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American Community Gardening Conference

The 38th Annual American Community Gardening Conference will be held in Hartford this summer. The Mission of the American Community Gardening Association is to build community by increasing and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada.

Where:  Capital Community College, downtown Hartford, Connecticut


  • Longer workshops on Thursday afternoon
  • Network Reception at the elegant Society Room Thursday evening
  • Mark Winne, national Food Policy Council consultant, founder Hartford and Connecticut Food Policy Councils
  • Workshops covering cutting edge horticulture practices to community gardening start-up and sustainability to school/youth gardening curricula to innovative health and workplace programs, and MORE
  • Friday evening films at City Steam
  • Choice of all-day Tour excursions to major community gardening and urban agriculture programs in Connecticut and Massachusetts, including a bicycle tour option in Hartford
  • Saturday evening Gala with silent auction and music
  • Sunday morning intensives
  • Networking, networking, and networking

How Much:  $250 (members early) to $360 (non-member late) conference registration. Registration to start in May 2017.  Scholarship applications available in February.