The Permaculture Podcast

    Episode 1220: Carbon Farming with Connor Stedman

     

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    Connor Stedman is a naturalist, wilderness educator, and permaculture designer based in the Connecticut and Champlain valleys of western New England. He co-organized the 2012 Carbon Farming Course – carbonfarmingcourse.com – in Chestnut Ridge, NY. Connor is also completing an M.S. in Natural Resources and Ecological Planning at the University of Vermont and writing a manual on agroforestry systems for the northeast US.

    This is the first part of a two part series. Part one focuses on an introduction carbon farming, some numbers on the potential quantities of carbon that can be stored, and the role of trees and perennial plants. The follow up interview with Connor, planned for October, 2012, will pick up on some details from this episode and then delve fully into the use of soil for carbon farming.

    After listening to this episode you have questions for Connor to answer in the second half of this series, call the voicemail line: 717.827.6266 or send me an email: show (at) thepermaculturepodcast (dot) com.

    Resources
    Connor Stedman
    Carbon Farming Course

    Silvopasture (USDA National Agroforestry Center)
    Alley Cropping (USDA National Agroforestry Center)
    Keyline Design

    Stone Barns Center home of the Young Farmers Conference.
    Eric Toensmeier
    Dr. Kat Anderson author of Tending the Wild

    Haber-Bosch Process (Wiki)

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