Description

Learn how to pivot your farm into a diversified, resilient polyculture with tree crops, livestock, fruits and vegetables, and more, from restoration agriculture specialist Mark Shepard.

You will learn:

Specific tools and techniques which will be discussed include:

  • Windbreaks
  • Alley cropping
  • Silvopasture
  • Polyculture and permaculture
  • Multi-story forest cropping
  • Erosion best management practices
  • Integrated specialty crops

Change Your Farming Practices

Through this course you will gain new insight into radically transitioning your farm away from the commodity-crop treadmill.

  • Integrated Polyculture - Learn how to revision your farm into a diversified, resilient polyculture with tree crops, livestock, fruits and vegetables, and more.
  • Permaculture - Understand the core principles of permaculture design; you will be better able to choose crops and methods of diversification most suited to your farm, your climate, and your interests and abilities.
  • Permaculture Meets Agroforestry - Learn how to apply the principles of permaculture and the techniques of agroforestry to a specific property to design an integrated system producing food, fuel, fiber, medicines and wildlife habitat.

Cost

399

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