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 (www.newforestfarm.net). 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:
- 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
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.