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Starting a Community or School Garden Workshop

There are many reasons for starting a community garden: creating a strong sense of community and stewardship; developing a community’s identity and spirit; providing a space for communities to grow safe, nutritious food; empowering communities with the knowledge to grow their own food and offering education and support to manage the food they grow and their own health. In this 4 hour comprehensive workshop, the presenters will take you through the process of building community, setting goals and exploring funding options, to the nuts and bolts of creating the garden and helping to ensure its sustainability. Morning snacks and drinks will be provided - please bring your own sack lunch. The last portion of the class will include a tour of Plant It Forward Farm located near the campus. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is from 8:30 -8:45. Workshop to start at 8:45. There are no refunds on classes.

Venue   Both
StartDate   03/25/2017
StartTime   8:30am
EndDate   03/25/2017
EndTime   2:30pm
Instructors   Terry Garner, Mickey Kleinhenz, Ray Sher, Gary Edmondson
InstructorsBio   Terry Garner is the Facilitator of Urban Harvest’s Fresh Start initiative, which brings gardening education and gardening resources to revitalize once active community gardens around the metro Houston area. Terry is the farmers market coordinator at the Palm Center located in Southeast Houston near the 3rd Ward.
Location   University of St. Thomas, Malloy Hall, Room 017
Address   3812 Yoakum Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
Directions   Parking is available in Moran Garage (campus map: #26), corner of West Alabama and Graustark Street; there may be a $2 charge. There are parking lots at corner of West Alabama/ Yoakum and Branard/Montrose.

Non-member Price $20.00
Member Price $20.00