Permaculture Guilds

 
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Saturday, May 12th from 9:00am to 12:00pm

9:00am to 12:00m at Frogtown Farm

941 Lafond Avenue

St. Paul, MN 55104

~9:00am to 10:15am - classroom session at Frogtown Farm office, taught by Courtney Tchida

~10:30am to 12:00pm - on the farm planting session

Frogtown Farm has a permaculture-informed landscape design which incorporates a holistic approach to food production that values environmental health and human conditions. Permaculture incorporates ecological principles by using diverse perennial and annual plants to grow food with low inputs. This workshop is designed to specifically take a look at permaculture guilds- a group of perennial plants that actively help one another grow in companion. We will cover subjects related to:

~Types of guilds

~Layers in permaculture guilds

~Specific species that are good for fruit production, insectaries, pollinators, nitrogen fixing, understory edibles

Class is taught by Courtney Tchida, UMN Student Organic Farm Manager & St. Paul resident. Courtney grows and teaches organic vegetable farming at the University of Minnesota.

Everyone is welcome! To offset instructor time, we suggest up to a $20 donation that can be brought to the workshop.

Call Frogtown Farm t0 reserve your spot at 651-600-3414 OR register online, here.