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Learn alternative ways to garden, how to be an aquaponics farmer, how community gardens can stock a food pantry and much more at the 2014 Sustainability Summit. The free summit is Wednesday, April 16, at North Lake College in Irving.
Find out about urban sustainable practices and principles from keynote speaker Toby Hemenway. He is the author of Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture, named one of the 10 best gardening books of 2010. Urban permaculturists are finding novel ways to grow food on city lots. They also are reforming food policy in cities, reducing energy and water use and taking part in the food justice movement.