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Permaculture Learning Garden
Permaculture Learning Garden
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Washington Park, Hudson County, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, US
Climate zone:
Cold Temperate

Alexander Ihlo Annabel Roberts-McMichael Deborah Trujillo Dennis Whittinghill Jonathan Steele Mallory Dickson Mark Domingo Nate Meek Robert Meyer
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Permaculture Learning Garden

Project Type

Urban, Community, Demonstration, Educational, Political

Project Summary

Green Collar Futures -- Futures -- an organization that empowers communities to serve themselves by fostering visionary local leadership & accessing the unique & essential gifts in everyone -- led the design and installation of a Permaculture Learning Garden in an urban county park in Jersey City, NJ -- which itself was nested inside the launch of a 'green collar' job training & leadership development program for inner city youth.

Project Description

This project yielded the beginning of an edible food forest -- a fenceless, community learning garden in an urban food desert across the river from NYC.

Demonstrated are many strategies easily implemented by local residents, including rainwater catchment, soil building, and polyculture design.

The project was made possible through a partnership of Green Collar Futures, the Washington Park Association, and government of Hudson County. 

for a slideshow of images from the project, go here:



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