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|Abbotts Living Wood Centre||
With over 25 years experience in running courses in green wood chair-making, Mike Abbott will guide you through the process of making a chair from a tree in a beautiful woodland setting. Having written three books on the subject (Green Woodwork, in 1989, Living Wood, in 2002 and, Going with the Grain, in 2011), Mike is acknowledged by many as the leader in the field of green wood chair making in the UK.
Academic courses on food security
Abundant Earth is a workers cooperative with 4 members who manage a 15 acre smallholding near Durham City. We run a vegetable box scheme, grow veg, salad and fruit, manage hens and sheep. We also carry out various craft, design, education and community activities in the area including managing the North East Permaculture Network.
|County Durham||United Kingdom|
|Agroecology Land Initiative||
The Agroecological Land Initiative is an organisation created to advocate and implement agroecological methods in the UK to help secure food sovereignty, energy independence, and environmental regeneration in a way that is financially viable and socially just. We envision the regeneration of both the countryside and rural economies through the creation of co-sufficient community farms rooted in agroecological production.
|Agroforestry Research Trust||
The Agroforestry Research Trust is a non-profit making charity, registered in England, which researches into temperate agroforestry and into all aspects of plant cropping and uses, with a focus on tree, shrub and perennial crops.
|Association for Temperate Agroforestry||
WHO WE ARE
The mission of AFTA is to promote the wider adoption of agroforestry by landowners in temperate regions of North America. Formed in 1991, the Association for Temperate Agroforestry Inc. (AFTA) is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization based at the University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry at Columbia.
With members in the US, Canada and overseas, AFTA pursues its mission through activities such as networking, information exchange, public education, and policy development. Our intended audience includes university researchers, educators and extensionists, private farm and forestry groups, public policy makers, and private landowners. AFTA has received financial support through dues and contributions from its members and the public, sponsorships from public agencies and private corporations, contracts with USDA, and foundation grants, notably the Allen and Josephine Green Foundation.
AFTA is primarily a voluntary organization. Many individuals from universities, public agencies, private organizations and businesses donate their time and agroforestry-related expertise to help AFTA conduct its educational programs. The affairs of AFTA are overseen by a voluntary Board of Directors elected by its members.
WHAT WE DO
AFTA's educational programs are aimed at facilitating the exchange of scientific and practical information about temperate agroforestry, primarily in North America. Our major programs include:
North American Agroforestry Conference: Since 1989, we have co-sponsored the biennial North American Agroforestry Conference series - a major scientific forum for those involved in agroforestry research, extension and application in the US, Canada and overseas.
Newsletters: Our quarterly newsletter, The Temperate Agroforester, contains reports on research and demonstration trials, landowner success stories, conference reports, book reviews, links to information sources in print and online, and a calendar of agroforestry-related events. The email newsletter Agroforestry Newsline alerts subscribers to news that's relevant to agroforestry.
Website: Our aim is to make the AFTA website serve as a comprehensive source of news and information about agroforestry, including info on agroforestry practices, searchable databases of agroforestry education and research, and links to other information sources.
Technical and Policy Publications: Our reports on agroforestry development and policy are available for online viewing.
|Auroville Earth Institute, Research Centre India||
For 25 years, the Auroville Earth Institute has educated and empowered people to build their own dwellings using earthen techniques. This website provides information, images, and videos about the many earthen construction techniques, particularly Compressed Stabilized Earth Block (CSEB). You can also follow our activities and sign up for training courses.
|Beshara School at the Chisholme Institute||
The Beshara School is a school for self knowledge.