2012 – Tue, Feb 28th: Community Gardening 101

February 28th – Community Gardening 101:  A Workshop for Community Organizations and Non-profits Interested in Developing Community Gardens

Representatives of non-profit organizations, neighborhood associations, and communityand volunteer groups are invited to attend this seminar on Community Garden Development.   Sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, the workshop will cover Checklists for Successful Garden Startups, local resources for community garden leaders, an overview of local, regional, and internet resources for community garden leaders, and materials from the American Community Garden Association.
The day will also give participants a chance to hear from established community garden leaders about the trials, successes and planning that goes into a successful garden and will allow attendees to network with other garden leaders.

  •  What:      Community Gardening 101 Workshop for Community Groups
  • When:    Tuesday February 28th,   8:30 am– 12:00 noon
  • Where:   Fairlington Community Center  3308 S. Stafford St.  Arlington  VA.  22206
  • Cost:      Free

To Register:   Call 703 228 6414  or email mgarlalex@vt.edu

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Alan L. Grant, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Interim Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; Wondi Mersie, Interim Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State, Petersburg.

Extension is a joint program of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and state and local governments. Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status. An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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