S.T.U.N. Permaculture – Sheer. Total. Utter. Neglect.

Mark Shephard’s Farm is thriving using Sheer. Total. Utter. Neglect. permaculture principles (STUN). The main job skill apparently is the ability to eat popcorn on the couch with one hand and flip channels with a remote with the other. Hmm. … Continue reading →

Ridgedale Permaculture

“A 20 minute overview of how we’re regenerating this small farm up at 59 degrees in Sweden.” This is Richard Perkin’s amazing farm. After just three years people are coming from over 45 countries to see what they’re doing. … Continue reading →

The Natural Farmer – Healing Damaged Land

Our Natural Building Blog covers various topics including ways to restore degraded land for growing food and homesteading. The Natural Farmer shares a good story about Peter Ash of Embracing the World who helped restore some highly contaminated land in … Continue reading →

Gardening WITHOUT Fertilizers

“Experts (sic) seem to beLIEve that vegetable crops cannot be grown efficiently without fertilizers. They debate whether composted animal manures are better than chemical-based fertilizers, which is worse for climate change, more ethical, sustainable, or profitable. This is a false … Continue reading →

Designing Your Perennial Farm – Restoration Agriculture with Mark Shepard

“Mark Shepard, manager of New Forest Farms and author of the book Restoration Agriculture, will offer a critique of annual crop-based staple food production, while laying the ecological framework and reasons for designing a perennial staple food crops farm. … Continue reading →

Regenerative Agriculture: Beyond Organic

You hear the term regenerative agriculture more and more these days. What does it mean? “Regenerative agriculture is a sub-sector practice of organic farming designed to build soil health or to regenerate unhealthy soils. The practices associated with regenerative agriculture … Continue reading →