Jack Spirko

The Survival Podcast


Jack Spirko is a well-known podcaster, permaculture teacher, and entrepreneur. His show, “The Survival Podcast,” has been running five days a week since June 2008, and it’s downloaded more than 200,000 times a day. Jack is a modern-day polymath involved in every aspect of self-sufficiency, self-reliance, independence, and personal liberty.

Jack will be speaking at the Texas Fair.


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Homescale Indoor Hydroponics

Learn how to build two indoor hydroponics systems using off-the-shelf items that you can source from anywhere. The smaller system can produce a bit of food for your family or start more than 130 plants for your garden and be built for under $100. The larger system can feed a family of four every day, year-round. All from a 2-by-4-foot print!
Organic Gardening Real Foods

Available In:

Texas, Saturday 10:00-11:00 a.m., Modern Homesteading Stage

Food Production with Container Gardens and Wicking Beds

Hear how to construct wicking containers as well as standard containers gardens, and find out about proper soil mixes and fertility regimes. Jack Spirko covers planting in layered systems (even in small containers) to maximize production. Use unique methods of succession planting and plant varieties for continuous year-round yields. From multi-acre homesteads to tiny backyards, this workshop makes highly productive, low-maintenance food systems an attainable reality.
Organic Gardening Real Foods

Available In:

Texas, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Grit Stage
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