Thistles, The Dehesa System, and Darren Doherty on Farm Design. (PVP022)

Joey Delia joins me to recap the recent Darren Doherty Regrarian Open Consultancy, talk about the Dehesa system of Spain, and an upcoming PDC at the new PRI Tipuana Farm. Key Takeaways from this Episode: Don’t focus on tactics.   Slow down, observe and embrace a more passive approach to permaculture. Plant trees in the eroded gullies.  Helps to control …

The Permaculture Orchard – Converting An Organic Orchard into A Permaculture, Polyculture with Stefan Sobkowiak (PVP021)

  Stefan Sobkowiak of Miracle Farms and The Permaculture Orchard joins me to talk about the what’s lacking in organic systems – biodiversity.  And why organic is good, but creating a polyculture is a lot better. Stefan started out his journey purchasing a conventional non-organic orchard.  He worked on converting it over to organic and realized that something wasn’t right, …