Tag Archives: Food Forest

FOOD FOREST & COMPANION PLANTING IN BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA

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Camille and I spent the first week of April (2016) volunteering at Circle T Farms in Brooksville, Florida–a newly forming 10 acre Permaculture Farm which (among other features) will include a large market garden, education center, and Forest Garden. Since … Continue reading

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SCHOOLYARD PERMACULTURE

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During the summer of 2015, I consulted with a non-profit organization in Central Florida that manages eight (elementary) schoolyard gardens.  Their mission:  “ to eliminate poverty as a factor in educational success and diet-related health issues”. In pursuit of this goal, … Continue reading

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Placemaking 2015: Gulfport Community Garden

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Mother Mana’s 2014 New Year’s Resolution was to help transform an empty, unused city lot in Gulfport, Florida into a beautiful, abundant space. –A space for growing food, kinship, culture, and greater self-sufficiency. 2014 has officially come and gone, and … Continue reading

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COMPANION PLANTING

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Companion planting is the organic gardener’s alternative to pesticides, herbicides, and synthetic fertilizers.  Combing diverse crops of plants that have mutually beneficial relationships, companion planting gives rise to natural conditions which provide habitats for beneficial insects and animals, deter pests, enrich the soil, and increase productivity. Within … Continue reading

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