As food security issues deepen, vegetables are not enough. This workshop will explore what foods we need to grow to thrive nutritionally in our local foodsheds, and how permaculturally informed food growing strategies can support the growth of a nutritionally complete local and regional food supply for our families and our communities.
Chuck Marsh is a permaculture elder, teacher, designer, consultant and nurseryman with a lifetime of experience working with the communities, people, plants, soils, water and climate of Western North Carolina. He brings his experience to bear on the cultivation of abundance for present and future generations of humans and for the regeneration of natural systems on our beautiful garden planet. Marsh is the founder of Useful Plants Nursery (www.UsefulPlants.org), a permaculture plant nursery at Earthaven Ecovillage (www.Earthaven.org) south of Black Mountain, N.C., and the senior partner of Living Systems Design (www.LivingSystemsDesign.net), a permaculture design, planning and consultation practice.
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