Trees Feed Livestock Feed Soil; Farmer Ecology and Skills for a Changing Planet

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Trees Feed Livestock Feed Soil; Farmer Ecology and Skills for a Changing Planet

Time: July 8, 2018 at 12pm to July 14, 2018 at 4pm
Location: Based at 3 Streams Farm, with field trips to other destinations.
Street: 209 Back Belmont Rd.,
City/Town: Belfast, ME
Website or Map: http://Call for directions
Phone: (207) 338-3301
Event Type: week-long, seminar, of, hands-on, workshops, and, presentations.
Organized By: Shana Hanson
Latest Activity: Jun 29, 2018

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Tree Fodder Seminar 2018 Schedule.docx  Schedule updates at:  www.3streamsfarmbelfastme.blogspot.com

Livestock were sustained by tree foliage and tree crops world-wide for 8 millennia. Only for 100 years, in industrial nations, have farmers and livestock been shifting to feeds and foods from tilled soil.   Concerns to sequester carbon and stabilize climate lead us to look at modern adaptation of ancient methods.

This 2018 3rd annual Tree Fodder Seminar includes events to attend separately in any combination, or as a whole: a close look at 3 Streams established pollards and SARE Farmer Grant Demo-in-the-works, an overview day at MOFGA,  rope and harness skills, twig-leaf storage methods, fungal introductions tailored to ramial fodder wastes and larger pruned branches in a silvopastural setting, biocharring options, 3 field trips plus presentations and reports by farmers and other experts, music, swimmable ponds, good food and more.  

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