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Restorative Forestry Field Day

  • Drennon Woods Farm 723 Barton Lane Pleasureville, KY, 40057 United States (map)

The Wendell Berry Farming Program of Sterling College is partnering with The Berry Center and Kentucky Master Woodland Steward Tom Grissom to host a restorative forestry field day on Saturday, February 2 from 10:00am – 1:00pm at Drennon Woods Farm: 723 Barton Lane (off the Point Pleasant Rd.), Pleasureville, KY, 40057. This free draft horse logging demonstration is a part of the WBFP’s restorative forestry short course. The event will be led by WBFP students as well as by renowned biological foresters Jason Rutledge (of Virginia’s Healing Harvest Forest Foundation), Kentucky horse logger Ben Burgess, and Rick Thomas, Sterling College sustainable agriculture faculty and draft animal educator. This open house event will highlight low-impact logging tactics and techniques by harvesting red cedars to regenerate and thin mixed, uneven-aged hardwoods on abandoned subsistence farm lands.

Earlier Event: November 16
Cultivation Station
Later Event: February 10
11th Annual Buy Local Foods Seminar