ACORN Conference Program

All Workshops

Introduction to Permaculture and Farm Ecosystem Services

Tuesday, November 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   

This two-part workshop will cover key concepts from Zach’s book The Permaculture Market Garden. The first part, Introduction to Permaculture and Farm Ecosystem Services, will start with a crash course in natural science, then build an understanding of ecosystem services, and proceed to techniques for mapping and designing your farm to fit within a property’s environmental reality. The second part of this workshop, Whole Farm Mapping and Holistic Planning, continues with holistic planning to balance your business and delves into routine improvement of your soil through brown brain Investment.