Texas Edible Landscapes, in cooperation with Permaculture Education, LLC. announces its next workshop!
This is the second in a series of workshops where we are designing a community food forest! The workshops will be hosted on the site of the upcoming garden. We will be designing, building, planting, maintaining and harvesting the exact food forest system where we are hosting these workshops. You will also be learning valuable skills on how to create a home orchard in your own backyard!
Come, learn and hang out and make friends with like-minded individuals who also want to learn how to grow their own organic, nutrient dense food with minimal effort and maintenance!
Be aware, we are limiting this event to only 30 participants and we are giving priority reservations to our founding participants. Those involved in the workshops and putting in the sweat equity will also enjoy the fruits of their labor by being able to harvest once produce is ripe!
We are also happy to announce a HUGE discount for this workshop. These workshops normally sell for $50, which is a great deal especially with lunch being provided. We ran an introductory special last time for $20 off if you purchased your tickets during a specific time period. For those of you who got that attended the first workshop, we are offering the SAME DISCOUNT if you bring another participant, who, as your guest, will also get the same discount! This means instead of $50 each, it will only be $30 for each participant, and yes, this still includes lunch! To qualify for this deal, you must have participated in the first event and you must bring a new participant to this event. If you plan on bringing a guest and would like the discount code, please contact me using the form below and I’ll get it back to you right away.
We also give a 10% discount to veterans, first responders, teachers and seniors. Please contact me before, not after, buying your ticket and I’ll send you a discount code for that. Please note, I cannot combine the two discounts.
- 10 minutes getting to know each other and why everyone is there – including an explanation for us about why we are running the workshops.
- 15 minutes exhibiting our designs and explaining how we came up with them
- 15 minutes teaching about earthworks (ponds, swales, hugelkultur)
- 10 minutes teaching companion planting
- 10 minutes teaching planting techniques and why
- 15 minutes marking productive species
- 15 minutes marking support species
- 1 hour making banana circles
- 30 minutes planting fruit trees & shrubs
- 30 minutes learning root division and dividing comfrey
- 30 minutes planting support trees & shrubs
- 30 minutes planting ground covers, vines and rhizomes
15 minutes discussion of what we learned today, questions and answers, feedback explaining the permaculture principles and working what we did today into the principles.
10 minutes competing for free seed packets!
5 minutes discussing the details of the next workshop and what we will be doing at that time.
4:00 PM – Until next time …
This is going to be an incredible event packed with loads of hands-on activities as well as instructional content so that you’ll walk away with the knowledge of how to get started on your own project!
Once you remit payment, you will receive an email with the address and directions.
If you have any questions, please use the contact form below and we’ll get back to you ASAP. Thanks!