Only 48 hours left in our kickstarter!

New rewards and stretch goals. CLICK HERE!



  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Large Scale Permaculture  RSS feed

 
Suzy Bean
pollinator
Posts: 940
Location: Stevensville, MT
12
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Just read the permaculture article featured in Hobby Farms, Jan/Feb 2010, and it brings up the fact that many new permaculturalists are conventional farmers who are making the shift. Especially in large scale circumstances, even with polyculture, he has been able to utilize his large machinery, and thinks this is a good thing as we still need to provide food for the masses. It sounds like he has a pretty nice operation going--forest farm style.
 
                                              
Posts: 3
Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Yes, it is great what is happening on a broad scale in Permaculture.  Often (especially in Australia), this broadscale Permaculture goes by other names like holistic management, pasture cropping, keyline farming etc. etc.

Even simple polycultures in broadscale ag are a great improvement on current systems.

Check out Darren Doherty et. al's RegenAg(R) work:

http://regenag.com/web/
 
Michael Radelut
Posts: 204
Location: Germany, 7b-ish
1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Darren is indeed the man - when it comes to experience in setting up large scale systems that generate income for people, families, even regions, noone come even close to matching him.
I don't think anyone else in the world can say that he's probably generated in excess of a billion dollars in revenue for his clients !

And he's funny, too
http://www.lineaclave.org/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=82&Itemid=142
 
The overall mission is to change the world. When you've done that, then you can read this tiny ad:
Rocket mass heaters in greenhouses can be tricky - these plans make them easy: Wet Tolerant Rocket Mass Heater in a Greenhouse Plans
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!