September 25, 2019
Definition: A method of raising animals that involves bringing fodder to them to eat rather than letting the animals graze freely.
In the Forest Garden: By implementing the regenerative agriculture practice called the Forest Garden Approach, farmers are able to provide a sustainable and nutritious food source for their families and their livestock. Farmers use fodder from trees in their Forest Gardens to feed their livestock, then return the livestock’s manure to the farmland to enrich the soil.
Did you know? Open grazing by domestic livestock causes soil erosion, damage to plant regeneration, and desertification. Desertification is occurring on a third of our planet and impact over a billion people.