4/20/2010

Hemenway in Raleigh, Apr 26, Food Security

On April 26, 2010, Toby Hemenway will give a lecture at 7:00 pm at the NC State University McKimmon Center in Raleigh, NC. Mr. Hemenway will talk about "Foodsheds and Footprints: Connecting Cities, Suburbs, and Farms for True Food Security" as part of NCSU's Park Scholarship Speaker Series.

Toby Hemenway is the author of Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, which for the past six years has been the world's best-selling book on permaculture, a design approach based on ecology for creating sustainable landscapes, homes, communities, and workplaces. He is an adjunct professor in the School of Graduate Education at Portland State University, Scholar-in-Residence at Pacific University, and a biologist consultant for the Biomimicry Guild. He teaches, consults, and lectures on permaculture and ecological design throughout the US and other countries. His writing has appeared in magazines such as Natural Home, Whole Earth Review, and American Gardener.

He lives in Portland, Oregon, where he is developing sites and resources for urban sustainability. More information about Toby can be found on his website at http://patternliteracy.com/ Register for this free event at http://psss2010tobyhemenway.eventbrite.com/

Debbie Roos
Agricultural Extension Agent, Chatham County Center
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, 919.542.8202
debbie_roos@ncsu.edu
http://www.growingsmallfarms.org/
twitter.com/GrowSmallFarms

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