An Evening with Toby Hemenway
Turn Your Yard into a Permaculture Paradise
Brought to you by Foothill College/CLCA Horticulture Students Club
Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center
Come early for the pre-event book signing.
Bring $3 for parking
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5:30 pm to 6:30 pm: A Pre-Event Book Signing outside the theater
6:45 pm: Theater doors open
7:00 pm: Evening lecture begins
Toby Hemenway is the author of Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, which was awarded the Nautilus Gold Medal in 2011, was named by the Washington Post as one of the ten best gardening books of 2010, and for the last eight years has been the best-selling permaculture book in the world. Toby has been Scholar-in-Residence at Pacific University, an adjunct professor at Portland State University, and has taught over sixty 72-hour permaculture design courses. He has presented lectures and workshops at major sustainability conferences such as Bioneers, SolFest, and EcoFarm, and at Duke University, Tufts University, University of Minnesota, University of Delaware and many other educational venues. His writing has appeared in magazines such as Natural Home, Whole Earth Review, and American Gardener. He has contributed book chapters for WorldWatch Institute and to several publications on ecological design. He moved to Portland, Oregon in 2004, and spent six years developing urban sustainability resources there. Toby and his wife now live in Sebastopol, California.
When & Where
Common Ground Garden Supply & Education Center
Common Ground Garden Supply & Education Center 559 College Ave Palo Alto CA 94306
Classes & events in sustainable gardening and lifestyles
Seeds and plants - edible, medicinal, native and ornamental
Organic composts, fertilizers and mulches
Tools and natural disease and pest control products
Books, magazines, cards, and local gift items
Volunteer opportunities and new friends
A non-profit project of Ecology Action- Teaching people to grow food using the Grow Biointensive methods locally and internationally.