Beaufort News

Farming expert to speak at TCL

A nationally known expert on sustainable farming and agricultural-based preservation, according to a Congress for New Urbanism news release, will speak at an event at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Farmer Daron Joffee is a native of South Africa and a proponent of organic farming, according to the release. Among his many projects, he develops edible learning gardens for Ted Turner's Captain Planet Foundation, Children's Hospital of Atlanta, Camp Twin Lakes and many other school and community gardens around the country, the release said. He also has worked with actress Jennifer Garner and billionaire Sir Richard Branson.