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Wild Abundance in the Press
The Washington Post
Natalie Bogwalker shares about her experience with homesteading in this article from The Washington Post.
The New York Times
This was an interesting piece featuring Cherokee friends Tyson Sampson and Amy Walker. Natalie is quoted in the piece.
Natalie Bogwalker is featured in Apartment Therapy’s 2023 Design Changemakers list. The 10 pro Changemakers are all about evolving their industries, from architecture to carpentry, curation to interior design. They’re doers. They’re disruptors. They’re total risk-takers. And you’ll want to get to know them stat.
An interesting interview with Natalie Bogwalker was recently featured in the Summer 2023 issue of this beloved local magazine.
Better Homes & Gardens
An outline of womens focused woodworking and caprentry classes across the country. They feature a girl’s carpentry summer camp, a women’s boatbuilding school, and Wild Abundance’s Women’s Basic Carpentry Class, just for ladies, and our Tiny House and Natural Building Course, co-ed, amongst others.
Asheville Citizen Times
Asheville documentary photographer Mike Belleme shares a stunning portrait of one of his earthskills mentors, Natalie Bogwalker. The photograph is accompanied by an article about Bogwalker’s role as a teacher and guide to Bellame and others in Western North Carolina who are seeking to live a more earth-centric way of life.
The News & Observer
Several experts in NC discuss their approaches to earth-based living and wildness, including Natalie Bogwalker.
Stories From the Earth Podcast
Jennifer Braverman interviewed Natalie Bogwalker about all things Carpentry & Natural Building, Homesteading, Foraging & Medicine Making, Women’s Empowerment, and Primitive Skills. Books they discussed include:
- Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs
by Clarke Snell, Tim Callahan
- The Wisdom of Menopause: Creating Physical and Emotional Health During the Change by Christiane Northrup M.D.
- Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even Afterby Katherine Woodward Thomas
- Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties: The Gardener’s and Farmer’s Guide to Plant Breeding and Seed Saving, by Carol Deppe
- Gardening books by Steve Solomon
Soul Soil Podcast
Brook Kornegay interviews Natalie Bogwalker, focusing on her passion for soil, community, and transforming the future. Other folks featured on this podcast have included Starhawk and Ayana Young.
One of the most read newspapers in Canada discusses Wild Abundance’s struggle with death threats and protests around our humane butchering class.
The Uncivilize Podcast
Grayson’s interview and conversation with Natalie, covering the evolution of the rewilding movement in the US and Natalie’s place in it, along with a slew of juicy topics, including parenting, running a business, and how Natalie quit genetic engineering.
Asheville Citizen Times
Author Dale Neal discusses the various building techniques used to create the many structures at Wild Abundance. Quoting various teachers and students of the Tiny House and Natural Building Class and the Earthskills and Permaculture Class, he poses that many answers to modern construction’s problems of cost and pollution may be discovered in what is being taught and demonstrated at the Wild Abundance campus.
Mother Earth News
Natalie Bogwalker’s recipes for one of her favorite weeds!
Find out more about this super weed here on our Chickweed Blog
Modern Homesteading Podcast
A discussion between Harold Thornbro and Natalie about some of their favorite perennials for the the homestead. Harold asks how these perennials are taught during Wild Abundance’s PDC and Earthskills and Permaculture Immersion.
A discussion of the “Living Skills Immersion,” a precursor to the current Earthskills and Permaculture Immersion, which revolutionized the connection between permaculture and primitive skills.
Farm to Table Talk Podcast
A discussion with Farm to Table talk host, Rodger Wasson, who has interviewed such guests as Joel Salatin, and Natalie about permaculture and its place at the agricultural table.
An article about the nutritional benefits of wild foods. Natalie and other wild food experts are interviewed for their perspectives on different plants, and how they share the benefits of wild foods (this could be a link to the wildcrafting class) with the public.
The Appalachian Voice
A discussion of how the skills brought to the greater public first through the Foxfire book series are now being celebrated and taught at Wild Abundance.
The Permaculture Podcast
My guest is Natalie Bogwalker, the visionary behind Wild Abundance, a permaculture skills center and homestead near Asheville, North Carolina. As a primary instructor at Wild Abundance, she teaches a variety of classes, including tiny house building workshops, women’s carpentry, and permaculture design courses. She likes to share her passion with others to help them live in an empowered and Earth-centered way.
Tiny House Lifestyle Podcast
In this interview, Natalie shares the message that learning to build is a gateway to self-empowerment.
An article about the importance of self-sufficiency during times of crisis.
Green Dreamer Podcast
In this podcast episode, Natalie sheds light on the Online Gardening School, which has been especially relevant as people are learning to grow their own food amidst COVID-19; whether and how the pandemic has affected her off-grid lifestyle; and more.
In this podcast episode, Natalie and Daniel Vitalis chat about wild foods, primitive skills, hide tanning, and the Online Hide Tanning Course.
In this podcast episode, Natalie shares about her experience with permaculture design, living in community, tanning hides, and more.
An article about Wild Abundance’s free class, Top 10 Ways to Save Money When Building a Tiny House