Details
Date:

July 12

Time:

06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

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Organizer

540WMain

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This introductory class explores the historical roots of urban community gardens. We’ll discuss food insecurity and aspects of food justice.

overview:

This introductory class explores the historical roots of urban community gardens. We’ll discuss food insecurity and aspects of food justice, the historical context of urban gardening efforts, and how urban community gardens have been used as spaces for advocacy for communities throughout history. The class will also discuss ways to get involved with urban gardens.

learning objectives for participants:

  • Learn about the historical roots of community gardens
  • Understand the contemporary role of community gardens in urban settings
  • Learn about examples of urban gardens as advocacy efforts

registration:

We have moved to a “gift economy” structure for all class registration tickets, meaning although this content does have a cost to us as an organization, we trust you to select an option that is right for you. This may be based on your ability to pay, want to support our organization, or what you feel is an equitable price.registration options:

registration options:

Registration – $30

Registration + Fund Someone Else’s Class – $60

Full Scholarship – $0

location:

This class will take place online through Zoom. Class access links will be received after online registration. If you do not receive your link, please check your spam or email info540westmain@gmail.com

what to expect:

  • highly interactive virtual format
  • whole group discussions guided by intentional prompts
  • break out sessions
  • classroom style Q&A
  • we recommended to use your video during class
  • come to class prepared to participate, engage, and discuss
  • ASL interpreting and captioning is provided for all classes

facilitator:

Erin Turpin (she/her) is an urban gardener, nonprofit professional, and a first-generation graduate of St. John Fisher College. She is passionate about food security, environmental justice, community-building, and sustainability. She enjoys hiking, gardening, crafting, and frequenting local coffee shops.

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