Lunch ‘n Learn Webinars
2014 Winter/Spring Wednesdays 12:30pm-1:15pm EST
(30 mins presentation, 15 mins questions)
Feb 19th Beyond Raised Beds: How Cities and Towns Benefit from Community Gardens
Erin Sullivan White, Principal, Community Food Lab, Raleigh, NC
This webinar will present community gardens as important urban design and planning tools, and will suggest ways that proponents of community gardens can use recent research and urban design principles to raise support for their projects. By emphasizing the way gardens draw multiple disciplines and community opportunities together, the talk will explore the cross-cutting nature of garden benefits, and establish the significant role that community gardens can play in local food systems.
March 19th Community Gardens - More than Just Food, Community Transformation
Tes Thraves, Youth and Community-based Food Systems Coordinator & co-host with NC4H of FoodCorps North Carolina, Center for Environmental Farming Systems
Shorlette Ammons, Community Food Systems Outreach Coordinator, N.C. Agricultural and Technical State University and Center for Environmental Farming Systems
April 16th Using Participatory Design to Build & Enhance Community Gardens
Abbey Piner, MHS, Participatory designer + Permaculture designer
May 21st Friendship Gardens, Plots to Thicken Community. Learn how a network of school, faith, therapy, & community gardens work together to grow food for meals on wheels.
Henry Owen, Program Director, Friendship Gardens, Charlotte, NC
No Registration Required.
To join webinars online, simply click on the link below at the date and time of the webinar you wish to attend. To hear the audio portion of the webinar you can either use your computer speakers OR you call-in via telephone: 571-392-7703 (PIN: 87 672 045 568)
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Please contact Lisa (Poser) Valdivia with any questions: email@example.com, 336-285-4622
These sessions are hosted by The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the North Carolina Community Garden Partners.