Regenerative Gardening (2020)

Illustrated Lecture by Craig Floyd

Hosted by Pierce Rafferty, director
Henry L. Ferguson Museum

How to Garden with Mother Nature while reducing your work load, increasing your production and nutritional quality, while also reducing your costs.

Craig Floyd is a tenth generation Farmer from Stonington who currently is the Farm Manager at the Giving Garden at Coogan Farm which is owned by the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic. A social activist, and a Regenerative No-Till No Spray farmer, Craig is a Ted Talk presenter as well as a frequent speaker on regenerative farming techniques. He teaches a year-long Regenerative Farming Course and his volunteer-run Giving Garden has donated over 65,000 pounds of produce in the last five years.

Farm On

Craig Floyd
Cfloyd@DPNC.org
860-961-0244

Follow us on Facebook by asking to join our closed Facebook Group:

Join Our Facebook Group

“No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden…But though an old man, I am but a young gardener.”

~ Thomas Jefferson

COMPOST:

Earth Care Farm

MICROBIOLOGY:

Green Earth Ag & Turf

SEED INOCULANTS:

BioCoat Gold from AEA

SEED SOURCE:

Johnny’s Selected Seeds

GARDEN PLANNER:

Mother Earth News

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

JADAM Organic Farming
By Youngsang Cho

The Regenerative Growers Guide to Garden Amendments
By Nigel Palmer

No Till Intensive Vegetable Culture
By Bryan O’Hara

Quality Agriculture Conversations Regenerative Innovative
by John Kempf

Once Upon Quoketaug
The Biography of a Connecticut Farm Family 1712-1960
By Favretti, Rudy J.
(Book about Craig Floyd’s family)