May Monthly MAPG Meeting – Native Edible Gardens

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

At First Congregational Church, 1609 University Ave, Madison, WI 53726, in Fellowship Hall in the basement.

6:30-7 pm:  Potluck and Visiting (don’t worry if you’ve already eaten; come any way for the company and connections)

7:00 pm:  Presentation of Native Edible Gardens

Edible Native Gardens Presented by Marian Farrior and Judy Kingsbury

Learn how to combine your love of native plants with your love of eating in this presentation which will introduce you to the native plants which can bring both beauty and flavor to your life. We will share ideas for wild edible landscap­ing of yards large and small, sunny and shady.

MARIAN FARRIOR coordinates volunteer ecological restorations at UW-Madison Arboretum. Marian has a B.A. in Anthropology and a M.S. in Sustainable Systems with an emphasis in Permaculture. She has taught workshops and classes in permaculture, forest gardening, patterns in nature, and biomimicry. She also works as a consultant and facilitator for a variety of environmental and social change organizations, and as an edible landscape gardener and teacher. She is currently studying with herbalist Lola Stonehill. Her passion is apprenticing with nature and helping people to fall in love with Earth.

JUDY KINGSBURY has a lifelong love of gardening and eating, a Bachelor’s degree in horticulture and biological aspects of conservation, two permaculture design certificates (one from MAPG, the other from Permaculture Visions, and has spent the past 15 years bringing together native plant gardening and native plant eating in her own garden and kitchen. She has worked as a naturalist with children and adults at Friendship Center of Dodgeville and the UW Madison Arboretum. Judy provides free samples of native plant edibles at her presentations!dible Native Gardens Presented by Marian Farrior and Judy Kingsbury.

Learn how to combine your love of native plants with your love of eating in this presentation.

As always, these meetings and presentations are open to the public and there is no cost.

Questions?  Call Kate at 608-213-2230

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