Growing Together Community Gardening/Urban Farming Conference – Rochester, NY

Growing Together

Community Garden Conference

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Location

Rochester City Hall, Atrium

30 Church St. Rochester, NY 14614

Free parking available at City Hall

Morning Tour

9am – Noon

$15 per person (includes lunch / limited to 50)

Take a ride on the U of R bio-bus for a tour of Freshlink’s hydroponic facility and drive-by tours of

area school and community gardens. Meet in the City Hall parking lot on Fitzhugh St.

How-to Community Garden

12:45 pm – 5:30 pm

$10 per person

Area experts will guide you step-by-step during three break-out sessions: 1) Soil Health

2) A-Z Organic Garden Planning, and 3) Community Garden and Urban Agriculture Development and Policy.

Business, organization and vendor tables available

Cost: $10 each

Reserve a table to advertise your community supported agriculture project, farm, business, organization or product.

· Purchase Soil Test Kits

· Community Garden Permits

· Free Seeds

· Ask the Expert

· Vendor Fair

To download a registration form, go to www.rochesterroots.org

Questions?

Please call Jan McDonald at 585-232-1463

Organizers: The Gandhi Institute and Rochester Roots

Sponsored by: The City of Rochester, The Rochester Area Community Foundation, Lori’s Natural Foods, Abundance Co-op and Phoenix Graphics

All proceeds benefit Rochester Roots

2 Comments on Growing Together Community Gardening/Urban Farming Conference – Rochester, NY

  1. Hi, I’m interested in the tour but does the tour include the machine guide? I love the garden machines and want to know more about them

    • I am just passing this info. on in my blog. I am not organizing the tour. You will need to direct your question to the organizers to get an answer.

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