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Off the Contour #25 – A holistic future or will Jeremy Clarkson be proved correct?

Monday 6th January 2020,Darren J. Doherty, CPAg (AIA), Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia The fire season here in SE Australia has some months to run and has so far proved to be unprecedented on a number of levels. Will the enormity of this latest conflagration actually result in large scale landscape management…

Joel Salatin y Darren Doherty Barcelona 8 May 2019 & Masterclass Menorca 9-11 May 2019

Thanks to Aline Van Moerbeke for compiling these notes and posting them on the Permacultura Mediterránea FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/PermaMed/ Aline’s photos from the Masterclass can be found here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/fgyHG1qnE4FvFq4y6 These Masterclasses were organised by the teams at Editorial Diente de Leon & Organic Managers in conjunction with the owners and…

Off the Contour #24 – #KeylineSuperPlow History

Off the Contour #24 – #KeylineSuperPlow History

1994/95 Our dear friends Nada & Tony Smark (then of Woodbrook Farm) bought us our first Yeomans Keyline Plow in return for us designing & developing their first vineyard & forest (which was a Keyline vineyard & forest – see picture below!). What is a ‘Regrarians Keyline Superplow’? History Since…

Holstons Savannah Shade Study

The integration of trees into agricultural landscapes is done in many different ways. One layout that has a lot of practical and aesthetic appeal to even the most ardent of graziers is the savannah. Otherwise known as open grassy woodlands, dehesa (see photo below) and montado these systems are seen…