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Forest Farming and Multifunctional Riparian Buffers: One farm’s efforts to enhance land and water stewardship while increasing economic viability
April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm| Free
April 17, 2018 | 6:00pm Mandell Building Room 114
Forest farming and multifunctional riparian buffers are increasingly being used to enhance natural resource stewardship while advancing economic viability on farms. This presentation will explore how land stewardship, farm systems and value- added processing can be integrated successfully. The presenter will provide photos of the work that has been accomplished on her own farm to achieve these efforts, as well as provide images of other creative buffer experiments throughout Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region.
Hannah Smith-Brubaker serves as the executive director of PASA, a sustainable agriculture education and research organization, having prior served as Pennsylvania Agriculture Deputy Secretary for Markets and Economic Development. Hannah, with her family, also operates Village Acres Farm & FoodShed, an organic produce and pastured livestock farm in Juniata County, PA.
For more information on this seminar:
Alicia Shenko [email protected] 215-489-4787