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Jonathan Bates talk at GMU

Native to the D.C. area, Jonathan Bates, contributing author of the book Paradise Lot, will be speaking about his 10 year old edible forest garden in Holyoke, MA. By using the principles of permaculture design, Jonathan and his co-author Eric Toensmeier created a thriving edible ecosystem from a blighted dead landscape. Come learn about some of the hundreds of edible and useful plants that fill his abundant paradise. He will tell his challenge-to-opportunity story through vibrant pictures and enlightening discussion.

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  • KEVIN S.

    great talk, informative and entertaining. Thank you, Mr. Bates.

    March 13, 2013

  • Ann

    My son is organizing a neighbor hood food forest project for 4-H and has been in touch with Jonathan for sourcing planting materials. Is there any cost to attend? I can't see it :)

    March 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hey Ann! I think its free. Hope to see you and Tadek there!

      March 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      should be free. its like a book signing. so if you want the book its 20 bucks. atleast thats what the deal was last weekend when i saw him speak.

      March 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    randomly stopped by a health food store in sperryville last weekend and heard about this guy. so we went and saw his presentation at the library. awesome slideshow of his beautiful garden. definatly worth going to.

    March 12, 2013

  • Dpac

    Would like to join but need a ride. Looking for a ride from venue to Reston, in case I don't find a bus on my way back.

    March 11, 2013

  • Amy C.

    I am taking the whole class so I will definitely be there. Looking forward to it!

    March 11, 2013

  • David W

    George Mason University, Room 1201 University Hall
    4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA

    March 6, 2013

  • Amol K.

    Is there a specific building/ room number for this talk?

    March 3, 2013

  • Bardia S.

    Which building is this in?

    February 26, 2013

  • Clay W.

    I attended a workshop with Eric last Summer. Its amazing what he and Jonathan have done.

    February 22, 2013

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