The No-Till Market Garden Podcast, Richard Perkins of Ridgedale Permaculture

The No-Till Market Garden Podcast, Richard Perkins of Ridgedale Permaculture

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… and now onto the show

In this episode, we go to Sweeden—ok, we don’t GO to Sweeden—to talk to the great Richard Perkins. What a great episode. We go into a short history of his farming, his “no-dig” market garden, how it fits into the rest of his holistic farm system, and the nature of regenerative agriculture.

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