We teach people how to grow food, using natural ecosystems as our model,
through classes, workshops, garden raisings and other events.
Spring Schedule of Workshops and Permablitzes
March 21, 2020
10 AM-1 PM
307 Willow St
Interested in learning how to properly prune your fruit trees and shrubs, hydrangeas and lilacs? Join us as we learn the correct methods for pruning and trimming of trees/shrubs. Including apples, cherries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, Asian pears, persimmons and many more. We will demonstrate pruning methods and, discuss sustainable fruit tree and berry health.
This workshop will be limited in numbers for a hands-on experience.
April 4th, 2020
9 AM- 11 AM
1540 Main St, West Barnstable, MA (Barnstable Land Trust Offices)
This is a free gathering. Come and pick up some seeds, grow the plants and next year bring back some seeds to share. If you have seeds you have saved this year bring them to share. Try to have the following information about your seeds:
- crop type
- the variety name
- any useful notes about your seed source
April 25th, 2020
9 AM- 12 PM
in West Barnstable,
307 Willow St
In this workshop you will learn what types of logs work best for mushrooms, how to inoculate the logs and how to care for the logs until and while they produce. Mushroom logs can produce several flushes each year for 4-5 years. You will be able to take an inoculated log home with you.
Resilient Roots is a non-profit organization whose mission
is to provide hands on, practical education that teaches people to grow food organically using natural ecosystems as a model, while creating a landscape that regenerates the ecosystem’s health insuring people and wildlife can thrive.
Our vision is to inform and inspire people to create diversity and connection in their landscapes and their communities resulting in a resilient and productive future.
empower people, through our educational and outreach events, to grow their own food in a manner that is sustainable and uses local resources. We provide a structure to connect, support, and collaborate with individuals and organizations interested in learning how to use natural ecosystems as a model for edible landscapes. We are legally structured as a non-profit corporation in the state of Massachusetts.
May 23rd, 2020
9 AM - 3ish PM
We will be planting a food forest, creating raised beds, and trellises. This a learn/work session where a portion of the day we are holding mini-workshops teaching about permaculture techniques and principles and a portion of the day we are working side-by-side putting in the eco-edible landscape. Beverages, snacks and lunch is provided.
The Bourne Permablitz has been postponed due to
family circumstances. We will let you know when it will be rescheduled.
What is Permaculture and what is a food forest? This video from National Geographic will give you a glimpse into what permaculture looks like in action and how a food forest functions.
email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: (508)-375-7937