[permaculture] Darren Doherty Tour 2007

Brook LeVan brook at sustainablesettings.org
Mon Jul 31 15:45:11 EDT 2006


FYI there is now a yeoman's plow in the central Colorado Rockies.  
Sustainable Settings has just purchased and is using a new yeoman's 
plow in its pasture renovation for its general pasture, alley cropping 
plans and for its raw dairy.


Brook LeVan
executive director

SUSTAINABLE SETTINGS
harvesting nature's intelligence
6107 Highway 133
Carbondale, CO  81623
tel. 970 963 6107 fax. 970 963 9966
brook at sustainablesettings.org
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On Jul 28, 2006, at 2:15 PM, Toby Hemenway wrote:

> On 7/27/06 1:39 PM, "Claude William Genest" <genest at pivot.net> wrote:
>
>> Abe has put in what is one of N.America's first and only Yeomans/PC
>> style earthworks for his mid-size dairy operation. Darren is an
>> expert in this dep't.
>
>
> Just to give credit where it's due, Guy Baldwin in California and 
> Marvin
> Hegge in Oregon, S. Dakota and Arizona, plus Tom Ward, Penny 
> Livingston, and
> several others have put in Yeomans-style keyline earthworks on a large 
> scale
> too. Marvin had a 250-acre ranch near me in southern Oregon that was
> beautifully laid out with ponds and terraces on the keyline plan. 
> Sadly, it
> was sold to a grape grower who didn't quite get it. But there are
> Yeomans-style plows in southern Oregon and California that get regular 
> work.
>
> Toby
> www.patternliteracy.com
>
>
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