David and Stephen Flynn
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David and Stephen Flynn

The Happy Pear Podcast

This week we have the pleasure of hosting our friend, Harrison Gardner, an acclaimed Australian eco builder. Harrison’s expertise in sustainable construction and his passion for plant-based living converge as we explore the intersection between eco-building and embracing a plant-powered lifestyle.

Episode 127

Harrison Gardner’s credentials as an eco builder establish him as a leading authority in sustainable living practices. With a profound commitment to minimizing environmental impact, he has dedicated his career to promoting eco-friendly construction methods and inspiring others to build consciously. As an author, his book “Build Your Own” has become a go-to resource for individuals seeking to create sustainable homes and communities.

Throughout this conversation, we delve into Harrison’s personal journey and the transformative power of eco-building. His experiences and insights inspire us to consider how the spaces we inhabit can align with our values of sustainability and well-being. We explore the principles of eco-building, highlighting the use of renewable materials, energy-efficient designs, and innovative technologies that foster harmony between human habitation and nature.

Within the context of eco-building, Harrison shares his wisdom on the importance of a plant-powered lifestyle. We uncover how conscious choices in our diet and lifestyle can further enhance sustainability efforts and promote holistic well-being. Harrison’s book, “Build Your Own,” serves as a comprehensive guide, illustrating how nutrition and eco-building intertwine to create a harmonious and sustainable future.

Drawing from his extensive knowledge, Harrison dives into the practical aspects of eco-building. We discuss the essential steps involved in constructing eco-friendly homes, from site selection and material sourcing to energy-efficient systems and waste reduction strategies. His expertise shines through as he offers valuable advice on how to navigate the complexities of sustainable construction, empowering individuals to build homes that reflect their values and contribute to a greener world.

Throughout the episode, Harrison shares captivating anecdotes and practical tips from his book, “Build Your Own.” This invaluable resource acts as a roadmap for aspiring eco builders, providing them with the tools and inspiration needed to embark on their own sustainable building projects. From designing with nature in mind to incorporating renewable energy solutions, Harrison’s book serves as a beacon of knowledge for anyone interested in creating a positive impact through eco-building.

Listen to this episode and discover the profound connections between sustainable construction, plant-powered living, and the steps we can take to create a brighter, greener tomorrow.

Lots of Love,

Dave, Steve & The Happy Pear Team

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