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You can't go to Cuba but you can come to Toronto

  • Subject: [cg] You can't go to Cuba but you can come to Toronto
  • From: Laura Berman <laura@foodshare.net>
  • Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2004 00:33:34 -0400

You can't go to Cuba but you can come to Toronto!.

Register NOW for the ACGA Conference
 "Garden of Diversity: Growing Across Cultures"
October 1-3, 2004--Toronto
http://www.communitygarden.org/conferences.php


This conference is shaping up to be an event of international magnitude!
We've even got a group of Cubans coming to tell us all about their amazing
transformation of downtown Havana into the organic urban ag mecca.
 Other featured presenters:
-Janice Longboat, First Nations elder, healer and herbalist will open the
conference with a special ceremony
-the Inuvik Community Greenhouse which is 200 km (125 miles) NORTH of the
Arctic Circle
-Spring Gillard, from CityFarmer and author of  the hilarious "Diary of a
Compost Hotline Operator"
-and we're keeping our fingers and toes crossed that Toronto's own Jane
Jacobs will be able to attend the Saturday evening street festival and party
(and ACGA silent auction), sponsored by the Jane Jacobs Prize organization
"Ideas That Matter" <http://www.ideasthatmatter.com/>

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SPECIAL ONE DAY PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOP: Thursday Sept.30
 Municipal Training Day on Local Governments and Community Gardens.

Learn about and network on  distinct issues facing municipal and
institutional community gardening staff.
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ACCOMODATIONS: 
Good news for all of you late bloomers. The conference hotel has extended
the ACGA booking deadline till September 15th. That means you can book a
room at the SPECIAL CONFERENCE RATE OF $139/night.

**And that's in Canadian $ which is approx $105 US.
 And you can share with someone and half that cost. You really can't do
better than that here in Toronto. PLEASE book your hotel room now because
they are filling up very fast--and then where will you stay?
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COMPLETE ACGA CONFERENCE INFO, including online registration, workshop
descriptions and schedules:
<http://www.communitygarden.org/conferences.php>

REGISTRATION:
Special student/unwaged rate $125
ACGA Members $275
Non members $310


See you soon,
Laura and the Amazing Toronto Crew



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Laura Berman
FoodShare Toronto
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Questions about the conference?
Email: tcgn@foodshare.net
Phone: 416-392-1668

October 1-3, 2004--Toronto:
"Gardens of Diversity: Growing Across Cultures"
The 25th Anniversary of the
American Community Gardening Association
http://www.communitygarden.org/conferences.php



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