SCFS Meeting, “Edible Landscaping” with Zsofia Pasztor, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 @ 7 pm

 

Join us for an evening of learning about edible landscaping from Zsofia Pasztor, owner of Innovative Landscape Technologies and founder of the non-profit, Farmer Frog.

Zsofia Pasztor teaches horticulture and low impact development at Edmonds Community College.  She is an award winning landscape designer, certified Low-Impact -Development (LID) designer and construction consultant, wetland delineator, certified professional horticulturist, certified Filtrexx designer, certified commercial urban agriculturist, certified tree risk assessor, and a certified arborist.  As a consultant, she often works with bioretention solutions, vegetated roofs, living walls, food forest systems, edible gardens, and integrated design principles. She is the creator of the ‘Farmer Frog Model’ promoting community based intense urban farming that protects and restores habitat for people and wildlife at the same time.  Farmer Frog is a non-profit organization utilizing its own and Will Allen’s Growing Power system growing communities and people through intense food production. Food sheds, food security and food justice are addressed in all of their activities.  Zsofia is the past president of the Sustainable Development Task Force of Snohomish County (SDTF), a member of the Rain Garden Coalition of Snohomish County, the Sno-King Watershed Council and a member of the Curriculum Board for Edmonds Community College.

The meeting starts at 7 pm at the Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish, 402 2nd St, Snohomish, WA 98290.  A brief business meeting will precede the presentation. The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited. For further information, call (425) 398-5544. Snohomish County Fruit Society (SCFS) is a chapter of Western Cascade Fruit Society (WCFS) http://www.wcfs.org.

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