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

Event Details

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

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

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.  

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Trees Feed Livestock Feed Soil; Farmer Ecology and Skills for a Changing Planet to add comments!

Join silvopasture

Attending (1)

Forum

Good to be back!

Started by Keith Ohlinger Jun 27. 0 Replies

Hi All:im glad to be back on here.  We changed our email provider a while back and I had to start again.  The farm is going well.  I just picked up the new book “Silvopasture” by Steve Gabriel.  I’m…Continue

The Grassfed Exchange Conference

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jun 11. 6 Replies

Some of you will be heading to the Grassfed Exchange Conference later this week in Albany.  This national conference dedicated to pasture-based livestock production will have a record attendance of…Continue

Role of Silvopasturing in "Saving the Planet"

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jun 7. 4 Replies

Thanks to Erica Campbell from Senator Sander's office for sharing with our "Northeast Silvopasture Initiative" group...Silvopasture is listed as a TOP TEN solution to climate change, according Paul…Continue

Tree leaf livestock fodder as component of silcvopasture systems

Started by Shana Hanson Apr 15. 0 Replies

I was honored to present at Agroforesterie Francais' Colloque Trognes this winter. Proceedings should be published soon. Many inspiring overviews of traditional silvopasture systems involving…Continue

Members

© 2018   Created by Peter Smallidge.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service