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Learn Your Weeds!
August 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ever heard the phrase “Know your enemy”? In this class, that is exactly what we aim to do! You will learn to identify common weeds and discover their purpose is in your garden. We’ll talk about how some weeds might not be your enemy after all by discussing which weeds are beneficial, edible/medicinal, or help improve soil health. We’ll also talk about how looking at what’s growing in your yard can teach you a lot about what’s happening under the soil. This class will meet at Tiny Diner and then travel one block to Bancroft-Meridian Garden, a permaculture designed food forest that offers free fruit to the community. Alternate class day is Thursday June 7th. This is a free event!
Instructor Information: Neal Baxter has been the coordinator of Bancroft-Meridian Garden for many years and is a board member on the neighborhood council. Andrea Eger is Tiny Diner’s Education and Market Coordinator and has been a community organizer and organic farmer for the past 5 years. She first learned about permaculture in 2008 while working at a women’s collective farm in Guatemala and was instantly hooked. Since then, she has become a certified permaculture designer and has used her skills to design sustainable and resilient farming systems and businesses.