Calling all Gardeners: help create 1st annual Southeast Gardener's Conference

Event Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 13:00

We are looking for folks to help organize the first bi-annual Southeast Gardener's Conference.

If you are intersted in helping organize and/or attend this great community event please contact Mardell Gunn mardiz@aptalaska.net or Zephyr Sincerny at education@haineslibrary.org or 766.2545

Join  gardeners of Southeast Alaska in Haines Feb 16-18th, 2018 for a 3 day conference on growing local produce in our short challenging growing season.  Focusing on home use and small-scale farms, topics will include soil health, gardening practices, storage and preservation, composting, and food security. Jeff Lowenfels, acclaimed long-time Alaskan garden author and writer, will be the keynote speaker. Format will include break out sessions with local experienced growers, community extension personnel and sharing forums. There will be many opportunities to network and share knowledge.