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Farming with Wild Nature: Insights from Three Farmers

Sustainable agriculture holds promise as farmers learn how to farm with nature. Hear from three farmers about their unique approaches to farming sustainably in ways that benefit their operations and the environment at the same time. Paul Hain has recently restored native shrubs and trees along Tres Pinos Creek in order to stabilize the banks and support beneficial insects and wildlife. Alan Haight preserves and enhances those parts of the farm that have wild attributes, many of which help the farm function well. Dan Macon practices intelligent predator-friendly grazing, balancing between irrigated and non-irrigated pasture, and breeding sheep suitable for the farm’s circumstances.
 

 

Track and Session Info

Session: 
E | 1:30 pm

Date and Location

Location: 
Fred Farr
Day: 
Friday
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Same Time

Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Kiln
Track:
Activists
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Scripps
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Fred Farr
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Heather
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Oak Shelter
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Chapel
Track:
En Español
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Chapel
Track:
Merchants, Handlers, & Distributors
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Nautilus
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Sanderling
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Chapel
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Kiln
Track:
En Español
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Kiln
Track:
Merchants, Handlers, & Distributors
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Nautilus
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Merrill
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Sanderling
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Heather
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Acacia
Track:
Activists
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Scripps
Track:
Permaculture
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Evergreen
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Oak Shelter
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Evergreen
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Chapel
Track:
Merchants, Handlers, & Distributors
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Kiln
Track:
Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Heather
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Acacia
Track:
Permaculture
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Merrill
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Oak Shelter
Date:
Jan 23 2015
Location:
Merrill Hall (overflow in Chapel)
Track:
En Español
Date:
Jan 23 2015
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Jan 23 2015
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Jan 23 2015
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Jan 23 2015
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