Agroforestry and Keyline Patterning
Examine a range of different agroforestry systems on our small working farm, learn about some of the most promising species for the northeastern United States, and see how keyline patterning couples ecological water management with symmetrical row spacing.
– Learn about the primary forms of USDA-recognized agroforestry systems and discuss best practices for system establishment
– Walk through a maturing multi-species hedgerow/shelterbelt; several thousand linear feet of fruit and polewood-producing alley-crop style silvopasture; a 1000 log shiitake mushroom operation; and a managed woodlot with several small examples of silvopasture conversion
– Learn the fundamentals of keyline design and gain experience
2091 Route 130
Harrison City, PA 15636
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