US Community Gardening Conference Comes to Hartford

Next week, Hartford will be proud to host the 38th Annual American Community Gardening Conference! 

This conference, which KNOX has assisted in planning, presents a great opportunity to learn about cutting edge horticulture practices, community gardening, sustainability, school/youth gardening curricula, and innovative health and workplace programs. For more information about the conference, click here. A list of the different workshops that will be taking place is available here.  Hartford Food System staff Martha Page and Meg Hourigan, along with Climate Stewardship Council Chair Sara Bronin, will be leading a workshop on Hartford’s innovative food laws and local advocacy. The conference will be located at Capital Community College, in downtown Hartford.

The mission of the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) is to build community by increasing and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada. ACGA and its member organizations work to promote and support all aspects of community food and ornamental gardening, urban forestry, preservation and management of open space, and integrated planning and management of developing urban and rural lands.