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Mar 18, 2022

“Agroforestry at the Landscape Level” with Dr. Sarah Lovell

Agroforestry is where trees are grown alongside other crops or livestock. It’s an extremely flexible practice that can be adapted to both urban and rural environments and at a variety of scales. In this episode, Dr. Sarah Lovell discusses the various uses and forms of agroforestry, how agroforestry can benefit both farmers and their surrounding communities, and some tips for implementing agroforestry at scale.

Tune in to learn:

  • What are the main functions of agroforests?
  • What roadblocks might farmers face to implementing agroforestry?
  • How can agroforestry best be adapted to urban environments?
  • How can groups partner to get the best out of agroforestry at scale?

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