Handouts

A Practical Guide to Eating Local All Year Long
Caroline Michniak, Market Manager, FRESHFARM Markets
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Abundant Advocates: Student Led Service Projects in the Garden
Katie Harvey, Veggie Time Director, Kid Power Inc.
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Bioregional Herbalism: 5 Herbs from Seed to Medicine Cabinet 
Holly Poole-Kavana, Herbalist, Little Red Bird Botanicals
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Building a Great Raised Bed
Rebecca Lemos, Co-Executive Director, City Blossoms
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Dealing with Deer and Other Mammal Pests in Your Garden
Kathy Jentz, Editor, Washington Gardener Magazine
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DIY Winter Harvest
Christian Melendez, Farmer, ECO City Farms
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DPR Compost Cooperative Workshop
Josh Singer, Community Garden Specialist, DC Parks and Recreation
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DPR Urban Gardening Programs for 2015
Josh Singer, Community Garden Specialist, DC Parks and Recreation
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Drip…Drip…Drip Irrigation for Small Gardens
Kate Lee, Garden Director, DC Greens
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Eating Well on a Budget in DC
JuJu Harris, Culinary Educator and SNAP Outreach Coordinator, Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture
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Fast and Dirty Tips for the Vegetable Gardener
Josh Singer, Community Garden Specialist, DC Parks and Recreation
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Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck: Gardening on a Budget
MJ Crom, Food Growing Coordinator, Capital Area Food Bank
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Go Forth and Propagate (Plants)
Kate Lee, Garden Director, DC Greens
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Healthy Cooking on a Budget
Community MVPs, Teen Health Educators, Brainfood
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Improving Urban Soils with Biosolids
Bill Brower, Manager of Biosolids Operations, DC Water
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Insect Pest Identification and Organic Controls
Nadia Mercer, Garden Manager, Washington Youth Garden
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Inspiring Your Little Johnny Appleseed: Produce No Waste
Jen Mendez, Founder, PERMIE KIDs
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Methods of Food Preservation
Wendy Kiang-Spray, Freelance Writer and Garden Speaker
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Optimizing Space and Time in the Urban Garden
Neil Hoffman, Board Member, Neighborhood Farm Initiative
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Organic Urban Fruit Tree Management
Josh Singer, Community Garden Specialist, DC Parks and Recreation
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Permaculture Guild Build
Jonathan Storvick, Natural Resource Manager, Office of Sustainability at George Mason University 
-Slides

Pickles for all!
Ibti Vincent, Board Member, Slow Food DC 
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Putting the “Act” into Action: What the DC Farming Legislation Means for You 
Lillie Rosen, Food Access Director, DC Greens
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School Garden 101
Sam Ullery, School Garden Specialist, OSSE
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The Energy in Seeds: An Interactive Middle School Lesson Plan
Charla Wanta, Progams Manager, Washington Youth Garden
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The Garden is a Stage: Using Theatrics in Outdoor Education
Morgan Maloney, Farm Education Director, Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture
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The Political Seedscape: What’s Going On and What We Can Do About It
Sophia Maravell and G. Paul Blundell, Education Director, Brickyard Educational Farm / Co-manager, Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
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The Self-Watering Container
Kristen Menichelli, Avid urban gardener and Master Gardener in PG County
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What is Community Composting?
Linda Bilsens, Project Manager, Composting for Community Program, Institute for Local Self-Reliance
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