Listen to the story on WPR Thursday at 3pm, then come hear Mark speak in Jefferson on Sept 18th, 6-9pm at UWEX, 864 Collins Rd. ($5 per vehicle to benefit Sustain Jefferson. Happy carpooling!)
Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders
We talked with one of the gurus of permaculture in the Midwest during our broadcast from the Energy Fair earlier this summer. In this follow-up program we explore with Mark Shepard what it's like to be a permaculture farmer. Mark Shepard's New Forest Farm in southwestern Wisconsin was one of the very first examples of permaculture farming in the United States. Can you design a farm to be as self-sufficient as a forest?