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Heather Flores

Heather Flores

Heather C. Flores, a certified permaculture designer, holds a B.A. in ecology, education, and the arts from Goddard College. She offers environmental landscape design and consultation services. She is an author, artist, musician, community activist and farmer in Oregon. Her website is www.heatherjoflores.com.

For more information about the Food Not Lawns movement, visit www.foodnotlawns.com.

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July 2nd, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Heather Jo Flores at the Allen County Public Library

Location: Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room C, 900 Library Plaza, Fort Wayne, IN, 46802 | Authors: Heather Flores

As part of her Food Not Lawns Edible Nations Tour, Heather Jo Flores is leading multiple events at Food Not Lawns Fort Wayne. The first of these events is a Neighborhood Design Workshop that Flores will be conducting at the Allen County Public Library. This workshop will take place on July 2 from 6:30-8:30PM and is free of charge, courtesy of Food Not Lawns Fort Wayne.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 

July 3rd, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Heather Jo Flores at Wunderkammer Company

Location: Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave, Fort Wayne, IN, 46807 | Authors: Heather Flores

As part of her Food Not Lawns Edible Nations Tour, Heather Jo Flores will be giving a leadership workshop at the Wunderkammer Company in Fort Wayne, IN. In this workshop, Flores will be teaching participants about social permaculture and leadership using Bill Mollison’s troika process to organize community projects. This workshop is directed specifically toward Food Not Lawns Core members, but other community organizers will benefit from this training, as well. FNB core members are encouraged to attend, as well as anyone that is thinking about starting a Food Not Lawns chapter in their hometown. This workshop has a $15 fee; lunch will be provided.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 

July 3rd, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Heather Jo Flores at Food Not Lawns Fort Wayne

Location: 1703 Howell Street, Fort Wayne, IN, 46808 | Authors: Heather Flores

As part of her Food Not Lawns tour, Heather Jo Flores will be hosting an informal workshop on lawn liberation in Fort Wayne, IN. This is a free community event, and there will be food, gloves, and tools provided. Be sure to bring a reusable water bottle!

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 

July 8th, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Heather Jo Flores at the United Nations Headquarters

Location: UN Headquarters, 760 United Nations Plz, New York, NY, 10017 | Authors: Heather Flores

On July 8th, Heather Jo Flores will be at the United Nations Headquarters to give a slideshow and lecture titled "Food Not Lawns for an Edible Nation: How Growing Food in Public Builds Community and Could Save the World." Attendees will learn how and why to grow food in an urban environment, and will receive seeds and seed-saving tips. This event connects to an urban garden design workshop with Flores will be leading in Manhattan on July 13. There is a suggested donation of $20 for this lecture, which will be split between Food Not Lawns and the UN Food Garden project.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Lecture 

July 12th, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Heather Jo Flores at Beyond Organic Design

Location: The Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11217 | Authors: Heather Flores

On July 12 from 3-6 PM, Heather Jo Flores will be giving a workshop on neighborhood design and container gardens for Beyond Organic Design, in which students will learn about "guerilla gardens", increasing biodiversity and natural habitat in cities, and creating beautiful container gardens anywhere. The course fee is $75, and a limited number of applicants will be accepted.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 

July 16th, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Heather Jo Flores at The White Rose

Location: The White Rose, 284 HIgh Street, Holyoke, MA, 01040 | Authors: Heather Flores

On July 16th, Heather Jo Flores will be in Holyoke, MA as part of her Food Not Lawns Edible Nations Tour. Heather will be at The White Rose at 7:00PM to give a talk about Food Not Lawns, which will then be followed by a book signing.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Lecture 

July 17th, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Heather Jo Flores at Suburban Artisan Farm

Location: Suburban Artisan Farm, 33 Delmour Avenue, Wilbraham, MA, 01095 | Authors: Heather Flores

From July 17-18, Heather Jo Flores will be at the Suburban Artisan Farm to launch a new chapter of Food Not Lawns in Wilbraham, MA. Only July 17th from 6:00-9:00PM, there will be a seed swap at the Wilbraham Public Library, which will be followed by a talk by Flores as an introduction to Food Not Lawns. On July 18th, Flores will give an Introductory Suburban Permaculture Workshop from 9:00AM-1:00PM, which will then be followed by a light lunch and a discussion about "Second Spring" from 2:00-5:00PM. The registration fee for Saturday's events is $99.00.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 

July 19th, 2015 - 12:00 am

Heather Jo Flores at Prospect Rock Permaculture

Location: Prospect Rock Permaculture, Jeffersonville, VT, 05464 | Authors: Heather Flores

From July 19-21, Heather Jo Flores will be a Permaculture Design Course guest teacher at Prospect Rock Permaculture. Course fee is $1600, which includes all meals, camping accommodations, use of boats and other gear, and some drafting materials. A non-refundable $300 deposit is required to hold a space in the course, and full payment is required by June 26.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 

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