[Central Coast CA Permaculture] Restoration Agriculture & Farm Scale Permaculture Workshop with Mark Shepard

Kolmi Majumdar kolmilata at quailsprings.org
Fri Oct 2 09:12:28 PDT 2015

Restoration Agriculture & Farm Scale Permaculture Workshop 

With Mark Shepard, author of Restoration Agriculture, CEO New Forest Farm & Forest Agriculture Enterprises

Hosted by Orella Ranch on the Gaviota Coast / Santa Barbara County

October 30th, 31st & November 1st
starts Friday 4pm, all day Saturday and Sunday, finishes Sunday 5pm
camping and all meals provided

limited capacity, advance registration required


Restoration Agriculture offers vibrant, productive, real-world alternatives to save water and restore our soils. Join Mark Shepard, at Orella Ranch on the Gaviota Coast, to learn the ins and outs of Restoration Agriculture for resilience in times of flood or drought.

Mark Shepard is the acclaimed author of Restoration Agriculture, a guide to perennial ecosystem agriculture.  He is the CEO of Forest Agriculture Enterprises, and runs New Forest Farm, the 106-acre perennial agricultural forest considered by many to be one of the most ambitious sustainable agriculture projects in the United States. 
Mark Shepard’s work at New Forest Farm is included in the feature length documentary film INHABIT.


This workshop provides a full immersion in the theory and practice of Restoration Agriculture, including:

Biome identification and ecology

Keyline design, earthworks, and water management

Perennial crop establishment, maintenance, and breeding

Pruning, coppicing, and grafting

Integrated multi-species grazing

Renewable energy on the farm

Restoration Agriculture economics


Workshop Fee includes camping and food
Early Bird spaces are filled!
Workshop Fee ~ $550
Pair discount: $40 off your total.  
Ask us about group discounts for 3 or more.

To learn more & register, please visit:  
restorationagricultureworkshop.weebly.com <http://restorationagricultureworkshop.weebly.com/> 



Kolmi Majumdar
at Orella Ranch

Restoration Agriculture Workshop with Mark Shepard
October 30 - November 1, 2015

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