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E-M:/ Ecology design and agriculture

Enviro-Mich message from "Link, Terry" <link@mail.lib.msu.edu>

Ecology, Design and Agriculture:
A New Synthesis 

Monday, April 10th 4:00-6:00pm in rm A155 Plant and Soil Science bld
on the MSU campus 

Presenter: Dave Jacke of Dynamics Ecological Design specializes in Landscape 
Design, Site Planning, Permaculture and is the author of the recently 
published 'Edible Forest Gardens.' 

The monoculture mindset of our current culture separates things that are, in 
reality, integral to each other. The science of ecology, the art of design, 
and the practice of growing food are three related disciplines that stand 
divorced from each other in America today. What might an ecologically 
designed agriculture look like? We will focus here on the concept of edible 
forest gardening as an example of such a synthesis appropriate to the 
temperate deciduous forest biome, and then extend the discussion to other 

Sponsored by Ecological Food and Farm Stewardship RSO

Terry Link, Director
Office of Campus Sustainability
Michigan State University
106 Olds Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
1-517-355-1751 (Phone/fax)

One planet, one family, one future

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