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Eric Toensmeier

Eric Toensmeier

Eric Toensmeier is the award-winning author of Paradise Lot and Perennial Vegetables, and the co-author of Edible Forest Gardens. Eric is an appointed lecturer at Yale University, a Senior Fellow with Project Drawdown, and an international trainer. He presents in English and Spanish throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, and the Caribbean. Eric has studied useful perennial plants and their roles in agroforestry systems for over two decades, and cultivates about 300 species in his urban garden. His writing can be viewed online at perennialsolutions.org.

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October 15th, 2016 - 9:00 am

Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates at Food Forest Farm

Location: Food Forest Farm, Holyoke, MA | Authors: Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates

Eric Toensmeier and Jonathan Bates will lead a Fruit Tasting and Food Forest Design workshop at Food Forest Farm on October 15th in Holyoke. During this tour, you will get to: -Sample the season’s harvest of chestnuts, walnuts, hazels, kiwis, persimmons, pawpaws and more. -Tour the garden used as the case study in Edible Forest Gardens Volume II with its designer-managers -Visit Tripple Brook Farm, with over 600 low-maintenance fruits, nuts, bamboos, edible groundcovers, and hundreds of useful species from around the world and our own Northeast bioregion. -Learn from the successes and mistakes from the last decade Cost per person is set at $140. Limited spots are available.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Science, Nature & Environment | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: The Carbon Farming Solution - A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Security 

January 31st, 2017 - 8:00 am

Eric Toensmeier at UMASS Amherst- Landscape Heroes: Carbon, Water and Biodiversity

Location: 1 Campus Center Way, Amherst, MA, 01003 | Authors: Eric Toensmeier

On January 31st, Eric Toensmeier will speak at Landscape Heroes: Carbon, Water and Biodiversity, a conference at UMass Amherst's Murray D. Lincoln Campus Center. Join Biodiversity for a Livable Climate, the Ecological Landscape Alliance, the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA/Mass), and the Organic Land Care of NOFA/CT for a day-long program that offers practical tips and applications for how you, too, can be part of the climate solution. Tickets are available from $59 - $79.

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Category: Farm & Garden | Permaculture | Science, Nature & Environment | Transition, Homesteading & Community Resilience
Format: Workshop 
Book: The Carbon Farming Solution - A Global Toolkit of Perennial Crops and Regenerative Agriculture Practices for Climate Change Mitigation and Food Security 

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