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Thursday, December 7 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Carbon Farming Systems for U.S. Farms LIMITED

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As climate change affects communities and ecosystems worldwide, carbon farming offers a powerful suite of tools for climate mitigation. This workshop will explore the current state of global knowledge and practice on sequestering carbon both belowground (in soil) and aboveground (in woody plants) on farms. We will discuss a suite of carbon farming systems well suited for adoption by beginning farmers across the US, as well as the ecological, economic, and agronomic co-benefits of those systems. The second half of the workshop will be a field practicum exploring current carbon farming systems and potential for expanded carbon farming adoption at Stone Barns Center. We will practice landscape observation, analysis, and design skills to ground our indoor discussion in concrete applications on the farm.

Presenters
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Connor Stedman

Agroforestry and Ecology Specialist, AppleSeed Permaculture
Connor Stedman is an ecological designer, farm planner, and educator with AppleSeed Permaculture in the Hudson Valley of New York. Connor specializes in applying carbon farming and agroecology practices to strengthen farm landscapes and businesses. He holds an M.S. in Ecological Planning from the University of Vermont... Read More →


Thursday December 7, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
West Haybarn