Permaculture design expert Toby Hemenway will be speaking this coming Monday at the McKimmon Center, North Carolina State University campus. His talk at Duke campus last semester sold out, so reserve your free ticket now! Tickets can be reserved at http://psss2010tobyhemenway.eventbrite.com/
Toby Hemenway will be joining us at the McKimmon Center at 7:00 pm on April 26th, 2010 on behalf of the Park Scholarships program at NC State University. His lecture will be on “Foodsheds and Footprints: Connecting Cities, Suburbs, and Farms for True Food Security.” The floor will be open for questions following the lecture.
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.