Edible Forest Gardening In A Nutshell: An Introduction
Sunday, April 29, 2012 9am - 1 pm $45-60 sliding scale
Edible Forest Gardening (EFG) is an effective way to design home scale
gardens in our climate that mimic forest ecosystem structure and function,
but grow food, fuel, fiber, fodder, fertilizer, "farmaceuticals," and fun
while we consciously apply the principles of ecology and permaculture. Join
us for a hands-on skill-building experience in edible forest gardening.
Learn to transform traditional lawn landscapes into abundant food-producing
perennial forest gardens. Participants will learn the skills needed to get
started at their own home or expand the abilities of a gardening business.
We will get our hands dirty while we install and establish a new forest
garden. Have you wanted to:
│learn about Permaculture and/or Edible Forest Gardening?
│learn how to grow more food in less space with less weeding and watering?
│learn how to use organic gardening methods to produce healthier food for
│learn how to build healthy soil?
│learn how to incorporate healthy nuts, fruits, and perennial vegetables
into your garden space?
│An Introduction to Permaculture and Edible Forest Gardening
│Basic Organic Gardening Techniques
│The Design Process Using Forest Garden Pattern Language
│Installing an Edible Forest Garden
This dynamic, hands-on class will meet from 9 am-1 pm in Rochester, NY. All
classes will be held in Rochester, NY. Because this workshop is being held
at a private residence, full location details (including address) will be
provided upon registration and payment. Class size is limited. Sliding
scale $45-60. Optional brown bag lunch after class. Preregistration is
To register: Send a check payable to Rochester Permaculture Center, PO Box
18212, Rochester, NY 14618 by April 20, 2012 along with (1) your name, (2)
your mailing address, (3) your email address, and (4) phone number.
Additionally, please send a quick email to pa...@barefootpermaculture.com
letting me know to expect you. Save $10 if you register and pay in full by
March 9, 2012.
patty love, MALS, PDC
Barefoot Edible Landscape & Permaculture - owner
Rochester Permaculture Center - Program Director