Garnering more than 14 million views on his blog, having over 160,000 subscribers on Youtube and teaching thousands through his live trainings and online courses, Richard Perkins has inspired farmers all over the globe with his pragmatic no-nonsense approach to profitable system design.
A recognised leader in the field of regenerative agriculture, he is the owner of Europe’s foremost example, Ridgedale Farm, and the author of the widely acclaimed manual Regenerative Agriculture.
He has worked professionally in every major climate zone across several continents consulting to projects, farms and industry and is now focused on educating a new generation of farmers who want to restore soils and feed their local communities whilst making a good living from it.
(Photo Credit: Jeppe Blomgren)
Ridgedale Farm quickly became known in Sweden for the high quality pastured poultry it produced; both laying hens and broilers and turkeys. Richard’s low cost eggmobile design has been utilized by farmers in dozens of countries. Pastured poultry represent one of the most profitable livestock based enterprises, and can typically be run as a complimentary […]
Market gardening is one of the most input intensive enterprises, yet for a small farm brings the possibility for some of the highest returns per land unit. Having been working in vegetable production for over 20 years, Richard shares what he has found to be the optimal approach to vegetable production in terms of soil […]
Richard Perkins built up the influential Ridgedale Farm on a shoestring budget in the harsh climatic, regulatory and economic conditions of Sweden. Here he breaks down his approach to land planning, economics and management necessary to make small farms thrive. Richard integrates holistic management, keyline design and various other ecological design approaches in his work, […]