June 28, 2014 · 9:00 AM
Fields Without Fences
Empower yourself to transform conventionally managed properties into productive Edens modeled on the ecosystems found naturally in the forest. Learn to mimic the structures and functions of natural ecosystems while producing food and other products.
Through interactive design exercises, site walks through a burgeoning forest garden farm, and hands-on planting experience students will receive a comprehensive introduction to forest gardening as well as the skills and resources to take on their own forest gardening projects.
Fields Without Fences forest garden cultivates native fruits and small berries, specialty vegetables, culinary and medicinal herbs, and wild edibles within an innovative perennial design framework. This certified organic small farm combines cultivation, ecological regeneration and habitat creation. Fields Without Fences follows a philosophy of deep ecology rooted in the functionality and balance of natural systems. Saturday June 28th 2014
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