Learn the basics of creating ecologically healthy urban and suburban landscapes where food and medicine abound. In this class you'll study the ethics and principles of permaculture as a design science along with some of the most helpful and important practices being used at Garfield Community Farm, an eight year old permaculture experiment on 2.5 acres of abandoned land. Learn from Garfield Farm's managers, author and educator Darrell Frey and farm director John Creasy. We'll delve into edible food forest production, plant selection, water management techniques, bioshelter design, garden management and more. Check out http://garfieldfarm.com/ and follow the farm on Facebook.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Garfield Community Farm, on Wicklow St. Register online ($60) here.