2002 Midwest Regional School and Community Gardening Conference,March 8th & 9th, Des Moines Botanical Center, Iowa
- Subject: [cg] 2002 Midwest Regional School and Community Gardening Conference,March 8th & 9th, Des Moines Botanical Center, Iowa
- From: "Dawson, Teva L." <TLDawson@ci.des-moines.ia.us>
- Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2002 14:50:00 -0600
2002 Regional School and Community Gardening Conference
March 8th and 9th, 2002
Des Moines Botanical Center
Des Moines, Iowa
This conference will be a training and networking opportunity for those
participating in community or youth greening efforts. It will give you the
tools and information to make your garden a success. Presented by the Des
Moines Community Gardening Coalition, a program of the Des Moines Botanical
Who should attend?
Cultivating Connections is designed for the following groups of interest:
School gardens, community gardens, K-12 educators and administrators,
neighborhood associations, PTAs, garden clubs, food service workers, 4-H,
social workers, youth program agencies, public gardens, cooperative
extensions, horticultural therapists, community and youth leaders, child
development specialists, master gardeners, dieticians, and nutrition
§ How to use the garden as an educational tool to teach nutrition, science,
art and diversity.
§ Design of community beautification projects and youth gardens.
§ Fundraising for your greening effort and how to get people involved.
§ Gardening basics such as planning & planting techniques, extending the
gardening season, and decreasing the drudgery of weeding and watering.
§ Creating butterfly gardens, organic gardens, and community tree planting
§ Hands-on Workshops
§ Field Trips
§ Discussion Panels
Registration, Schedule and Cost Information:
Visit our web site at http://www.botanicalcenter.com/home.html
Contact for more details-
Teva Dawson, Community Garden Coordinator
Des Moines Botanical Center, 909 E. River Drive, Des Moines, Iowa
Phone: 515-323-8907 Email: TLDawson@ci.des-moines.ia.us
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