Homestead Resiliency: Principles in Practice – A talk by Ben Falk

Innovative Permaculture & Whole System Design

Monday, March 4, 6 p.m.

Tompkins County Public Library

Borg Warner Room West

Ithaca, NY

Utilizing his forthcoming book, Ben Falk will present an image and illustration-filled tour of the primary principles and their application used in the operation of a high diversity, nutrient-dense food, medicine, and fuel-producing homestead and small farm – the Whole Systems Research Farm. Aspects covered include rapid fuelwood production in black locust hedgerows, integrating grazing with perennial woody crops, wood-heating hot water, rice paddy construction and management, ducks and sheep in the system, earthworks for drought and flood prevention and much more.

This free event is hosted by the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute

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