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Book Data

ISBN: 9781931498913
Year Added to Catalog: 2005
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: full color throughout, charts, resources, bibliography, index
Number of Pages: 8 x 10, 320 pages
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Old ISBN: 1931498911
Release Date: November 15, 2005
Web Product ID: 319

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Upcoming Author Events

    WELLESLEY, MA
    March 18, 2015, 12:30 pm

    Michael Phillips at Wellesley College Botanic Gardens
    Science Center 277 Lecture Hall, 106 Central Street, Wellesley MA 02481

    On March 18, Michael will present an afternoon lecture on Orchard Ecosystem at Wellesley College Botanic Gardens, Wellesley, Massachusetts. This lecture will be followed by a Q&A tour of the integrated plantings at Wellesley College. Lunch will be provided.

    CANTERBURY, NH
    April 11, 2015, 10:00 am

    Michael Phillips at Canterbury Shaker Village
    288 Shaker Road, Canterbury NH 03224

    On April 11, Michael Phillips will teach two workshops on grafting and pruning at the Canterbury Shaker Village. The grafting workshop will run from 10:00-12:00 PM and will be followed from 1:00-3:00 PM with the pruning workshop. These workshops feature the basics of grafting fruit trees and a hands-on pruning session with Michael.

    POWNAL , ME
    April 18, 2015, 10:00 am

    Michael Phillips at MOFGA Orchard Class
    255 Elmwood Rd., Pownal ME 04069

    On April 18, Michael will teach a full day class through MOFGA on growing tree fruit organically. This workshop will provide a complete rundown on orchard pests, allies, diseases, and proven varieties from the holistic perspective. This year the class will meet at fellow Chelsea Green author David BuchananÂ’s young cider orchard in Pownal, Maine.

    CANTERBURY , NH
    May 16, 2015, 10:00 am

    Michael Phillips at Canterbury Shaker Village
    288 Shaker Road, Canterbury NH 03224

    On May 16, Michael Phillips will lead a workshop on home orchard care at the Canterbury Shaker Village in New Hampshire. Join this workshop for a comprehensive exploration of orchard health strategies that make disease and insect challenges doable for organic growers. The day will consist of a fun mix of lectures and hands-on time with trees, with many opportunities to ask questions of Michael.

    NORTON, MA
    June 12, 2015, 8:00 am

    Nancy and Michael Phillips at the International Herb Symposium
    26 East Main Street, Norton MA 02766

    On June 12-14, Nancy and Michael will teach with herbalists from around the globe at the International Herb Symposium, at Wheaton College. Nancy will lead two workshops on kitchen cabinet pharmacy and herbs for childrenÂ’s health, as well as an intensive on herbal preparations 101, while Michael will lead two workshops on health plant metabolism, and garlic connections. Early bird registration cost is $275, and regular registration is $350.


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