Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop @Tool

Pruning Shears cutting into a tree branch
January 15, 2022 - 12:00pm-1:00pm (ended)

Learn how to keep your fruit trees healthy and productive during the winter using tools available from the Berkeley Tool Lending Library.  This workshop will be lead by Alexis Mastromichalis from Gold Finch Designs.  

Alexis Mastromichalis, founder and lead designer shares over 20 years experience in sustainable agriculture and permaculture. Growing up between North Carolina and Greece, her work is rooted in ecological gardening practices, natural stone building and edible landscaping. She is deeply passionate about pollinators, growing diverse beneficial habitats and reducing fossil fuel emissions.

She holds a BA in International Affairs and Dance from George Washington University, a certificate of Sustainable Agriculture from NC Central Carolina Community College and a permaculture design certificate from Santa Cruz Permaculture. She has had the pleasure to work for the Edible Schoolyard Project, City of Berkeley Tool Lending Library, The Fox Theater, Rock & Rose Landscapes, Green's Gardens and SEEDS in Durham, NC. She volunteers regularly at the Dahlia Garden in Golden Gate Park, the Gardens of Lake Merritt and Gill Tract Farm in Berkeley. When not gardening, she is dancing with the Cumbia bike-powered band, Bicicletas Por La Paz!

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Please wear a mask at this outdoor event in the Tool Library Parking Lot.

Here is a link to the handout provided by Alexis.  

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