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The Savanna Institute's podcast and blog about perennial agroforestry (AF) features interviews, questions from listeners, inside jokes, and more. Subscribe to Perennial AF to hear real AF conversations with some of the Midwest's top agroforesters and perennial farmers! More at https://www.savannainstitute.org/perennialAF

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    • 4.8 • 19 Ratings

The Savanna Institute's podcast and blog about perennial agroforestry (AF) features interviews, questions from listeners, inside jokes, and more. Subscribe to Perennial AF to hear real AF conversations with some of the Midwest's top agroforesters and perennial farmers! More at https://www.savannainstitute.org/perennialAF

    "We Can't Call Them Superfruit" - Barriers to Berry Markets with Bill Davison & PJ Connolly

    "We Can't Call Them Superfruit" - Barriers to Berry Markets with Bill Davison & PJ Connolly

    Savanna Institute staff members Bill Davison and PJ Connolly describe their work to expand regional markets for four nutritionally-dense perennial berries: black currant, elderberry, aronia, and honeyberry. Show notes at www.savannainstitute.org/PerennialAF

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Nightfall Farm, Riveredge Nature Center, Chestnut Research, and More

    Nightfall Farm, Riveredge Nature Center, Chestnut Research, and More

    A compilation of short interviews from our recent videos, featuring Nightfall Farm, Riveredge Nature Center, Scott Brainard & Eliza Greenman, Grassland 2.0 and Canopy Farm Management. Videos by Man Alone Media and Windborne Media. Videos and show notes at www.savannainstitute.org/perennialaf

    • 28 min
    “You Can’t Believe It Grows Here” - Project Pawpaw with Adam D’Angelo

    “You Can’t Believe It Grows Here” - Project Pawpaw with Adam D’Angelo

    Adam D’Angelo, founder of Project Pawpaw, answers commonly asked questions about this elusive and beloved North American fruit.

    Project Pawpaw: https://www.projectpawpaw.com

    Show notes: https://www.savannainstitute.org/perennialaf/

    • 48 min
    A Thorny Topic: Black Locust and Honey Locust for Agroforestry

    A Thorny Topic: Black Locust and Honey Locust for Agroforestry

    A lot of people hate black locust and honey locust trees, but some people think they hold great potential for agroforestry. Greg Judy, Austin Unruh, Steve Gabriel, Brett Chedzoy, Eliza Greenman, and others share their perspective in this episode.

    Show notes: https://www.savannainstitute.org/perennialaf/

    • 31 min
    “Spreadsheets on the Radio” - Farm Viability and the Fruit & Nut Compass with John Hendrickson

    “Spreadsheets on the Radio” - Farm Viability and the Fruit & Nut Compass with John Hendrickson

    Spreadsheet wizard John Hendrickson helps host Jacob Grace get started with the Fruit and Nut Compass, a free spreadsheet tool for producers to track the financial viability of their enterprises. Show notes at www.savannainstitute.org/PerennialAF Free compass tools at https://cias.wisc.edu/our-work/farming-systems/farm-viability/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Getting Started with Forest Farming - Ingrid Daudert, Karam Sheban, and Robin Suggs

    Getting Started with Forest Farming - Ingrid Daudert, Karam Sheban, and Robin Suggs

    This episode features portions of the PFG 2023 panel discussion "Everything You Wanted to Know About Forest Farming (But Didn't Know to Ask)", featuring Ingrid Daudert from Misty Dawn Farm in Wisconsin, Karam Sheban from the Northeast Forest Farmers Coalition, and Robin Suggs from Appalachian Sustainable Development. Show notes and links at www.savannainstitute.org/perennialaf 

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

ChuckAnderas ,

Excellent all around!

Savanna Institute is doing great work, and this podcast is an excellent part of it. Jacob is a fantastic host!

C. Snipes ,

Excellent show, excellent organization

I was really pleased to discover the Savanna Institute and this podcast. Perennial agriculture and agroforestry are important approaches to long-term thinking and our collective existence on the big blue marble. Thanks for the great interviews and inspiration.

noahnoahabc ,

Absolutely lovely

Can’t get enough of this info. So well presented too

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