Home Gardener and Local Foods Conference

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm
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Join us in Sioux City on March 6 for the Home Gardener and Local Foods Conference!

Keynote speakers Jan Riggenbach and Courtney Long will present on growing healthy food in your own yard, as food security is a concern for many Iowans. Jan Riggenbach will present "Cheap and Charming Urban Farming" at 1:00 pm and Courtney Long will present "Planning and Developing Community Food Systems Projects" at 2:30 pm.


A panel of local experts follows the keynote speakers from 4:00-5:00 pm talking about gardening successes, and is open for Q & A. Dinner including locally grown ingredients follows that from 5:00-6:00 pm, with a Master Gardener Recognition Ceremony at the end of dinner from 5:45-6:00 pm. The last part of the conference is the final webcast of the Growing Together Series: Growing and Harvesting Vegetables from 6:00-8:00 pm.