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Heart Gardens
Heart Gardens
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1059 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek, BC, CA
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate

Andrew Ramponi Brook Paulin Carol Bruce Celine Goslinga Dan larke David Rivera Ospina Delvin Solkinson Elaine Codling Esto ern Grifen Hope jordan lowery Jose Dib Kurtis Steven Ewanchuk Leigh Hegg Marion Hill Marlo Blythe Odder ton Paige Jean Pete Blake rosie smerdon sophie goslinga Tamara Griffiths Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes Vic Gaffney Viktor gruber
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Heart Gardens

Project Type

Urban, Rural, Community, School Projects, Educational

Project Summary

A permaculture education site focusing on plants with a history of use by British Columbia Coastal First Peoples. http://gaiacraft.com/heart-gardens-campus/

Project Description

Heart Gardens, a community permaculture demonstration site and living classroom intended to teach people about native plants, bioregional ecology, and ethnobotany as well as organic gardening, permaculture and sustainable development. The staple food and medicine plants of the First Peoples are a huge part of achieving any kind of food security or ecological conservation ethic. They are also teacher plants for the peoples of the land, with much to communicate to us. The gardens intention is to help conserve these key plants while educating people about them and promoting their use. The Heart Gardens is the Branch Campus of the Sustainable Living Arts School and hosts a variety of classes, workshops, tours and courses for school children and adults alike including 14 month long Permaculture Design Courses.


Permaculture Map

Here is a permaculture map for the Heart Gardens site. http://gaiacraft.com/heart-gardens-campus/

Posted over 12 years ago (1 comments)

Frog's Eye View Photography Too

Macrophotos of biodynamic plants in the Heart Gardens.

Posted about 13 years ago (1 comments)

Permaculture Media Development

A planted vignette on permaculture media design showing some of the educational support media developed at the Heart Gardens.

Posted about 13 years ago (5 comments)

Frog's Eye View Photography

Macrophotos of Sacred Food-Medicine Plants of the Coastal First Peoples from what is now called the NorthWestCoast of North America

Posted about 13 years ago (5 comments)
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