The Orcas Island and Lopez Island Garden Clubs present Jessi Bloom’s virtual presentation “Permaculture and Resiliency.”
The presentation is on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 10:30 a.m. It will be not be recorded. The link to the live meeting provided by the Orcas Island Library is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89005054861?pwd=eHJPbXBOSjJIOXZZZXNwek1xTXA2Zz09
Bloom will discuss applying the principles of permaculture to creating gardens that support increased resilience. She is the author or co-author of three books, including the best-selling “Practical Permaculture.” Bloom co-owns N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Services and is an award-winning ecological landscape designer. She is known as an innovator and leader in the field of permaculture, sustainable landscape design, construction and land management. Recognition and accolades for her work includes awards from the Washington State Department of Ecology, the American Horticultural Society, Pacific Horticulture magazine, and Sunset magazine. Jessi has built many popular display gardens at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, winning Gold medals. She lives near Seattle with her three kids on their permaculture homestead, which is full of functional gardens and rescue animals.