GET WILD plants in your garden-Permaculture Event (fwd)

Lawrence F. London, Jr. london at calypso-2.oit.unc.edu
Fri Nov 3 20:30:14 EST 1995


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: 3 Nov 1995 12:33:18 PDT
From: Harold Waldock <hwaldock at ftp.alternatives.com>
Subject: GET WILD plants in your garden-Permaculture Event


          GET WILD!

     (Plants in your edible garden)
Introduction to Permaculture & Planting with Native Plants Workshop
8:30am -12pm  with instruction ending at 5pm Saturday the 18th of November.

Permaculture:  1) The practice of a low labour, low weeding, no pesticide, no
Chemical fertilizer, no till agriculture emphasising perennial, shrub and tree
species. 2) The art and science of designing and maintaining a permanent
agricultureal system based on renewable resources.

LEARN ABOUT PERMACULTURE WITH PETER LIGHT:
      -the many definitions of permaculture
      -the techniques you can use in your garden
      -a quick tour of the permaculture design principles
      -how to mulch, when to mulch, why mulch, about mulch

LEARN ABOUT NATIVE PLANTS WITH MISHTU BANNERJI:
      -At least the top 10 most useful and edible native plants names.
      -Identification, culture and seed propagation techniques.
      -the ecological preferences of native edible plants
      -what is "stratification" & "scarification"?

EXPERIENCE:
      -an example  of permaculture problem solving
      -preparing seeds by stratification for spring sowing
      -preparing seeds by scarification for spring sowing

GET:
      -Seeds
      -Hand outs for your notes
      -Contacts Lists (after the event)

MEET & NETWORK WITH:
      -Instructor & Consultant of Permaculture: Peter Light
      -Instructor & Consultant in Seed Propagation: Mishtu Bannerji
      -Memebers of the Vancouver Permaculture Nework
      -People we interests like you: Growing native edible plants in your
         backyard.


SEED AND PRODUCE EXCHANGE: 5:00pm- 6:00pm ($2 if you come just for this)
       -Seeds: Swap 'em
       -Bring Produce: sell or swap it
       -Plants: pot them and sell/swap them

VEGETARIAN POTLUCK DINNER: 6:00pm-8:00pm ($2 if you come just for this)
       -Bring all your utensils!
       -VERY limited cooking facilities.

MUSIC AND DANCE: 8:00-12:00pm
       -(Barefoot Boogie: no shoes, no booze, no smoking)
       -Bring your kids.  Bring your musical instrument, drum, and music
        /sheets/cd's/tapes.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 18TH 1995 8:30AM -12:00 PM
at SPEC, 2150 MAPLE STREET VANCOUVER

COST: $25-$50 (sliding scale)

PREREGISTER!  Contact: Harold Waldock 434-3299 days
              874-0161 evening before 10pm
         hwaldock at alternatives.com   or  alternatives bbs 604 430 8080.
         Siobhan Ryan 873 4335 before 9:00pm

PRESENTED BY THE

VANCOUVER PERMACULTURE NETWORK



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