Savanna Gardens: Regenerating the Ultimate Human Ecosystem presented by Peter Allen at PV2 (b038)

Today’s episode is a replay of the presentation that Peter Allen gave at PV2 in March 2015.. The presentation is titled Savanna Gardens: Regenerating the Ultimate Human Ecosystem. Why Savannas? Savannas were some of the most complex, diverse, and productive ecosystems in North America and provide an excellent model for permaculture – integrating woody perennial crops with grazing and browsing …

Perennial Plants for Profit – Presented by Taylor Walker at PV3 (b036)

Today’s episode is a replay of the presentation that Taylor Walker gave at PV3 a few months ago in March 2016. The presentation is titled Perennial Vegetables for Profit. In this presentation Taylor covers perennial vegetable gardening in the subtropics and tropics. Forget growing most of your traditional “grocery store vegetables” many of these will not tolerate the intense rains, …

The Bumpy Road Towards a Modern Agricultural Future: When What Could Be and What Is Collide in Reality with Chris Kerston (PVP126)

What do you do as a farmer, when you are trapped in an agricultural system that values quantity not quality? A system where you literally get paid for now much you produce, irrespective of how nutrient dense it is or how sustainable it is. And how do you as a farmer work within that system if you don’t agree with …

Farm Planning and Land Design via the Regrarians Platform with Darren Doherty – Part 4 – Soils, Marketing, Energy (b035)

  Darren Doherty presents the Regrarian Platform. This is Darren’s introductory presentation that he gave at Grant Schultz’s Versaland in October 2014. The presentation lays out the ten key components of the Regarian platform – climate, geography, water, access, forestry, buildings, fences, soils, marketing, and energy. This episode focuses on the introduction, geography, and climate. This episode is the part …

Farm Planning and Land Design via the Regrarians Platform with Darren Doherty – Part 3 – Buildings, Fences (b034)

  Darren Doherty presents the Regrarian Platform. This is Darren’s introductory presentation that he gave at Grant Schultz’s Versaland in October 2014. The presentation lays out the ten key components of the Regarian platform – climate, geography, water, access, forestry, buildings, fences, soils, marketing, and energy. This episode focuses on the introduction, geography, and climate. This episode is the part …

Farm Planning and Land Design via the Regrarians Platform with Darren Doherty – Part 2 – Water, Access, Forestry (b033)

  Darren Doherty presents the Regrarian Platform. This is Darren’s introductory presentation that he gave at Grant Schultz’s Versaland in October 2014. The presentation lays out the ten key components of the Regarian platform – climate, geography, water, access, forestry, buildings, fences, soils, marketing, and energy. This episode focuses on the introduction, geography, and climate. This episode is the part …

Farm Planning and Land Design via the Regrarians Platform with Darren Doherty – Part 1 – Climate and Geography (b032)

  Darren Doherty presents the Regrarian Platform. This is Darren’s introductory presentation that he gave at Grant Schultz’s Versaland in October 2014. The presentation lays out the ten key components of the Regarian platform – climate, geography, water, access, forestry, buildings, fences, soils, marketing, and energy. This episode focuses on the introduction, geography, and climate. This episode is the part …

Fruit, Nuts, & Livestock – Creating a Permaculture Silvopasture – Presented by Grant Schultz (b025)

  Grant Schultz: Fruit, Nuts, & Livestock – Creating a Permaculture Silvopasture Learn the tools, techniques, and costs of establishing a productive silvopasture – a production system that produces yields from every layer. Beginning with bare land, you’ll understand harvest planning and sourcing trees, seed, livestock, and equipment. Also learn what can potentially be built, bartered or bartered. This talk …

Forest Farming with Steve Gabriel. Growing Crops Within the Canopy of an Existing Forest. (PVP094)

              Key Takeaways: Forest gardening: looking to the forest for inspiration and ideas on how to design gardens. Forest farming: growing crops within the canopy of an existing forest. Forest crops mentioned in this episode: ginseng, ramps, maple syrups, tree syrups, schisandra berry, paw paw, autumn olive, mushrooms. Maple syrup.  Usually not tapping trees …