Richard will give a 1 1/2 hour talk on food forests and why they are such an essential piece of food sovereignty and then 30 minutes for questions on everything from why your 10 year old plum tree looks so weary to what's the 4 most valuable medicinal plants to grow. This will be a fundraiser with proceeds going to Victoria's own Food Forest - Spring Ridge Commons and the budding Vancouver Island Permaculture Community Group. May 13, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm Website or Map: http://www.permaculturebc.com Event Type: community, permaculture, fundraiser Organized By: Permaculture BC Latest Activity: 4 hours ago Spring Ridge Commons: http://springridgecommons.ca Vancouver Island Permaculture Community Group:http://www.meetup.com/Vancouver-Island-Permaculture/ Refreshments will be provided by Transition Victoria Food Group. Everyone Welcome. For additional information, please visit: http://www.permaculturebc.com/ PPS: Richard has a few $100 site consults available for Monday May 16th, please contact Permaculture BC to book your spot. In the hour, he walks the land, assess what is established and establishing and through hearing the need of the client, provides recommendations for future siting, species selection and implementation.