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
"You Should Consider Maple Syrup Production" - with Tony Johnson
Wisconsin Extension forestry specialist Tony Johnson discusses how maple syrup production can open doors for other agroforestry enterprises, and how Wisconsin woodland owners can get started. Plus, Scott Brainard and Eliza Greenman describe the benefits of persimmons as an agroforestry crop.
Show notes at www.savannainstitute.org/perennialaf
Choosing the Right Livestock with Cherrie Nolden
Goats, sheep, cattle, hogs, horses, and fowl all have different diets, behavior, and impacts on the land. Choosing the right type of livestock for you and your farm is key to success. Wisconsin farmer and researcher Cherrie Nolden discusses the strenghts, weaknesses, and needs of different types of livestock in this recording from the 2022 Perennial Farm Gathering.
Show notes: www.savannainstitute.org/perennialaf
"What Would It Look Like?" - Introduction to Agroforestry with the Field Notes Podcast
Host Jacob Grace and Eric Wolske of Canopy Farm Management join Will Fulwider and Michael Geissinger, hosts of the Field Notes podcast from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, to answer questions that Wisconsin crop farmers might have about agroforestry.
Show notes at: https://www.savannainstitute.org/perennialaf
Field Notes podcast: https://cropsandsoils.extension.wisc.edu/field-notes-podcast/
"My Dad and I Are Both Stubborn..." Generational Dynamics with Jacob Marty
Jacob Marty reflects on how his relationship with his father has shaped the dynamics on their sixth generation family farm in southern Wisconsin in this recording from the 2017 Perennial Farm Gathering.
Show notes at https://www.savannainstitute.org/perennial-af-generational-dynamics-with-jacob-marty/
Tree Crop Improvement Research with Scott Brainard
Scott Brainard, a plant breeding specialist working for the Savanna Institute, gives an overview of the institute's goals and strategies for breeding more productive and resilient tree crop varieties.
Show notes at https://www.savannainstitute.org/perennialaf/
“Embrace the Chaos” - Dayna Burtness, Beth Dooley, Eliza Greenman, and Anna Lappé
In this recording from our 2021 Perennial Farm Gathering, farmer Dayna Burtness moderates an online panel conversation with cookbook author Beth Dooley, orchardist and historical horticulturist Eliza Greenman, and author and food justice advocate Anna Lappé.
Hear more at https://www.youtube.com/@SavannaInstitute
Excellent all around!
Savanna Institute is doing great work, and this podcast is an excellent part of it. Jacob is a fantastic host!
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.
Can’t get enough of this info. So well presented too