- Extensive curriculum that can save you years of self-study and trial and error.
- Learn practical design techniques that you can apply.
- Optimize beneficial natural processes in agriculture.
- Gain perspective on a wide range of agroforestry approaches.
- Evaluate benefits both environmentally and economically.
- Experience techniques in hands-on field exercises.
- Apply to production agroforestry, forestry, and conservation.
- Share time and exchange ideas with like-minded people.
- Participate in a regeneration revolution.
Those who wish to transform their ability to integrate plants in space and time in agroforestry to regenerate land in productive and profitable ways, including farmers, gardeners, ranchers, land managers, home owners, systems thinkers, conservationists, educators, environmental planners, and policy makers.
- Principles of agroforestry
- Syntropy—nature's regenerative collaboration
- Planting and management strategies
- Site analysis and design
- Crop selection
- Plant biology and soils
- Economic analysis
- Hands-on experience with regenerative agriculture systems: establishment and maintenance
- Ability to design and develop agroforestry systems with short-, medium- and long- term crops
- How, when, and why of management interventions
- Strategies for early cost recovery and long-term profitability
Aloha Syntropica™ fosters regeneration agroforestry based on syntropy through research, education, demonstration, and community engagement. Syntropy is the ability of life to generate complex order, accumulate energy, and create more life through nature's interconnected dynamics of collaboration. Aloha Syntropica™ is a collaborative project of FARM Center and Agroforestry Net with partners Hawaii Homegrown Food Network and Agenda Götsch.