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A permaculture designed community food forest was enhanced by adding a walk-through education experience
Food Forest as a Teaching Resource
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 by MINTI 6 Months ago star
The Melbourne Inner North Transition Initiative (MINTI) organised the extension of the FSNLC community garden in to a foood forest, but Joanne Nataprawira, a Permaculture Design graduate, and now part of The Desert Echo had the inspired idea of combining the garden with a walk-through education experience using flip top panels to show:

 where in the world a plant comes from
 what type it is – where in the canopy it grows
 what conditions it prefers, and how much water
 how it propagates, how more are grown
 how we harvest it
 how we use the plant, its seeds, and fruit

These are used in three ways.

Casual Visitors – the Flip Tops can be used as people walk through the Food Forest, following the... read more...  comments [0]
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