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the savannah institute presents: 2020 virtual perennial farm gathering

EVENT LINK: 2020 VIRTUAL PERENNIAL FARM GATHERING (Dec. 6-9, registration coming soon) This winter, tune into the 2020 Virtual Perennial Farm Gathering. Co-hosted by the Savannah Institute and the Association for Temperate Agroforestry, this event will gather farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs and many more to learn from one and other about perennial farming. "Mark your calendars […]

Posted: September 30 2020
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restorative agroforestry proposed as a solution to climate change related forest fires.

Forest fires have become an increasingly significant issue in the last decade and it seems as though nowhere is safe from the death and destruction that they bring. Few places have to contend with fires on a large a scale as Portugal. The fires this year killed 64 people and destroyed tens of thousands of […]

Posted: October 9 2017
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cool free upcoming restorative agriculture field days in the midwest!

The Savanna Institute is running two free restorative agriculture field days in Wisconsin this month and next. Everybody is welcome and attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about agroforestry first-hand from farmers and researchers who work with perennial crop and livestock enterprises. The first of the two is on September 8th and the […]

Posted: September 4 2017
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agroforestry in practice training

Cornell Small Farms Programme are running a three day Agroforestry in Practice training course that will take place from October 17th - 19th, 2017 at the Schuyler County Cooperative Extension at Montour Falls NY. Agroforestry is the science and art of combining trees and forests with crop production. It is a topic of great interest […]

Posted: August 20 2017
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workshop: regenerative agroforestry in hawaii.

Hawaii based Agroforestry Net and FARM Centre are teaming up to offer the Aloha Syntropica-Regenerative Agroforestry Workshop series in Hawi, North Kohala, Hawaii from August 20th to 31st, 2017. The workshops are designed to immerse farmers in regenerative agroforestry and will include personal training in the theory and practice of planning, planting and managing diverse […]

Posted: July 2 2017
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in honor of everyone stacking their cords this month

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2EXTNEaU80] The whole video is enormously charming, but skip ahead to to 8:20 to have your mind completely blown. Ladies and gentlemen, life before chainsaws!

Posted: October 5 2016
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hot stuff: from timber to tide

[vimeo 144892147 w=640 h=360] From Timber To Tide from Pixillion on Vimeo.

Posted: August 2 2016
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edible agroforestry design templates!

These design templates are meant to be implemented on common landscapes. While they use temperate climate species that grow in the northern hemisphere (hardiness zones 4-7), documentation about underlying patterns is provided so substitutions can be made for different growing conditions and desired yields. Check out this awesome and exciting PDF to learn more!

Posted: February 17 2016
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update from greenhorns agroforestry project manager

This is a report from James Most, who runs  the Greenhorns AgroForestry project made possible by Nutiva. Progress of the Chestnut Project as of Summer 2014 What is Happening? Hundreds of baby chestnut seedlings have germinated and are putting on lush growth in nursery beds and pots on Orcas Island, Washington. These young trees are […]

Posted: August 11 2014
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video on agroforestry fundamentals: a must watch for all

A Swiss-born man named Ernst Gotsch has spent the past 30 years developing an agroforestry system based on the natural succession of species and soil improvement in Brazil. He has developed and refined a technique of planting which can be applied to different ecosystems, but his actions in Bahia, Brazil have lead to the complete […]

Posted: July 24 2014
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from neil, mesquite guru

who says, "Just want to make sure you know about Ernst Goetsch and the New Agricultural revolution occurring right now which is every bit as influential as was the agro-industrial "green revolution". This time it is better because everyone is empowered and we get to build soil while making food and bringing back the forest." […]

Posted: March 26 2012