Around the globe most people get their calories from annual agriculture – plants that grow fast for one season, produce lots of seeds, then die. Every single human society that has relied on annual crops for staple foods has collapsed. Restoration Agriculture explains how we can have all of the benefits of natural, perennial ecosystems and create agricultural systems that imitate nature in form and function while still providing for our food, building, fuel and many other needs – in your own backyard, farm or ranch. This book, based on real-world practices, presents an alternative to the agriculture system of eradication and offers exciting hope for our future.
Mark Shepard’s Forest Agriculture Enterprises
Mark Shepard’s New Forest Farm
Recent Interview with Mark Shephard on Restorative Agriculture in ACRES USA
<BELOW> Mark Shepard Presenting at ACRES USA Annual Conference December 2012