Mark Shepard - New Forest Farm - Pioneer Agroforestry Farm Tour Video Series

Project Type: Partnership
Funds awarded in 2018: $29,984.00
Projected End Date: 04/30/2020
Grant Recipient: Savanna Institute
Region: North Central
State: Wisconsin
Project Coordinator:
Dr. Kevin Wolz, PhD
Savanna Institute
Mark operates an edible woody crops nursery, Forest Agriculture Enterprises LLC, and is the author of the book "Restoration Agriculture". Mark says that his goal is to convert his farm in southwest Wisconsin into a "perennial polyculture agroforestry system that mimics the oak savanna."
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
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