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440: Akiva Silver on Working with Trees as Allies: Having trees as partners in farming projects.

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Having trees as partners in farming projects. In This Podcast: Akiva Silver spent years observing and learning from nature. He discusses how to partner with trees, talks about his new book, and shares some of his favorite trees. Listen in to learn about the different functions of trees, all the amazing ways we can use Hickory trees, and how to use some of the lesser know varieties in really cool ways. He also shares what it looks like to raise 20,000 trees in a year and when he prefers to grow from seed vs cuttings.  Don’t miss an episode! Click here to sign up for podcast updatesor visit www.urbanfarm.org/podcast Akiva owns and operates his 20-acre Twisted Tree Farm, a homestead, nut orchard, and nursery near the Finger Lakes Region of New York.  There he grows around 20,000 trees per year that are raised naturally without synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides.  Akiva is the author of Trees of Power, Ten Essential Arboreal Allies, released this month in paperback through our friends at Chelsea Green Publishing.  He is dedicated to growing healthy trees, food, and family.  Go to www.urbanfarm.org/twistedtree for more information and links on this podcast, and to find our other great guests.  440: Akiva Silver on Working with Trees as Allies

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