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Neighborhood Science: Permaculture Principles in the Sustainable Food Movement
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 07:30pm

Sarah Barfield (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior Graduate Program)

“Permaculture Principles in the Sustainable Food Movement”

Demand for sustainable, locally produced food is growing across the U.S. This movement has led to a resurgence in local farmer’s markets, urban gardening, and farms utilizing sustainable soil practices guided by permaculture principles. The results of these past and ongoing efforts to produce sustainable food have to led to incredible examples of abused land that has been restored to healthy and productive farm ecosystems. Come learn about permaculture principles, soil biology and ecology, and more!


Neighborhood Science, an offshoot of Science Under the Stars, presents family-friendly talks at Austin Public Library branches across Austin.

Location: Twin Oaks Branch Library, 1800 S 5th St, Austin, Texas 78704