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Gardening in the Wake of Climate Change

Robert Pavlis, author of Plant Science for Gardeners, talks about the topic of gardening and how to do it in the context of climate change.

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Author Interview with Robert Pavlis

Today’s blog is an Interview with Robert Pavlis, author of Plant Science for Gardeners, featuring a question that was asked by a reader on social media.

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What is Coppice?

In his book, Coppice Agroforestry, Mark Krawczyk looks at the ancient practice of coppicing, blending it with modern science, systems thinking, and tools to ground it firmly in the 21st Century. So, whether you have a few trees or an entire forest, this book is the must-have practical guide for homesteaders, farmers, foresters, land managers, and educators who ally themselves with the remarkable resilience of woody plants. Today, we share an excerpt from the book that explains what coppice is

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Coppice Agroforestry is a comprehensive guide to resprout silviculture – coppicing, pollarding, shredding, and pleaching hardwood trees for firewood, building materials, furniture, basketry, and more. Covers coppice history, biology, ecology, products, woodland economics, and agroforestry system design and management.

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Mark Krawczyk

Mark Krawczyk owns and operates Keyline Vermont LLC, teaching, designing, and consulting on permaculture design, agroforestry, natural building, traditional woodworking, and small-scale forestry for farmers, homeowners, and homesteaders. He and his wife manage Valley Clayplain Forest Farm in New Haven, Vermont.

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What is Coppice?

In his book Coppice Agroforestry, Mark Krawczyk looks at the ancient practice of coppicing, blending it with modern science, systems thinking, and tools to ground it firmly in the 21st Century. Today, we share an excerpt from the book that explains what coppice is.

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Introducing Coppice Agroforestry

Cut and come again forestry – reviving the ancient practice of resprout silviculture to power local woodland-based economies.

In this video, Mark Krawczyk introduces his new book, Coppice Agroforestry Tending Trees for Product, Profit & Woodland Ecology.

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