Art and Rural Knowledge



Conversations about making things and living rurally.


  • Episode 11

    Episode 11

    12/04/2016 Duración: 12min

    Episode 11 is all about what I really don't/really do want to talk about. I'm growing a person and it is a pretty wild and crazy time. Also, I reminisce over past projects where I expressed some serious fear about the subject. Here are some links to articles and other things I mention:

  • Episode 10

    Episode 10

    27/03/2016 Duración: 13min

    Happy Easter! I get a little heavy about eating the Easter Bunny and share my thoughts on how complicated food is. Some links

  • Episode 9

    Episode 9

    19/03/2016 Duración: 05min

    This is short and sweet cause go outside instead. Happy Vernal Equinox and just endlessly painting rabbits.

  • Episode 8

    Episode 8

    12/03/2016 Duración: 13min

    Hey, I changed the title because I can and I am ruthless. Welcome to What Befell Adele. Also, sourdough starter, making mistakes, and a shout out to Eryn Foster and her project A Gift of Cultured Culture.

  • Episode 7

    Episode 7

    05/03/2016 Duración: 19min

    The second half of my jam session with Mary Beth Carty. We are living on the edge, playing fast and loose with really hot liquid and jars while we chat about music, art materials and the importance of proper sanitation when canning.

  • Episode 6

    Episode 6

    26/02/2016 Duración: 19min

    This is the first part of my jam session with the very talented Mary Beth Carty. She teaches me how to make black current jam, feeds me amazing Quebec cheese, and shares her passion for perennials. Check her out here and here!/artists/Bette-Wallet

  • Episode 5

    Episode 5

    21/02/2016 Duración: 15min

    I've got the sick but I am able to finish my story about tanning a black bear hide. It is a gross story, so if you get squeamish at the talk of brains you may want to sit this one out. Otherwise join me as I share my knowledge of natural tanning!

  • Episode 4

    Episode 4

    11/02/2016 Duración: 15min

    In this episode I begin the story of how I preserved a black bear hide.

  • Episode 3

    Episode 3

    04/02/2016 Duración: 18min

    This week I babble about my wood stove envy and share the rest of my conversation with Emily Kane. We talk about living in and organizing small spaces, natural building, and how to advocate for the environment through art. I recommend the book Woodswomen by Anne LaBastille Emily let me borrow this book and it is a total gem if you love books about living in isolation in the wilderness.

  • Episode 2

    Episode 2

    29/01/2016 Duración: 19min

    The first installment of my conversation with illustrator and environmental educator Emily Kane. This conversation takes place in Emily's new home in in Cape George, Antigonish County. Join us as we discuss Emily's art practice, moving to a remote place, converted bus living, the realities of building a house, and the rewards to living closer to the land.

  • Art and Rural knowledge Episode 1

    Art and Rural knowledge Episode 1

    22/01/2016 Duración: 06min

    Episode 1 features me trying to figure out how to podcast. My cat purrs, I stumble over my words, explain the basic idea around the show, and attempt to not talk as slooooooow as possible. Enjoy! Please subscribe!