Restoration Agriculture Design in Mediterranean Climates with Mark Shepard and Kevin Muno (PV2)

[x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed]   Restoration Agriculture Workshop March 10-14th, 2015 Discounts available for Permaculture Voices 2 attendees! Get hands-on training from one of the leading restoration agriculturalists, Mark Shepard, on a 17-acre homestead in Southern California’s beautiful Valley Center. This 5-day intensive will teach you how to observe and determine the necessary actions for harvesting water…

Farmscale and Broadacre Permaculture Design Experiences with Neil Bertrando (PVP098)

[blockquote cite=”Neil Bertrando” type=”center”]“Focus on the processes in the landscape, and that is what we are designing for and managing for; more than using techniques.” [/blockquote]       [x_audio_embed] [/x_audio_embed] Key Takeaways: Be willing to plan things through time to work towards success. Be willing to dive in and learn as you go and…

Plants and the Evolution of Permaculture with Byron Joel (PVP053)

[blockquote cite=”Byron Joel” type=”center”]”It’s probably going to cost you less in the end by slowing down.” [/blockquote] [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] In 1929 J. Russell Smith wrote.. “I see a million hills green with crop-yielding trees and a million neat farm houses snuggled in the hills. These beautiful tree farms hold the hills from Boston to Austin, from…

The Future of Agriculture – Changing the Concept with Mark Shepard. (PVP039)

[blockquote cite=”Mark Shepard” type=”center”]”You are not doing anything until you get that biology in the ground.”[/blockquote]  [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] Mark Shepard of Forest Agriculture Enterprises joins me to talk about the future of agriculture.  Mark has a pretty clear view on how he thinks the future of agriculture  could be.. restoration agriculture style farms dotting the landscape…

Putting the Dehesa back into SoCal, A $1M Restoration Agriculture Start-Up. (PVP036)

[blockquote cite=”Kevin Muno” type=”center”]”Stick with the design system and identity where you live and apply the principles to where you live.”[/blockquote]  [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] Kevin Muno is on the show talking about his new start-up restoration agriculture style farm, Montado Farms. Kevin talks about why he is doing what he is doing against a lot of heavy…

Permaculture 2.0, Designing a Profitable Broadacre Perennial Farm with Grant Schultz. (PVP034)

[blockquote cite=”Grant Schultz” type=”center”]”There is so much work to be done in the world that anything I can do that gives a leg up for someone else is a win win for everyone.”[/blockquote]   [x_audio_embed][/x_audio_embed] Grant Schultz joins me to talk about developing a perennial polyculture in the middle of row-crop corn and soy country…