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(Fairfield) Demonstration Food Forest Installation: Day 1

October 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us October 22 to learn about sustainable landscape design and help install a demonstration food forest garden based on permaculture principles in Fairfield!

Learn more and register here!

This public, hands-on installation workshop series will create a demonstration food forest garden in Fairfield providing an opportunity to learn about rainwater capture, water efficient drip irrigation and how to plant and mulch for a water wise, resilient garden that builds healthy soil and yields food.

Day 1: Saturday, Oct. 22-Earthworks

  • Learn how to create swales, which are trenches that capture rainwater in the ground, divert roofwater to those swales, sheet mulch to protect and build healthy soil and plant trees
  • Learn small scale strategies that can help make a yard more resilient during drought and floods
  • Volunteer tasks: digging a swale, moving and spreading wood chips and planting trees.

Day 2 will be scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 14

* wear mask. closed toe shoes, sun protection, bring gloves and water

* Lunch will be provided

*Bring your own lunch if you have special dietary needs

Details

Date:
October 22, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fairfield-demonstration-food-forest-installation-day-1-tickets-428686632257

Venue

Fairfield (Register for Address)
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