Join Us for an Evening of Incredible Edible Landscapes
Thursday, March 7th, 2013 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Brown County Central Library Auditorium in Green Bay
New Leaf Foods and Sustainable Green Bay invite you to a panel presentation about creating Incredible Edible Landscapes in your yard. Learn how you can turn even the smallest spaces into productive and beautiful urban ecological islands–growing food for people and pollinators.
Local experts will share their experience and knowledge on the following topics:
- “Yardening” – A blissful yard/gardening marriage. A presentation encouraging an eco-friendly and yummy landscapes.
Margaret Gerhard – (a.k.a. “mother nature”) is an artist, teacher, student, dreamer, and ardent environmentalist.
- “Permaculture” – The basics of Permaculture including a brief description of what it is about.
Ted Skenandore – an Oneida Tribal member, who works as the Agricultural Supervisor at Tsyunhehkwa, the Certified Organic Farm for the Tribe. Graduate of the CUA (Commercial Urban Agriculture) course at Growing Power in Milwaukee. Diploma of Indigenous Permaculture Design
- “Heirlooms & Diversity” – Growing heirloom vegetables and flowers for the preservation of agricultural biodiversity. Especially the preservation of genetic variability by maintaining heirloom plant varieties.
Vicki Medland – Associate Director of the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity at UW Green Bay & Master Gardener
- “Nutritious Landscaping” – Let the edibles escape from the vegetable garden. Add texture, color, and seasonal interest when you inter-plant beautiful food-producing plants throughout your yard.
Joanne Kaiser Gardner – Nutrition Consultant (MS, RD), Master Gardner
We hope you will join us for the evening!