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An Evening with Toby Hemenway: Turn Your Yard into a Permaculture Paradise

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Turn Your Yard into a Permaculture Paradise. Brought to you by Foothill College/CLCA Horticulture Students Club and Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center. Come early for the pre-event book signing.

  • 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.

Bring $3 for parking. Purchase tickets online.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 5:30 pm
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 9:00 pm
Foothill College Appreciation Theater
12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills, CA, 94022
$22 in advance; $25 at door.
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