University of Maryland Extension

Cultivating a Food Forest 2016

Cultivating a Food Forest 2016
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Johnson Square
University of MD Extension
1310 Hillman Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States

Are you a DIYer and like clean living?
Then this is the series for you.

Forest layers, pattern application, dynamic accumulators, nitrogen fixers, pest confusers and insectary plants are primary considerations when designing a food forest and/or doing a guild build. Putting together a food forest is about functional relationships between plants, how many elements can each species support and draw support from when working in cooperation. Diversity isn't simply how many different things are in one system, but how many each one thing can support. This course will be an introduction to some of the foundation language, functional relationships and match making of plants. Students should come prepared to open up to whole systems thinking. Students should also wear comfortable clothing for our our field trip into the Clifton Park Food Forest.

Offered by University of Maryland Extension Baltimore County. The University of Maryland Extension is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Equal Access Programs

For more information or disability accommodations, please call 410-887-8090.

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$15 per Lecture
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