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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…

Off the Contour #23 – Fertile Landscapes SuperPlow Project

Off the Contour #23 – Fertile Landscapes SuperPlow Project

Over the last few years Franck Chevallier (France) has developed a open source (OS) subsoiler which is designed to be able to be built by local metal workers using readily available materials. In 2016 Regrarians’ Darren J. Doherty instigated the formation of a working group to develop formal CAD plans…

Off the Contour #22 — Producing chickens like cows

Off the Contour #22 — Producing chickens like cows

by Darren J. Doherty 2016 marked 40 years since Earl Butz (1909-2008) resigned as USA Secretary of Agriculture, however his vision for ‘getting big or getting out’ and ‘planting fence row to fence row’ has continued unabated — as have the terms of trade decline for producers and the decreased…

Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin writes about the Regrarians Platform®

Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin writes about the Regrarians Platform®

“…I believe this is one of the most profound assessments of human-ecology dependencies that exist…” — Joel Salatin, in the ‘The Marvelous Pigness of Pigs”, referring to the Regrarians Platform® Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin is widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest ever farmers. In the ‘regenerative agriculture’ movement…