Category Archives: Traditional Farming Practices

Also referred to on this blog as Agriculture 1.0 – subsistence farming that uses traditional farming practices

Trusting Emergence and a Call to save our Barns and Dams!

Round and round and round she goes and where she stops, nobody knows! It’s been awhile since I have posted anything here. Unfinished blogs rest in my files, as do my thoughts about a life changing year 1 of a … Continue reading

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Is Ag3.0 Life in Syntropy?

Syntropic Agriculture – “If we changed our perception and recognised nature as a great ally, a great inspiration, we would really change the way we behave towards the planet.” Continue reading

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International Year of Pulses 2016

By celebrating pulses in 2016, we can all help to increase public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses, how to use them as a good source of protein in our diet over meat, and encourage farm practices that use … Continue reading

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Publication of my Nuffield Study Report

Executive Summary Agriculture 3.0: a New Paradigm for Agriculture Study Topic: As a 2013 Nuffield Scholar, Gayl is seeking to redefine what it really means to be sustainable in food and farming, by asking: ‘If Agriculture 1.0 is subsistence farming … Continue reading

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Is Cuban Agriculture a Model for Ag3.0?

Until 1989, Cuban agriculture was similar to what we would have seen in North America; modern equipment, monoculture and dependence on inputs. Cuba depended highly on an international market, with a good trade agreement for their sugar with Russia and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Innovation in the Field

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Culture Shock

I went from small town villages with horse and cart to a toxic world where brand names rule, where people are selfish and drivers rude, where TV fills the space where one could be apreciating nature or doing other healthy … Continue reading

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