Friday, July 3, 2009

Green Tonic- Urban Gardening Symposium At Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is hosting a two day symposium dedicated to discovering the possibilities and rewards of urban greening projects and the many forms they take. Running August 4-5th the first day of the symposium actually begins in late afternoon and runs till 9pm at night, perhaps making it easier for some who work a 9-5 type job to attend. You can click on Ginter's link to get the full schedule and to register. http://www.lewisginter.org/adult-education/GreenTonic.php .
Advance registration is required, and the cost for the event is $75. This cost includes multiple workshops, some A list speakers, as well as dinner Tuesday evening, morning coffee, and lunch Wednesday. One thing not included in this cost is the Tuesday evening bus tour where you can see first hand some of Richmond's most successful community gardens and greening projects. Those who do not wish to pay the additional $20 for the bus tour will have the opportunity to tour the botanical garden on their own or participate in a guided tour of it's own beautiful grounds.

25th Anniversary Year Symposium
Green Tonic: Urban Gardening
for Health and Wholeness
Learn about exemplary community gardening
and urban greening initiatives in Philadelphia,
New York, and Chicago; the policies and practices
that help them succeed; and what Richmond
area residents can do to take urban gardening
and greening in our community to the next level.
August 4, 2009
3pm–9pm
August 5, 2009
8am–6pm
Massey Conference Center
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
TABER ANDREW BAIN

Questions? Call 804-262-9887 ext. 322

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