Agroforestry works with nature and uses trees to grow food and forage.
In the news . . . Top 5 articles of the month
A study published in the Journal of Ecology is the first to show that the growth of adult trees is linked to their participation in fungal networks living in the forest soil.
Nick Padwick from Ken Hill Farms and Estate (UK) has achieved a reduction in fixed costs from £562/ha to £330/ha in just one year thanks to a complete change in his farming philosophy.
Over the past four years, farmer Patty Gentry has transformed 2 acres of trash-strewn dirt on Long Island’s southeast coast into a resilient and profitable organic farm by betting big on soil.
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin is transforming the food system from the ground up by introducing poultry-powered, planet-cooling, regenerative agriculture.
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin and the Tree-Range system have turned southeast Minnesota into the epicenter of a budding movement in regenerative agriculture in the Midwest and farther.
Video of the month
An exciting new agave-based farming model has the power to regenerate soil and draw down massive amounts of carbon. While agave is most widely known for producing the popular liquor mezcal, it can also be used to make textiles, compost, biochar and construction materials. With the miraculous properties of the agave plant, we can green the drylands, fight climate change and revitalize small farms! Watch the video here.
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11/16 – Soil Health Benchmarks Learning Community: Pastured Livestock Cohort Meeting
11/16 – Online Organic Summit: Climate Change and Organic Solutions
11/16 – Regenerative Farming: The new hope for farmers!
11/16 – Livestock and Crop Integration Q & A
11/18 – Improving Soil Health in Horticulture Sys – Part 2: Planning
11/18 – How Regeneration Can Transform the Built Environment
11/23 – Livestock and Crop Integration Q & A
11/28 – 21 Acres Virtual Farm Walk
11/28 – Online Course – Regenerative Agriculture for the Home Garden
12/6-9 – 2020 Perennial Farm Gathering
12/10 – The Future Climate: Regenerative Agriculture for a Climate-Safe Future
12/11 – Improving Soil Health in Horticulture Systems Course – Part 3: Managemen
11/14-15 – Curso: Creación de Sistemas Agroforestales | Extremadura, España
12/11-13 – Curso de Bioarquitectura y Permacultura | Guanajuato, México
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