Event Scheduled

Alston Lecture - Cultivating Atlanta: Harvesting Knowledge About Urban Agriculture

Tuesday March 5, 2024 07:00 PM EST
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From the venue:

Cultivating Atlanta: Harvesting Knowledge About Urban Agriculture
Embark on an enriching exploration at Atlanta Botanical Garden, where the host of Black in the Garden podcast, Colah B Tawkin, will lead the conversation as moderator for this community-centric event. Our esteemed panelists include Moe Hemmings, Community Outreach Manager for Atlanta Botanical Garden; J. Olu Baiyewu, Director of Agriculture for the City of Atlanta; and Cathy Walker, President of the American Community Gardening Association. Together we’ll delve into urban agriculture and how to unlock the city’s abundant agricultural resources. Gain valuable insights on how to connect with and contribute to Metro Atlanta’s thriving food cultivation scene, blending expertise from botanical gardens, city initiatives, and community-led efforts. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from horticultural professionals and agricultural leaders while engaging in the lush surroundings of Atlanta Botanical Garden!
Learn more about the moderator and panelists here:
Colah B Tawkin, host of Black in the Garden podcast
Moe Hemmings, Community Outreach Manager for Atlanta Botanical Garden
J. Olu Baiyewu, Director of Agriculture for the City of Atlanta
Cathy Walker, President of the American Community Gardening Association
This lecture is free and open to the public, and no registration is required. The Garden will livestream this event on Facebook Live.
Please note: If you visit the Garden before the lecture, you must purchase a ticket and enter the Garden before 5 p.m. If you are only attending the lecture, you may enter between 6 - 7 p.m., and no ticket is required.

Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: free and open to public
Location: Day Hall
The Philip and Elkin Alston Lecture Series is made possible by generous support from the estate of Elkin Goddard Alston.

More information

At

Atlanta Botanical Magnum
1345 Piedmont Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 876-5859
atlantabg.org
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