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Creating a Perennial Food Forest

  • 931 McCallie Avenue Chattanooga, TN, 37403 United States (map)


Perennial food forests are an amazing way to plant a garden once and harvest year after year with little to no work! At this workshop, Carolyn will teach you what perennials work best for creating your food forest. You’ll also learn Carolyn’s successful approach to growing food that combines three different methods: Hugelkultur, a German method of gardening, square foot gardening, and Back to Eden. Imagine being able to provide your own food—now that’s independence!

About the instructor: Carolyn Zappa is a successful general contractor and owner of K&C Construction for the last fifteen years. Her clients include Memorial Hospital Sleep Center, State Farm, LabCorp, The Speech and Hearing Center, The DiStefano MedSpa, and HTI. But her passion is for renovating historic homes, both personally and professionally. Her projects have been featured many times by the Chattanooga Times Free Press and have been seen on HGTV’s “Old Homes Restored.” Carolyn lives in Apison with her husband and two children.

Payment and Registration: Payment required in advance. $35 until March 20th at 11:59 PM. $40 until March 23rd at 8 PM.

What you'll need: A way to take notes, signed liability waiver to be emailed to you.

Location: 931 McCallie Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37403

Cancellation Policy: We prefer at least a 36-hour notice if a participant is unable to attend. However, we do understand that this is not always possible. Participants who are unable to attend can receive credit equal to the amount of the workshop they were going to attend, to be used within 6 months. Please let us know if you cannot attend a workshop by contacting Bea at 423-240-4420 or

Earlier Event: March 23
Making an Upholstered Footstool
Later Event: March 31
Making a Garden Fountain