Spring 2024: Introduction to Permaculture and Sustainable Urban Orchards

Introduction to Permaculture and Sustainable Urban Orchards

Saturday, March 9 @ 10: 00 – 11:30 am
Trees for Houston Bauer Education Center
1911 West 34th Street, Houston, Texas 77018
Carol Burton & Randall Mosman

Permaculture is holistic design approach to ecological based solutions for agriculture and energy-conscious ways to design gardens, our homes and satisfying living arrangements that are sustainable. In this class, an overview of what permaculture is will be covered along with the core ethics, urban design strategies and forest gardening techniques.
Arrive early for coffee, breakfast tacos, and networking.
Presenter
Carol Burton is the Director of Permaculture for Urban Harvest and has taught and led garden classes and Professional development in environmental education since 2003. She received the 2019 Abernathy Hull Environmental Educator’s Award from The Garden Club of America and recently completed advanced Permaculture Teacher Training with the Cascadia Permaculture School.
Randall Mosman is Urban Harvest’s Community Gardens Manager and has been growing rare fruits on the Gulf Coast and in the Houston area for 20 years. He has a background in the arts which has taken him around the world where he has become familiar with a number of fruits not easily found in this region.