Introduction To Food Forests

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Saturday, Jan. 23  
MORNING CLASS   9am-12pm:  
INTRODUCTION TO FOOD FORESTS
Instructor: Heiko Koester
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We will review:
  • What is a food forest?
  • Food forests in suburban backyards
  • Food forests in public parks
  • The best plants for a Eugene food forest
  • The class will include a visit to 2 local neighborhood food forests.
AFTERNOON CLASS.  1-4pm:
Hands on design on Eugene’s Westbank Food Forest
Design Group Facilitators: Heiko Koester & Clare Strawn

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All are welcome.
However, folks new to this process should do some advance reading to prepare.  Please contact Heiko ( [email protected]) if you are considering attending.

Course Information

Cost options: 

$30-60 (sliding scale) per class (morning or afternoon)

$50-100 (sliding scale) per full day (morning + afternoon)

$80-160 (sliding scale) for all 3 morning classes

$0 if you complete homework prep for afternoon class

Location + Registration:
356 Horn Lane, Eugene, 97404
Pre-registration requested;  Drop-ins welcome

(Please inquire about parking)

 

For Info/Registration: 
  Michele (PROUT INSTITUTE REGISTRAR)
[email protected], 541-344-0553.
 
About the Instructor (for Classes #1+#3)
Heiko  Koester is a Eugene-based permaculture garden designer, consultant, and teacher.  Heiko has a fun, engaging teaching style as well as a deep knowledge of plants.  His teaching is informed by 25 years of experience creating lush gardens filled with edible, medicinal, and native plants.
Instructor Contact Info: [email protected], 541-485-7245
 
Take this opportunity to help create a model of resiliency for our community!