Leah LoviseEducation, Leisure, Science, Nature
Leah LoviseEducation, Leisure, Science, Nature

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Join a guided walking tour around the beautiful Festival Beach Food Forest, a permaculture designed garden ecosystem in the heart of Austin, TX.

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  • 13. Chill Out
    Sit back and relax every muscle. Join land steward, Karen Luzius on a walk around Festival Beach Food Forest. Discover antispasmodic plants, nervine and antiviral herbs, and trees that make good heart tonics.
  • 12. Tree ID – part 1
    Be a tree detective! In this episode we join Gillian Lea Hodler of Tree Folks in Austin, Texas. Learn to identify tree characteristics by taking a closer look at Pecan, Peach, and Live Oak trees in this walk around the beautiful Festival Beach Food For...
  • 11. Layers of the Forest
    It’s spring in Austin, TX! Join us for a stroll around the beautiful Festival Beach Food Forest with land steward, Karen Luzius. Discover surprising benefits of plants that are native to Texas. Learn what is edible, and what is not.
  • 10. Communing with Plants
    Join our guide Robert Leal on a tour of Festival Beach Food Forest in Austin, Texas. Permaculture design strives to mimic natural systems, embracing the ethics of earth care, people care, and care of the future, fair share.
  • 9. Good for the Heart
    Join the walk with land steward, Karen Luzius on the second half of her guided tour of Festival Beach Food Forest deep in the heart of Austin, Texas. Traverse the berms, enjoy the shade of the canopies, discover the benefits of cover crops,
  • 8. A Super Guild
    Take a walk with land steward, Karen Luzius, on a guided tour of Festival Beach Food Forest, an ecological garden deep in the heart of Austin, Texas. Learn about the stacking functions of permaculture, find incredible nutrition in wild native plants,
  • 7. Smelling for Roses
    Join the walk with plant enthusiast Grace Gilker at Festival Beach Food Forest, an agroforestry system deep in the heart of Austin, Texas. Discover Texas native plants whose leaves make delicious teas, native grasses whose roots tap for water,
  • 6. Who’s that Lady?
    Join a tour of the Festival Beach Food Forest with our guide Grace Gilker. In this episode we learn about permaculture plant guilds, the benefits of chop-and-drop mulching, and find new uses of old favorites. This episode was recorded on August 5th,
  • 5. Nectar at the Base
    In this episode we join Aly Tharp for the second half of her guided tour at Festival Beach Food Forest. We’ll hear some of the plans for Phase 2 development at the Forest, taste figs fresh off the tree, and snack on turks cap flowers. Walk with us!
  • 4. Building Polyculture
    Join the walk with community organizer Aly Tharp on this guided tour of the beautiful Festival Beach Food Forest. In this episode learn how the project took root, hear fun facts about some of the plants that grow in this diverse agro-forestry system,
  • 3. Lovely Tea
    Join gardener Karen Luzius on this guided tour of the beautiful, permaculture designed Festival Beach Food Forest. Discover an abundance of food and medicinal plants growing in this diverse agroforestry system located deep in the heart of Austin,
  • 2. Munch on Flowers
    In this episode we’re walking through the Festival Beach Food Forest with Caroline Riley, a trained clinical herbalist and permaculture consultant. Discover the medicinal properties of some of the plants that are growing at the Food Forest,
  • 1. Spring has Sprung
    It’s April 2023 and we’re walking through the Festival Beach Food Forest with permaculture specialist Robert Leal, to learn about some of the edible and medicinal plants that grow there. We also hear how it all started at Festival Beach with Jenna Jass...