Date &Time: 7:00-8:30 pm, Wed., April 17th
Enjoy coffee, refreshments and facilitated discussion.
Cost: FREE, $5 suggested donation
Location: G002 Hesterberg Hall, Michigan Tech Forestry Bldg.
Find out about a more holistic, regenerative approach to food production based on permaculture principles gained over 20 years. Highlights biologist and educator, Stefan Sobkowiak, who shares his experience transforming a conventional apple orchard into an abundance of biodiversity that takes care of itself. Learn how to set up your own permaculture orchard at any scale. (90 min.)
Discussion Facilitators: Jacob & Ashely Tenharmsel, Owners, North Harvest CSA*
*Community Supported Agriculture consists of a community of individuals who pledge support to a farm operation so that the farmland becomes, either legally or spiritually, the community's farm, with the growers and consumers providing mutual support and sharing the risks and benefits of food production.
Refreshments provided by Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative,
Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center,
Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship,
Keweenaw Land Trust,
MTU Dept. of Social Sciences,
MTU Sustainable Futures Institute