OAEC is a non-profit education center in Sonoma County that works to promote ecologically and culturally sustainable communities. Learn more.
Designing Edible Food Forests
Offered: August 2 - 4, 2013
Time: Friday 10am - Sunday 4pm
Instructors: Eric Toensmeier and OAEC Staff
Cost: $495/445 if registered three weeks in advance (includes meals and lodging). The deposit amount for this course is $100. For registration information, click here.
Edible forest gardens mimic the structures and functions of natural ecosystems while producing food and other products, with an emphasis on low-maintenance perennial crops. Design and plant selection help provide fertility, control of weeds and pests, and more. Come for a hands-on introduction to this fascinating and delicious approach to food production.
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