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Eat Your Yard! Converting your Lawn to Food Production

 
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Eat Your Yard! Converting your Lawn to Food Production
May 20, 2017


Tantallon Public Library
3646 Hammonds Plains Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3Z 1H3

'Eat Your Yard!' will be hosted by Transition Bay St Margarets, an organization putting on well organized workshops for the past since 2011 to build resilience within the community. I have attended a couple and have been pleased.

Jenn Scotland will be teaching the workshop, she lives in Nova Scotia, has a Permaculture Design Certificate, and sold me my first batch of worms for vermicomposting.

++++ Below information copied from the FaceBook event notice: ++++

Edible landscaping is a rapidly spreading idea around the world, with many people switching from ornamentals to edibles: plants that give back by not only looking good, but also providing fresh, delicious produce to consume. The best motto: EAT YOUR YARD!

Join us for an engaging presentation by Jenn Stotland about permaculture and edible landscaping, where we will learn easy ways to convert lawns into garden space for growing food. We will cover the basics of permaculture and edible landscaping – all aspects of increasing the productive capacity of your home during times of rapidly rising food costs.

Following the library presentation, we will head out for a field trip-Permablitz to a nearby St Margarets Bay resident who is in the process of such lawn conversion. This is your chance to get your hands in the soil as we will be learning by doing. Refreshments will be provided.

This two-part event will be family friendly and is open to all. The address for the on-site visit will be provided at the library event to those in attendance. If you are unable to attend the library presentation but want to come by the house, please email info@transitionbay.ca for further details.
 
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