Presenters this year include:
~ The Keynote Address: Why Gardening is Essential to a Sustainable DC by Brendan Shane – District Department of the Environment
~ Ethnic Foods in Washington, DC: The impact on immigrant and indigenous Populations byYao Afantchao – UDC Extension Educator
~ Getting Dirty: Soil Basics by Maureen Moodie – Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture
~ Backyard wildlife gardening in the District: Attracting pollinators with native (and edible) plants by Julie Dieguez – Audubon MD/DC and Damien Ossi – District Department of the Environment
~ DC Area Historic Heirlooms: Growing and Eating and Healing With History by Michael Twitty – afroculinaria.com
~ Canning for Beginners by Bradley Kennedy
And many more! Read the whole schedule at http://www.rootingdc.org/.
Eagle-eyed readers will also see that I'm speaking on: The Best Fruit Trees for the Mid-Atlantic Climate and
I hope to see you there! And don’t forget to donate now to support the RootingDC forum! Donations are fully tax-deductible.