ARCHIVE: Community Gardens Summit, Winter 2016

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Location: Warner Park Recreation Center
                  1625 Northport Dr., Madison, WI
Date: February 20th, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Cost: $15 per Adult, $5 per child (age 6-12)

Gardens Summit Schedule  

2016 Gardens Summit Program Agenda

8:30-9:25       Registration, Light Breakfast from Bunky’s & Resource Tables

9:30-9:50       Welcome, Logistics and Video

  • Explanation of Breakout session tracks

10:00-10:50   Breakout Session 1 (5 options)

  • A year in the Garden: Managing Your Garden (Garden Leaders)
  • How to Compost at Community Gardens (English)
  • Growing Food in Cold Climates (Spanish)
  • Leadership and Empowerment (Hmong)
  • Youth Garden Activities (Ages 6-12)

10:50-11:00   Break

11:00-11:50   Breakout Session 2 (5 options)

  • Community Garden Challenges and Strategies for Success (Garden Leaders)
  • How to attract Pollinators and People (English)
  • Seed Starting and Container Gardening (Spanish)
  • Soil Fertility: Beyond Compost (Hmong)
  • Youth Garden Activities (Ages 6-12)

12:00-1:00     Lunch Catered by Bunky’s Cafe, Cake, Music & Storytelling

  • At 12:45 raffle prizes will be drawn! Listen for your number on your ticket!

1:10-2:00       Facilitated Table Talks

  • Medicinal Herb Talk with David Kiefer
  • Gardens Network Administration Team Table
  • Cultural Communication Table talk
  • Other topics (Please write your ideas on the flipchart in front throughout the day)


                A big thank you to our sponsors!


Read the summary report from the 2015 Community Gardens Summit

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