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Building Better Plant Guilds with Dan Halsey: GLPPodcast

basic fruit tree guild design

Dan Halsey, director of PRI-USA, Head Designer at Southwoods Permaculture, and co-author of Integrated Forest Gardening, sat down with us to talk about designing guilds and the Natural Capital™ Plant Database, a useful resource he manages with design partner Paula Westmoreland. Highlights from the podcast can be found in the abridged article below.

Companion Planting, Water Harvesting and Soil Building: Sustainable Agriculture at GVSU

gvsu hoophouse

Located on approximately 2 acres of former cropland, GVSU’s Sustainable Agricultural Project (SAP) is a student led initiative for exploring the principles and practices of sustainable agriculture. Through hands on activities, the  SAP provides a place where plants, people, knowledge and relationships can grow. Current President of the GVSU Farm Club, member of the SAP […]

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