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(Suisun City) Demonstration Food Forest Installation: Day 1 of 2

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us May 13 to learn about sustainable landscape design and help install a demonstration food forest garden based on permaculture principles in Suisun City!

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This public, hands-on installation workshop series will create a demonstration food forest garden in Suisun City 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, May 13-Earthworks

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

Day 2: Saturday, May 20-Planting & Drip Irrigation

  • Learn what plants help your garden thrive by working together as an ecosystem and convert a sprinkler system to drip irrigation
  • Volunteer tasks: planting, installing drip irrigation and moving wood chips

* wear closed-toe shoes, sun protection, bring gloves and refillable water bottle

* Lunch will be provided.

*Bring your own lunch if you have special dietary needs


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