Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Arboretum Walk: Edibles in the Landscape

Who: The University of Maryland Arboretum and Botanical Garden in collaboration with UM Landscape Architect Bobby Tjaden (who also happens to be the Public Health Garden Construction Manager)

What: A guided, educational and awe-inspiring tour of our student teaching and community garden ripe with ideas for experiential education on public health issues. The garden, which has become a central meeting point and community building tool, demonstrates sustainable agriculture and environmental best practices, exemplifies the value of environmental stewardship, encourages physical activity and a balanced diet, and serves as a living classroom for faculty, staff and students. .

When: Wednesday September 28, 2011 12:00pm-12:45pm

Where: On site at the Public Health Garden, of course! Meet on the upper terrace - between Eppley Recreation Center and the School of Public Health

Why: Because edible landscapes and living classrooms are an integral part of our future!

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