Restoration Agriculture: Real World Permaculture for Farmers

Title: Restoration Agriculture: Real World Permaculture for Farmers
Location: Prairie Heritage Farm, 19063 Camp Morton Rd, 6 miles north of Gimli
Dates: October 18-20, 2013

Participate in this weekend workshop with farmer, author, and permaculture expert, Mark Shepard (www.forestag.com).

Friday night: Introduction to Restoration Agriculture
Saturday: Classroom instruction and site assessment
Sunday: Classroom instruction and fieldwork with laser level

LEARN ABOUT:

-Keyline design, earthworks, and water management
-Perennial crop establishment, maintenance, and breeding
-Integrated multi-species grazing
-Polyculture agroforestry for bio-intensive production
-Transitioning from annual to perennial crops
-Restoration Agriculture economics

Members of the forage industry might be particularly interested in Mark’s work with Savanna Gardens: savannagardens.com

We are actively seeking sponsors to offer bursaries or scholarships to some of the young agriculture students and farmers who would like to attend.

REGISTRATION:

Early Bird Registration (register by Monday, Sep 23): $300
After Sep 23: $350

For more information or to register:
view our website: www.prairieheritagefarm.ca
download our brochure

For questions, contact:
Kirsten Benot
Prairie Heritage Farm
204-642-8026
prairieskyenthusiast@hotmail.com
Start Date: 2013-10-18
End Date: 2013-10-20