Farming and Food Production

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Healthy and local is the focus of this special collection around the people who grow and bring organic food to local markets and the people who shop at these markets. Topics also include how farmers grow organic food and the quality of our food supply around issues to include local economy, seeding, use of pestisides and fertilisers, water, food security, availability and pricing.

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What is Permaculture? Jerome Osentowski

Take a journey with Director Jerome Osentowski, Commissioner Jill Ryan, and Environmental Policy Planner Adam Palmer through the luscious forest garden at the Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute in Basalt, Colorado located at a cool 7,200 ft. in the Rockies. Jerome, a 40-year permaculture specialist living in a sustainable active and passive solar home will discuss permaculture design, forest gardens, edible landscaping, subterranean heating and cooling systems (SHCS)/climate batteries, soil building, nitrogen fixers, leveraging thermal mass, and much more. Published on Nov 13, 2013

Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute
Permaculture Design Certification Course
EcoSystems Design
Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute Blog

EarthSayers Jerome Osentowski; Adam Palmer

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