PermaBlitz #2 will be held at an rural residence in Butte Creek Canyon. The location will be provided upon RSVP confirmation.
PB#2 will be open to a limited number of Participants, please be sure to RSVP as soon as possible to ensure your spot!
We will be implementing several facets of a recently completed permaculture design for the PermaBlitz Host and site.
- Water & Contour: determine contour using an A-frame level to place straw wattles on slope
- Water & Swales: move and level an existing swale’s sill, create a diversion trench from swale as overflow to nearby fruit trees
- Vegetable Garden: renovate by raising part of a vegetable garden bed for easier senior access
- Medicinal Garden: add a rock border and plant a diverse palette of drought tolerant medicinal and edible plants
- Guild Build an Orchard: determine best function/aspect then plant a variety of plants for pollinators, mulch, fertility, weed barrier and more
- Build an outdoor sink station
- Build a tool organizer
- Plant a reused bathtub with root crops (ginger and turmeric)
- Make ollas and bury by established shrubs (forsythia and lilac)
- Make switchel and granola
- How rooftop rainwater connects to an existing swale
Cost: FREE! [You must RSVP to attend]
What to bring
- Paper, clipboard, and pens/pencils
- Gloves and sturdy shoes
- Water bottle in a non-glass container
- Plate, utensils, cup and napkin
- We will have some items available to use but if you have your own you can bring: chair(s) or blanket for sitting, shovel, hand pruners, and trowel
- LUNCH will be provided by the Host; please let us know if you have special dietary requirements when you RSVP
- If there is interest we can set up a carpool from Chico [at the Chico Park and Ride, Highway 32 at Fir Street –east side]; please let us know of your interest when you RSVP
- Please leave your pets at home
- All participants must sign a release of liability waiver when they arrive
- PermaBlitz will take place rain or shine
If you wish to attend and cannot RSVP online or require more information please get a hold of us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PermaBlitzes are an education program of Earthshed Solutions. A PermaBlitz is about helping our neighborhoods become more edible and resilient one yard at a time by harnessing and building the power of community. Learn more here: https://earthshed.org/permablitz/