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

  • Tuesday, February 04, 2014
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Common Ground Garden Supply and Education Center & Foothill College/CLCA Horticulture Student Club, Los Altos Hills, CA

Grow Local!

The Foothill Horticulture Club is proud to announce this special event and to invite you to enjoy the early bird discounts until December 12. There are special discounts for both Foothill Horticulture students and the general public. Make sure you get your tickets early, this event is bound to sell out!

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


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.

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