Planting Sonoran-Desert Food Forests – Hands-on Homestead Series – with Desert Harvesters’ Jill Lorenzini and Friends, November 30, 2017 — Tucson AZ

PLANTING SONORAN-DESERT FOOD FORESTS

Foothills palo verde pods

Thursday, November 30
3–6 pm (Saturday workshop* December 2)

Santa Cruz River Farmers Market
100 South Avenida del Convento
Tucson, Arizona

Explore the idea of food guilds and design your own food forest using Sonoran Desert plant cards, including bean trees, cactus, berries, greens and herbs, and seeds. Design and inventory for seasonal food harvests, pollinators, color, medicinal use, shade, mulch, wind breaks, native-fauna habitat, soil enrichment, fragrance, least-water use, utilitarian use, vegetable gardening, etc.

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ABOUT THE SERIES

All THURSDAY DEMOS are free and open to the public, and are sponsored by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. For more information, contact the Food Bank at (520) 882-3313.

*For MORE INFORMATION about follow-up HANDS-ON SATURDAY WORKSHOPS, please contact:

Barbara at beantreefarm@gmail.com
Jill at jaelle@lorenziniworks.com

To REGISTER for HANDS-ON SATURDAY WORKSHOPS, please contact workshops@desertharvesters.org

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PREVIOUS OFFERINGS IN THIS SERIES:

SOLAR OVENS

Thursday, May 25
4–7 pm

Santa Cruz River Farmers Market
100 South Avenida del Convento
Tucson, Arizona

In ultra-sunny Arizona, it makes a lot of sense to cook with the sun. Learn basic solar-oven concepts and design principles from Desert Harvesters’ Jill Lorenzini, then watch various solar ovens in action and sample delicious solar-cooked foods. Place-based cooking.

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ABOUT THE SERIES

All THURSDAY DEMOS are free and open to the public, and are sponsored by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. For more information, contact the Food Bank at (520) 882-3313.

*For MORE INFORMATION about follow-up HANDS-ON SATURDAY WORKSHOPS, please contact:

Barbara at beantreefarm@gmail.com
Jill at jaelle@lorenziniworks.com

To REGISTER for HANDS-ON SATURDAY WORKSHOPS, please contact workshops@desertharvesters.org

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