Tyler Boggs is decorated veteran, fringe-farmer, committed father and teacher, permaculturist and dedicated member of his community. For over 20 years, he has dedicated his life to helping protect the environment and the rights of those less fortunate. Tyler has been teaching and coaching professionally since 2001, trying to drive home one message: Change MUST start with US. Tyler is known not only as an authority in business and finance, but for his extensive knowledge of survival and homesteading, rainwater harvesting, agricultural biodiversity, preservation, livestock management and ecological design. He practices permaculture professionally through Heart 2 Heart Farms on scales ranging from urban residences to rural acreages while serving as the president of the non-profit gleaning organization he and his wife founded, the Good Neighbor Family Pantry.
BUILDING, BUTCHERING AND BARTERING IN A LITIGIOUS SOCIETY
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15
How can small-scale regenerative agriculture models thrive in a system designed by and for large mono-crop farms, feed-lots, and large corporate interests? Building unconventional models is more critical than ever, but how? In this talk, we'll be unpacking some of the most controversial topics and challenges small farms and homesteads face, covering many of the laws, rules, and regulations that put small-scale producers at risk/out of business, and outlining many of the protections and loopholes in place to protect them.