Build soil, build wealth workshop March 3 to 5, 2017


Join us for a combined Holistic Management and Regenerative Agriculture design course with  Mark Shepard of New Forrest Farm ( The workshop is hosted by Shone Farm.  Spencer Smith from the Jefferson Center for Holistic Management and Mark Shepard of New Forest Farm team up to teach a combined Holistic Management and Regenerative Ag Design course in at Shone Farm near Forestville, in Sonoma County, California.  This 3-day intensive course will cover a variety of tools for the farm that will increase production and profitability while improving the soil and protecting your landscape from drought, flood and fire.

The workshop includes:
- tools to increase the profitability of your farm with holistic financial planning and decision making
- keyline surveying and design for water flow and management on the farm
- poly-culture agroforestry for bio-intensive production
- transitioning from annual to perennial food systems
- integrating livestock into perennial systems with holistic planned grazing

At this workshop we will teach you how to create a land plan that will transform your landscape into a biologically active, income producing, regenerative farming operation.  

We are offering a early-bird discount of $500 for the first 15 registrants and we will be capping the event at 35 people to ensure that we will be giving adequate one on one attention to all of our guests.

Location: The workshop will be held at 7450 Steve Olson Lane Forestville California 95436

Date: March 3, 4, 5 , 2017

Time: 9 am to 5 pm each day

Attire and meals: please dress in work clothes appropriate for the time of year and climate that you feel comfortable in outside in the field and in a classroom setting. Attendees will be provided with delicious, organic meals and snacks each day. Coffee, tea and water will also be provided.

Lodging: Please plan on staying in the nearby town of  Forestville, Santa Rosa or other places in beautiful Sonoma County.