Creating an Edible Food Forest

An edible food forest?  What the heck is that?  Why would I want one?  How do I create my own?

These questions and more will be answered in a special one day workshop on May 1st.  Merry Cox and Denise Ackert will lead participants through the creation and management of a food forest. For those unfamiliar with food forests the Edible Forest Gardens website explains, “Edible forest gardening is the art and science of putting plants together in woodland like patterns that forge mutually beneficial relationships, creating a garden ecosystem that is more than the sum of its parts. You can grow fruits, nuts, vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, other useful plants, and animals in a way that mimics natural ecosystems.”

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Salida Regional Library then to Merry’s in Smeltertown
Cost: $60 for GARNA members, $75 for non-members
Pre-registration required, Please print and mail this registration form with your payment.

Participants are encouraged to attend, free of charge, a “bonus” lecture:
An Introduction to Permaculture presented by Sandy Cruz

To register contact:  http://garna.org/seminars.htm

The Citizen is happy to provide a forum for comments and discussion. Please be civil, truthful, and relevant. Please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. Real names are appreciated.