Pacific Rim College Radio

Pacific Rim College Radio

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Conversations with experts of holistic wellness and sustainable living practices!


#15 Peter Conway on Plant-Spirit Medicine, Love in the Time of a Pandemic, and the Punk Rocker Ethos
May 28 • 120 min
My guest in this episode, PRC faculty member and herbalist Peter Conway, has lived in a van and a teepee, has fought for the preservation and dissemination of herbal medicine knowledge, and generally follows in life a punk rocker ethos. I assure you that…
#14 David Caudwell on Herbal Medicine
May 22 • 75 min
For this episode I sat down with David Caudwell, a highly respected herbalist. From his upbringing in the centre of England with academically-accomplished parents, David was poised for a great career in herbal medicine. But David took a circuitous path to…
#13 Allan Isbell on Mindfulness and Men’s Work
May 2 • 64 min
Allan Isbell is a certified mindfulness instructor, a men’s coach, and a rising leader in the men’s movement who has trained hundreds of individuals around the United States. I have mentored under Allan and wanted to have him on the show to share his…
#12 Chris Darimont on Conservation, Forest Ecology, and Protecting BC’s Wildlife
Apr 21 • 60 min
If you care about the planet, this episode with conservation scientist and university professor Dr. Chris Darimont is one that you do not want to miss. From his research chair base at the University of Victoria, Chris oversees a team of researchers…
#11 Steve James on Meditation, Outdoor Survival Skills, and Martial Arts
Apr 10 • 71 min
Steve James is recognized as a preeminent teacher of meditation and somatic practices with a global following. In this episode, I sit down with Steve to discuss the intricacies of his meditation practice, his teaching alongside colleague Michaela Boehm,…
#10 Dr. Michael Lewis on Concussions and Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Mar 4 • 79 min
This interview with Dr. Michael Lewis has the power to literally change and save lives. Maybe you have never had a concussion, but chances are you know someone who has. By using Dr. Lewis’s simple yet profound Omega-3 fatty acid protocol, countless people…
#9 Dan Hayes on The London Chef, Cooking in Prisons, and Medjool Dates
Feb 24 • 66 min
Celebrity chef Dan Hayes is co-owner of Victoria’s premier cooking school, The London Chef. In this gastronomic episode, we explore the beginning of Dan’s love for food: his childhood in England and Spain, hunting wild game, and a boarding school chef. He…
#8 Mark Lakeman on Permaculture and Public Gathering Spaces
Feb 12 • 61 min
For this episode I had a fascinating conversation with Mark Lakeman about the power of public spaces in transforming neighbourhoods, small communities, and even cities. We journey together as he takes us around the globe for 7 years while he visited and…
#7 Joshua Hathaway on Communication, Relationships, and Radical Accountability
Feb 12 • 71 min
During this episode, I journey with Joshua Hathaway through a paradigm-shifting, vision quest that led him to question so much about personal accountability and emotional states. We talk about the power of “nonviolent communication” and how Joshua has…
#6 Stacey Toews on Level Ground Trading, Permaculture, and Impact
Feb 10 • 70 min
For this episode I sat down with Stacey Toews, husband, father, humanitarian, ecological steward, and my friend. Stacey is undoubtedly one of the greatest humans I know. He is kind, generous, passionate, intelligent, talented, and a person who makes me…
#5 Ellie Shortt on Nutrition, Cooking, and Happiness
Feb 6 • 65 min
I had a blast sitting down with Ellie Shortt to record this episode on nutrition. Ellie is great company and incredibly knowledgeable about many topics related to food, including using holistic nutrition to help people discover their optimal health. After…
#4 Robert Rogers on Mushrooms
Jan 31 • 74 min
In this fascinating episode with Robert Dale Rogers, we only scratched the surface of the lessons with plants and mushrooms that he has to offer. Truth be told, I got so excited about our mushroom discussion that we did not have a chance to talk plant…
#3 Oliver Kelllhammer on Permaculture, Art, and Activism
Jan 27 • 51 min
For this episode I sat down with permaculturlist Oliver Kellhammer in June 2018. We discussed many topics related to mindful living, such as the practice of permaculture and what it is, the role of art in permaculture and how Oliver uses this to combat…
#2 Dr. Martha Lucas on Cosmetic Acupuncture and Chinese Pulse Diagnosis
Jan 22 • 42 min
For this episode I sat down with Dr. Martha Lucas, a renowned practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine who also holds a Ph.D. in Research Psychology. We explore many areas of Chinese Medicine including education, her deep expertise in pulse diagnosis,…
#1 Jill van Gyn on being CEO of Fatso peanut butter
Jan 7 • 73 min
In July 2019, I sat down with Jill van Gyn, CEO of Fatso, a high-performance, fat-based peanut butter product that is based in Victoria, BC. Jill is a high-powered entrepreneur who is cutting her teeth in the food production industry with this innovative…