Join us for this introduction to permaculture design and principles, learn why edible food forests are so productive, and how to use nature’s model of the forest to grow abundant food systems in our climate. Learn some design basics while meeting some particularly useful plants and techniques. Discuss the challenges and gifts of sub/urban farming and some solutions for growing food in even the most challenging spaces.
Patty Love is a permaculture designer, teacher, and researcher based in the Genesee River Valley (Rochester, NY) where she studies and practices regenerative design, permaculture, and edible forest gardening. Her work is informed from her education, reading, time in nature, parenting, and spiritual pursuits. She holds two Permaculture Design Certificates and is a Certified Permaculture Teacher in addition to traditional BS and MALS Degrees.