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Food forest workshop.

  • Oct 25, 2014 · 10:00 AM
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2 day Permaculture Food Forest Design workshop
in New Orleans Sat.October 25th and Sun.26th 2014. from 10 to 4h30 approximately.

What is a food forest?

A food forest is a low maintenance edible landscape (if you design it well and after a few seasons)for your backyard or your empty lot that yields lots of food.
It includes mostly perennial plants,fruit and nut trees by focusing on guilds,companion planting ,your local climate and uses the layered design of a forest.

Come learn how to get started on your own food forest by learning about Permaculture, guilds and with hands on techniques for maximum yield such as berm,swales and more!

The course facilitator is Theron Beaudreau who is a Permaculture Diploma Mentor with Gaia University and Registered as a Permaculture Design Certificate Teacher through the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. Theron has over 10 years of experience in permaculture design.
Find out about his teaching philosophy here:
http://permaculturenews.org/2012/09/05/teaching-permaculture-interactively/

Courses will be held indoors and outdoors at The Maison bleu @ N. Robertson and St. Anthony as well as at the Acorn farm in the lower 9 th.

Exact locations will be shared when we know the number of participants as it might alter the class location for the indoor class only.

Cost is donation based with a suggested donation of $40 with a few shcolarships available and a non refundable deposit of $20.

The hands on workday will include a lunch as well.

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or email course organiser Melanie at [masked] with questions.

$ 20 holds your spot, pay another $20 the day of the course if you can afford to only!

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  • zach g.

    Melanie, I have been freed and should be able to come tomorrow? Is that possible, and if so, how much do I need to pay? Hope the first day went well.

    October 25, 2014

    • Melanie

      First day went great thank you! Please come tomorrow, no additional payment needed from you,if you want to give anything I'll take veggies :-) we will be there at 9h30 tomorrow to start looking at the design. Looking forward to meeting you :-)

      October 26, 2014

    • Melanie

      Acorn farm 6321 law street.

      October 26, 2014

  • Dawn I.

    Please let me know if a space becomes available.

    October 23, 2014

    • zach g.

      Hey, Dawn. I sent a message that you can use the two spots I have already paid for. Unfortunately, I cannot make it, nor can my partner. I ask only that you take some notes and come teach us over at CRISP. Enjoy. The reservation is under Zachary J. George.

      October 23, 2014

    • Dawn I.

      Thanks again I appreciate your generosity and thoughtfulness. Where is your farm operation I would enjoy seeing what you are involved with.

      October 23, 2014

  • zach g.

    Hey, Dawn. Due to unfortunate circumstances, my partner and I cannot make it. If the powers that be all (which they should) you to use the two down payments I made of twenty each to pay for your ticket, you can take our place. I ask only that you take some notes and then come teach us some stuff at CRISP Farms. What you think?

    1 · October 23, 2014

    • Melanie

      That's fine with me, Dawn I emailed you too, but disregard since you got a spot on the first day as well! See you Saturday then!

      1 · October 23, 2014

    • Melanie

      Zach, that really is unfortunate that you cannot come though!

      October 23, 2014

  • Melanie

    Saturday will be design principles on Food forest in a classroom setting in the upstairs room at Fair Grinds, coffee and pastries provided by Fair Grinds.

    Sunday will be implementation day at the Acorn farm on law street in the 9 th ward.
    Brown bag lunch provided, bring extra water.

    Any questions? Email me at [masked]
    Looking forward to seeing all of you!

    October 19, 2014

  • Zachary Gremillion-Amen K.

    Please keep me notified. I am just beginning to start to grow. I grew Okra this summer on my lot. I am interested in all the knowledge and programs you offer in sustainability. Peace Profound. You can find me on facebook as well.

    September 12, 2014

    • Melanie

      Hello Zachary, if you want to come to the food forest workshop please sign up here and you will be notified automatically when we update the meeting spots. :) I cannot update people individually unfortunately but I hope you come to this workshop it is going to be very special :)

      1 · September 12, 2014

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