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Chapter Meeting: Native Plants and Permaculture

  • Casa Del Prado, Rm 101 1600 Village Place San Diego, CA, 92101 United States (map)

with Diane & Miranda Kennedy, Finch Frolic Garden Permaculture

We’ll explore how native plants are integral to any landscape, not just because of their drought tolerance, but because of their communication skills. We’ll also see how using permaculture practices when planting ensure native plant survival.

Diane and Miranda Kennedy of Finch Frolic Garden Permaculture. Diane is a former SDC Senior Park Ranger and active with the Fallbrook Land Conservancys Native Plant Restoration Team. Miranda has a degree in Wildlife Conservation and is a Board member with the FLC. Together they teach permaculture through tours of their food forest, consultations, lectures and via and Finch Frolic Facebook.


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Drought Busting Edible Gardens: How to use California Native Plants as part of a sustainable landscape


with Alden Hough, Sky Mountain Permaculture Institute



Alden Hough is a Permaculture Designer and Educator, and Program Director of Non-Profit organization Sky Mountain Permaculture in Escondido, where he teaches people how regenerate the Earth and live more sustainable lives. He has created a seven-acre rainwater harvesting demonstration site to show people how to “first plant the water”. Alden graduated from the Center for Agro-Ecology and Sustainable Food Systems program and has a Geology degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

7:00pm-7:30pm: A time for discussion, camaraderie, visiting, and enjoying the sales table.


Earlier Event: July 15
Seed Sorting Party
Later Event: August 1
Conservation Committee Meeting