John Holzwart

Plant Based Services


John Holzwart is a naturalist, permaculturist, educator, beekeeper, wild forager, and traditional broom maker. He has his design certificate in permaculture and applies these principles to his daily life. Holzwart teaches and demonstrates the many traditional skills he practices at events across North America. You can often find him in the woods looking for broom handles, mushrooms, and other wild edibles.

John will be speaking at the Texas Fairs


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Growing and Preserving Unusual Fruits

Everyone enjoys the sensual pleasure of tasting a new and exotic tropical fruit, but few people in the Midwest realize that they can taste these delicious fruits in their own backyard. John Holzwart shares tips for growing and preserving unusual fruit. He discusses and may provide samples of fruit that include edible dogwoods, aronia, elderberries, sea buckthorn, autumn olives, pawpaws, figs, and many more!
Organic Gardening

Available In:

Texas, Sunday 3:30-4:30 p.m., Real Food Stage

Creating an Urban Food Forest

Turn that empty lot into a green oasis! Join as John Holzwart shares his personal experience while virtually exploring several sites and designs. Join the discussion about various plants and strategies. Inspiration abounds with so many resources close by!
Organic Gardening Real Foods

Available In:

Texas, Saturday 10:00-11:00 a.m., Yanmar Sustainable Agriculture Stage
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