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Community Gardening Conference Registration Now Open. Event Aug 5-8

20 July 2010 No Comment

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The 31st annual American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) Conference to be held at the Loudermilk Center in the heart of Atlanta, GA from August 5-8, 2010 will showcase the area’s community gardens and urban agriculture projects.  The 2010 conference theme is “Holistic Approach to Building Sustainable & Healthy Communities: The Choice is Yours.” Over 3 1/2 days, there will be workshops, concurrent sessions,  bicycling and bus tours to Atlanta’s diverse community gardens and other green sites, keynote speakers, a film festival, the “Taste of the South”, silent auction, and more. One-day registration is also available.

One of the conference themes is “Youth and Adult Education.” This theme includes presentations on school gardens and partnerships, teacher training, curricula, youth-led presentations, environmental education and action, rehabilitative, and job training.  In addition, the pre-conference session, “Growing Healthy Children From The Ground Up,”  will explore successes in using gardening to address childhood obesity.

Register by July 30, 2010.

Complete Details / Registration

Location:
Loudermilk Center
40 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

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