Permaculture Expert Christopher Shein Discusses His Book "The Vegetable Gardeners Guide to Permaculture: Creating an Edible Ecosystem"
Monday August 5, 2013: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Once a fringe topic, permaculture is now moving to the mainstream! Gardeners who are ready to take their organic gardening to the next level are discovering the wisdom of a simple system that emphasizes the idea that by taking care of the earth, the earth takes care of you.
Find out more when permaculture expert Christopher Shein discusses his new book The Vegetable Gardeners Guide to Permaculture: Creating an Edible Ecosystem. This 2013 bestseller teaches gardeners of every skill level -- with any size space -- how to live in harmony with both nature and neighbors to produce and share an abundant food supply with minimal effort. This event will include a book signing and copies of the book will be for sale.
Christopher Shein is an East Bay California permaculture designer, landscaper, gardener, and author with long roots in the community garden, school garden, and public space food garden movement. In this book, he highlights everything you need to know to start living off the land lightly, including how to create rich, healthy, and low-cost soil; blend a functional food garden and decorative landscape; share the bounty with others; and much more.