If you’re looking to take part in agriculture while also focusing on sustainability and the environment, agroecology is what you need. What is agroecology? Agroecology is a broad set of agricultural and ecological systems and practices. It includes things like permaculture, regenerative agriculture, organic farming, food forests, and other innovative ways to farm while also […]
Today, the agriculture industry is one of the largest emitters of CO2. When combined with forestry, agriculture makes up a third of all human-made greenhouse gas emissions. But thankfully, regenerative agriculture is one option we have to begin reversing that statistic. What is regenerative agriculture? Regenerative agriculture is a collection of farming practices that help
What if you could efficiently grow food, while also encouraging biodiversity and being more in tune with nature? With a food forest, you can do just that! How can you create a food forest? Decide what your reasons and motivations are, take inspiration from your local woods and landscape, and then design a food forest
Sometimes it’s hard to improve upon nature. Agroforestry moves away from modern monocropping farm practices, and back toward a more holistic approach that combines trees, plants, and animals. What is Agroforestry? At its simplest level, agroforestry is combining agriculture (crops and livestock) with forestry (trees.) It can take several forms including silvo-pastoral and silvo-arable systems.