Urban Food Security with Hop Hopkins in the White House Place Learning Garden at L.A. Eco-Village Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 3pm

Join Hop Hopkins to hear first-hand how to improve local food security.

This is a free and open event.

About Hop Hopkins
As a certified arborist, Master Gardener, Permaculture Designer, and CERT instructor, Hop’s guiding vision is to help establish a network of residential food forests that can support the development of stable, human-scale solar self-reliant neighborhood communities integrated with cooperative local economies. Grassroots environmental justice community organizing in Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles, along with several years staffing environmental programs with the Los Angeles Conservation Corps and the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust put Hop in the unique position of knowing a lot about a lot of things.

About the White House Place Learning Garden
After years of planning, fundraising, and building infrastructure for the Garden, there is a rich array of edible plants and fruit trees.  And the planting continues.

We invite teachers, staff, friends and neighbors to tour the garden during the open garden hours listed below and to attend the talks.

When:  Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm
Where:  White House Place Learning Garden at the northeast corner of White House Place and Bimini Place in Los Angeles Eco-Village

Regular Garden Hours*:
*Saturdays: noon to 4pm
*Sunday:   8am to noon

*If you plan to come on days when no talk is scheduled, call or text Lara:
213/383-8684 or call Lois 213/738-1254 or Julio 323/377-0973

Also upcoming in the White House Learning Garden on Saturday September 27, 2014 at 11am:  Meredith McKenzie “Shares the Ways of Watersheds”

 The White House Place Learning Garden is a project of the Beverly-Vermont Community Land Trust in association with the Los Angeles Unified School District. 

Thanks to the Rampart Village Neighborhood Council for their financial support for the garden.

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