March 31 to April 1, 2016
Where: Harvard - Cambridge, Massachusetts
WORKSHOP: Lessons from Indigenous Knowledge & Permaculture: Planting, Building, Harvesting & Hunting
by Bonita Ford. Creative Commons - Attribution, Share Alike, 2015.
A colleague asked me about my top plants for perennial polycultures in our region (hardiness zones 4b/5a in Ontario and Québec). This is also a popular question on our garden tours and in our classes! From our observations, here's what I came up with...
Interested in wild edibles, animal tracks, microclimates, shelter, active and passive observation, and relationship with place?
Why do I love these gardens? Why do people love these gardens? There is something empowering about many hands transforming a lawn into a productive food garden. There is something magical about cardboard, compost and woodchips as the main ingredients for soil fertility.