Restoration Agriculture Workshop w Mark Shepard in Bethel, NY May 20-22

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Restoration Agriculture Workshop w Mark Shepard in Bethel, NY May 20-22

Time: May 20, 2022 at 12pm to May 22, 2022 at 5pm
Location: Bethel, NY
City/Town: Bethel, NY
Website or Map: https://mailchi.mp/521ea9cb4e…
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Bing Cheah
Latest Activity: Apr 21

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Wanted to spread the word about a 3-day Restoration Agriculture workshop led by Mark Shepard, that we're hosting on our land in Bethel, NY. May 20-22.


Full details and link to register here!
https://mailchi.mp/521ea9cb4ed2/rad-workshop-2022


Join us for a 3-day intensive workshop with Mark Shepard, best-selling author of “Restoration Agriculture”, to immerse in the principles and practice of growing food - guided and supported by the vast intelligence of nature - where human thriving also supports and nourishes Earth and our fellow beings.


Topics include:
-Principles of Restoration Agriculture
-Ecologically integrated water management
-Eco-region and plant communities
-Edible trees / shrubs and the foundation of a perennial agriculture ecosystem
-Integrated grazing and silvopasture management
-The economics of Restoration Agriculture
-Open Q&A

In addition to classroom learning, you will also have the opportunity to witness a Restoration Agriculture system being implemented, right on the land where the workshop is taking place. This includes a tour and discussion (of the why and how) of a swale/berm system that was put in place last Fall, and (weather permitting) a live demo of planting the tree and shrub layers of a polyculture food forest.

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Where: Bethel, NY, 2 hours northwest of New York City, 5 min away from the original Woodstock '69 Festival grounds!
When: May 20-22, 2022, 12-5pm on Friday, 9am-5pm Sat and Sun
Price: $400 - $650 sliding scale

Lodging options: Limited onsite lodging available, ranging from sleeping bag space in a yurt, bunk beds, to guest rooms. Local motels/inns/campsites also available. Details provided post registration

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Comment by Matthew Fagan on April 21, 2022 at 4:33pm

Thank you for sharing the event, Bing!

Comment by Bing Cheah on April 21, 2022 at 5:03pm

Stilll have a few spots open, in case anyone is interested but hasn’t signed up yet!

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