congressman Space's experience in working within the US Congress as well as president of Sunday Creek Horizons - a strategic communications, issue advocacy and business development consulting firm - provides a unique perspective on the possibilities and challenges of trying to change the system from the inside.

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