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Land and Nature Videos
Local Food Group
Many permaculturist study Land and Nature Stewardship by reading the book - "Gaia's Garden" and practicing permaculture principles. You can study this book within the "Gaia's Garden study group".
Use of compost, double digging, companion planting and natural pest control to produce the maximum amount of food in the minimum area.
Producing food from trees, perennial and annual plants in a system that mimics a natural forest.
Collecting and storing seeds, often with the aim of maintaining certain strains.
Commercial agriculture that uses natural fertilisers and pest control methods.
A system of organic agriculture and gardening based on the work of Rudolf Steiner.
A Japanese system of organic agriculture involving minimal or no use of tillage and animal manures, most notably associated with Masanobu Fukuoka.
Keyline water harvesting
A system of landscape analysis, water harvesting and soil development using dams, channels and soil condition ploughing, developed by P.A.Yeomans.
Holistic rangeland management
A system that uses intensive rotational grazing of livestock to sustainably manage land and provide animal yields, developed and taught by Allan Savory.
Natural sequence farming
A system of gabions, revegetation, and swales, to restore health and productivity of floodplains, developed by Peter Andrews.
Integrated production of pastures and/or crops with timber and/or tree crops.
Sustainable forestry that uses mixed species, long rotations, minimal impact harvesting and natural regeneration in wild and planted timber forests.
Aquatic systems that provide most of the food for harvested fish and/or other animals.
Local Aquaculture School- Morningstar Fishermen
Wild harvesting & hunting
Gathering food and other yields from wild plants and animals.
Gathering of food wasted by commercial production.