Ben Falk, founder of Whole Systems Design, holds bundles of short grain brown rice grown in terraced rice paddies at his research farm in Moretown, VT. Photo by Jeb Wallace-Brodeur
Internationally renowned ecological designer and award-winning author Ben Falk will visit Cleveland October 21-24. Falk’s Vermont-based landscape design firm Whole Systems Design utilizes permaculture techniques and systems thinking to design for ecological regeneration, resilience and abundance. Falk will consult with six small farms across northeast Ohio during his tour, which will also include a public lecture and a meet-the-author dinner.
Forum for Farmers and Designers
Thursday, October 22, 7:00 – 9:00 PM University of Akron Field StaBon 4240 Ira Rd. Akron, Ohio 44333 Limit 40 guests. Tickets $40 includes heavy hors d’oeuvres. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/980210115376685/
Public Lecture & Book-Signing
Friday, October 23, 7:00 – 8:30 PM First Unitarian Church of Cleveland 21600 Shaker Blvd, Shaker Heights, Tickets $10 suggested donaBon. Ben’s book will be available for purchase. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1008603529159751/
Tickets for both events HERE.
Falk’s book was honored with an award from the American Horticultural Society and is described by Chelsea Green as “an inspiration in what can be done by imitating natural systems, and making the most of what we have by re-imagining what’s possible. A gorgeous case study for the homestead of the future.”
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Come! Gather at George Jones Farm in Oberlin, OH for BioBlitz!
Sunday, September 13, 2015
7 am – 3 pm
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Author Lyanda Lynn Haupt will present The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild
March 13 at 7pm, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
In a new urban ecosystem where opossums turn up in subway cars and coyotes in city parks, we face some fascinating questions: Whose “home” is this? Where does the wild end and the city begin? And what difference does it make to us as humans living our daily lives? Like its medieval predecessors, a modern bestiary must blend science, myth and personal stories in the quest to live with grace and intelligence in wild neighborhoods. Book signing to follow.
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