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Chadwick Arboretum to Host Free Permaculture Event, April 11

March 31, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Learn about the ecological design principles that benefit people and their environment during a free Ohio State University event on the basics of permaculture.

"Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share: An Introduction to Permaculture," will be held April 11 from 9 a.m. to noon in Kottman Hall, Room 103, 2021 Coffey Road, on Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Columbus campus. The event is sponsored by the college's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens.

Horticulture and permaculture experts Deb Knapke and Josh Beniston will present an overview of earth patterns in nature and design and techniques for incorporating permaculture in the garden.

Free parking is available in the lots adjacent to Kottman Hall. For more information, log on to

Candace Pollock
Mary Maloney