Community gardening and urban farming workshop coming to Springfield
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[January 25, 2014]
SPRINGFIELD — University of
Illinois Extension, along with other partners, will host a community
gardening and urban farming workshop on Feb. 8, from 8:45 a.m. to
1:30 p.m., at the Illinois Department of Agriculture in Springfield.
The event is also sponsored by Department of Agriculture,
genHkids, Illinois Stewardship Alliance, Neighborhood Gardens
and the Springfield Community Garden Family Fit Center.
workshop will serve as an opportunity for those who already
manage or garden at community gardens or urban farms, or those
who are interested in learning more, to meet and share best
practices. Participants will hear from speakers from Springfield
and East St. Louis.
The plenary speaker is Vera Garrett, from Springfield
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Sessions for the day:
The registration fee is $15, which includes lunch and materials.
For those to whom cost is prohibitive, there is an opportunity to
attend at no charge. Call 217-782-4617 for more information.
Registration by Feb. 3 is required. For more information and to
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