This fun animation shows how reconnecting trees to our city’s watersheds is one of the fastest ways to create lasting jobs while rebuilding local economies and preparing our communities to thrive and survive increasing threats of severe weather.
And, below, Andy Lipkis, Founder and President of TreePeople, talks about Elmer Avenue — a neighborhood in Los Angeles’ NE San Fernando Valley that was transformed from a flood hazard zone into a model of sustainability.
Food Forests, Food Plants - Perennial, Plant Systems — by Wes Roe December 3, 2011
Edible Forest Gardens! This powerful concept of perennial polyculture design is finally gaining wide recognition, thanks in part to people like Dave Jacke, author of Edible Forest Gardens, Volumes I & II.
Dave Jacke was in Santa Barbara recently for a program sponsored by the SBCC Center for Sustainability as a benefit for Mesa Harmony Gardens, a food forest in the making. If you missed Dave’s talk, or just want a review all the great material he shared with us, the interview is now available to listen to.
Dave Jacke is a longtime permaculture teacher and designer. In this interview, he talks about the history of forest gardening, its many benefits, and how gardening like a forest can enrich your life. — Sustainable World Radio
Click play to hear the talk!Edible Forest Gardens: Dave Jacke Interview with Jill Cloutier of Sustainable World Radio Comments (0)