Growing Food Security in Your Community!
The Resiliency Institute is growing food security and community resilience through the establishment of edible forest gardens. We are teaching people how to replace resource intensive lawns with permaculture edible forest gardens to restore ecosystems, grow food for people and animals, and create nourishing community spaces that build resilience.
Ferry Forest Garden
A demonstration for how communities can replace right-of-way lawns with productive permaculture forest gardens, creating a public park to grow food security and regenerate ecosystems
NCTV17 Spotlight Interview April 14, 2017
The Resiliency Institute offers food forest design and installation consultation to non-profit organizations and private businesses with land and public access. Designing an edible forest garden is unlike any other landscape service and involves goal creation, community building, and a commitment to creating and maintaining an enduring, productive ecosystem. Contact us!
For those of you ready to add a little permaculture into your lives, we recommend planting a fruit tree guild. A fruit tree guild is the building block of an edible forest garden and can be planted in as little as a 12' x 12' space. A fruit tree guild supplies you with local, organic, nutrient dense food right at your doorstep. You'll be building personal resilience as you gain new knowledge and skills, and develop experience growing edible plants, while doing your part to grow food security.