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Keyline Design and Restoration Agriculture with Mark Shepard


  • Ecotopia Ranch 10662 W. Lilac Road Valley Center, CA (map)

Drought proof your farm or property with Mark Shepard! During the workshop, Mark will teach strategies for Keyline Design and Restoration Agriculture for our unique Mediterranean climate. Mark will lead lectures and hands on demonstrations of key line design, mob grazing, agroforestry, savanna ecosystem modeling, farm processing equipment, farm economics, and much more… Come join us for this first ever Restoration Agriculture workshop in San Diego County!

The two day class will begin on March 11th at 8 a.m. Check in will occur for about 1 hour. During check in, coffee and a light breakfast will be served. Introductions and course description will begin at 9:30 a.m. Overnight camping is available on Ecotopia Ranch. Please bring your tent and any necessary supplies for your overnight stay. Breakfast will be served on the 11th and the 12th. Dinner will also be provided on the night of the 11th. Please bring and provide your own lunches for both days. No lunch will be provided during the course. There is available overnight parking on the ranch as well for any of you wanting to rough it in the car! 

Earlier Event: March 9
Introduction to Edible Gardening
Later Event: March 15
Water Harvesting Open House