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Our educational mission is to inspire and help build the skills of all people who want to better understand the woods and how they can both steward ecological health and productive use. For the time being all programming is being done online.  Please see our policy page before registering for a class.

Silvopasture In Practice

(online course)

Next LIVE offering - Fridays 12:30 - 2pm EST

Nov 3, 10, 17 and Dec 1, 8, 15

Six weeks of live sessions with special guest presenters


You can join the course anytime lifetime access to future live sessions!

Silvopasture is the practice of integrating trees, grazing animals, and forages in a mutually beneficial ecosystem that has been rated #1 among all agriculture solutions to a changing climate.


In this course we will discuss the indigenous roots of silvopasture and agroforestry, learn best principles and practices, and discuss strategies to convert woodlands to silvopasture and plant trees successfully in pasture. Material includes videos, readings, case studies, live webinars and Q&A, and previously recorded webinars from past offerings.


Students get immediate access to content when they register and then lifetime access to the content including the opportunity to tune into future live offerings.

Join author of SILVOPASTURE and farmer Steve Gabriel, along with a range of special guest presenters sharing their knowledge and expertise. The course is designed to mirror the chapters in the book and provide an enhanced study guide for anyone seeking to improve their livestock ecosystems.

PAST GUESTS (archived recordings)

- Fred Provenza on Animal Nutritional Wisdom, author

- Connor Stedman on Ecology and Wildlife Benefits of Silvopasture

- Brett Chedzoy, Angus Glen Farm, 350+ Acre Beef Silvopasture in NY

- Faith Gilbert of Letterbox Farm, on Financial Planning for Livestock

- Sarah Flack, author of Art and Science of Grazing

Week 1: Defining Silvopasture Principles & Benefits
Week 2: History and Ecology
Week 3: The Animals
Week 4: Woodland Conversion
Week 5: Trees Into Pasture
Week 6: Putting it All Together



$175/$200/$225 tiered pricing based on household income.
includes lifetime access to the course content, with annual webinars.

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