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Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips

Michael Phillips is a farmer, writer, carpenter, orchard consultant, and speaker who lives with his wife, Nancy, and daughter, Grace, on Heartsong Farm in northern New Hampshire, where they grow apples and a variety of medicinal herbs. Michael is the author of The Apple Grower (Chelsea Green, 2005) and The Holistic Orchard (2011), and teamed up with Nancy to write The Herbalist's Way (2005). His Lost Nation Orchard is part of the Holistic Orchard Network, and Michael also leads the community orchard movement at www.GrowOrganicApples.com

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June 3rd, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Michael Philliips Holistic Orchard Intensive

Location: Lost Nation Orchard, Groveton, NH | Authors: Michael Phillips

This "organic apple everything" weekend with Michael Phillips at the farm inspires people to pursue their own orchard dreams. Come gain the practical insights needed to establish your own fruit planting based on the biological systems approach used here at Lost Nation Orchard.

Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Science, Nature & Environment
Format: Workshop 
Book: Mycorrhizal Planet - How Symbiotic Fungi Work with Roots to Support Plant Health and Build Soil Fertility 

June 14th, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Michael Phillips at Sterling College

Location: Sterling College, Craftsbury Common, VT | Authors: Michael Phillips

Three days of hands-on learning about holistic orcharding and fungal connections with Michael as part of the School of the New American Farmstead series. Stay tuned for details at www.sterlingcollege.edu as the course schedule for 2017 is just being developed.

Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Science, Nature & Environment
Format: Course 
Book: Mycorrhizal Planet - How Symbiotic Fungi Work with Roots to Support Plant Health and Build Soil Fertility 

July 29th, 2017 - 12:00 am

Michael Phillips at Wild America Nature Festival

Location: 11 Rock Hill Road, Panama, NY, 14767 | Authors: Michael Phillips

The Roger Tory Nature Institute and Panama Rocks Scenic Park are bringing in the "wild apple grower" for a series of workshops, ranging from mycorrhizal connection and fostering a healthy orchard ecosystem to managing pests and disease holistically. Plus the wild animals. Plus amazing nature art. Plus good food.

Find more details here.

Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Science, Nature & Environment
Format: Workshop 
Book: Mycorrhizal Planet - How Symbiotic Fungi Work with Roots to Support Plant Health and Build Soil Fertility 

August 18th, 2017 - 12:00 am

Michael Phllips at Maine Apple Camp

Location: Liberty, ME | Authors: Michael Phillips

Why not send apple growers off to summer camp for some R&R? John Bunker of FEDCO Trees has done it again, this time bringing conversations about heirloom apples, cider making, organic orcharding to a lakeside camp. Experienced growers like Michael will be there to haze the rookies (smile) and all will be fun. Register with MOFGA while the getting is good. $165 for MOFGA members $215 for non-members

Find more details here.

Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Science, Nature & Environment
Format: Workshop 
Book: Mycorrhizal Planet - How Symbiotic Fungi Work with Roots to Support Plant Health and Build Soil Fertility 

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