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Mini-food forests: edible perennials for home gardens & allotments - ONLINE

Mini-food forests: edible perennials for home gardens & allotments - ONLINE

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Talk: Mini-food forests: edible perennials for home gardens and allotments with Christine Marsh, Plants for a Future(PFAF) incl. Plant Swap!

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Christine will be talking to us about perennial plants suitable for creating mini food forests in small gardens and allotments.

She will discuss the various plants’ growing conditions, size & structure, their food crops & other uses, and their role within a food forest system - a form of vegan-organic polyculture which produces food and draws down carbon at the same time.

Christine is a trustee/director of Plants for a Future, a charity dedicated to researching and providing information on ecologically sustainable horticulture.

The PFAF website offers a fantastic free-to-use information database of over 8,000 edible and useful plants, mainly perennials. Copies of their latest publication will be available on the day.

https://www.pfaf.org/

Also tonight the group holds its annual Plant Sale so bring your surplus plants & seedlings & bring cash to buy more to fill gaps!

General Admission Tickets on sale from 14th May (earlier for members - look for the AOG Members email in your inbox)

NOTE: This event will be Live streamed from The Station so that you have the option either to access the event online via Zoom or to attend in person.

Follow the link here for tickets for the alternative option to attend in person:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talk-mini-food-forests-edible-perennials-for-home-gardens-and-allotments-tickets-234197570237

Also if you follow Avon Organic Group in Eventbrite "Favourites" you will find both event options listed under the "Collections" tab.

We plan to have a recording of the talk available for a time limited period and all ticket holders will automatically be sent the link a few days after the event.

This event will be hosted on a third-party live streaming platform, ZOOM, please refer to their privacy policy before purchasing a ticket to the event. After registering, you will receive a unique link in advance to access the event online.

In order to access this Online event you will need to have the ZOOM app downloaded onto your device.

Please use the same e-mail address for both Zoom and Eventbrite to avoid any difficulty or delay in accessing the event.

Avon Organic Group is the local group in Bristol for everyone who is interested in organic gardening and organic foods. Set up in 1984, Avon Organic Group is affiliated to Garden Organic and the Soil Association. We meet 8 times a year on the 4th Thursday of the month from January to May and September to November - with a programme of talks covering a wide range of subjects of interest to members. Membership benefits include early booking for our meetings with discounted entry and discounts on orders for seeds and other horticultural supplies.

We welcome non-members to all our meetings and events.

Information about becoming a member is here:

https://www.groworganicbristol.org/join.html

(Note that the £15 annual subscription runs from the start of the year so that membership can be financially beneficial if you are likely to attend several talks in the months ahead and perhaps also take advantage of the discounts on orders for seeds and other horticultural supplies available throughout the 12 months)

Or you can join the mailing list and we will send you details of talks and other events as they are planned:

https://www.groworganicbristol.org/mailing-list.html

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