Featuring Farm Director Erik Hagan
Join us for live, online discussions with experts on practical topics in agroforestry and perennial agriculture. Limited space is available, so register today! Instructions for accessing discussions will be provided upon registration.
Tuesday, October 13, 6PM CDT
Learn about motivations, practices, and networks as well as the barriers and challenges facing perennial farmers in the Midwest. Maayan Kreitzman will be presenting research based on interviews with 18 perennial polyculture farmers in the Midwest conducted in 2018 and will be joined by a panel of participating farmers to reflect on the findings.
Clare Hintz, Elsewhere Farm
Wil Crombie, Organic Compound Farm
Tony Wells- Regeneration Farms
Maayan Kreitzman, University of British Columbia
Tuesday, November 10, 6PM CST
Savanna Institute's Farm Director, Erik Hagan, Farm Manager, Kaitie Adams and the University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry's Outreach and Education Coordinator, Hannah Hemmelgarn will discuss their journey to careers in agroforestry, and the on- and off-farm opportunities that exist to get started and stay engaged in perennial agriculture.
Tuesday, January 12, 6PM CST
MN350 Climate activist, Mysti Babineau, and USDA National Agroforestry Center's Research Landscape Planner, Gary Bentrup will discuss how their work contributes to our understanding of agroforestry’s role in climate resilience and climate change.
Tuesday, February 9, 6PM CST
Join the Center for Agroforestry's Associate Director, Mike Gold, and Marketing Manager for Midwest Agroforestry Solutions, Jeff Hake as they share their perspectives about value-added products from perennial crops.
Tuesday, March 9, 6PM CST
Join a conversation about food forests with the Director of the Center for Agroforestry, Sarah Lovell, and Custom Food Scaping owner, Matt Lebon as they share insights about the abundant functions of multi-strata perennial polycultures.
Tuesday, April 13, 6PM CST
To be announced!
You can watch our previous Nutshell webinars on the Savanna Institute Youtube channel.
Click on the list icon in the upper right corner below to see the full list of past Nutshell videos.
Hoch Orchard Tour
August 24th - La Crescent, MN
"One Family's Vision for Agroforestry" - Carney Family Farm Tour
August 3rd - Maxwell, IA
River Hills Elderberry Field Day
August 2nd - Hartsburg, MO
Northern Nut Growers Association & North American Fruit Explorers Annual Meeting
July 28-31st - Graduate Hotel, Iowa City, Iowa
Red Fern Farm Tour
July 20th - 13882 I Ave., Wapello, IA
North American Agroforestry Conference 2019
June 24-27th - Oregon State University
World Agroforestry Conference 2019
May 20-22nd - Le Corum Conference Centre, Montpellier, France
Perennial Farm Gathering 2018
Dec 7-8, 2018 - Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison, WI
Aug 3-4, 2018 - Spring Grove, MN & Coon Valley, WI
NAFEX Fruits of the Heartland Conference
July 26-27, 2018 - Danville, IL
Agroforestry for Landowners Field Day
May 12, 2018 - Saturn Farm, Ogden, IL & Vulcan Farm, Sidney, IL
Perennial Farm Gathering 2017
Nov 29-30, 2017 - Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison, WI
Green Lands Blue Waters Conference 2017
Nov. 28-29th, 2017 - Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison
Society of American Foresters National Convention
Nov 1-5, 2016 - Madison, WI
Agroforestry in Wisconsin Tour & Silvopasture Establishment Presentation - Details at safconvention.org.
Perennial Farmer Gathering
Feb 6, 2016 - Sun Dappled Farm Regenerative Ag Center, Elmwood, IL
Thank you for your support! See you in the field!
[ 2016 Farmer Gathering - Trivoli, IL ]
[ 2016 Field Day - Vulcan Farm - Sidney, IL ]