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August 7th Fruits of the City Class “Letting Plants Be Plants”

August 6, 2012

There is still time to register for tomorrow’s Fruits of the City class!

Come learn how to design companion planting systems that allow nature to nurture our abundant harvests! In our upcoming class on August 7th called “Letting Plants Be Plants,” we will discuss plant needs, characteristics and the polyculture mechanisms that can be used to reduce pests, human inputs, and create abundant perennial and annual food forests.

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“Letting Plants Be Plants”
Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
6:30-8:00 PM
Bachman’s Heritage Room
6010 Lyndale Ave South
Minneapolis, MN  55419

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Our presenter Dan Halsey is a certified Permaculture designer and teacher for multiple academic institutions and organizations. Dan is the president of Halsey Creative Services, Inc., an advertising photography studio specializing in food and marketing communications. During his twenty-five year career he has developed skills in graphic design and illustration, which he uses to illustrate the plant systems he designs for transforming farms and ornamental landscapes to edible forest gardens and sustainable systems. He also teaches for Brown College and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Dan is currently consulting and implementing his Perpetual Harvest Community Garden designs in the cities of Apple Valley and Burnsville, MN. The majority of his designs are for large-scale agrarian community systems supplying multiple yields and resource cycling.

Offered by the Minnesota Project’s Fruits of the City Program and hosted by Bachman’s
The cost of the class is $20 and advanced registration is required at www.lettingplantsbeplants.eventbrite.com

or contact us at Fruits@mnproject.org or 651-789-3321

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