Recently my family and I had a field trip to a large, organic farm. I honestly do not know who was more excited…me or the kids! With a fresh litter of 13 Great Pyrenees puppies greeting us as soon as we walked into the yard, it was hard to find any motivation to play with […]
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The book Holistic Management: A New Framework for Decision Making sets out a guide to developing a holistic goal for your farm or business. I’ve previously posted an introduction to Holistic Management, and part 2: four key insights for the reasons why holistic management is important. In this post I discuss how to write a […]
Holistic Management is based on four key insights: 1) The Whole is Greater that the Sum of the Parts 2) Brittle vs Non-brittle Landscapes 3) The Predator-Prey Connection 4) Timing is Everything In this post I discuss how these insights can be applied to improve farm management.
Has everyone heard of Holistic Management? Its a technique for land management developed by Allan Savory. I first came across it when I watched a video of a presentation he gave. I have also attended a one-day workshop with Roger Savory and I recently got the book “Holistic Management: A New Framework for Decision Making”. […]
Ladies, this one if for you. If you dream about starting your own farm/homestead (even a small one), then this is the toolkit for you. You’ll learn where to get the grants you need, how to find land, where to start with animals, ideas to run your own bed & breakfast, and so much more. […]