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Sepp Holzer

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Residence  Austria
Name  Sepp Holzer
Role  Author

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Born  July 24, 1942 (age 73)Ramingstein, Austria (1942-07-24)
Fields  Permaculture, Agroforestry
Books  Sepp Holzer's Permacul, Sepp Holzer's Permacul, Desert Or Paradise: Restoring

Sepp holzer s perennial grain at paul wheaton s laboratory farm


Josef "Sepp" Holzer (born July 24, 1942 in Ramingstein, Province of Salzburg, Austria) is a farmer, an author, and an international consultant for natural agriculture. After an upbringing in a traditional Catholic rural family, he took over his parents' mountain farm business in 1962 and pioneered the use of ecological farming, or permaculture, techniques at high altitudes (1,100 to 1,500 meters (3,600 to 4,900 ft) after being unsuccessful with regular farming methods.

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Sepp Holzer Thunder Bay Permaculture July 2014

Holzer was called the "rebel farmer" because he persisted, despite being fined and even threatened with prison for practices such as not pruning his fruit trees.

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Sepp holzer s mountain permaculture farm


Current work

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He is currently (2010) still conducting permaculture ("Holzer Permaculture") seminars both at his Krameterhof farm and worldwide, while continuing to work on his alpine farm.

Sepp Holzer Farming With Nature Permaculture with Sepp Holzer YouTube

He is author of several books, works nationally as permaculture-activist in the established agricultural industry, and works internationally as adviser for ecological agriculture. He is the subject of the film The Agricultural Rebel directed by Bertram Verhaag.

References

Sepp Holzer Wikipedia