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Thursday, December 8 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Carbon Farming: Regenerative Agriculture for Climate Stabilization (LIVESTREAM)

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The global climate crisis is here and impacting communities, farms and ecosystems worldwide. Three primary strategies have developed in response: reducing greenhouse emissions, adapting to a destabilized climate and re-sequestering atmospheric carbon to slow or reverse the effects of climate change. This workshop will focus on the role of agriculture in this third strategy of carbon sequestration. We’ll look at farming systems from around the world that have demonstrated the ability to increase carbon storage in perennial plants and organic topsoil. These strategies include agroforestry, management-intensive grazing, organic no-till and a wide range of other crop and soil management practices. We’ll go from there to discuss carbon farming applications in working landscapes of the eastern temperate U.S., the current state of global and regional carbon markets, and the most recent developments in carbon farming science and practice.

This workshop will be livestreamed on www.virtualgrange.org  

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Connor Stedman

Lead Designer, 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 8, 2016 11:00am - 12:30pm EST
West Haybarn