In this episode, Antonio and Janice discuss why being able to observe and read nature are essential skills for landowners and farmers, and the challenges that come up when we don’t learn how to work in harmony with nature. They also share some strategies for how people can improve their nature-observing skills to increase productivity and efficiency on their farms, and examples of nature patterns to watch out for and what they mean.
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1:06: What does “reading nature” actually mean?
1:45: Why is reading nature so critical for anyone wanting to get into the farmlife and have self-sufficiency?
3:32: What are the obstacles we have to learning how to read nature?
6:36: Common pitfalls that result when landowners and farmers don’t know how to work with nature (or actually try to work against it)
10:11: Positive outcomes and life lessons learned being in harmony with nature (“What would nature do?”)
15:13: Strategies for how landowners and farmers can improve their skills in observing nature to increase productivity and efficiency on their farm
24:30: Examples of nature patterns you can observe, and what they mean
34:22: How you can connect with us