Can you make your yard beautiful, useable and producing food all at the same time? Some Edmontonians are changing their front yards into large beautiful gardens that produce food for themselves and their communities. The vegetable garden in no longer just for the corner of the back yard. Permaculture is a combining of permanent and agriculture. Taking away the manicured lawn and replacing it with sustainable fruit and vegetable plants.
There are many resources available to help you transform your yard with permaculture.
CBC did a story on one local family. Find it here
The Permaculture Edmonton Guild is a great place to connect with others and get informed.
Salisbury Greenhouse has an article on the basics of Permaculture.
There are some local companies that provide services to help design and build your permaculture yard. Let us know what you are doing to help grow food for you, your family and your community.