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Feed Greater Des Moines Conference

Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Join us for the 9th Annual Feed Greater Des Moines Conference. Come learn from top hunger fighting and local food organizations in Greater Des Moines about how they are combining efforts to make a difference. Choose 2 workshops to attend, and learn how you can volunteer, donate, and advocate for positive change.

Learn more here: https://www.eatgreaterdesmoines.org/event/9th-annual-feed-greater-des-moines-event/

Cost: $15-$30

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Feed Greater Des Moines (Des Moines)

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
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Join us for the 10th Annual Feed Greater Des Moines Conference. This year's conference will focus on intersections; the intersection of refugee services and local food production and the intersection of housing and food insecurity. Attend workshops to learn how you can volunteer, donate and advocate for positive change. 

Fee: $15-$30

Learn more here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/10th-annual-feed-greater-des-moines-conference-tickets-51027714267

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Farm to School Conference (Ankeny)

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
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Registration is now open for the Iowa Farm to School Conference 2018, set for June 28-30 in Ankeny. The goal of the conference is to support and inspire those interested in or already implementing farm to school and farm to early care and education all around the state by covering a variety of topics. The keynote speaker is Andrea Northup of the USDA’s Farm to School program. Sponsored by the Iowa Farm to School Network. Learn more and register at this link: www.extension.iastate.edu/localfoods/iowa-farm-to-school-conference-2018.

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Annual Symposium

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 4:15pm
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The annual symposium is the Botanical Garden’s signature educational opportunity for advancing gardening in Iowa. Each fall, four internationally acclaimed lecturers visit Des Moines to speak about current topics that impact home horticulture, plant sciences and/or ecology.


This year’s symposium theme is Just Keep Planting. All gardeners know that gardening is a labor of love, and that one’s garden is never truly finished. This year’s symposium will inspire attendees on how to keep their outdoor spaces purposeful and full of life season after season. Join us Saturday, Oct. 21 as our four speakers will share their unique gardening journeys and how they have shaped their distinct gardening styles.


https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/events-programs/calendar-events/321-annual-symposium/

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