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, 2018

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

Tell NY State Legislature and U.S. Congress what you think about soil health practices and legislation

Started by Nancy Jacobson Apr 10. 0 Replies

Hi All,I work with a nonpartisan organization to lobby for more support for silvopasture and other soil-health practices at both the state and national level. A number of bills and programs have been…Continue

Agroforestry and its Challenges Investigation

Started by Anna Thompson Mar 24. 0 Replies

Hi All,         I am a master’s student at the University of Copenhagen in Agricultural Development.  For my thesis, I am investigating challenges and barriers to the implementation of and transition…Continue

2021 Oxford Real Farming Conference - The Value of Trees in a Hotter Climate

Started by Brett Chedzoy Feb 23. 0 Replies

recording from our session this past January at the ORFC.  We already know silvopastures are awesome, but some great food for thought from the other presenters:…Continue

Growing Black Locust as a Timber Cash Crop in the Northeast

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Bing Cheah Jan 31. 11 Replies

Posting the presentations here in the order they were givenContinue

Members

© 2021   Created by Peter Smallidge.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service