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41st Annual Gardeners Gathering
March 26, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm$25
Join Trustees and the City of Boston to kick off the growing season! Enjoy a day full of learning, networking and fun. Choose from more than two dozen workshops covering an array of topics including seed starting, composting, urban beekeeping, making sauerkraut, and community and youth organizing, and celebrate the winners of the ever-popular Community Garden Awards. Meet other gardeners (or wannabe gardeners) and learn about Boston-area agriculture, gardening, and environmental organizations through the information gallery.
Walk-in registration starts at 11:00, opening plenary at noon. Keynote Address & Breakfast:
Dimensions of Change through Community Gardening
(New this year!)
9:30 – 10:30 AM, Trustees members: $15; nonmembers: $25
We are excited to welcome leading social entrepreneur Daniel Ross to this year’s Gathering. Daniel is the CEO of Daisa Enterprises, specializing in supporting development of food and environmental enterprises and programs in underserved communities. He is also a Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at Hampshire College.
As the Executive Director of Nuestra Raices in Holyoke, MA he spent sixteen years developing projects relating to food, agricultue and the environment. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Wholesome Wave Charitable Foundation Ventures where he worked to reinvent the world we eat in with innovative programs and policy solutions. Register here for keynote: http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/greater-boston/event-23323.html
Want to present a workshop? Please submit your RFP here by Friday, February 26th: http://bit.ly/1nw3JFO