Free Workshop – Creating an Urban Food Forest

Creating an Urban Food Forest  March 22 12 - 4pm

Creating an Urban Food Forest: March 22 , 12 - 4pm

Interested in urban homesteading? Permaculture garden design? Growing your own food?

Join Jen on Sunday, March 22 for a free hands-on workshop on creating a food forest at the Garden’s Edge plot at La Placita Gardens. Learn Permaculture garden design techniques while we create an abundant garden that you can replicate at home. This workshop will cover an overview of Permaculture, garden preparation and plant selection for creating a food forest and much more!

By learning from successful patterns found in nature, we can co-create healthy communities grounded in a sustainable land ethic. Don’t forget your hat, garden gloves if you have them and water.

  • What: Creating an Urban Food Forest: Permaculture Techniques for the Home Garden
  • Where: La Placita Gardens at the Historic Sanchez Farm, Albuquerque’s South Valley
  • When: Sunday, March 22, 12pm-4pm
  • Why: As part of the Aldo Leopold Centennial Celebration honoring Leopold’s legacy in New Mexico
  • Who: Jen Prosser, Herbalist, urban farmer and owner of Sunstone Herbs
  • Cost: Free

RSVP & Contact Info: Please RSVP by contacting Colleen Langan at calangan@bernco.gov or 505- 314 -0398

Garden’s Edge is a 501 (c)3 non-profit corporation that works in New Mexico and Guatemala to revitalize local culture and economy through projects in sustainable agriculture and environmental education.

La Placita Gardens is a community farm project of La Plazita Institute.

Directions: From I-25 South, exit at Cesar Chavez/Bridge Blvd and head west. Left on Isleta Blvd. Left on Lopez Drive. Right on Arenal. Enter the farm through the western gates.


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