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SURBURBAN/URBAN HOMESTEAD: BEING YOUR FOOD SOURCE

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Instructor: Harry MacCormack Harry's work with Ten Rivers Food Web helping individuals and groups use lawns and neighborhoods to create an organized food source prompts this class. Harry has consulted with many who have transitioned yards to food sheds. He will also lay out some principles for organizing a food community within neighborhoods.

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When Mar 10, 2013
from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm
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Instructor: Harry MacCormack

Harry's work with Ten Rivers Food Web helping individuals and groups use lawns and neighborhoods to create an organized food source prompts this class. Harry has consulted with many who have transitioned yards to food sheds. He will also lay out some principles for organizing a food community within neighborhoods.

Workshop Focuses:

Design: (please bring a map of your yard or larger property to use in this class)

  • -How simple, how complex? Examples
  • -How to get the most food from small spaces
  • -What's best to grow
  • -How to integrate your garden into a neighborhood

Strategies for creation and management

  • -To dig or not to dig
  • -Utilization of existing landscaping
  • -Compost, mulches, teas
  • -Other organic amendments

Goals

  • -Nutrient dense foods
  • -Year around fresh
  • -Health, pleasure, community
  • -Tools, watering, simple protective devices
  • -Time lines, calendars for busy lives
  • -How much can your body do? Helpers and other resources

$30/pre register, bring lunch.

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