The Permaculture Podcast

    Episode 1407: Small Scale Farming Q&A with Wayne Herring

     

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    This episode is a question and answer session with Wayne Herring, of Herring’s Green Grass Farm. He addresses several listener questions about small scale farming, including running pigs and goats in a woodlot, the damage that can be caused by predators and how to protect poultry flocks, and multi-use mobile shelters. Definitely worth a listen if you’re considering adding livestock to a homestead.

    In addition to sharing his thoughts on these questions, Wayne also recommended the following books for listeners who are interested in pursuing small scale livestock. All are by Joel Salatin.

    Folks This Ain’t Normal
    Holy Cows and Hog Heaven“*
    Pastured Poultry Profit$*
    Family Friendly Farming*
    The Sheer Ecstasy of Being a Lunatic Farmer*

    Resources:
    Herring’s Green Grass Farm (Website)
    Herring’s Green Grass Farm (Facebook Page)

    Feel free to contact me if you have questions you’d like to hear in a future question and answer episode, or if there is any way I can assist you on your permaculture journey.

    E-mail: show@thepermaculturepodcast.com
    Phone: 717-827-6266
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    Twitter: @permaculturecst

    *(These are affiliate links to the book publisher, Chelsea Green. Purchasing via these links benefit the publisher directly and a portion of the proceeds go to support this podcast.)

    (Episode 2014-007)

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