2015 Master Gardener Winter Webinar Series: Supporting Local Food Systems

How can Master Gardeners support local food systems? In 2015, we will be exploring this question as part of the Winter Webinar Series. Master Gardeners gain educational hours while learning about how to support school gardens, food banks, community gardens, and more.  All sessions will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15, Feb. 12, and Mar. 12.

Winter Webinar Topics include:

Thursday, Jan. 15 – Local Food Volunteers:
Explore the local food system and ways that Master Gardeners can help. Master Gardener Coordinator Margaret Murphy will share stories from Northwest Iowa.
Thursday, Feb. 12 – In the Community:
Hear how Master Gardeners are teaching in community gardens and growing produce for food banks. Master Gardener Coordinator Jennifer Daugherty will highlight projects in Southeast Iowa.
Thursday, March 12 – Back to School:
Learn how Master Gardeners are engaging in school gardens and supporting systems change for health. Hear examples from Master Gardener Coordinator Laurie Taylor in western Iowa.

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