Episode-124- TSP Rewind – Ben Falk on The Resilient Farm and Homestead
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Today is an episode of TSP Rewind, commercial free versions of past podcast episodes. Today’s episode was originally Episode-1195- Ben Falk on The Resilient Farm and Homestead and was originally published on August 27th, 2013
The following are the original show notes from that episode..
Ben developed Whole Systems Design, LLC as a land-based response to biological and cultural extinction and the increasing separation between people and elemental things.
Life as a designer, builder, ecologist, tree-tender, and backcountry traveler continually informs Ben’s integrative approach to developing landscapes and buildings. His home landscape and the WSD studio site in Vermont’s Mad River Valley serve as a proving ground for the regenerative land developments featured in the projects of Whole Systems Design.
Ben has studied architecture and landscape architecture at the graduate level and holds a master’s degree in land-use planning and design. He has conducted nearly 200 site development consultations across New England and facilitated dozens of courses on permaculture design, property selection, microclimate design, and design for climate change.
Today he joins us to discuss his new book “The Resilient Farm and Homestead” along with subjects like wood heat, property evaluation, integrating grazing animals with perennials, permaculture design course, drought and flood proofing, cold climate strategies, ponds and swales.
Resources for today’s show…
- Follow Life With Jack on Instagram
- TSP Facebook Group
- Join the Members Brigade
- Join Our Forum
- The Resilient Farm and Homestead (Ben’s Book)
- News Article on Ben’s Rice Growing Opperation
- More on Ben’s Rice Growing Sytems
- Info on the Whole Systems Design PDC
- Whole Systems Design on Facebook
- Whole Systems Design on Twitter
- Whole Systems Design on YouTube
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