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 …

Hazelnuts – A Viable Broadacre Crop for the Midwest? Almost. with Phil Rutter (PVP079)

  Like the show? Then please support it on Patreon or PayPal Key Takeaways from Phil on Hazels: Breeding:  You cannot work with more than two traits at the same time.  The most important trait is to have a population that actually survives. When you sell products off of your farm (like nuts) you are exporting a lot of minerals.  …

Woody Agriculture – Breeding Trees, Restoring a Piece of America’s Past and Establishing a Piece of Our Agricultural Future with Phil Rutter – Part 1 of 2 (PVP057)

At one point in America’s not so recent past the eastern landscape was dominated by one tree, the American Chestnut. At the turn of the last century the American Chestnut occupied a territory of over 9 million acres and represented one out of every four trees in the eastern forests. They were notable more than just being everywhere, the trees …