NIGHT, SATURDAY: October 18 (6-8pm), 19 (9am-5pm) 2013
Inspiring videos to get us pumped for the event: (more details below)
A great video by Kriscan about the Paradise Lot Food Forest
Edible forest gardens mimic the structures and functions of natural ecosystems
while producing food and other products, with an emphasis on
low-maintenance perennial crops. Design and plant selection help provide
fertility, control of weeds and pests, and more. Come for an
this fascinating and delicious approach to food production.
the season’s harvest of chestnuts, walnuts, hazels, kiwis,persimmons,
pawpaws and more.
the garden used as the case study in Edible Forest Gardens Volume II
with its designer-managers
Tripple Brook Farm, with over 600 low-maintenance fruits, nuts,
bamboos, edible groundcovers, and hundreds of useful species from
around the world and our own Northeast bioregion.
from the successes and mistakes from the last decade
For more information or if you have
Course fee is $175 early bird discount until August 31.
Cancelation policy: July 30, we can provide a full refund. August 31,
is the award-winning author of Perennial Vegetables
and co-author of Edible Forest Gardens and Paradise Lot. He has studied
and useful plants for twenty years.
Jonathan Bates, founder of Food Forest Farm and
co-designed and co-manages Paradise Lot with Eric
This example of an intensively managed edible forest garden has inspired
hundreds of visitors.
Tripple Brook Farm has one of the
nation’s finest collections
useful plants, with over 1,200 species on site. Founder Steve Breyer
has decades of experience growing low-maintenance perennial food