About the Course EcosystemU says, "This course is an intensive look at food guild design. From companion planting practices to case studies of successful guild designs, this course is foundational to garden success for home gardeners or commercial growers. Using modular design systems developed by The Ecosystem Solution Institute, Food Guild Design is an in-depth look at building relationships between plants, soil and people..
Throughout this course you will discover how to
- All about guilds, what, how, when and why!
- Create annual and perennial garden guilds
- Pattern smaller guild spots into larger macro landscapes
- Create effective management strategies for your guilds
- How to maximize your space, your budget and your climate!"
About the Instructor EcosystemU says, "Zach is an educator, designer and grower who specializes in Edible Ecosystem Design through landscaping and education. He consults widely with homes, farms, colleges, schools and municipalities across Canada and the United States, and through many biomes from Guatemala and South Africa to the Yukon and Mongolia.
Zach manages an award-winning farm with diversified food forest products, heirloom garlic, and a hardy tree nursery. His innovations have won three provincial awards and are featured in his first book: The Permaculture Market Garden. "