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Virtual Lunchbox Talk: Pawpaws and Other Native Tree Fruits for your Garden

with Mary Jac Brennan, Heartplace Farm Consulting

The registration period has closed for this event.

Date: Thursday, June 10, 2021

Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM EST

Location: Zoom webinar

Fee: Free, $5 suggested fee 

Interest in native tree fruits is growing as people are exploring permaculture, homesteading and a renewed attentiveness to food self-sufficiency. Native fruits have less pest problems and are well-suited to the growing conditions of their bioregion. Mary Jac Brennan will talk about pawpaws, American persimmons, chinquapins, and more in time to prepare your site for fall/winter planting.



Registration open through 6/10/2021 12:10 PM

About the Speaker

Mary Jac Brennan is a retired NC Cooperative Extension agent who specialized in fruit and vegetable horticulture for 10 years. Mary Jac developed the Community Garden Resource program and the Urban Farm school while working in Forsyth County. Currently, Mary Jac consults on garden designs, farm management, and community horticulture projects. She can be reached at, @maryjacbrennan on Instagram, and @msgardener123 on Twitter.


This Virtual LUNCHBOX Talk will be offered via Zoom Webinar. Information for accessing the event will be distributed the week of the talk.

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