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February Permaculture Exchange
February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
We are excited to host the February Permaculture Exchange Tuesday, February 12th from 7-9pm. Our classes feature local experts covering a range of topics such as cooking, plant tips, and overall well-being. Our goal is to hold a gathering space for the exchange of skills, knowledge, food and homemade products that meet the needs of the permaculture community, while reflecting our core ethics and values. If you are a local vendor and would like to participate in the event, please contact Jeff Trapani for information.
The event is FREE with a suggested $5 donation to cover facility costs and class materials.
We will also have our $1 Plant Raffle at the end of the night with many rare perennial plants and seeds that you cannot find in a garden store. If you have plants or locally made goods you would like to add to the raffle table, please bring them along.
This month we’re featuring two classes, with a break in between, followed by the raffle.
A History of the U.S. Waste Industry & The Current Changes Taking Place To Combat Consumerism – Charlie Pioli
Charlie Pioli is an Analyst for MSW Consultants living in Orlando, FL, where he’s currently assisting clients to meet their waste diversion and efficiency goals. He is going to dive into the country’s dirty past and teach us about some of the waste reduction techniques that are coming to the forefront of American culture. His blog is https://whentrashbecomestreasure.com/
Food Freedom Project – Rob Greenfield
Rob Greenfield is currently growing and foraging 100% of his food while living in Orlando, Florida. He is three months into the year-long project. This class is an introduction, covered primarily at a beginners level, on how one can grow and forage 100% of their food here in Central Florida. Rob will cover both wild and home grown staple calories, oil, salt, fruit trees, superfood greens, wild fermentation and more. Learn more: www.robgreenfield.tv/foodfreedom