Creating a Food Forest
$25 per person.
Ages 10 and up.
Pre-register at: https://docs.google.com/
Presenter: Glen Herlihy of Beacon Food Forest & assisted by Pliny Keep.
Presentation and facilitated design process focused on the basics of food forestry, structure and guilds, perennial plant systems. Community food forestry from the Beacon Food Forest perspective, including building community engagement, volunteer input /continued involvement, organization structure, using public land and community harvest policies. Followed by on-site/outdoor session of design process including basic design parameters, evaluation & creating a plan & installation.
A Main dish will be provided, potluck items welcomed to share with group.
Teacher Bio :
Food Forests with Glenn Herlihy, Permaculture designer and educator, co-founder of the Beacon Food Forest (http://
The goal of the Beacon Food Forest is to design, plant and grow an edible urban forest garden that inspires our community to gather together, grow our own food and rehabilitate our local ecosystem.